US healthcare platform Signify Health will create 125 new jobs with the opening of a new technology center in Galway.
The group, which relies on advanced analytics, technology and national networks of healthcare providers, said the new technology innovation roles would come into effect over the next two years.
The Technology Center – which will be located in the city of Galway – will drive technology innovation for Signify Health as it changes the way healthcare in the United States is paid for and delivered.
Signify Health was founded in 2017 and is a technology services company that aligns payers, providers and patients. It currently employs more than 2,000 people in the United States.
It also has a nationwide mobile network of approximately 10,000 accredited physicians and nurse practitioners.
“The team at our Galway Technology Center will design solutions that solve some of the toughest and most elusive problems in US healthcare,” said Josh Builder, Chief Technology Officer.
“Our success will depend on our ability to apply a diverse set of experiences to the challenges we face to create a patient-centric cloud environment that brings healthcare wherever health occurs,” he said. .
“We know firsthand that Ireland is home to professionals who not only have the experience we need, but are energized by the opportunities to make a meaningful difference in healthcare, and we are delighted to call now the west of Ireland at home.”
For its first phase of recruitment, Signify Health is looking for candidates to fill various positions in product management and software engineering as well as scrum masters.
IDA Ireland CEO Martin Shanahan said: “Today’s announcement is recognition of the high quality of talent available in Galway and the Western Region.
Minister for Enterprise Leo Varadkar said: “I am really delighted that Signify Health has chosen Galway City for its new technology centre. It’s a real boost for the city and will create more than 125 new jobs by 2024.
“This investment is a testament to all that Galway has to offer and the company can expect to draw from a vast pool of talent and expertise when recruiting for these new jobs. I wish the Signify Health team the very best in this exciting new chapter.