Software Engineer

Posted 08 November 2022
Salary €55000 - €57700 per annum + +10% Bonus
Job type Permanent
Discipline Technology
Contact NameMarkJames Search

Job description

Our client, a global cloud/ data protection company, is looking for a candidate for the role of Software Engineer, to join their team in Letterkenny, Ireland.

The ideal candidate has strong experience with NodeJS being the prominent requirement for the role. A background in Java and/or Python is appreciated.

Reporting to the Manager of Engineering, the candidate's primary focus will be the development of all server-side logic, definition, and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. Ideally, the right candidate will focus on software delivery best practices through the Agile methodology.


  • Develops software modules for various parts of the system.
  • Writes design documents and proposes design solutions.
  • Demonstrates strong understanding of software engineering processes such as agile methodologies, code-reviews, writing functional specifications.
  • Understands and maintains existing codebase, adds features, fixes bugs, re-factors existing code.
  • Solves challenging technical problems.
  • Collaborates with team members and cross functional product teams.
  • Writes well-designed, efficient, testable code.
  • Demonstrates strong knowledge of data structures.
  • Demonstrates good understanding of development tools such as version control, effort management and ticketing and compiling and generating builds.
  • Seeks help and advice from others when stuck to resolve existing issues at the earliest.
  • Gathering & understanding and breaking down requirements.
  • Provide technical mentorship to team members.
  • Demonstrates a strong passion to learn.
  • Possesses excellent interpersonal skills including communication and assertiveness.
  • Estimates work assigned to self.


  • Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience with recognized and applicable industry certifications.
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience working as a software engineer.
  • Proficiency with Node JS, JavaScript, React, Golang, and/or Python.
  • Experience in Cloud Technologies (preferably AWS, Azure).
  • Knowledge of Node.js and frameworks available for it e.g. Express, Sequelize, etc.
  • Understanding the nature of asynchronous programming and its quirks and workarounds.
  • Working knowledge of server-side CSS pre-processors e.g. SCSS, Less, etc.
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as HTML5, and CSS3.
  • Understanding accessibility and security compliance.
  • User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments.
  • Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system.
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application.
  • Understanding differences between multiple delivery platforms, such as mobile vs. desktop, and optimizing output to match the specific platform.
  • Ability to Create database schemas that represent and support business processes.
  • Implementing automated testing platforms and unit test.
  • Good understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git.
  • Experience with Kubernetes is an advantage.
  • AWS Accreditation a plus.

This is a permanent position working Monday-Friday with the possibility to work from remote twice a week.

The candidate must be based within 50miles from Dublin and the client cannot offer sponsorship.

Our client offers an excellent remuneration package and excellent career progression prospects.