206 new jobs created by IDA-backed companies

From Dublin to Cork, Kildare and Sligo, Ireland’s potency as a crucial investment location for innovative businesses was confirmed with the new of 206 new jobs.

Seven IDA-backed companies including Eliatra, National Technologies, Nulia, Moz, ProSearch, Hellios and Simple But Needed revealed expansions.

“These jobs, which are spread over Dublin, Kildare, Cork and Sligo, show that we have the right environment, across the country, to attract new and emerging high-tech companies,” said An Tánaiste Leo Varadkar, TD.

“Our value proposition and our agile and adaptable business environment remains intact despite the unprecedented challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic”

“All of these companies have been identified as having high growth potential and are working on some really exciting projects. I wish them all the very best of luck.”

Eyes on the future

Eliatra (15 new jobs ), an IT Services and Solutions company that is focused on big data, cloud services and security has announced that it has chosen Sligo to locate its new Product Development and European HQ. The company plans to employ 15 people over the next 3 years in areas such as product development, technical support, sales and marketing roles

Hellios (24 new jobs), the UK headquartered supplier information and risk management solution company today announced that it is establishing a Software Development centre in Dublin and will create 24 new developer roles.

Moz, Inc. (10 new jobs), a leader in search engine optimisation technology, announced it has established a Customer Success team in Cork.. The team is working out of the Glandore Office which overlooks the River Lee. Moz will create up to 10 jobs initially for customer support executives and account managers to support its continued expansion into the European market.

National Technologies (52 new jobs), the US company that provides fibre optic and data centre installation services, today announced the opening of its EMEA HQ in Park West, Dublin. This is National Technologies first international operations outside of the US and will see 52 high-quality roles created over the next three years.

Nulia (40 new jobs), headquartered in Eugene, Oregon, announced that it has chosen Dublin as the location for its EMEA headquarters to service its existing customers in the EMEA market and to grow its presence in the region. The company is currently ramping up its Dublin team, and plans to employ 40 or more people across sales, customer success, software engineering, data science, and operations. 

ProSearch (45 new jobs), a leading provider of comprehensive discovery solutions to corporate legal departments and law firms, announces the expansion of the company’s full-service office in Dublin, Ireland. The Dublin facility, first established in 2019, works closely with the company’s Los Angeles headquarters to address growing client demand for US-EU cross-border discovery solutions. ProSearch expects to create 45 new roles in Ireland over the next 3 years in IT and data centre operations, data privacy and security, forensics, and other eDiscovery services related to data processing, project management, and advanced review analytics support.

Simple But Needed (20 new jobs) a privately held developer of comprehensive safety and risk management software systems, headquartered in San Francisco, California, today announced that it is to set up its European Headquarters in Kildare Town, Co Kildare, with plans to employ 20 people over three years in the areas of sales, product support, customer success and engineering sales personnel.

“I am delighted to welcome these new companies to Ireland and assure them of IDA Ireland’s continued support as they embed themselves into Ireland’s business ecosystem,” said IDA Ireland CEO Martin Shanahan.

“I particularly welcome the locational spread of these investments which shows that the technology offering, availability of talent and attractive work life balance in the regions resonates with overseas investors.

“Our value proposition and our agile and adaptable business environment remains intact despite the unprecedented challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic and IDA Ireland continues to compete strongly for every investment won for Ireland,” added Martin Shanahan.

By John Kennedy (john.kennedy3@boi.com)

Published: 5 October, 2020