Aphix Software to create 25 new software and technology jobs in Drogheda
19th May 2017
Aphix Software, an award winning fintech software company and leading provider of mission critical digital ordering systems to wholesalers & e-tailers across the UK and Ireland has today announced the creation of 25 new jobs at its Drogheda base.
The new positions, supported by the Department of Jobs, through Enterprise Ireland are across many areas of the business to include customer success, software engineering and development. Recruitment has begun with all positions to be filled over the next 12 to 36 months.
Aphix Software helps wholesalers grow revenues, reduce costs, enhance customer experience and scale globally using the world’s most flexible real-time ordering platform. The new positions will be required to support the continued success and demand of Aphix Software’s platform, delivering on mission critical order systems, processing orders for wholesalers across the UK and Ireland.
Speaking at the announcement, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD said: “I am delighted to join the Aphix Software team today to celebrate the announcement of 25 new high tech and professional jobs here in Drogheda. My priority as Minister is to ensure an environment exists that nurtures development and job growth across the country. Today’s announcement is hugely welcome and of great significance to the local economy. With the support of my department through Enterprise Ireland, the new jobs created marks a new wave of momentum and growth in the company’s future. I would like to congratulate Graham O’Rourke and his team for their hard work and vision and wish them the very best in their endeavours.”
Graham O’Rourke, Co-Founder & CTO, Aphix Software said, “Following on from a very successful year for the business in 2016, our focus this year is to triple our growth via rapid expansion in the UK market. Based on the demand for our products, we are delighted to announce that we will create 25 new positions within the next three years at our HQ here at the Millbank in Drogheda.
Our customers are large wholesalers who have ambitious plans for growth and expansion. They see digital ordering as a key part of their strategy to reduce costs, scale their business and deliver the best in customer service. While Brexit poses a serious threat to wholesalers in the UK and Ireland, it also makes it more important than ever to invest in digital solutions including web and app ordering. We can help wholesalers achieve competition advantage, significantly reduce costs and increase online sales.”
CTO at Aphix Software, Mark Reilly added, “Recruitment is already under way for a variety of technology-based roles including software and app developers. Driving investment into the region is a key focus for us, providing a significant boost to employment and benefiting the local economy.”
Joe Healy, Divisional Manager, High Potential Start Up Division, Enterprise Ireland, said: “Enterprise Ireland’s mission is to partner with innovative Irish businesses with the drive and ambition to scale in international markets. Enterprise Ireland has worked closely with Aphix Software over the past year and seen first-hand how the company has gone from strength-to-strength. Enterprise Ireland looks forward to working with Aphix Software to continue to support their growth ambitions as they expand their reach even further into the UK market and beyond, strengthening their customer base internationally and continuing to create jobs here in the North-East region.”
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Note to Editors:
Aphix growth comes on the back of significant investment into the company, by Enterprise Ireland and external investors.
Awards & Accolades:
2017 National Finalist “National Enterprise Awards”
2017 Winner “Business All Stars Emerging Small Business of the Year“
2016 Winner "Best Micro" Drogheda Business Excellence Awards 2015 Winner "Tech start-up of the year" Tech Excellence Awards 2015 Regional Winner “IntertradeIreland Seedcorn All-island Business Competition” 2015 Regional Winner “Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur” 2014 Winner "Rising Star of the year" Tech Excellence Award
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