July 11, 2018

Datawatch Systems Expands Headquarters, Plans 50 New Jobs In Montgomery County

More than 50 new full-time jobs are coming to Montgomery County when Datawatch Systems relocates its headquarters in Montgomery County.

Datawatch Systems is one of the top commercial office security providers in the country. The company is moving its operations to a nearby space on East West Highway in Bethesda, where it will lease 25,000 square feet of space in the coming years. Datawatch Systems currently employs 200 workers in the county.

Formed in 1981, Datawatch Systems remotely monitors hundreds of thousands of doors in more than 4,000 buildings throughout North America. The company began by providing services to customers throughout Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area and has since expanded to various international clients. Today, its portfolio includes Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and more.

To assist with the expansion, the Maryland Department of Commerce is providing a $50,000 training grant through the Partnership for Workforce Quality (PWQ) program, and Montgomery County is providing an $80,000 conditional grant through its Economic Development Fund. The company is also eligible for various tax credits including the state’s Job Creation Tax Credit.

More information about the expansion is available here.
More information about opportunities at Datawatch is available here.