Software development firm to create 35 new high wage jobs by 2018
TAMPA, Fla. – March 23, 2016 – Nitro Mobile Solutions, a leading provider of software technology, consulting and services that help businesses streamline enterprise integration and mobile application development, announced that it will expand its headquarters in Tampa and add up to 35 new jobs by 2018. The roles will include a mix of software development, quality assurance, and technical support positions.
Nitro will be relocating its headquarters from New Tampa’s Highland Oaks to downtown Tampa this month, tripling its space from 3,000 square feet to 9,000 square feet and investing $100,000 in renovation, equipment, and office furnishings. The company will occupy Suite 910 of the BMO Building, located at 501 East Kennedy Blvd.
“Nitro’s rapid growth has been fueled by the incredibly talented people we have found in, or relocated to, Tampa,” said Pete Slade, CEO of Nitro Mobile Solutions. “Their expertise and creativity have helped us to develop successful, innovative products and create a culture that allows us to recruit the best. The support we have received from the local business community and Hillsborough County has been tremendous. We are very proud to be a part of Tampa’s technology industry and excited about Nitro’s future here.”
Founded in 2009, Nitro Mobile Solutions offers four core products: NitroServer®, a unique patent-pending mobile middleware technology platform; NitroARM™, an asset and resource management system that streamlines project management; ME2 by Nitro, a code-free content management system tool for financial institutions’ mobile applications; and the Solutions Group, a consulting services team of expert mobile developers, integrators and architects. The company has won prestigious local and national business recognition, including the number 248 spot on the Inc. 500 list and Technology Company of the Year Award from the Tampa Bay Technology Forum.
The Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation assisted Nitro Mobile Solutions by facilitating connections to CareerSource Tampa Bay and the University of South Florida for workforce recruiting, and the City of Tampa for help with a permitting request.
“Information technology companies like Nitro Mobile Solutions are at the forefront of Hillsborough County’s innovation economy and are helping to lure highly skilled millennial talent to our community,” said the Hon. Lesley “Les” Miller, Chair of the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners. “We’re committed to promoting the growth of this industry and providing existing businesses like Nitro with the support they need to thrive.”
Tampa and Hillsborough County are home to more than 20 percent of Florida’s information technology positions. Tampa Bay ranks first in Florida in terms of the concentration of computer network architects, .NET developers, data warehousing specialists and Hadoop developers, according to LinkedIn. The region ranks second for NoSQL developers and e-commerce professionals and third for the number of PHP developers in the state.
“Companies like Nitro Mobile Solutions are enhancing Tampa’s reputation as a major center for information technology and a great place to grow a tech company,” said Mayor Bob Buckhorn, City of Tampa. “Entrepreneurs like Pete Slade and his team are building new products and services that are setting the standard for the industry. We’re proud of their success, and deeply appreciate the high wage jobs they are creating right here in Tampa.”
Nitro Mobile Solutions joins a growing list of locally headquartered information technology firms that have announced expansions in Hillsborough County, including Accusoft, BlueGrace Logistics, ConnectWise, Hivelocity, ReliaQuest, SunView Software and Tribridge.
“We are thankful for Nitro Mobile Solutions’ increasing investment in Tampa and Hillsborough County and for the well-deserved recognition they have received locally and nationally for business excellence,” said Colleen Chappell, Chair of the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation and CEO of ChappellRoberts. “This expansion offers further proof that Tampa’s desirability as a headquarters location for large corporations and fast-growing companies alike is on the rise.”
Interested candidates are encouraged to visit http://www.nitromobilesolutions.com/Careers for more information about available positions.
About Nitro Mobile Solutions:
Nitro Mobile Solutions is a software development company that helps enterprises streamline and optimize business through technology. Nitro’s patent-pending tools, superior technology and unparalleled consulting expertise have been recognized by professional publications an organizations. Nitro has twice been named one of the top 100 small businesses in America by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, secured position #248 on the elite Inc. 500 for its exceptional growth and earned the titles Best Place to Work and Top Software Developers from the Tampa Bay Business Journal. Additionally, Nitro was named Technology Company of the Year by the Tampa Bay Technology Forum in 2015. Learn more at www.nitromobilesolutions.com.
About the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation
The Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development works to develop and sustain a thriving local economy through the attraction, retention and expansion of high-wage jobs and capital investment in Hillsborough County and the cities of Tampa, Plant City, and Temple Terrace. Our efforts are focused on growing locally established companies as well as recruiting corporate headquarters and regional operations in targeted industry sectors including Information Technology, Financial and Professional Services, Life Sciences, Defense and Security, Manufacturing, and Distribution and Logistics. The Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation exists because of the generous support of over 100 investors from the local community. For more information, visit www.tampaedc.com.
About Hillsborough County, Florida
Hillsborough County is the commercial and industrial heart of Tampa Bay. The fourth largest county in the state of Florida, Hillsborough is home to nearly 1.3 million residents, with thousands more arriving each year. Its strength is drawn from being one of the most advanced economies and having one of the most educated workforces in the state. Hillsborough County and its three municipalities –Tampa, Plant City, and Temple Terrace — offer a competitive business environment and an abundance of regional assets including Port Tampa Bay, Tampa International Airport, and MacDill Air Force Base. County government is focused on creating economic prosperity for residents and businesses throughout the area. To learn more, visit hillsboroughcounty.org.