Global Tech Firm Activates Australian HQ And R&D Hub

09 February 2020

Global network analytics company, Niometrics, today announced Melbourne will host its new research and development (R&D) hub and Australia-New Zealand headquarters, creating at least 30 jobs.

The move underpins Victoria’s growing status as Australia’s top innovation and tech state. Global tech leaders such as Alibaba, Dialog, Square, Slack, Live Tiles and CyberGym have all recently established regional headquarters here.

Victoria produces a third of the nation’s tech graduates, while the state’s digital economy currently generates approximately $34 billion in revenue annually and employs over 83,000 people.

With eight offices around the world, Niometrics serves twelve telecommunications network operators across countries including Singapore, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Philippines, Australia and the UAE.

The Melbourne R&D Hub will develop key network and data analytics, and test, develop and deploy new technology.

To achieve this, the Hub will partner with Victoria’s world-class research institutions and tap into the large pool of ICT graduates pouring out of our leading universities.

New positions will include High-Performance DPI Engineers, C-Programmers, UX/UI Developers and Designers, Data Scientists, Database Engineers, Business Analysts and office administration roles.

This will be Niometrics third major R&D hub, after Singapore and Athens, and is expected to be operational by the end of November 2018.

Quotes attributable to Minister for Trade and Investment Philip Dalidakis

“Victoria continues to attract global tech leaders, strengthening our reputation as a centre of excellence and helping us grow the jobs and industries of our future economy.”

“Technology, science and research are at the heart of our vision to create jobs and drive economic growth for all Victorians.”

Quotes attributable to CEO of Niometrics Dr Kostas Anagnostakis

"The Niometrics ANZ HQ and Melbourne Research and Development Hub is made possible by Victoria’s strong base of highly-skilled professionals and its business-friendly environment."

Reviewed 26 June 2020

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