Principal Software Engineer

  • Location

    Limerick, Republic of Ireland

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  • Salary:

    Up to €0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Emmet McEneaney

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Principal Software Engineer

  • Limerick
  • 12 Month Contract
  • Daily Rate


  • Designs, codes, tests, debugs and documents software according to company's systems quality standards, policies and procedures.
  • Analyses business needs and creates software solutions.
  • Responsible for preparing design documentation.
  • Prepares test data for unit, string and parallel testing.
  • Evaluates and recommends software and hardware solutions to meet user needs.
  • Resolves customer issues with software solutions and responds to suggestions for improvements and enhancements.
  • Works with business and development teams to clarify requirements to ensure testability.
  • Drafts, revises, and maintains test plans, test cases, and automated test scripts.
  • Executes test procedures according to software requirements specifications Logs defects and makes recommendations to address defects.
  • Retests software corrections to ensure problems are resolved.
  • Documents evolution of testing procedures for future replication.
  • May conduct performance and scalability testing.


  • Plans, conducts and leads assignments generally involving moderate, high budgets projects or more than one project.
  • Manages user expectations regarding appropriate milestones and deadlines.
  • Assists in training, work assignment and checking of less experienced developers.
  • Serves as technical consultant to leaders in the IT organization and functional user groups.
  • Subject matter expert in one or more technical programming specialties; employs expertise as a generalist of a specialist.
  • Performs estimation efforts on complex projects and tracks progress.
  • Works on the highest level of problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors.
  • Documents, evaluates and researches test results; documents evolution of testing scripts for future replication.
  • Identifies, recommends and implements changes to enhance the effectiveness of quality assurance strategies.
  • Build Microsoft Stack ecommerce software on an enterprise scale.
  • Build, Test, and Deploy new features rapidly with the highest quality.
  • Continually push for technical excellence to deliver the best in class tools for our customers.
  • Work in an Agile, TDD, XP environment to collaborate with you team and across a giant organization.


  • Extensive experience working in Enterprise software development or a related field.
  • Excellent practical and theoretical knowledge of ASP.Net stack technologies - C#, MVC, Web API, Entity Framework, SQL Server, noSQL database.
  • Good working knowledge of JavaScript, especially Angular, and related client-side libraries
  • Good working knowledge of distributed systems, messaging technologies and cloud-based systems including microservice and SOA-based architecture.
  • Experience and knowledge of working in an Agile/Scrum, TDD, XP driven project.
  • Must have a drive to continually improve themselves and others within the team.

Experience with .NETCore, Angular, Web API (MS ASP.Net), MVC, WCF, RabbitMQ, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, JSON, XML, SOAP, REST, JQuery, .Net Framework, C#, Selenium Jasmine, Karma, TeamCity, Octopus, Gitlab, Cloud technologies, especially PCF is desirable but not essential

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates must have an EU Passport or Stamp 4 Visa to be considered for the role.

For more information or to apply to the role contact Emmet on 01 6455250 or email to emmet.mceneaney AT