Northern Ireland: A great place to live and work

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Northern Ireland is a modern and vibrant region. With excellent career opportunities, a great social scene, various sports events and award winning restaurants, Northern Ireland has lots to offer.

City lights, rugged hills and beautiful coastline are all within just an hour of any location.

Our people are known for their warmth and good humour, so you’ll quickly feel at home.

And with one of the lowest costs of living in Western Europe, your salary will go further to make sure you enjoy more of the craic!

Grow your career with established multinationals or high-growth indigenous companies
Northern Ireland has well-established, vibrant clusters in software development, mobile and wireless communications, security (homeland, data and cyber security), search technology and cloud computing.

With a growing ICT sector and a good balance of international investor companies and globally-successful indigenous companies, a number of career development paths await you.

"I’ve been living in Northern Ireland for over 10 years and it really does feel like home - people are very friendly and family life and values are similar to those in Spain. In the IT sector there are opportunities for technical people to find some great companies to work for."

Fernando Gutierrez, Equiniti-ICS

Quick facts about Northern Ireland

2 ½ hour direct flight from Barcelona
National bus and rail network
Direct flights to many European locations;
over 200 direct flights each week to London;
Dublin airport is just two hours by road/rail.


Current opportunities:
Asidua provides IT software and embedded telecoms services to a range of market sectors including telecom service providers, local government, police services, and connected devices and telecoms systems. Asidua is a recognised Investor in People (Gold).
Citi, the leading global financial services company, provides customers in over 100 countries with a broad range of financial products and services. Citi Belfast creates the technology that will shape the future of banking.
Concentrix is a recognized leader in providing innovative services and technology to accelerate high-value interactions at every stage of a customer’s lifecycle. Concentrix supports over 26 languages from its centre in Belfast.

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Core are leading-edge experts in Identity and Inmate management solutions for high security facilities. Core’s innovative biometric solutions play a vital role in maintaining control within the highest security establishments in Europe.

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Equiniti ICS specialises in IT and payroll services and employs over 300 staff in Belfast and 100 in India. The company has enjoyed steady growth for 10 years and is now aiming for a 30 per cent increase in revenues over the next two years.

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Kana specialises in technology used in service management and counts half of the Fortune 100 companies among its clients. Kana is growing its European footprint from its development, consulting and technical support unit in Belfast.
Liberty Information Technology is a professional IT company working on technically complex and responsive software solutions (Java and .Net) exclusively for U.S. parent company, Liberty Mutual Insurance.
Novosco is a leading provider of cloud computing and IT infrastructure services, including infrastructure optimisation, disaster recovery and managed services. Listed in the Deloitte Fast 50 for 14 consecutive years - the prestigious listing of Ireland’s highest-growth tech businesses.