Bank of Ireland to hire 130 IT specialists to help deliver digital agenda

The Bank of Ireland agile hub in Belfast
Gary McDonald Business Editor

BANK of Ireland plans to recruit 130 IT specialists across its Britain and Ireland operations in the coming year, with the first of the roles already being advertised.

And a number of the roles will be in Belfast at the bank's agile hubs in Donegal Square South.

The additional intake of technology professionals will support the delivery of the bank's ambitious digital agenda.

The new roles – which include technical architects, software developers, engineers, specialised project managers, scrum masters and data analysts – will join the bank’s existing in-house tech teams, strongly supporting the enhancement of digital services and offerings for all customers.

“Successful candidates will have the opportunity to play a strong role in Bank of Ireland’s ongoing digital transformation at a time when customer behaviours and preferences are evolving faster than ever," according to Ian McLaughlin, chief executive at Bank of Ireland UK.

“As digital banking continues to grow at an exponential rate we are delighted to be creating opportunities for digital professionals right across the bank.

“Right now we have almost half a million log-ins to our mobile app every day, while contactless transactions have increased from 70 million a year in 2017 to 170 million in 2020.

"We are investing strongly in technology and talent so that we can continue to innovate, to help us meet our customers changing needs as well as enabling us to bring new products and services to market, and develop our business into the future.”

This high-tech role recruitment drive follows Bank of Ireland’s announcement of its new ways of working, offering employees greater flexibility to work from a combination of home and office locations.

Along with working from home, Bank of Ireland colleagues will have access to multiple bank buildings including a new network of 15 agile hubs – including Belfast - with meeting spaces and bookable desks, encouraging flexibility and enhancing work-life balance.

Mr McLaughlin added: “I'm proud that 47 per cent of all previously advertised IT roles have been filled by female candidates.But while that's a good start, we’re keen to not only maintain but improve on that and would therefore strongly encourage women to look at the opportunities we have across the business and to consider a move to Bank of Ireland for the next step in their career.”

For applications please use the following link: IT, Digital and Analytics (


Open role titles are included in the table below:



Security Designer

Business Analyst

Cards Account Management

Cards Service Support Specialist

Change Portfolio & Performance Technical Lead Analyst

Cyber operations Manager

Data Analyst

Data Scientist

Database Developer

Engineer (API, Channels, Data, Release Train)

GTCS Senior Business Manager

Head of Application Development


Manager - End User Computing Policy & Assessment

Manager, Data Policy & Standards

Payments Solution Specialist

Portfolio & Performance Management - Operations Lead

Portfolio Reporting and Analysis Lead

Product Manager

Product Owner

Project Analyst

Project Manager

Project Manager/Programme Mgr

Reporting Process Development Manager

Risk & Compliance Support/Manager

Scrum Master

Security Consultant

Security Engineer

Security Enginneer

Service Delivery Manager (SDM) - DRB

Software Developers

Solution Architect

Solution Design Competency Manager

Technical Designer/ Architect

Vendor Manager





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