Northern Ireland

Software company creates 37 jobs in east Belfast

A German owned software company is to creating 37 new IT jobs in east Belfast.

Software Quality Systems is trebling its workforce at its offices in the Titanic quarter.

The company is the largest provider of software testing services in the EU.

The move, which will also see SQS expand into security and performance testing, is in conjunction with Invest NI who have offered assistance of £444,000.

Rob McConnell, SQS Regional Director for NI said: "Our decision to expand our operation here was driven by the quality of data communications infrastructure, the availability of skilled IT resources and Invest NI's support.

"The aim for the Belfast operation is to provide SQS with a time-zone friendly, highly specialised and cost-effective one-stop-shop for Irish, UK, European and US customers."