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Senior Backend Engineer – Contract – Dublin City Centre

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Dublin City Centre


Software Engineering





Immediate contract role just in!!!!

Tech client of mine based in Dublin City are looking to add 2 Senior Backend Engineer to their team to ensure delivery on key projects are completed by the end of the year.

They are looking to hire experienced engineers who have exposure to the following:

• Enterprise application development on the Spring stack

• Working within your favorite IDE: IntelliJ

• Writing software in Java, Groovy or Kotlin dependent on code base

• Testing automation with Groovy

• Writing unit tests for complex business logic

• Writing acceptance tests for all new or behaviour updates to RESTful APIs

• Contributing to our shared devops culture by improving our CI/CD pipelines

• Opportunities to work on full-stack (native & backend) development

• Contributing to the design and software development lifecycles

• Rotating into customer support sprints

• Performing code reviews or pair programming

• Opportunities to be the lead engineering contact for a designated customer

What you need:

Skill set needed:

• A degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related field or equivalent practical hands on experience

• 5 years professional experience in a related job using an Agile software lifecycle including TDD, pair programming, short release cycles

• Experience with at least one automation focused scripting language

• Expert knowledge of Java, OO, unit testing, enterprise design patterns

• Experience working on a distributed cloud based architecture

• Experience designing and developing RESTful API’s

• Experience with dependency injection frameworks e.g. Spring, Guice

• Experience with build technologies e.g. Gradle, Maven

• Java application server experience e.g. Jetty, Tomcat, Undertow


Desired Skills: (nice to haves)

• Full stack web development with a modern web framework

• Deployment and configuration management tools like Docker, Ansible

• iOS, Android or React native experience

• Automation Testing: Geb, Protractor

• Languages: Groovy, Kotlin, Clojure, Javascript, Swift/Objective-C, Python

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