30 jobs for Cork cybersecurity firm

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney joined Smarttech247's CEO and founder Ronan Murphy (right) and General Manager Raluca Saceanu, as the company announced it's creating 30 new jobs in Cork to support their growth and expansion plans for 2021. (Photo: Michael O'Sullivan / OSM Photo)

A Cork based cybersecurity firm is set to hire 30 more staff to support their continued growth and expansion. Smarttech247, which officially opened the company’s base in the city in 2018, announced its intention for further growth its operations on Tuesday.

To keep pace with the ever-expanding threat landscape, the cybersecurity firm is investing in threat intelligence and continuous R&D capabilities.

Investing heavily in R&D in Ireland and international sales offices, the firm is working on new products for launch this year and recruits from this round of hiring will support this plan and help grow its customer base. 

The 30 new positions announced, to be based at the company’s Cork offices, will be across finance, international sales, business analysis, SOC engineering, marketing and HR.

This week’s announcement follows a series of measures Smarttech247 took to encourage diversity in its workforce and the wider cybersecurity community in 2020.

The firm launched its inaugural Information Security Graduate Programme and Women in Cybersecurity Academy Programme in the past 12 months.

Those interested in applying for one of the new positions can visit www.smarttech247.com/careers/