Overstock

  • E-commerce company Overstock has officially opened its new European base in Sligo.

    This time last year, the company announced 100 new technology jobs for Sligo.

    Overstock now has more than 80 technologists working from its base in Sligo, and is on target to recruit another 20 staff before the end of the year.

    The company has invested €1 million in making the move to the Westgate tech campus at the IDA Business Park in Finisklin in Sligo town.

    IDA Ireland's Head of Technology Leo Clancy and senior Overstock management from the US and Ireland officially opened the new offices.

    The company, which is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah first came to Sligo in 2013.

    Overstock is a billion-dollar online retail shopping site and technology company.

     

  • E-commerce and technology leader Overstock.com, Inc. has announced plans to expand its European base in Sligo, creating 100 new research and development roles and more than tripling the office’s current headcount.
     
    The new full-time positions will include junior and senior roles in areas such as software development and testing, machine learning, and data analytics.
     
    Overstock, which was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Utah, features a $2 billion online retail shopping website, as well as a wholly-owned blockchain accelerator subsidiary, Medici Ventures. The company has pioneered the development of disruptive technologies across several disciplines including e-commerce, machine learning, augmented reality, and blockchain.
     
    Overstock established its Sligo office in 2013, and the facility currently employs 40 technologists. The location on the Wild Atlantic Way was selected for the burgeoning tech community, easy access to outdoor activities, affordable cost of living, and easy commuting times, especially when compared to other centres such as Dublin.
     
    Overstock offers its employees’ opportunities for both career progression and continuous learning. The company was recently recognized as one of the best companies in the areas of work-life balance, perks and benefits, and as one of the best CEOs for diversity.
     
    Qualified individuals interested in learning more about the technology openings at the Sligo office of Overstock.com, can meet the company at Tech on the Wild Atlantic Waypresented by Career Zoo, on Friday, October 12 at The Model in Sligo. A dedicated train will bring interested technologists from Dublin to Sligo for the conference.