WP Engine powers amazing digital experiences for websites and applications built on the WordPress platform. This premium-managed hosting platform provides the performance, reliability and security required by the biggest brands in the world while remaining affordable and intuitive for smaller businesses and individuals.
Now with a base in Limerick, WP Engine has even funded a scholarship programme with Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) to sponsor a technology related degree.
Founded in 2010 in Austin, Texas, the company has an ever growing base of 60,000 customers 120 countries. There are more than 450 employees across all locations in the United States, London and Limerick. Today, approximately 5 per cent of the online world visits a website powered by WP Engine every day. In September 2016, WP Engine opened a new innovation and technical support centre in Limerick, with a target of creating 100 jobs over three years.
The company prides itself on nurturing the career growth of its employees and is very keen to be actively involved in the city’s startup ecosystem.
In conjunction with the Limerick office opening, WP Engine Limerick now offers the ‘WP Engine Future Technology Leaders’ scholarship. Available through LIT, it will be open to any student pursuing a technology related degree.
The fund aims to alleviate the financial burdens experienced by students so they can fully concentrate on their education. As a company, one of their core values is a commitment to giving back to the communities they are based in so the scholarship was a natural next step following the office launch.Now nine months on, the Limerick base has grown to an impressive 27 employees in total.
Now nine months on, the Limerick base has grown to an impressive 27 employees in total.
The team there is continuously growing so if you think a career with WP Engine interests you, be sure to visit wpengine-careers.com
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