Unum will be hiring for 50 new roles this year in Carlow

Ireland South East Financial Services cluster member, Unum, has announced the further expansion of its IT Hub that will see the hiring of 50 new staff during 2023.

The fin-tech company will have roles including software developers, business analysts, IT delivery managers and cybersecurity engineers and the new hires will bring the total local workforce to 250.

21 of the 50 jobs announced are available with immediate effect via www.unumjobs.ie.

The remainder will roll out over the coming months.

Padraig O’Neill, Managing Director and VP of Unum Ireland, said there were opportunities for both gradates and senior IT professionals.

“Unum’s projects are set for 2023 and beyond and we are now recruiting a range of tech roles. Whilst there has been some instability in the tech jobs market, Unum offers security in the stable and growing fintech sector. We can offer exceptional development and progression with flexible working arrangements, including hybrid, and initiatives to support our team’s well-being.”

 HR Director Edel Spillane has said the fin-tech sector is continuing to grow:

“Last year we added 80 roles to our team and this year we intend to expand by another 50 in 2023. So, we’re delighted. The fin-tech sector is definitely very stable, there’s a lot of growth opportunity in it. And it’s great news for us here in Carlow”

Unum is a leading income protection and insurance provider, protecting over 41 million people across businesses in Europe and the US. The Carlow Tech hub at Shamrock Plaza is a driving force behind the cutting-edge digital transformation at the Fortune 500 company.

The growth announcement comes as Unum adds a Great Place to Work TM certification to its credit for a second year. The company invests in creating an exceptional work culture where team members are supported to perform at the highest level.