Lead Software Engineer

Job reference:
about 1 month ago

Candidate must have valid visa to work in Ireland (Stamp 1G/Stamp 4/EU Passport)

Dublin, Hybrid
Job type: Full time, Permanent
Sector and subsector: IT |Engineer

Job Details:
We are hiring for a Lead Software Engineer for our client based in Dublin who are a market leader in digital commerce for travel retail. This role is a full time, permanent position. We are looking for a Lead Software Engineer with a high quality, continuous improvement and product-focused mindset who enjoys working as part of a team. Our client also recognizes the need for a flexible, hybrid working model, thus offering remote-working opportunities.

The role:
As a Lead Software Engineer, you will be working with one of our full-stack engineering teams. Transforming our platform to be software as a service, developing the next-gen SAAS marketplace for airlines. Adding capabilities to our existing suite for customers like Virgin, SAS, Jet Blue, and Aer Lingus to name but a few.


  • As a member of the Pod leadership team, your role will be split between development, providing technical support, and mentoring to the team.
  • Supporting a co-located team of highly skilled engineers.
  • Technically hands-on providing estimates, designing, coding, and debugging alongside the team.
  • Working as part of an Agile environment.
  • Working closely with our quality and performance engineers.

Job requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in Java development, Web Services and object orientated principles. Highly proficient knowledge of Java.
  • 2+ years' experience technically leading a Software Engineering team ideally within a fast-paced dynamic product-based company.
  • Excellent understanding of software development practices and have worked in multi-disciplined teams before.
  • Solid experience in the development of highly available and scalable applications
  • Ability to learn independently.

/Desired knowledge or certification:

  • Degree in Computing or Science.
  • A good understanding of Agile principles whilst working with Scrum Teams.
  • Expert Knowledge is some of these technologies: Spring, J2EE, Memcached, REST, SOAP, JBoss, Tomcat, JDBC, React, JavaScript.
  • Practical experience with databases such as Oracle, Document DB and Mongo DB.
  • Jenkins with a strong focus on pipelines and dev ops (SALT).
  • Atlassian suite of products bitbucket/Jira/Confluence.

    Candidate must have valid visa to work in Ireland (Stamp 1G/Stamp 4/EU Passport)
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