Galway business Channel Mechanics to create 50 new jobs

Channel Mechanics expansion to support demand for its platform.

Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) player Channel Mechanics is to create 50 new jobs over the next 12 months in Galway.

The new positions will be highly skilled in nature and spread across software development, quality assurance, sales, marketing, business analysis and customer success.

“Channel Mechanics’ presence in Galway makes an important contribution to prosperity at regional level”

Founded 12 years ago and backed by Enterprise Ireland, Channel Mechanics work predominantly with global vendors who utilise the channel as their route-to-market.

Driving competitive advantage

The company’s channel program automation platform drives competitive advantage for vendors, accelerates revenue and builds partner loyalty by ensuring ease of doing business for both their partner community and channel teams.

“We are delighted to be opening our new state of the art offices which is a culmination of many years of hard work and dedication by the team here at Channel Mechanics,” Kenneth Fox, CEO, Channel Mechanics explained.

“This new HQ will support our expansion plans for the years ahead and we look forward to welcoming customers and new team members to this wonderful new work space.,”

With over 75% of world trade flowing through the channel, partner program automation is changing how vendors interact with their partner eco-system.

Being a global leader in the channel automation space has enabled the company to deliver high double-digit year-on-year growth and counts a number of Fortune 500 companies as its customers along with industry leading tech providers including Cisco, Broadcom, Extreme Networks, Poly, SmartBear, Mitel, LG Electronics, Mitsubishi Electric, Ribbon, Cloudera, SentinelOne and Juniper Networks.

“Enterprise Ireland has worked closely with Channel Mechanics since 2011 and we warmly welcome today’s expansion announcement,” said Kevin Sherry, executive director of Enterprise Ireland.

“Channel Mechanics presence in Galway makes an important contribution to prosperity at regional level as well as to the positioning of Ireland as innovators in the space of channel program management solutions globally.

“ Our aim is to help more Irish companies like Channel Mechanics to compete and win sustained business in global markets. Enterprise Ireland looks forward to working with the team to continue to support their growth ambitions as they expand their customer base internationally whilst continuing to create jobs here in Ireland.”

Minister of State at the Department of Environment, Climate and Communications Hildegarde Naughton, TD, added: “The doubling in their team is no small feat and I am confident that it is one that will be met with an abundance of success for Channel Mechanics, and indeed for Galway as a great place to work and live. Congratulations to all involved.”

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