PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oregon-based software development and IT consulting firm, Unosquare, announced today the official launch of its new Belfast, UK, engineering center.
Alastair Hamilton, Invest Northern Ireland CEO, applauded Unosquare’s decision to expand in the UK, stating, “The company uses innovative technology which will not only enhance the technical capability within Northern Ireland contributing towards the expansion of our ICT sector, but will also give experienced software developers new skills and exposure to new technology.”
The decision to open this development center in Northern Ireland was made due to the similarity of the culture to Unosquare’s and the vast talent pool that the country has to offer.
Invest NI played a significant role in helping to set up the new office, along with encouragement from existing Unosquare customers that requested engineering services from Europe.
The Belfast Unosquare office has eight employees to date, and plans to hire between 20 to 30 engineers by the end of 2017.
Unosquare, an Inc. 5,000 company three years in a row, is headquartered in Portland, Oregon, with several development offices in Mexico. Currently, the company has 300 employees and serves 40 customers in the healthcare, fintech, and software industries.
Headquartered in Portland, Oregon with offices in the USA, Mexico, and the UK, Unosquare builds custom software - and the required engineering teams - for cancer diagnostics technology, healthcare, fintech, and high-tech companies. Unosquare uses a proven model to provide fully Agile software engineering teams, BI, staff augmentation, cloud migration consulting, application development, QA/test solutions, and application support programs with more than 1,000 successful projects completed. Unosquare has been one of the 100 fastest growing private companies in Oregon three years in a row and was most recently to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies in the USA for 2015 and 2016.