Data company creates 33 jobs at Belfast software development centre
California data company WANdisco is creating 33 jobs at its Belfast software development center.
The company is hiring software engineers, user acceptance testers, successful customer executives and executives in a move that continues the company’s evolution in Northern Ireland since it first invested a long time ago. almost 10 years.
It is headquartered in San Ramon, California and Sheffield, England, with offices in Newcastle upon Tyne, China, Japan, Australia and South Korea, as well as Belfast.
It helps companies migrate their data to the cloud and “accelerate their digital transformation.”
In addition to the 33 posts, an additional research and development project will create 11 more posts that will double the number of employees in the next three years in Northern Ireland.
David Richards, CEO of WANdisco, said the skills base in Belfast helped develop its live data platform, which has performed well in Europe and the US.
“With this new £ 7 million investment, we plan to increase the functionality of the platform to integrate it with international cloud service providers and create 33 jobs,” he said. “This will shift our focus to new global customers.”
Invest NI has provided the company with £ 953,024 in support for R&D, skills development and the creation of 33 jobs.
George McKinney, director of technology and services at Invest Northern Ireland, said WANdisco’s reinvestment in innovation and research and development is paying off.
“We have been working with WANdisco for almost a decade, offering business advice and R&D support to help it grow its base in Northern Ireland,” he said. “This support is clearly reaping significant benefits for the business and economy of Northern Ireland. The 33 jobs will provide almost £ 1.6 million in annual salaries to the local economy once they are all in your place “.