100 new jobs are being created at Equifax in Dublin.
The IT company, which organises data on consumers and businesses, is opening a new centre on Sir John Rogersons Quay.
It has said recruitment is already underway for the highly skilled positions.
Speaking on the announcement Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton branded the new jobs as “very welcome news.”
“Business Services is a key sector which we have targeted as part of our Action Plan for Jobs, and we have put in place actions specifically aimed at attracting research and development activity to Ireland.
“Today’s announcement that Equifax, a world leading company in its specific area, is establishing a Research and Development Centre in Dublin, with the creation of 100 extra jobs, is very welcome news as part of this plan.”