20 companies hiring for cybersecurity roles in IrelandBlathnaid O’Deaon April 14, 2022 at 07:00 Silicon RepublicSilicon Republic


If you have cybersecurity skills, chances are you know they are in demand at the moment. Information security is a crucial priority, not only for tech companies, but for individuals too.

From Belfast to Cork and from Galway to Dublin, Ireland is jam-packed with employers looking for everything from DevOps consultants to cybersecurity architects.

It’s also worth noting that while not every role has cybersecurity or information security in its title, many on this list specify that they require these skills in the job spec.

So, if you do have good cybersecurity knowledge and you are currently seeking a new challenge, why not check out this list of 20 companies hiring people like you at the moment?


The Dublin-headquartered multinational professional services company specialises in IT services and consulting. It is currently hiring staff with a variety of infosec skills.

Some of the roles on offer include security architect, security engineer and oracle programme delivery lead.


US multinational biopharma company Amgen is on the lookout for a specialist information systems engineer. The role will be based in Dublin, and candidates are expected to be proficient and enthusiastic in Industry 4.0 and manufacturing.

Amgen’s two Dublin sites are in Dun Laoghaire and Santry.


The London-headquartered professional services firm provides a range of risk, retirement and health insurance products to its global customer network.

Aon is hiring a data protection lead in Ireland at the moment. It has multiple offices across the country in Dublin, Cork, Westmeath, Clare and Galway.

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The Seattle-headquartered subsidiary of fellow professional services company Accenture, Avanade’s services focus on the Microsoft platform.

As these include security services, the company is hiring cybersecurity professionals to fill roles such as cyber defence consultant, Ireland security lead, data protection consultant and digital identity consultant.


The UK telecoms company is one of the area’s largest providers of broadband and mobile services. It also has operations in 180 countries worldwide, including Ireland.

It is hiring a security assurance specialist at the moment, as well as some other jobs requiring security skills such as senior network engineer and enterprise architect.


The global banking giant has its Europe headquarters in Dublin, having first settled in Ireland in 1965. It has an innovation lab in Dublin focused on R&D and creating products for the financial services industry.

Citi is hoping to add to its 2,500-strong workforce in Ireland, hiring for positions such as information security officer, security incident handler and securities and derivatives analyst.


The multinational provides audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk and tax advisory services to a customer base across 150 countries.

It has offices in Cork, Dublin, Limerick and Galway. Deloitte is recruiting cybersecurity professionals for a variety of roles including cyber cloud security assistant manager and cyber cloud security consultant.

Fidelity Investments

The company is hiring a principal cybersecurity consultant, a cybersecurity engineer specialising in data loss prevention as well as other tech roles where infosec knowledge would be useful.

Fidelity Investments is a multinational financial services company with offices in Dublin and Galway.

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Chinese tech giant Huawei is hiring for several roles that require cybersecurity expertise in Ireland.

These include senior Rust programming engineer, principal Rust programming researcher and heterogeneous computing expert. All these roles are based at the company’s Irish research centre in Dublin.


The semiconductor chip giant’s European manufacturing operations are in Kildare. It also has an R&D centre in Shannon, Co Clare.

Intel is hiring tech roles such as cloud networking software engineer, DPDK or OVS software engineer and software validation lead – all of which require infosec knowledge.

Johnson & Johnson

The pharmaceutical multinational is looking to hire a manager of cyber data analytics product owner as well as a ISRM senior manager for supply chain.

Both roles are part of the company’s infosec division. Johnson & Johnson has also recently announced a hiring spree at its manufacturing plant in Cork.

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The professional services firm is currently recruiting for cybersecurity roles such as cloud security manager, cyber incident response manager, cyber defence testing manager and cybersecurity architect.

KPMG’s Irish offices are located in Belfast, Dublin, Cork and Galway.


The financial services giant is hiring a director in cloud security, lead information security engineer, a security testing operations lead and more infosec jobs for its Irish division.

The company’s European tech hub is in Dublin and employs hundreds of people with plans to increase this in the coming years as the facility keeps expanding.


Also known as Merck (in the US), MSD is a multinational pharmaceutical company currently hiring several roles where infosec and DevOps skills are required.

These include technical programme manager and DevSecOps lead. MSD’s Irish sites are located in Carlow, Dublin, Tipperary, Meath and Cork.


The California-headquartered document productivity software company has hubs in Toronto, London, Melbourne and Dublin.

It hasn’t been in Ireland as long as some other employers on this list, but it has been building up its Irish team for around a decade. These days it is looking to hire an operations security lead along with other engineering roles where infosec skills would be an asset.


The German-headquartered software company is another relatively recent arrival on Dublin’s vibrant tech scene.

It has some vacancies in its engineering division which require cybersecurity and DevOps skills. Open roles include senior site reliability engineer and other back end and front end engineering jobs on both junior and senior levels.


The professional services firm is hiring a cybersecurity consultant to be based in Dublin or Cork. PwC has offices all over Ireland, including in Kilkenny, Dublin, Cork, Belfast, Limerick and Waterford.

It provides assurance, consulting, tax and deals advisory services to clients.

Red Hat

US software company Red Hat serves enterprises with open source software products. It is a subsidiary of tech giant IBM.

Red Hat is currently recruiting a senior information systems auditor and a software engineer to join its managed-tenants site reliability engineering team. Both roles are remote in Ireland and require infosec skills.

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This Irish company has its headquarters in Dublin where it is hiring DevOps engineers and a DevOps consultant.

Version 1 is also hiring for DevOps roles in Belfast. The IT service provider for the public and private sector has an office in Cork also, as well as other locations outside of Ireland.


The multinational tech and media company is adding people to its infosec team in Dublin. The team’s nickname is ‘The Paranoids.’

Open roles include platform integrity senior manager, security solutions architect, security risk architect and DevOps engineer.

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