From: Kieran O’Donnell TD
O’Donnell Welcomes announcement of 110 new Jobs for Limerick City Centre by US leading Company, Transact Campus
– International Headquarters for Transact Campus to be based in Limerick City Centre
Fine Gael TD for Limerick City, Kieran O’Donnell today welcomed the announcement this morning by US based, Transact Campus Inc. that they are to create 110 new roles in Limerick City Centre over the next three years. Furthermore, he also welcomed that the company is to make Limerick city, its International headquarters.
“This is another great news story for Limerick City, with the creation of 110 jobs in the City centre by such a leading US company in its field as Transact Campus.
“Furthermore, this coupled with the fact that the company is also to locate its international headquarters here in the City centre is another strong endorsement of what brand Limerick and our City has to offer.
“It is particularly significant that during these difficult COVID19 times, we still see positive jobs announcements like this from Transact Campus for Limerick City. It shows that as a City we are resilient and progressive and very much in growth mode and looking forward.
“Indeed, Transact Campus have made specific reference to the quality of our third level colleges and their graduates as a key reason for locating here.
“I wish to extend a big welcome to all at Transact Campus and I look forward to working with them in the years ahead.
“I wish to commend the IDA on their work in bringing Transact Campus and these valuable 110 new jobs to Limerick City.
Note to Editor:
Press Statement from IDA:
Leading integrated payment and credential software solution company will establish its next-generation digital campus project in Limerick City Centre
Transact Campus Inc., the leading integrated payment and credential software solution company for campus environments, has today announced it will create 110 new jobs in Limerick City Centre. This next-generation digital campus project will serve as the company’s international headquarters with responsibility for shaping and developing the company’s portfolio of products and services.
This project is supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland.
“It is with great excitement and appreciation that Transact announces our establishment of a new Technology Innovation Centre in Limerick, Ireland, representing the final and critical component of our global vision and strategy. We are humbled to be so warmly welcomed into the Limerick community and we thank the IDA for their meaningful partnership — without them, none of this would be possible,” said David Marr, CEO of Transact Campus Inc. “As a company, Transact is relentless in its pursuit to empower our clients with innovative products, enabling them in making a meaningful difference in the lives of the students they serve. We will continue to accomplish this through the creation of highly skilled and collaborative teams that feel a strong sense of ownership and passion for what they create.”
Transact 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.
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. Transact’s 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.
Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise Trade & Employment Leo Varadkar said: “This is really welcome news for the Mid West region where a strong financial services cluster has developed in recent years. Today’s announcement is further evidence of Ireland’s ability to attract investments like this, thanks to the availability of a highly skilled and talented workforce. This announcement by Transact will create 110 roles in Limerick. I wish them every success with their expansion plans.”
The open roles available with Transact 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. To learn more about joining the Transact team, visit https://www.linkedin.com/company/transact-campus-inc/jobs/
CEO of IDA Ireland Martin Shanahan said “Winning this investment for Limerick further raises the profile of the Mid West region as an attractive location for financial services. This announcement is aligned to IDA Ireland’s strategy to win highly skilled roles for regional locations, and the Ireland for Finance strategy which focuses on increasing financial services investment in the regions. I warmly welcome Transact to the Mid West and wish them every success.”
Kelly Christiano, Chief Marketing Officer, Transact Campus Inc., +1-302-660-1246, email@example.com
Alison Nulty, Regional Communications Executive, IDA Ireland 087 3492590 firstname.lastname@example.org