U.S. software firm announces 100 jobs for Belfast

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Mike Barrett, CEO Unosquare; Alastair Hamilton, Invest Northern Ireland Chief Executive and Giancarlo Di Vece, President of Unosquare at today's big jobs announcment in Belfast

By Bob Huggins

A U.S. software development company is to create 100 news jobs in Belfast over the next two years.

The comany is Unosquare which is based in Oregon.

Announcing the new investment, Alastair Hamilton, Invest Northern Ireland Chief Executive,

said: “Unosquare provides outsource software development services for the financial

services markets as well as customers involved in cancer diagnostics and

pharmaceuticals.

This new engineering centre will service existing US customers as

well as support expansion into the UK and European markets.

“The company has two other engineering centres in Mexico but has chosen to open

this latest centre in Belfast due to the availability of a strong pool of software

engineers and our ability to offer support towards securing the project for Northern

Ireland.

“The company uses innovative technology which will not only enhance the technical

capability within Northern Ireland, contributing towards the expansion of our ICT

sector, but will also give experienced software developers new skills and exposure to

new technology.”

The new jobs will offer an average salary of £37,000.

 

 

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