Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

We asked Jason Ruane from Intel to give some advice for people considering this job:

Jason Ruane

Computer Programmer

Intel

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Jason Ruane

Possibly useful qualities/interests:

A predisposition towards technical problems, such as puzzles or machinery. An interest in the nature of how things work, such as the desire to disassemble machinery/gadgetry to unlock its inner workings.

An inventive side; one who uses the parts of other gadgets, to make a new personalised gadget. Interested in high tech gear: gadgetry of all forms.

A capacity to learn processes for oneself e.g. seeing a puzzle solved and then repeating it.

Skills: Technical subjects such as Maths or electronics. Programming is very accessible to anyone with a basic home PC and some internet connection so try it out and see if you like it.

Values: If you value the solving of an intricate, convoluted problem, for it's own sake and find that rewarding, then any engineering job will come easily.

Education: Firm basis in Maths and the sciences. People are hired into engineering positions here from backgrounds such as science and computing primarily.

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The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with clever technology. They will often follow the latest developments in their chosen field, and prefer mentally stimulating environments.
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155 New Jobs across Waterford and Dublin

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155 New Jobs across Waterford and Dublin


Tuesday, August 01, 2017 




155 New Jobs across Waterford and Dublin

Synexa Life Sciences, a global leader in biomarker services, has announced the opening of its international headquarters in Dublin.

The new centre will be home to Synexa’s global business development activities and a new Bioinformatics Lab, and is expected to create up to 30 highly skilled jobs over the next five years.

Synexa provides biomarker services to the global biotech and pharmaceutical industry. The global biomarker services industry has been growing very rapidly since 2010, as biopharma companies invest heavily in ‘precision medicine’ solutions.

For full details on career opportunities with Synexa click here.

Bausch + Lomb, a leading global eye health company, announced that Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD and  Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald TD, have officially opened a €85 million extension at the company’s Waterford facility to help meet the consumer demand of its contact lens portfolio. 

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, the parent company of Bausch + Lomb, has invested more than €200 million in the Waterford facility’s operations, infrastructure and manufacturing line growth.

Today’s investment has created 125 additional jobs, bringing the total to 300 since the Waterford facility expansion first began in 2015.

The company currently employs 1,300 people at its Waterford facility. 

For more information on job vacancies with Bausch + Lomb click here

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The CareersPortal Team