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110 new jobs to be created by Transact investment

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A next-generation digital campus in Limerick City Centre is to create 110 new jobs.

Integrated payment and credential software solution company, Transact Campus Inc made the announcement on Monday morning. The digital campus will serve as the company’s international headquarters with responsibility for shaping and developing the company’s portfolio of products and services.

David Marr, CEO of Transact stated that the investment represented the “final and critical component” of their global vision and strategy. The company plans to invest in multiple core workstreams that will exploit de-coupled micro-service architectures, cloud-based data analytics, CQRS patterns, asynchronous event-based integration models, data streaming, data lakes, and AI-linked analysis.

Open roles available are in the areas of Product Managers, Architects, Scrum Masters, UX Designers, Front End Developers, Back End Developers, iOS and Android Developers, DevOps Engineers, Software, Development Engineers in Test, and Data Scientists.

Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona USA, Transact serves more than 1,300 educational institutions representing in excess of 12 million students and facilitating more than $46 billion in annual education-related payments. Its software services include tuition and fee bill presentment and payment, student payment plans, open- and closed-loop student credential-based point-of-sale transactions for both on and off-campus, as well as ensuring secure authorized access to campus facilities and events.

Speaking on Monday, Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise Trade & Employment Leo Varadkar (FG) noted that it is the latest investment in the Mid-West region “where a strong financial services cluster has developed in recent years”.

CEO of IDA Ireland, Martin Shanahan felt the investment further raised the profile of the Mid-West “as an attractive location for financial services”.

Páraic McMahon is Head of News & Sport with The Clare Echo. The Newmarket-on-Fergus native also writes for national papers including The Irish Examiner, The Irish Independent and The Irish Times along with doing work for RTÉ, Today FM, and A graduate of Mary Immaculate College, Páraic was previously employed by The Clare Herald and Clare FM. If you have a story, tip or some feedback for him then send an email to -

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