Lead Software Engineer-UI

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    Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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    Erik Souza

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    6 months ago

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Lead Software Engineer-UI

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Job Description:

This Lead Software Engineer (UI) will be part of the Operations & Technology Fraud Products team developing new capabilities for a Decision Management Platform, which serves as the core for multiple business solutions to combat fraud and validate cardholder identity. Our patented Java-based platform processes billions of transactions per month in tens of milliseconds using a multi-tiered, message-oriented approach for high performance and availability.


  • Deliver solutions by providing direct development of software.
  • Work closely with technical leads for assigned projects to assist in design and implementation tasks.
  • Shape and drive the adoption of UI technologies and practices across our teams.
  • Assist with production support issues by acting as a subject matter expert in resolving incidents and problem tickets.
  • Plan, design and develop technical solutions and alternatives to meet business requirements in adherence with standards, processes and best practices.
  • Lead day to day system development and maintenance activities of the team to meet service level agreements (SLAs) and create solutions with high level of innovation, cost effectiveness, high quality and faster time to market. Co-ordinate offshore development and manage day to day activities.
  • Accountable for full systems development life cycle including creating high quality requirements documents, use-cases, design and other technical artifacts including but not limited to performance benchmarking, release rollout and deployment plans, contingency/back-out plans, feasibility study, cost and time analysis and detailed estimates.
  • Participate in PoCs (Proof of Concept) and help the Department with selection of Vendor Solutions, Technologies, Methodologies and Frameworks.
  • Collaborate with vendor resources for support of products.
  • Conduct brownbag sessions on new and upcoming technologies, methodologies and application appropriate frameworks.
  • Ensure knowledge transfer and technical training is provided to company staff.
  • Actively look for opportunities to enhance standards and improve process efficiency.
  • Mentor and guide other team members during all phases of the SDLC.
  • Be an integral part of the Agile SAFe discover and elaboration sessions. Perform requirements and design reviews, peer code reviews and PCI security reviews to ensure compliance with standards.

Requires skills / experience:

  • Deep knowledge of Agile software development processes.
  • Experience with the design and development of complex, multi-tier software solutions.
  • Essential Skills for the UI Web Development role:
    • Expertise creating data-driven Single Page Apps (SPA) with Angular 2 or modern frameworks such as React + Redux.
    • Expertise with HTML5, ES5+ES6 and/or Typescript, SASS and CSS3. Please note you will be working with TypeScript.
    • Expertise working with REST APIs and third-party JavaScript libraries.
    • Must have experience with SPA debugging and packaging.
    • Experience with Git and SVN.
  • Must be high-energy, detail-oriented, proactive and have the ability to function under pressure in an independent environment.
  • Must provide the necessary skills to have a high degree of initiative and self-motivation to drive results.
  • Possesses strong communication skills -- both verbal and written - and strong relationship, collaborative skills and organisational skills.
  • Willingness and ability to learn and take on challenging opportunities and to work as a member of matrix based diverse and geographically distributed project team.

Desirable skills

  • Expertise with JavaScript BDD (Jasmine and Karma).
  • End-end testing with Protractor.