Senior Software Engineer

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Senior Software Engineer to work as part of the Software Development Team. We are looking for a talented individual who can quickly become productive within a complex technical environment.

The right candidate will have experience of working in an Agile Continuous Integration environment, be a Senior Engineer with Java full stack development experience and focused on quality of implementation. Will have proven experience in software development, specifically developing Java web services and Spring components, with a track record of high quality delivery, combined with a keen appetite for all aspects of software engineering.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and ensure that requirements and proposed solutions align with technology domains and business area strategic directions

  • Contribute to project planning to define activities, resources, timelines and cost estimates

  • Lead software development effort for specific projects as required

  • Develop / modify / configure / integrate solution to meet design

  • Develop, run and verify test cases (e.g. unit, stress, volume, bench-marking, black box routines)

  • Develop / manage solution components (e.g. version control, code, automated build, deploy, unit test scripts, scheduling, configuration, documentation etc.)

  • Manage defects (e.g. diagnosis of defects during testing phases, prioritization and scoping of defect resolution and enhancements, vendor engagement)

  • Provide consultation and support for testing phases

  • Complete deliverables within methodologies and change management processes (e.g. documentation)

  • Participate / coordinate / create / execute implementation plan

  • Support Solutions post implementation – Investigation, analysis, tracking, resolution

  • Contribute to system health/vitality activities

  • Identify / recommend / implement enhancements, standards, methods, tools, processes and practices for SDEs

  • Assess the impacts of scope changes to SD activities, Identify and assess risks

  • Contribute to the identification of hardware requirements, software, tools, and training needs

  • Lead, consult with and mentor I.S. / business / external partners by providing support and direction on SD processes and practices

  • Support peer development (e.g. mentorship, coaching, training)

 

Purpose of the Role:

 

The role covers all stages of the software development lifecycle from strategy, application design & development to system amendment, maintenance and support. Development tasks will have a mixture of business and technical deliverables. 

 

Assignments are of high complexity, are focused on multiple features, functions, applications and technologies where the impacts and risks associated with these developments are high. It contributes to the Software Development practice, and to the I.S. Enterprise (e.g., training, process, practices). It is accountable for the software deliverables of the overall solution. All development will require a high degree of co-operation with other team areas within the I.S. function. In particular the individual will work closely with other senior practitioners including Systems, Technology, and Data Architects; System and Business Analysts; and Programme and Project Managers. 

 

The Senior Software Engineer must ensure that all software developed meets I.S standards and is compliant with company and other regulatory bodies.

Qualifications / Skills and Experience:

  • 7+ Years Java programming experience

  • Experience in effectively applying I.S. and industry methods, processes, and practices while working within a governance structure

  • Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, Service-oriented architectures (SOA) and relational databases

  • Good knowledge of System Architectures, Software Engineering, and DevOps / Agile practices - experience of Agile Methodologies and operating in agile / scrum based teams

  • Strong competencies in Analysis & Problem Solving, Collaboration & Teamwork, Communication, Planning and Organising, and Working on own Initiative

  • Ability to multitask while maintaining a high level of attention to detail

  • A solution driven, self-starter with commitment and follow through

  • Fluent in English – written and verbal.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Knowledge of insurance or financial services industry applications and functionality

  • Experience developing Broker IT / Broker portal solutions for the Insurance Industry

  • Experience of Team Leading, Balancing Workloads, Performance Management, and Staff Mentoring

  • Knowledge and experience of Angular, npm, TypeScript, HTML and CSS

  • Experience using JIRA

  • Working knowledge of German language

  • 3rd level qualification in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related discipline.

 

The role is based in Dublin, Ireland, with occasional travel to sister companies in Germany.

 


Benefits


Health Insurance allowance of 1125 eu p.a. payable on top of salary;

Bonus range of 0 - 20%

Defined Contribution Pension scheme:


For under 40s


When employee contributes 4%, of their salary company contributes another 10%;

When employee contributes 5% of their salary, company contributes another 11%

When employee contributes 6% of their salary, company contributes another 12%.

Additional contributions can be made over 6%, they will be classified as Additional Voluntary Contributions (AVCs).


 


For over 40s or more than 10 years’ service


When employee contributes 4% of their salary, company contributes 15%.

 

  • Annual Leave –  24 days

  • Share Purchase Scheme;

  • Study Support for relevant qualifications;

  • Death in Service Benefit;

  • Permanent Health Insurance;

  • Subsidised Staff Restaurant;

  • Cycle to Work Scheme;

  • Travel pass scheme;

  • Affinity scheme with staff discounts on company policies;

  • Employee Assistance Programme – confidential, professional counselling service;

  • Subsided Gym /  Swimming Pool / Squash courts;

  • Active Sports & Social Club e.g. active running club;

  • Life events leave – 2 days extra leave per year for an event important to you e.g. moving home, child starting school, etc.

  • Enhanced Parental Leave – parents will now be able to take parental leave to take care of their children up to age 14 instead of age 8 plus they will have the option to spread the cost over the year (after a year’s service).
     

Location: Dublin - Hybrid

Salary: 70,000 - 75,000/annum +  Fantastic Benefits

Full Time, Permanent

If you would like to work with a talented team of people in a large organisation where you will benefit from a great salary and benefits package, then apply now by sending your CV to Devin@talentvanpe.com

 

No sponsorships. You must be eligible to live and work in the Dublin