Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Tallinn, Tartu
Information / Communication
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
62 - Computer programming, consultancy and related activities

60 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
7 June 2018
Employment effect (start)
7 June 2018
Foreseen end date
6 June 2019


Skype Technologies OÜ, an Estonian ICT-company located in Tallinn and Tartu, announced the creation of 60 new jobs, which makes 21% of their current 287 employees.

Skype Technologies is a development centre, which in recet years has mainly concentrated on developing and testing intelligent cloud-based infrastructure, allowing communication through Skype, Skype Business  and Microsoft Teams apps.

The new jobs will be related to Big Data, artificial intelligent, cloud-services and software development systems. 30 vacancies have already been announced; the remaining 30 will be announced during the coming 12 months.

Skype Technologies is part of the Microsoft corporation since 2011. Microsoft is the only world's top 5 technology company which has a development centre in Estonia.


  • 7 June 2018: Postimees
  • 7 June 2018: Aripaev
  • 7 June 2018: Postimees Tehnika
  • 7 June 2018: Äripäev Ituudised


Eurofound (2018), Skype Technologies OÜ, Business expansion in Estonia, factsheet number 94305, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/94305.