(15 Mar 2021)
SITA has unveiled plans to recruit 55 people in Letterkenny,
Ireland as it ramps up development of its airport portfolio.
The new roles include software engineers, test engineers, UX
designers, scrum masters and product owners.
Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise Trade and
Employment Leo Varadkar TD, said, “I’m really pleased with the
news that SITA is expanding in Letterkenny, creating 55 new jobs
over the next two years. This planned expansion highlights the
company’s continued commitment to Ireland and the North-West and
shows that we are succeeding in attracting high-caliber companies
and highly skilled jobs across the country. I look forward to
SITA’s continued success in Letterkenny.”
Airports, airlines and governments around the
looking to further streamline their operations and passenger
journey through automation and digitization. To meet this growing
demand, SITA is accelerating the innovation and development of new
solutions across baggage management, airport operations, passenger
processing and border management. These solutions are used in more
than 1,000 airports and more than 60 governments globally.
David Lavorel, CEO of SITA Airports & Borders, said,
“We all are eager to see our industry rebound and technology is a
vital component of its recovery. Airports and airlines are looking
to technology to automate the passenger journey while digitalizing
their operations to drive new cost efficiencies. Many of these
solutions are being developed in Letterkenny.”
SITA established its office in Letterkenny in
2003, growing the team from 20 to more than 100 today. In 2015 it
invested in a new-state-of-the-art building to accommodate the
growing software teams.
Today, SITA’s teams in Letterkenny are
responsible for designing and creating software solutions for four
of SITA’s key portfolios.
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