Trilateral research brings 40 new jobs to Waterford

Trilateral Research’s office in Belview Port in Waterford is to become a haven of excellence for AI and machine learning.

UK-headquartered research consultancy Trilateral Research has revealed plans to add 40 new roles in Ireland over the next four years at a new European Operations Centre in Waterford.

Trilateral’s Irish office in Belview Port, Waterford, will grow to incorporate the companies machine learning, AI and software specialisms alongside their research, data protection and cyber-risk services.

“The south-east is an emerging technology hub, and it is an excellent launchpad for regional, national and international collaboration”

“We are delighted to expand our work in Europe via the Waterford office and have been fortunate to avail of the high-quality talent pool of technology experts here in Ireland,” said Trilateral Research’s co-director Kush Wadhwa.

“Being co-located in Ireland also allows us to work directly with cutting edge technology companies from other international locations, enabling us to participate in international innovation efforts.”

Driving the south-east’s data science future

The roles available at Trilateral’s new European Operations Centre in Waterford, are in the areas of software development, data science and data ethics as well as administrative support.

“The south-east is an emerging technology hub, and it is an excellent launchpad for regional, national and international collaboration. We anticipate that the Waterford office will be an innovation hub for our STRIAD platform and data protection and cyber-risk services,” added Rachel Finn, senior practice manager and head of Irish operations.

The company’s interdisciplinary approach to tackling societal challenges in the public and private sector makes a unique contribution to the technical landscape.

“Today’s announcement is a further vote of confidence in Waterford and the south-east region’s ability to provide a highly skilled and talented workforce for companies like Trilateral Research,” said IDA Ireland CEO Martin Shanahan.

“It demonstrates the south-east’s strong value proposition. This investment is aligned with IDA’s strategy of growing regional investments.”

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

Published: 6 November, 2020