Silicon Valley based software firm Dynamic Signal has announced plans to create 100 jobs in Belfast, with an average salary of £35,000.

The software company, which builds communication technology for clients including Telefonica (O2), Volvo Group, BMW, Nestle and UPS, plans to bring the roles to Belfast over the next four years.

The company already has seven staff are in has already begun a recruitment process to fill technical services, developer, customer service and engineering roles.

Invest NI, an economic development agency for Northern Ireland, has offered the company £650,000 towards creating the new roles. It predicts the move could contribute more than £3.4m in wages to the Northern Ireland economy.

“This new centre in Northern Ireland will play an important role as we expand our products and services, and look to grow our global customer base,” said Dynamic Signal founder and chief operating officer Steve Heyman.

“Invest NI provided invaluable insights into the region, its talent and the academic centres of excellence.

“We believe the skills available in the IT sector here, particularly in software development, and the quality of students graduating from third level education, makes this the right location for this new centre.”