Smarttech247 sets up business development hub in Belfast, creating 30 jobs


Headquartered in Cork with offices in the UK, Romania, Poland and the US, the company provides innovative security solutions and products to global enterprises using its own cybersecurity products and technology stack for the managed detection and response, as well as threat and vulnerability management. .

With a mission to “keep our customers safe”, they are geared towards proactive prevention using the latest advancements in cloud, big data analytics and machine learning, along with a disaster response team. industry-leading incidents.

Welcoming the company to Northern Ireland, Alan Wilson, Head of International Investments, Invest in Northern Irelandsaid the investment was “a great example of the Ministry of Economy’s 10X economic vision in action”.

He continued: “Our Republic of Ireland team has been working with Smarttech247 since 2020 to show how Northern Ireland can be part of its ambitious global growth story.

“The combination of sales, marketing and development roles on offer, particularly the number of graduate positions required, to support Smarttech247’s plans to develop and launch new cyber products in new markets, means that these opportunities will have widespread appeal across a range of business markets and technical skills.

“This investment is a great example of the Department for the Economy’s 10X economic vision in action, creating 30 jobs in the digital, ICT and creative industries and bringing high-value inward investment to Northern Ireland while advancing our 10X ambition to develop exports. ”

Highlighting their investment in Northern Ireland, Alan continued: “Four jobs are already in place at the company’s office at Titanic Suites, and the total investment will bring £925,000 in additional annual wages to our local economy once all will be in place.”

Invest NI helped secure investment and 30 jobs for Northern Ireland.

Welcoming the success of other cybersecurity businesses in the province, Raluca Saceanu, Managing Director of Smarttech247, added: “We have seen the success of other cybersecurity businesses in Northern Ireland through the talent and connections on offer, and we want to be part of it.

“Invest NI’s vision and support for this helps us continue our global growth as we help businesses defend against cybercrime, reduce risk, comply with regulations, and transform their operations.

“Our scaling strategy also focuses on developing new business in Britain and Europe. The team at our new Belfast hub will lead this work, developing cutting-edge skills to grow our digital technologies and R&D capabilities.

“We’re excited to see where opportunities like this, and our new team, will take us.”

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