US tech firm to create 15 new Belfast software engineering jobs

  • Photo: Derek Andrews, Head of International Investment, Invest NI with Jonathan McDowell, Belfast Site Lead, Nebulon.

    Silicon Valley tech firm Nebulon is developing a new software engineering centre in Belfast.

    Economic growth agency Invest NI has offered £97,500 to support the creation of 15 new jobs at the centre. The software engineering roles will support the delivery and development of cloud-defined storage (CDS), providing specialised cloud, security and storage expertise.

    Nebulon says it is “pioneering on-premises, server-based enterprise storage that is defined and managed in the cloud.”

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    Nebulon is currently based at the Scottish Provident Building in Belfast, with additional offices in London and Seattle, and headquarters in Silicon Valley. The company founders include the leadership team from 3PAR and cloud engineers and architects from Snap Inc. The name, Nebulon comes from a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. 

    Jonathan McDowell, Nebulon Belfast site lead, said: “Northern Ireland has established itself as an emerging leader in terms of skilled high-tech and IT professionals.”

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    He continued: “We are eager to tap into its talent base to successfully develop cloud-defined storage for forward-looking organisations embracing the migration to hybrid IT. Once these initial positions are in place, we are looking forward to expanding our team further.”

    Derek Andrews, Head of International Investment at  Invest NI added that the new new job roles “will offer a range of employment opportunities for graduates and experienced professionals alike, helping to strengthen the sector further.”

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    Source: Written based on press release

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