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 Chloe Kinsella from ESB to give some advice for people considering this job:


Chloe Kinsella

Engineer - Carbon


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  Chloe Kinsella

People working as carbon specialist come from many different backgrounds. In fact one of my former colleagues came from a genetics background, while the others were from an engineering background.

In Ireland at the moment it is quite hard to get into the carbon space so you may have to go abroad for training.

To pursue a career in engineering it is important to have a strong technical background.


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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100 Jobs for Tramore with NearForm

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100 Jobs for Tramore with NearForm

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 

100 Jobs for Tramore with NearForm

Irish technology company NearForm has announced the creation of 100 jobs at the official opening of its new headquarters in Tramore this morning. With 40 staff already recruited, the remainder of the hiring process is expected to be completed within 18 months.

The new positions are described as high end and will primarily be in development. Other areas to be recruited for include:

  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Project management

Company Co- founder Cian Ó Maidin commented; “We look forward to growing in Tramore and hiring local and international expertise to share in our journey."

NearForm currently have no live job vacancies listed on their website, more information about the company including contact details can be found here

About the Company

NearForm was established in 2011 by chief executive Cian Ó Maidín and chief technology officer Richard Rodger. The software company, specialises in Node.js, which is a platform that allows users to build fast, easily scalable applications, and microservices. There are currently 40 people employed at their Tramore base.

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