Five NI tech companies hiring right now for the new year

  • The holidays can be a great time to reflect on your career, and some of you have probably decided that the new year means it's time for a change. Whether you want to move into Tech or want a new job role in 2021, here are five companies that are hiring right now, along with a few of their most recent job listings. You can find more local tech jobs over at the Sync NI Jobs board.


    Quick Company Bio: "Established in 1998, Allstate NI provides high quality software development services and business solutions in support of its parent company, The Allstate Corporation. Allstate is Northern Ireland's largest IT Company with 2,400 employees across three sites in Belfast, L'Derry and Strabane. Allstate NI is a major center for innovative software development, covering the full software lifecycle of design, development, maintenance and support."

    Recently posted jobs:

    • Application Developer: "As our Application Developer on the newly formed fraud technology team, you will build capabilities to prevent and detect when bad actors attempt to defraud Allstate and its customers. It’s an exciting opportunity in a fast-moving initiative that has the potential to add immense value to the company." [View Role]
    • Senior Research and Development Security Engineer: "The Research and Innovation team will engage with global academic research programs, as well as government, regulatory and standards bodies, to develop security and privacy technologies to future-proof Allstate’s platforms. The team will research novel solutions, publish high quality research at international conferences, develop future products and enable evidence-based decisions on the strategic direction of current and future security solutions."[View Role]
    • Security Data Engineer: "The team will be undertaking work to develop state-of-the-art analytical capabilities within Allstate Information Security to ensure that decisions are supported by relevant, timely data-driven insights and metrics. The team needs people who are experienced developing secure data pipelines which will ingest data from disparate sources and get it to the right place at the right time, all the while ensuring its confidentiality, integrity and availability." [View Role]

    Find more open roles at Allstate NI's company hub:



    Quick Company Bio: "Bazaarvoice is a network that connects brands and retailers to the authentic voices of people where they shop. Bazaarvoice helps hundreds of millions of shoppers around the world make more informed and confident purchase decisions by creating a place where they can share their opinions, questions and experiences about the products they buy and the brands they love."

    Recently posted jobs:

    • Site Reliability Engineer: "Bazaarvoice is looking for a Site Reliability Engineer to join our highly skilled, globally distributed Platform Infrastructure team. The team is responsible for empowering product and platform teams through a suite of self-service capabilities that enable them to deliver value to our customers.." [View Role]
    • Staff Security Engineer: "The Staff Security Engineer will be primarily responsible for leading our Application Security initiatives at Bazaarvoice and working to embed security into the day to day activities of our software engineering teams. This role will build custom and open-source tools and services to identify and report on vulnerabilities in applications developed by Bazaarvoice. They will work with developers, QA engineers, and product teams to integrate security testing into all phases of the software development lifecycle."[View Role]
    • Senior Software Engineering Manager: "We're looking for an experienced technical manager with experience in managing software engineering teams to join the Bazaarvoice development team as a Senior Software Development Manager. The team is responsible for maintaining and developing products which leverage Bazaarvoice's massive data network using cutting edge technologies like ElasticSearch, Mongo, AWS Lambda, Docker, etc." [View Role]

    Find more open roles at Bazaarvoice's company hub: 


    Quick Company Bio: "PwC is Northern Ireland's largest professional advisory firm, with close to 1,500 people delivering accounting, tax, consulting and digital advice and solutions to clients in the region and to PwC client’s worldwide. Part of a network of firms in 157 countries with more than 223,000 people, PwC in Northern Ireland is one of the region’s major exporters, supporting national governments and global corporations – while still retraining a local focus by advising more of the region’s family-owned and owner-managed undertakings than any other firm of professional advisors."

    Recently posted jobs:

    • School & College Leaver - Operate Belfast Autumn 2021: "A position on our School and College Leaver programme is one of the best ways to kickstart your career with PwC. Our programmes are designed to help you develop your business skills through real client work, while also completing formal training and studying towards qualifications to give you a head start in your career." [View Role]
    • Customs Broker: "Due to the changes posed by Brexit, we are looking to bring in an experienced Customs Broker to join our growing team and help us continue with our journey."[View Role]
    • Future Business Skills Academy: "We’re delighted to share that we have 20 places available on the forthcoming Future Business Skills Academy, commencing on 14 December 2020. The programme is supported by the Department for the Economy and delivered in collaboration with Belfast Metropolitan College, Queen’s University and Ulster University."[View Role]

    Find more open roles at PwC NI's company hub: 


    Quick Company Bio: "Version 1 proves that IT can make a real difference to our customers’ businesses. We are trusted by global brands to deliver IT services and solutions which drive customer success. Our 1300 strong team works closely with our technology partners to provide independent advice that helps our customers navigate the rapidly changing world of IT."

    Recently posted jobs:

    • Java Developer: "Developers will be responsible for delivery of project components according to Functional Requirements Specifications. They must be comfortable with working to technical designs and perform unit testing, integration testing and supporting system testing. Project methodologies include both Waterfall and Agile." [View Role]
    • Oracle DBA: "An opportunity has become available for an experienced Oracle DBA to join Version 1 on a permanent basis. You'll probably have a history of developing and supporting Database Server solutions for mid-to-enterprise level organisations. We are looking for an individual who enjoys a fast pace, can prioritise workload, and is eager to gain industry experience."[View Role]
    • Technology Principal: "Version 1 are seeking an experienced Technology Principal to join our UK Digital & Cloud Practice. You will be integral to the growth of the Software Engineering team, working with the Digital and Platform Practice Leads on business development through presales activities, including direct customer engagements, contributing to proposals, and delivering consultancy engagements." [View Role]

    Find more open roles at Version 1's company hub: 


    Quick Company Bio: "Angoka is an IoT cyber security start-up, headquartered in Belfast, with offices in London and The Hague. Our mission is to ensure the safety and resilience of the machine-to-machine communication of the future. With 1 trillion connected devices by 2025 the cyber security threat will increase exponentially. At Angoka, our leading edge technology creates trust between devices to allow secure communication over zero trust networks."

    Recently posted jobs:

    • Senior Embedded Software Engineer (IoT / Industrial): "We are looking for an Embedded Software Engineer, with experience of designing and architecting software, to join some of the industry’s brightest minds dedicated to developing hardware and software authentication and encryption solutions. You will report directly to the Engineering Lead and will work within our Embedded Software team who are responsible for developing, implementing and testing cryptographic protocols and IP." [View Role]
    • Senior Embedded Software Engineer (Automotive): "We are looking for an Embedded Software Engineer, with broad experience, to join some of the industry’s brightest minds dedicated to developing hardware and software authentication and encryption solutions. You will report directly to the Engineering Lead and will work within our Embedded Software team who are responsible for developing, implementing and testing cryptographic protocols and IP."[View Role]

    Find more open roles at Angoka's company hub:

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    Brendan is a Sync NI writer with a special interest in the gaming sector, programming, emerging technology, and physics. To connect with Brendan, feel free to send him an email or follow him on Twitter.

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