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REF: 76635 0-130,000 21 Jul 2022 Dublin (Central) Permanent

REF: 76635

    21 Jul 2022
    Dublin (Central)

Lead Software Developer

About the Company

My client are a leading blockchain technology company Headquartered in Dublin City Centre. A company who has had significant successful with their unicorn product in the blockchain space with a product that will bring their customers business roaring into a new age of digital global trade. Currently an Engineering team size of over 80 very talent technologist and scaling up further across Ireland as they build the next generation of their team across the software delivery team.

About the Position

As a Lead Software Engineer, you take responsibility for the excellent quality of your own work while also leading a team of talented Software Engineers (7-10). You will deliver excellent individual work consistently and look to be challenged by the work being provided. You will work with the other Team Leader, Software Engineers, Lead Blockchain Engineers, Scrum Master and Product Owner to ensure we have clarity about our requirements, validity of proposed solutions and realistic commitments in terms of delivery timelines. You will be expected to contribute to the choice of tooling and architectural approaches used by the team and keep abreast of best practice in the development of secure, reliable applications.

Key Responsibilities

    Contributing to the success of the team in designing, developing, testing and delivering high quality enterprise grade software solutions and Leading a team of up to 10 Engineers.
    Working closely with other engineers, architects, product owners and UX experts across the whole business. Engaging with distributed teams to ensure cohesive development across the platform and technical stacks.
    Contributing to story refinement and creating solution designs.
    Implementing solutions to complex problems with minimal supervision.
    Participating in code, test and design reviews, and contributing to UI best practices.
    Mentoring other software developers on design patterns and development best practices.
    Investigating, evaluating & recommending appropriate tools, technologies & techniques.
    Delivering secure FE software solutions in a micro-services based architecture which align with our requirements and quality gates.
    Reporting the right things in the right way at the right time
    Acting as a gatekeeper you will work in a way that protects our people, systems and complies with our InfoSec and security policies and procedures
    Continuously improve how we get things done; recommend and implement better faster more effective ways of supporting our clients and team
    Effectively execute any special projects or ad-hoc tasks as assigned


    5+ years Kotlin/Java application development experience using springboot and 2+ years in a lead role.
    Experience working in an Agile development environment within scrum or Kanban teams
    Experience in automated testing, working with a number of automated frameworks (e.g. Robot, JUnit, Jasmine, Cucumber, Selenium/Protractor, etc)
    TDD and BDD experience an advantage
    Working knowledge of OO Design principles and patterns such as SOLID & DRY
    Good understanding of Web Services protocols such as REST and API design for extensibility and portability. Swagger or openAPI experience
    Proven experience developing SaaS on Azure or AWS.
    Experience debugging distributed systems with high loads including performance and memory profiling
    Solid working knowledge of database design, scripting and optimisation including Postgres, Elastic & other NoSQL & RDBMS.
    Strong industry experience in architecture and development of scalable production quality backend systems, including HA, DR, security and resiliency aspects.
    Experience with designing and implementing microservices
    Experience working with business stakeholders to understand business requirements and build thoughtful solutions
    Experience working with containers and orchestration platforms (Kubernetes, AKS, Docker, istio, etc.)
    Highly proactive and effective written and verbal communication skills
    Ability and willingness to take initiative and get things done
    A strong desire to exceed client expectation’s (internal & external) is a must
    An entrepreneurial and adaptable approach is a pre-requisite

Useful Skills

    Familiarity with Kotlin,
    Experience in some of Kong, Okta, JWT, Auth0, SSO.
    Strong proven experience with web technologies (Angular, CSS, SASS, HTML5, Javascript, JQuery and Typescript)
    Experience of Fintech, Secure Coding, secure code reviews.
    Any Blockchain/DLT experience/understanding a benefit
    Experience with Python
    Knowledge of workflow engines such as Camunda
    Solid working knowledge of database design, scripting and optimisation including MS SQL Server, MongoDB or other NoSQL & RDBMS.
    Expertise in application integration technologies (SSO, OAuth, etc.)
    Secure development and integration of DevOps tooling (Jenkins, GitHub Enterprise, Consul, Vault, Terraform, AWS CloudFormation, Azure Manager Resource templates, workflows, vendor SaaS, etc.)
    C# .NET application development experience
    Experience working with .NET web application development technologies (E.g. C#, Linq, Entity Framework, MVC, Dependency Injection, Message Queuing)
    Experience of powershell, bash, Helm

Remuneration Package


    Life in a fast-moving start-up environment and all that entails
    Competitive salary
    25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
    Flexi-lifestyle benefits (tailor your options to what is important to you; i.e. Health care, fitness, travel, continuous professional development etc)
    Pension Scheme
    MacBook or Dell? You choose the type of equipment you need to work more efficiently
    Keep active with numerous fitness team events and challenges organised throughout the year
    Growing your family? We know how important those first few months are for both parents and we are offering paid leave for both mums and dads so you can enjoy the new arrival!
    All the tools and supports needed to do an excellent job
    Ability to make a difference
    A dynamic workplace with a great balance of hard work and fun
    A culture of innovation and a structure in which to innovate

ContactFor more details on this or other IT roles, please contact Stacy Keogh on 01 5927878, email me or simply apply via the link below
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