US health software company expands in North

Massachusetts-based HighRoads to create 20 jobs in move to back firm’s expansion plans

HighRoads specialises in providing healthcare plan providers with a range of software solutions that automate the creation of new products.

HighRoads specialises in providing healthcare plan providers with a range of software solutions that automate the creation of new products.

 

An American health software technology company has opened a new engineering centre in Northern Ireland which is expected to create 20 jobs.

HighRoads, which is headquartered in Massachusetts, intends to create a team of people in Belfast who will help support the company’s expansion plans.

The US company specialises in providing healthcare plan providers with a range of software solutions that automate the creation of new products.

Its Belfast software centre, which already has 12 staff in place, will focus on software development that will support HighRoads’ current product data management solutions such as the P2Advance.

HighRoads plans to recruit engineering, product management, and engineering operations professionals in the North.

Ajay Bhandari, senior vice-president of engineering at HighRoads said: “The market opportunity for our product is substantial and we need to expand our software capability and capacity to enable us to take advantage of that. The Belfast technology team will be critical to the development of our product offerings and we are very much looking forward to building and benefiting from the team.”

Invest NI is supporting the American’s company’s investment project in Northern Ireland with financial support totalling £99,900 (€111,000).