Irish tech company announces 10 new jobs

  • Wicklow based company Data Edge has announced the appointment of their new CEO and the creation of 10 new jobs.

    Data Edge has announced the appointment of Paul Phelan as CEO, following the management buy-out in 2019. Founder, Brian McBride has stepped down after 30 years. Alongside this news the company has also announced plans to double its workforce over the next three years, with ten new jobs planned for its sales and engineering divisions.

    Headquartered in Bray, Co. Wicklow, Data Edge has been providing field test equipment for telecommunications companies for over 30 years creating partnerships with some of the world’s leading IT and performance management vendors.

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    Data Edge provides test equipment and bespoke solutions and services to help optimise customers’ applications and infrastructure investment. The company has installed and managed a large percentage of Ireland’s critical time and Synchronisation & Timing infrastructure, including the installation of the first caesium clock in Ireland in the late eighties. 

    The company is now under the stewardship of CEO Paul Phelan who originally joined the company as a Development Engineer in 1994, following his graduation from DIT Kevin Street where he studied Electronic & Communications Engineering.   

    Paul Phelan, CEO, Data Edge said: “Data Edge with access to the latest engineering brains are in a great position to help guide/consult through the challenging waters of the present (and continuing) Communications Evolution.”

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    Paul also added: “We’re also particularly excited to broaden our portfolio into Data Centre power & efficiency monitoring as we expand our sales and engineering teams into these new areas in the coming years.”

    Source: Written from press release.


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