Tánaiste & Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar today announced the creation of 75 new jobs at cybersecurity provider, Kontex.
Founded in 2015 by experienced security professional, Patrick O’Callaghan, Kontex operates in Ireland, UK and the Netherlands providing cybersecurity services and solutions to Fortune 500 companies, private and public sector organisations. The company, which currently employs 55 cybersecurity professionals, will soon expand its international presence further into a number of strategic locations in the US and Europe.
Kontex are recruiting across several cybersecurity domains including Information Governance, Cloud Architecture, Managed Security Services, Incident Response, Data Analytics and Security Engineering.
Speaking today, Tánaiste Varadkar said, "These 75 new jobs in Dublin and Tipperary are a real boost and will draw upon the experienced pool of talent we have here in Ireland. I am particularly pleased that some of these jobs are in Tipperary Town as the town has really struggled in recent years. This is a sign of hope."
Founder and Managing Director at Kontex, Patrick O’Callaghan added, "Kontex is on track to become one of the leading providers of specialist security services in Europe. We aim to expand our team to better meet a growing need to help enterprises solve complex cybersecurity challenges in a rapidly evolving threat landscape. We are actively recruiting for a number of roles which will be based in our offices in Dublin and Tipperary as well as hybrid / remote working opportunities to service our clients around the globe."