Signify Health, a US value-based healthcare platform that leverages advanced analytics, technology, and nationwide healthcare provider networks, is opening a new technology center that is expected to create more than 125 new technology innovation roles in Galway over the next two years.
The technology center – located in Galway City – will drive technology innovation for Signify Health as it changes how US healthcare is paid for and delivered so that people can enjoy more healthy, happy days at home.
Tánaiste and minister for enterprise trade & employment, Leo Varadkar TD said: “I’m really pleased Signify Health has chosen Galway City for its new Technology Center. It’s a real boost to the city and will create over 125 new jobs by 2024. This investment is a testament to all Galway has to offer and the company can expect to draw from a deep pool of talent and expertise when recruiting for these new jobs. I wish the Signify Health team the very best in this exciting new chapter. ”
Founded in 2017, Signify Health is a technology-enabled services company whose mission is to lead the transformation of the US healthcare system to one that aligns payors, providers and patients to achieve the best health outcomes for individuals.
Josh Builder, chief technology officer, Signify Health, said: “The team at our Galway technology center will be designing solutions that solve some of US healthcare’s most difficult and elusive problems.. Our success will depend on being able to apply a diverse set of experiences to the challenges we face in enabling a patient-centric, cloud-based environment that brings healthcare wherever health happens. We know first-hand that Ireland is home to professionals who not only have the experience we need, but who are energized by opportunities to make a significant difference in healthcare, and we are excited to now also call the West of Ireland home. ”
For its first phase of recruiting, Signify Health is seeking candidates to fill a range of roles in product management and software engineering as well as scrum masters.
IDA Ireland CEO Martin Shanahan said: “Today’s announcement by Signify Health is a significant one for Ireland’s growing InsureTech sector and is an endorsement of the high quality of talent available in Galway and the West Region. This announcement is an example of IDA Ireland’s continued commitment to winning jobs and investment in regional locations. I wish Signify Health every success with this investment. ”