Firstup’s plan to double engineering team in Belfast


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  • Firstup is the combination of SocialChorus and Dynamic Signal, which merged in late 2021. With a strong presence in Belfast for many years under the Dynamic Signal name the combined company is stronger than ever posting record growth last year and now plans to build upon this success and bring on board at least 20 new hires in the coming months.

    Recently appointed industry heavyweight CTO, Ed Bielawa will lead the company’s technology development. Bielawa brings more than twenty years experience delivering scalable architectures for enterprise class, multi-tenant SaaS and PaaS.

    Most recently, as Vice President of Engineering at UKG, Ed led a 500-person global engineering team and successfully delivered a next-generation SaaS product that grew into a $400M recurring revenue stream in under five years. He also previously held technology and engineering leadership roles at Kronos and Hasbro.

    Firstup is the world’s first intelligent communication platform and over 40 percent of Fortune 100 companies use their platform to connect with their people, design and deliver personalized communications, and gain engagement insights throughout the employee journey.


    RELATED: Firstup Belfast open house and talent event!

    With Firstup, employers can view engagement data in real-time, by organization, department, or employee to help leaders better understand their workforce, make informed decisions and provide better experiences from hire to retire. Companies like Amazon, Tesco, Ford, and Hilton use Firstup every day to improve outcomes for their employees.

    To kick off their next hiring season, Firstup are inviting anyone and everyone to an open house at their Belfast office on Wednesday 7th June at 4:30pm.

    They encourage strong Engineers who care about building a quality product that does good things for the world to attend, along with some seasoned QA team members who know how to break things, but ultimately they want to share some fun while enjoying some of the best views of Belfast from the top of their stunning Riverside house offices on the high street.

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    Members of their Engineering leadership and hiring team will be available to chat about what life at Firstup is like, as well as a keynote presentation from their CTO about how Software and QA Engineers in Belfast are essential to continuing their mission to connect workers worldwide.

    Director of Engineering and Belfast Site Lead Mark McNaughton says ‘I am thrilled that we will be hosting our Open House on June 7th, marking the beginning of our strategic vision to establish Belfast as the primary Engineering Hub for Firstup. We are excited to connect with you, share our experiences and discuss how we can shape the future together. Join us at our Open House as we embark on this incredible journey!

    There will be an opportunity to win some great prizes plus food and refreshments will be provided Sign up for the event here

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