Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN), the local e-commerce company based in Chicago created more than 100 high-skilled jobs in Dublin, Ireland over the next two years.
The company confirmed the newly created high-skilled jobs during the opening of its international and marketing center in Dublin on Wednesday.
Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN) said its new international and marketing center will serve as a research and development hub. It will be responsible in developing technology for platforms that will be used by the company across its more than 500 local markets.
Groupon is seeking experienced professionals
Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN) said it is actively looking for experienced professionals in the technology industry particularly in the field of software engineering, data analysis and digital marketing for its office in Dublin.
According to the local e-commerce company, its new team will serve as a primary foundation in various areas such as advanced customer analytics, marketing automation, content delivery and core systems architecture.
Sasha Berson, chief marketing officer for EMEA at Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN) said, “Our international engineering and marketing center will enable us to better support and grow the local businesses we work with, not just in Ireland but across the world. It will play an important part in our continuing transition from a daily deal site to a true online marketplace.”
“Our Dublin location gives us access to a diverse and talented pool of tech professionals and we look forward to building a world class team here,” added Berson.
Groupon gets Buy rating
Yesterday, analysts Brean Capital recommended a Buy rating for the shares of Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN). The stock closed $6.19 per share, slightly up on Wednesday.
Over the past 52-week range, the shares of the daily deals suffered a significant decline. Its traded from its highest level of $12.42 per share to as low as $5.18 per share. Year to date, Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN) lost more than 47% of its value. The company has approximately $4.10 billion in market capitalization.