Photo courtesy of Assured Enterprises

Photo courtesy of Assured Enterprises

Assured Enterprises, based in McLean, Va., is moving its corporate headquarters to Austin with plans to hire 150 new employees in the next 12 months.

The company is in the red-hot cybersecurity space. It makes an assessment tool to detect known vulnerabilities in software applications running on a workstation. It is hiring employees in software engineering, sales, marketing, development and operations.

The company will move into 28,000 square feet at 7300 Ranch to Market Road 2222 in building three of the Ladera Bend complex. It’s the space recently vacated by Spiceworks.

imgres-1The new office will serve as its corporate headquarters as well as the site of commercial product development. The company plans to keep an office in the greater Washington, D.C. area. The company provides cybersecurity solutions to the federal government and defense contracting market.

Assured Enterprises’ CEO Stephen M. Soble, CTO Jack Dufrene and Treasurer Sylvia Vigneault, will relocate to Austin in the coming months.

Additionally, the company announced that J. Patrick Lochrie, formerly with Freescale Semiconductor, will assume the role of Chief, Human Capital, overseeing development, growth and cultivation of company personnel, as well as leading human resource operations.