Senior Full Java Stack Developer

  • Dublin City Centre
  • Negotiable
  • Full Time


My Client is looking for a talented individual who can quickly become productive within our complex
technical environment. They must have experience of working in an Agile Continuous Integration
environment. The applicant must be a Senior Engineer with Java full stack development experience
and focused on quality of implementation.
The ideal candidate 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.

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

❖ 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, benchmarking, 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.
❖ 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).

Essential Skills, Experience, and Competencies:
❖ 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
❖ 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.

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    • Dublin City Centre
    • Negotiable
    • Full Time
    • 18th of October
    • IT