Cork firm Smartzone to create 90 jobs

Cork firm Smartzone to create 90 jobs
(l to r) Smartzone Founder and CEO Justin McInerney and Chief Product Officer Ken O’Shea announce 90 new jobs. Pic: Diane Cusack

A Cork company that specialises in home technology is to create up to 90 jobs across Ireland over the next 12 months.

Smartzone has established a strategic partnership with cloud-based security company,, and has also signed a deal with Aviva.

The jobs will be created in Cork and other locations around the country.

Following its launch, at the end of 2015, Smartzone, originally specialising in smart home-heating controls, has invested heavily in R&D to offer home and business owners the most-up-to date smart solutions for their premises.

Smartzone will be recruiting around the country to fill roles such as heating engineer, smart home installer, IT support, and BER consultant.

“Joining forces with Aviva is a huge deal for us and has fast-tracked our growth, with an ambitious target set of 10,000 Aviva Smart Home systems rolled out nationwide in year one,” said Smartzone founder and CEO, Justin McInerney. “We have an extremely skilled and experienced team, specialists in smart home integration and delivery, and are first to market in Ireland with many products.

“We look forward to expanding our team of smart home experts and will continue to develop our smart offering, as the lifestyle of our consumers evolves.”

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