ICT firm Nostra is to create 120 new jobs over the next two years its Lucan, Co Dublin base.

The highly skilled positions are in Engineering, IT Support, Cybersecurity and Sales and Marketing and will bring the company's total employee number to 270.

Nostra was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Lucan, Dublin. It also has satellite regional offices in Athenry in Co Galway and in Mountmellick in Co Laois.

It provides end-to-end managed IT solutions to a number of world-leading brands and multinationals across multiple industries including manufacturing, pharma, education, healthcare and fintech.

Its clients include Dawn Farm Foods and aerospace firm Avolon.

Nostra said that some of the new jobs will be remote roles while others will be offered the option of hybrid working where they can combine working from home with working from one of the Nostra offices in Dublin, Laois or Galway.

An Enterprise Ireland client, Nostra is forecasting double digit growth in the next few years and is on course to reach a turnover of €50m by 2026.

Plans are currently in place to expand the existing office accommodation in order to facilitate the increased workforce.

The company is also undergoing a complete rebrand and digital makeover and will invest over €500,000 in both the new premises and branding project.

Kevin O'Loughlin, CEO of Nostra, said the business is seeing "exponential growth" across all services and sectors.

"Technology changes rapidly and a company must have the ability to pivot, especially now in uncertain times," Mr O'Loughlin said.

"Our customers are predominantly business owners who are focused on ensuring their day-to-day operations perform as they should," he said.

"IT networks, systems and cybersecurity are generally not something they have time to consider and that is where we step in. We manage all of the IT requirements so that people don't have to worry about whether their systems are protected and operating as they should," he added.

Kevin Sherry, Executive Director at Global Business Development at Enterprise Ireland said that Nostra is an innovation-focused company with ambitious plans for scaling and growing its business in international markets.

"The company's story demonstrates resilience and the importance of ambition and expertise in responding to challenges and evolving market demands," he added.

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said that Nostra's continued success speaks to the innovation and dynamism of Irish companies.

"Today's announcement is a strong vote of confidence in our talented and skilled workforce and is a welcome boost as we look to get people back to work in sustainable and high-quality jobs and rebuild our economy," Mr Martin said.