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Senior Back End Engineer

  • Sector:

    TECHNOLOGY

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Ivana Leto

  • Job ref:

    4382

  • Published:

    7 months ago

I am exclusively working on a new green field project with a South Dublin customer of mine and the biggest reinsurance company in the world. They received a massive investment  into their engineering greenfield function and they are looking to hire a polyglot Senior Back End Software Engineer. This is an opportunity for engineers who aren’t married to any one technology or tool and who want to use best in class cutting edge technology tools. The team will be constructed with an initial 5 hires to join the already in place Chief Cloud Architect and Platform Product Manager. You would be joining a project with a long term vision of creating and automating SaaS based products suites, where you will have a big say in how the build and design is started and implemented (startup incubator within a wider organisation).

Responsibilities

  • Build high quality, scalable, fault tolerant SaaS systems that customers love
  • Work closely with architecture and the rest of the team to develop coherent solutions that apply common and agreed best practice and tools
  • Learn from faults and apply improvements to ensure that we never fail for the same reason twice
  • Influence technical thought leadership within the company
  • Positively influence teams with motivation and a problem-solving attitude
  • Learn and grow constantly. Feed your passion for self-improvement and make those around you better

Requirements

  • 5+ years of work experience building high-performance large-scale Cloud-native products
  • Proven technical skills using technologies and frameworks such as (but not limited to) JavaScript, Java,.net, Python, Go, etc
  • Strong dedication to code quality, automation, security, compliance and operational excellence: TDD, unit/integration tests, workflows, everything as code
  • Solid experience with build and test automation frameworks (CI/CD)
  • Well-versed technical experience to challenge engineering, architecture and product decisions
  • Hands-on architecture, design and development experience leveraging Cloud providers such as AmazonAWS / Microsoft Azure
  • Proficiency in writing efficient, well-optimised and observable digital services
  • Deep understanding of how to design and build an extensible service platform
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to clearly explain complex technical issues to all levels of the team
  • A passion and curiosity to constantly learn new things as things change fast
  • Experience with agile product development practices and Git

If you are interested in hearing more, please reach out to me on i.leto@masonalexander.ie or 01 6854414. Client is highly engaged to hire and will move fast as timelines have been agreed in advanced.