The Californian-based Revel Systems is developing a European sales and support centre in Belfast, creating almost 90 jobs. The company’s investment has been supported by almost £700,000 of Northern Irish Government Funds.
The Department for Employment and Learning has provided £245,000 of training support and Business promotion agency Invest Northern Ireland has offered £445,000.
The co-founder of Revel Systems, Chris Ciabarra, said” This new centre will facilitate our entry into the UK and European markets, which is part of our growth strategy.”
“We are looking for dynamic employees with real entrepreneurial spirit that can continually look for new creative solutions to meet customer needs. I’m confident that we’ll find them in Northern Ireland.”
Arlene Foster, Investment Minister in Northern Ireland, welcomed the 89 new jobs.
“I am delighted that Revel Systems have decided to open their European headquarters here in Belfast,” she said.
“Their decision to establish this centre in Northern Ireland is based on the many advantages that this region has to offer international companies.”
The minister said the jobs would come with an above the private sector median salary.
Employment and Learning minister Stephen Farry added: “It is encouraging that the skills levels in Northern Ireland are such that we are attracting innovative and rapidly expanding companies, such as Revel Systems.