A New York-based know-how enterprise has introduced 50 new jobs in Belfast.
Qarik supplies cloud-based knowledge administration and evaluation software program growth providers.
Make investments Northern Eire has supplied £325,000 in help.
The roles vary from graduate to senior stage and embody software program engineers.
Financial system Minister Diane Dodds met the corporate’s founders throughout a go to to the US in March.
“I’m delighted that the discussions with Make investments Northern Eire, which began simply over 12 months in the past, haven’t solely reached a constructive conclusion, however that the corporate is already up and working with a workforce in place as a part of its new analysis and supply hub,” she mentioned.
“In addition to roles at a senior stage. the undertaking additionally consists of 10 positions particularly geared toward new graduates.”
The Division for the Financial system mentioned the roles will contribute £2.2 million in salaries annually to the native financial system.
‘Shut ties to universities’
Co-founder Gavan Corr, who’s initially from County Armagh, advised BBC Information NI he hopes the corporate can proceed to develop.
“If we might had this dialog a yr in the past we’d have been focusing on to have 20 folks employed by Christmas 2020 however the firm has grown in a short time,” he mentioned.
“This not solely offers us confidence in our choice however optimism for future progress.
“We have now very shut ties to the colleges and people ties for any firm coming into Northern Eire are completely essential.”