Friday, 6 October 2017 -- Leading Microsoft digital enterprise consultancy, Storm Technology announces the creation of over 60 new jobs at its Dublin and Galway operations. The planned expansion is in response to the growing demand for the company's digital transformation advisory and implementation services, which help organisations optimise their investment in digital technologies to save money, increase efficiency and drive growth.
The new positions, supported by the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation through Enterprise Ireland are across many areas of the business and include opportunities for senior managers, digital business consultants, change management experts and software professionals.
Welcoming the announcement An Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Frances Fitzgerald TD said "I am delighted to join Karl Flannery and his team at Storm Technology in their Galway headquarters today for the announcement of 60 new high value jobs. It is a testament to the vision and hard work of everyone in Storm Technology that this indigenous Irish company has grown to be one of Ireland's most respected business technology consultancies, working with well known and respected local and global brands in Ireland and internationally. I look forward to continued engagement with Storm Technology and wish them well as they scale their business in international markets."
Commenting on the announcement, Karl Flannery, CEO of Storm Technology said, "It's great to bring new job opportunities to the market as a result of the on-going growth of our business. We have been successfully achieving double-digit growth over the past five years and our plans are to double that over the next three years. Building out our team and attracting great talent is essential to our continued success. We believe that people are what make a business great and we are committed to investing in our staff by providing real opportunities for employees to develop their skills and careers."
"We are looking for people with a passion for digital transformation, solving challenges and guiding our great clients through the digital transformation journey to help them grow revenue, increase productivity and save money."
Speaking at the announcement John MacNamara, Enterprise Ireland Digital Technology Manager, said "Enterprise Ireland's mission is to partner with innovative Irish businesses with the drive and ambition to scale internationally. Storm Technology is a great example of an Irish company with global ambition. We have been working with the company since 1995 and we are delighted to support the company with the creation of 60 new jobs, helping them to further grow and expand their reach, strengthening their customer base internationally."
Storm Technology is a key player in Microsoft's digital transformation agenda, and a longstanding Microsoft Gold Partner. The company has deep expertise in the wide spectrum of Microsoft platforms including Office 365, Dynamics 365, Azure, SharePoint, SQL, data and analytics solutions.
The business has an extensive client base, which includes household names such as AIB, CIE, Topaz, Kerry Group and Volkswagen. The company has been recognised by the industry for the quality and impact of its work winning the Irish Software Association's Digital Technology Services Project of the Year award and the Tech Excellence IT Project of the Year award.