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Zinkworks to create 50 new software jobs in Letterkenny

Written by Robert McHugh, on 29th Mar 2022. Posted in Technology

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Zinkworks has announced the establishment of a software engineering hub in the CoLab facility on the Letterkenny I.T. Campus in Letterkenny Co. Donegal, creating 50 new jobs over the next 18 months.
 
The Telecoms & Financial Services Research & Development company was founded in 2018 and currently employs 180 people at its head office in Athlone Co. Westmeath. The company’s focus is primarily in research and development in Telecommunications, particularly on 5G, where it works with world leading clients, delivering its own portfolio of products to market.
 
The Letterkenny hub will provide software development services including 5G network consulting, 5G network deployment, telecommunications R&D, and ICT consultancy. These 50 new roles will be across the areas of senior and mid-level software developers as well as a graduate programme. 
 
Welcoming the announcement, Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar said, "Congratulations to the Zinkworks team on this expansion which will see the creation of 50 new jobs over the next 18 months. This investment is a testament to the wealth of talent Letterkenny has to offer and indeed the hard work of the existing head office team in Athlone. The very best of luck."

CEO of Zinkworks, Paul Madden added, "As part of our ‘Bring the office to our people’ strategy, we are delighted to announce that we are opening a new branch in Letterkenny in the CoLab facility on the Letterkenny I.T. Campus. Since our launch four years ago, we’ve grown to a 180 person company in our head office in Athlone and today marks an exciting new step on our journey. We work with some of the biggest companies in the world and are developing our own product portfolio in Telecommunications."

Source: www.businessworld.ie

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