Irish technology company Openet said today that it is creating 45 new highly skilled jobs, 30 of which will be based at its global headquarters in Dublin. with the other 15 at its Asian hub in Kuala Lumpur.
The roles include a number of graduate positions as well as senior technical and engineering positions.
Openet provides software for global mobile phone and cable customers, designed to improve profitability by commercialising network activity. Its customers include AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, Bell and Vodafone.
The expansion is being supported by Enterprise Ireland.
“We are delighted to be in a position to increase our employee numbers, locally and globally, to meet the needs of our customers,” said CEO Niall Norton. “We are hiring top class software engineering graduates and senior engineers who can help us continue to innovate and create dynamic, real time software solutions for our Tier 1 global customers.”
“Our R&D lab and our core product development function are located here in Dublin where we employ over 200 engineers and we continue to create software products that provide 600 million mobile telecoms users around the world with the best network and data experience,” said Openet CTO and founder, Joe Hogan.
“We work closely with Irish universities and third level institutions to ensure that our graduates are equipped to take up the highly skilled roles which we offer. Software engineers need to be able to code at the highest level and this focus must be retained by the academic institutions here to ensure our graduates can compete in a global workforce.”
In 2011, Hogan and Norton won the EY Entrepreneur of the Year award.