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Civil Engineer

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If you like working with others, and like problem solving then its definitely worth considering. Do you ever look at a bridge/skyscraper etc. and wonder how they did that? Or better still, are you looking at the way the road at home is laid out and thinking if they had of done something differently it would have been better.

Engineering is not a career people think about and say its helping people, but in many ways it is rewarding and just as much about helping people. Engineers design things used everyday that help people get to work, provide clean water, provide sewerage systems, care for the environment....

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100 new jobs for Cork with NGINX EMEA HQ

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100 new jobs for Cork with NGINX EMEA HQ


Monday, February 13, 2017 




100 new jobs for Cork with NGINX EMEA HQ

US technology company NGINX is to add more than 100 jobs to its Cork base with the establishment of a new EMEA HQ here.

The additional jobs will come on stream over the next three years. NGINX will recruit more than 100 people to work in the areas of: Sales and Marketing; Finance; Business Development; Software Architecture; Engineering and Research & Development.

To explore current vacancies and apply for a position with NGINX in Cork click here.

Technology company NGINX, Inc., delivers sites and applications for the modern web. As substantially more organisations move to the cloud, containers, and microservices, NGINX is attracting strong worldwide adoption. It now powers more than half of the world’s busiest sites and applications, such as Airbnb, Instagram, Netflix and SoundCloud.

NGINX  helps other companies to deliver websites and online applications securely and reliably, and allows them to grow quickly. 

The San Francisco company already has a base in here in Cork city, as well as offices in Moscow and London. It will now to establish its EMEA headquarters here for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. 

The project is supported by the Department of Jobs through IDA Ireland.

Read: IDA Ireland Press release here

The CareersPortal Team