SmartBear software is establishing its European headquarters in Ireland's West, citing Galway's lifestyle as major draw
An American software company is to create 100 new jobs with the establishment of its European Headquarters in Ireland.
SmartBear Software is opening new offices in Galway, with the jobs coming on stream over the next five years.
The Massachusetts-based company delivers software solutions to more than 200 million people in over 90 countries worldwide and has offices in the US, Sweden, Spain and Russia.
Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD made the announcement this morning.
“We are excited about opening our European Headquarters in Ireland,” said Doug McNary, CEO of SmartBear Software. “We were impressed by Galway’s vibrant ICT cluster, pro-business environment and attractive lifestyle. This coupled with the support of IDA Ireland makes Galway the perfect choice for SmartBear.”
The new office will create roles in inside sales, marketing, customer support, operations, finance and software development.