Software company wants to create 100 jobs in Chattanooga

FILE - In this Monday, June 15, 2015 file photo, Asad Qizilbash, head of software marketing for Sony Computer Entertainment America, walks out onstage as graphics from the video game "Dreams" are displayed during the Sony Playstation at E3 2015 news conference at the Los Angeles Sports Arena in Los Angeles. The video-game industry’s annual Electronic Entertainment Expo, which wrapped up Thursday at the Los Angeles Convention Center is an overwhelming, exhausting experience - so many games, so little time. With exclusive games the best way to attract buyers, Sony’s PS4 has “Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End,” “The Last Guardian,” “Horizon: Zero Dawn,” “Dreams” and the spooky “What Remains of Edith Finch.” (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
photo Shayne Woods, president of Chattanooga-based healthcare technology startup FwdHealth, talks about the company's integration of health tracking apps during the Gig Tank Demo Day in this 2014 file photo.

A software development firm is interested in placing an office in Chattanooga and creating 100 jobs over three years, but it needs to find enough Java developers first.

"Successful recruitment of this company will strengthen our growing tech sector, diversify our local economy and help us retain existing talent as well as attract new talent," said Charles Wood, vice president of economic development at the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce.

The Chamber isn't naming the firm, but it's conducting a blind job posting for a firm interested in expanding to Chattanooga.

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