SE2, the leading third-party administrator for the North American life and pensions industry, announces the launch of its new operations in Waterford, Ireland to support its business growth with the official opening of its bespoke offices on the IDA’s Technology Park. The company has an existing fulltime team of 70 and hope to fill out its 135 seat office space over the next 3-4 years. There are currently opportunities to join the existing team for both experienced professionals and for those wishing to start a career working on SE2’s award winning technology platforms.

The project is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation through IDA Ireland.

Speaking at the event, the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’ Connor said: “It is great to see SE2 growing its company and expanding its workforce in Waterford. I am delighted that this project is supported by my Department through IDA Ireland. The South-East is now the fastest growing region outside of Dublin. As Minister, my priority is to ensure an environment for job growth is developed right across the country and in particular in the regions of Ireland. Having such a highly regarded company as SE2 in Waterford is a great boost to the region and will help us attract other high growth tech companies here. I want to wish all at SE2 continued success.”

Gautam Thakkar, CEO, SE2 commented: “To open our offices in Waterford is an important milestone for SE2. This is a sign of our continued commitment to the region, which is an important hub for our global service delivery model, and we are excited about this investment in our business.”

Janet Dulohery, VP and Head of Human Resources, SE2 commented on the success of the firm to date: “Over the last number of quarters, we have built a strong and experienced team in our Waterford office. We are proud to consider ourselves a firm fixture in the Waterford business community. Importantly, we are still interested in hearing from ambitious people, who are similarly enthused about making a real impact on the US life & pension industry.

IDA’s CEO Martin Shanahan said: “It’s great to witness SE2’s progressive growth as it grows its employee base in Ireland. SE2’s success in Waterford is a further strong endorsement of Waterford and the South East region as an excellent location for IT business. I wish the company every success for the future.”