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Senior Java API Engineer – Contract – Dublin City

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Dublin City Centre


Software Engineering



Client of mine is looking to add 4 Senior Java API Engineers to their Digital team where they are looking to build out one of their main customer products that will drive their business and revenue forward over the next 3 years.

This is a 4 year project that is 2 years into the cycle and there is a number of new development and features to be built moving forward.

The hiring manager is looking for people who have good exposure to a microservices environment and who has proven examples of working on large scale API projects.

Paying excellent daily rates and the HM is looking for engineers to come in on a 6 month rolling contract (will suit someone who is looking for numerous contract renewals).


What you need:

  • Quickly get up to speed with the existing API Framework and Services Architecture
  • Work with the Architects and Technical Lead to size both the development effort and infrastructural resource requirements for any Services
  • Work with the Continuous Integration team to ensure seamless integration into current and future build and deployment models.
  • Work with the Front end team to ensure compatibility of any new API’s exposed
  • Develop Gherkin format feature files with the Business Analysts to the requirements laid out.
  • Develop JUnit and Spock tests to support the underlying functionality of any services application
  • Develop JMeter Scripts for the Load testing of Services• Model the data Components required for the both the consumption via restful (JSON) Service and for storage in both a relational and NoSQL format.
  • Deliver updates at daily stand up
  • Perform Peer Code Reviews
  • Provide support to the Test Team
  • Present solutions to Architects and Team Leads
  • Provide support to Production applications during deployment and day-to-day.


If this sounds like something that you would be interested to hear more about get in touch with Brendan on 01 6793182 or

Hiring Manager will interview towards the end of this week, early next week.


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