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OpenSky to create 80 jobs after €2.5m investment in expansion

Written by Robert McHugh, on 16th May 2019. Posted in Technology

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It was announced today that OpenSky has invested €2.5 million in its own expansion and will create 80 jobs over the next two years.

OpenSky is Ireland’s only GovTech transformation specialist which provides process automated solutions to public sector bodies. The company’s employee numbers are set to reach 160 by the end of 2021. New roles will include digital transformation consultants, software engineers, sales and marketing executives, and project and team leaders.

Over the last two years, OpenSky has achieved continued growth, with revenue increasing 30% year-on-year. As well as investing in new additions to the team, 10% of revenue is put towards research and development activities. The team has successfully delivered major projects for 50 organisations in the sector, impacting 2.5 million people every day. Their systems manage more than 100 million digital transactions per month between Ireland and the UK.

Welcoming the news, Minister of State for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection, Pat Breen said, "Innovation and digitisation are key to Ireland’s continued economic success and so I very much welcome OpenSky’s ambitious plans for expansion. I would like to congratulate them on their continued success and of course very much welcome the 80 high-end jobs that will be created."

Managing Director at OpenSky, Michael Cronin added, "More and more public service agencies and government organisations realise how important it is for them to be able to boost productivity, deliver services and support citizens as directly and efficiently as possible. By transforming, they can not only streamline their own processes and optimise resources, but also enhance the citizen experience and create a digital government that works. In order to meet this increasing and evolving demand, we have invested in expanding our team and adding new services."

Source: www.businessworld.ie

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