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Backend Software Engineer

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Dublin, Ireland, Remote


Software Development, Software Engineering, Software Testing





Backend Engineer

My client are looking for a talented technology enthusiast and puzzle solver who can learn their tools and hey, maybe you can suggest some new ones. The role will see you immersed in a team of .NET developers, interacting with other teams such as Architects, Product, QA and DBA to name just a few. You’ll perform hands on development with an exciting technology stack and play a key part in the design and decision-making process. While the role is hands-on from a coding perspective, there’s also a strong emphasis on being involved with enhancing design, technical standards, improving the development process and the ongoing investigation around new technologies and practices.

This is a permanent role with my client based in Dublin however they are completely flexible regarding working conditions so anyone in Ireland is welcome to apply

You will have fun doing….

  • Build out web-scale applications and platforms using modern .NET technology
  • Work with the latest platforms and tooling including VS2019 and .NET 4.7.1/.NET Core
  • Be part of a highly effective team using Kanban methodologies.
  • Work with exciting Microsoft and Open Source technologies (Redis, RabbitMQ, StructureMap, MongoDb and nHibernate).
  • Participate in adoption of native cloud technologies as we have just finished our migration to AWS.
  • Slice monoliths into new .NET Core microservices and moving towards Docker containers.
  • Be part of the whole lifecycle of a feature, from the idea to discussion with the business to the delivery, releasing and production.
  • Belong to a team which are constantly thinking about efficiency through good practices.
  • Participate in discussion about new features, refactor opportunities, team improvements, new techs etc.

What you need:

  • At least 3 years commercial experience in a backend Software Developer role
  • Experience with C#, ASP.NET MVC, SQL Server and Visual Studio
  • Knowledge on front end technologies, architecture design, microservices, design patterns, code refactoring, mocking frameworks and security.
  • Experience in best practices in application development; including Agile Development, Continuous Integration, Test Driven Development and SOLID principles
  • Knowledge of modern technology concepts; best practices and patterns including API first development (REST) and HTTP technologies
  • Strong testing focus, ability to write “clean” and “well designed code”

Please note: We have a number of similar positions currently, and in the future, which we would like to discuss with you should you indicate your interest in this role. When we receive your application for this role, we will contact you to advise you of our process for other similar positions.

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Your shared data will not be disclosed or transferred to a third party data controller or data processor located outside the EEA unless we have obtained your express consent. We look forward to working with you.

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