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Accountancy/Audit is a challenging and rewarding career. Although the work can be hard, the benefits, such as salary, career security and career development prospects, once qualified outweigh the amount of overtime worked and the length of the contract.

Many of my friends now are working with Deloitte in Australia or New Zealand and there are options now to work in the US also. With Deloitte there are many opportunities to transfer to other Deloitte member firms all over the world!

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70 New Jobs for Dublin with Intercom

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70 New Jobs for Dublin with Intercom

Friday, August 28, 2015 

70 New Jobs for Dublin with Intercom

Tech company Intercom has announced it will double its workforce creating 70 jobs over the next 12 months, after raising US$35m in a funding round to expand its customer communication platform.

The new positions will be mainly in engineering and based in the company’s offices in St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin.

“We’re a product-first company, with 50pc of our employees working in R&D,” said Intercom co-founder and CEO, Eoghan McCabe. “We nearly tripled headcount in 2014, and already in 2015 have nearly doubled to over 140 employees. We’ll double globally again over the next 12 months, and build out our platform so every single team in a business can use Intercom for all customer communication.”

Intercom currently have a number of job vacancies listed online including:

  • Customer Support Engineer
  • Product Analytics Manager
  • Production Engineer
  • Mobile Engineer
  • Business Development Representative

For more information on these positions and to apply click here.

Intercom describes itself as being “a fundamentally new way for internet businesses to communicate with customers, personally, at scale”. It's a single platform with a suite of integrated products for different teams - including sales, marketing, product, and support. The company has 7,000 paying customers in over 85 countries. 


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