17 software jobs for Belfast as BDNA Corporation surfs into town
Belfast is Europe’s leading destination city for new software development projects

17 software jobs for Belfast as BDNA Corporation surfs into town

7 Sep 201679 Shares

Californian analytics software company BDNA is to create 17 new jobs in Belfast over the next two years.

In an Invest NI-supported investment, BDNA will recruit software engineers, analysts, tech support staff and professional services, marketing and sales professionals.

BDNA makes a software product known as Technopedia, which categorises and aligns product technology information to enable organisations to speak a common language through data.

‘Belfast is Europe’s leading destination city for new software development projects and BDNA’s decision to locate its new team here will further enhance Northern Ireland’s reputation within the ‘big data’ industry’
– SIMON HAMILTON, NI ECONOMY MINISTER

“BDNA has performed well in recent years and we plan to maximise the availability of industry skills here as we diversify and grow our business,” said Jay Scroggins, executive vice president of BDNA.

“Belfast’s compelling combination of a cost-competitive infrastructure and a pro-business operating environment made the city a great strategic destination to support development.”

Software destination Belfast

The investment was welcomed by Northern Ireland Economy Minister Simon Hamilton, MLA.

“Its investment in Northern Ireland will make a valuable contribution to our vibrant cluster of IT businesses.

“The new jobs will present an exciting proposition for our highly skilled graduates and the talented professionals working in this competitive industry.

“Belfast is Europe’s leading destination city for new software development projects and BDNA’s decision to locate its new team here will further enhance Northern Ireland’s reputation within the ‘big data’ industry.”

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