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Northern Ireland software firm MetaCompliance creating 69 new jobs

By John Mulgrew

A Londonderry security software firm is creating 69 new jobs as part of its latest expansion.

MetaCompliance, which develops software for the cyber security sector, is now hoping to triple turnover amid growing demand for cloud-based products.

It's recruiting a combination of sales and IT roles, and targeting prospective customers across Europe and the US.

Invest NI has offered MetaCompliance £652,000 towards the creation of the new jobs.

Robert O’Brien, chief executive of MetaCompliance, said: "This is an exciting stage in our business’ growth, as we implement ambitious plans to double our workforce and triple our turnover.

"Invest NI’s ongoing support is central to the continued growth of our business and we are delighted with the progress of recruitment to date and also the calibre of talent available in the North West.

"Enhancing our market development team in Londonderry supports the targeted approach we plan to take to maximise the sales potential of our cyber security and compliance products.

"We are focused on expanding our customer base and will be working hard to engage prospective clients from both public sector and commercial industry throughout Europe and the US."

And Invest NI's executive director of business and sector development, Jeremy Fitch said: “MetaCompliance is one of our most innovative technology companies with a long standing commitment to the North West.

"The company has used a range of Invest NI support to enhance its competitiveness in the global marketplace which has included support for research and development, skills development and marketing."

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