100 jobs to be created in Tralee

100 jobs are to be created by a technology company in Tralee.

JRI America, which has been based in Kerry Technology Park since 2011, will create the new roles over the next five years.

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The company is a subsidiary of Japanese IT financial services company Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group.

The new roles are across a range of areas including IT security-related specialities, data centre support and quality assurance. The project is supported by the Irish Government and IDA Ireland.

The announcement was attended by Junior Minister Brendan Griffin. Recruitment for the roles is underway.