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Java Team Leader – Innovative SaaS Platform

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Dublin West


Software Engineering





Stelfox have partnered with a multinational software development company in Dublin that have been consistently voted as one of the best places to work for the last 7 years.

Our client have created an innovative SaaS based Employee Recognition and Rewards platform that is used by leading global companies such as Intel, Sony and LinkedIn to name just a few.

They are currently embarking on a new platform expansion project and are looking to hire a Java Team Leader to help build and lead a new engineering team that will focus on developing the first version of the solution.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a multi-disciplinary team consisting of Software Engineers (onshore & off-shore), QA Automation, Software Architect and Designer.  He/she will also have regular collaboration other technical leaders (Product & Engineering Management) and executive stakeholders (VP of Product, CTO and CEO).

What you’ll be doing…

  • Lead the design, development, delivery and support for a new product feature area
  • Develop high quality solutions that meet agreed milestones
  • Be actively involved in the hiring process for a new project team
  • Manage, coach, mentor and lead a high performing multi-functional team
  • Carry out regular performance management including career planning, 1 to 1’s, etc.
  • Contribute towards improving best practices around software development, continuous integration, quality assurance, automation and deployment

What you need:

  • Relevant Technical Degree
  • 8-10 years commercial software engineering experience
  • 2 years recent experience in leading a technical team, where you were responsible for manging team performance
  • Extensive “hands on” Java programming
  • Technical skills to include most of the following: Java8, Spring MVC, Microservices Architecture, Web Services, Apache Tomcat, Oracle 12c, Elasticsearch, Hadoop, ActiveMQ, JavaScript, JQuery, Selenium, TestNG, AWS, Jenkins.
  • Proven leadership and motivation skills
  • Experience in creating an inspiring team environment
  • Ability to successfully lead a team that delivers cutting edge SaaS solutions
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
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