Senior Software Engineer/ Team Lead

Job code: 569

Permanent 

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join new teams at a senior capacity, as part of an expanding global-scale innovation project, creating automation services to speed up R&D work for over 40k developers.

We are looking for an experienced, skilful and dynamic person, someone who takes ownership of their deliverables, is committed to building high quality, extensible code and who has extensive experience working with agile software development, multiple stakeholders at various levels and ideally experienced with complex and large-scale systems.

Team leading experience is an advantage, but not essential. This role includes technical mentoring of other team members, hence good leadership and mentoring skills are essential together with fluent verbal and written English.

ABOUT THE ROLE

  • Design, develop, and unit-test services, in accordance with established standards.
  • Design and maintain network-related automation services.
  • Guide team development efforts towards successful project delivery.
  • Provide technical expertise to teammates through coaching and mentoring.
  • Maintain high standards of software quality within the team by establishing good practices and habits. Perform strong and constructive code reviews.
  • Collaborate with other software developers, business analysts, software architects and customer stakeholders to plan, design, develop, test, and maintain automation services.
  • Assist Technical Product Manager in the collection and documentation of user's requirements, development of user stories, estimates, work plans and backlog prioritization.
  • Assist Technical Writer in the preparation of reports, manuals and other documentation
  • Participate in peer-reviews of solution designs and related code.
  • Present teams achievements in sprint demos between teams of the same organization.
  • Package and support deployment of releases.
  • Adhere to high-quality development principles while delivering solutions on-time and on-budget.
  • Keep up to date with the market trends, making sure your team is on good shape, while the customer benefits from the continuous learnings.

ABOUT YOU

  • 8+ years of hands-on experience in software development.
  • Experience leading teams, coaching, mentoring team members.
  • A collaborative approach to finding solutions -values direct communication with customers rather than tools and processes
  • Has the confidence to challenge decisions when needed and propose alternatives, both to the team and the customer
  • Friendly, motivating, humble, let’s do it team player.
  • Skilled at performing code reviews with Gerrit/Git/Github.
  • Proven experience with the design and development of complex, multi-tier software solutions
  • Display strong technical/architectural understanding
  • High level of innovative thinking and self-motivation to drive results
  • Passionate about code quality and coding best practices
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Good collaboration and communication skills in a global environment
  • Interest towards knowledge sharing
  • Proficiency in speaking and writing in English

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Desirable:

  • Fluent at a senior level in Python and one of the following languages: Java or Kotlin
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field
  • Some knowledge of network with a focus on Python scripting to configure and control IT infrastructure
  • Proficient in Linux.
  • Product development knowledge and product life cycle management knowledge

Essential:

  • Proficiency in test automation and passion for TDD
  • Git / Gerrit based development flow
  • Understand the need and come up with a solution and plan to implement it.
  • DevOps practices: Continuous Integration + Continuous Deployment, Jenkins
  • Passion for Container technologies (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes).

Nice-to-have's:

  • Preferably OSS, cloud and virtualization domain experience
  • Architectural skills, enterprise design pattern skills
  • Basic knowledge of networking areas (network transmission, switching/routing, MPLS and infrastructure)

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Fully remote start working from home during COVID-19
  • Flexible remote working
  • Market-leading Pension Package
  • Relocation Assistance if required
  • Health & Life Insurance
  • Meal-tickets
  • Excellent opportunities to experiment with new technologies
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Innovative and challenging work culture

If the above sounds like something you would be passionate about and if you possess the above skills, we look forward to hearing from you!

ABOUT US

Ammeon is an IT Services & Solutions company providing comprehensive, bespoke solutions with specialities in cutting edge technologies across DevOps Architecture, Cloud, Agile and Automation. We are a wholly-Irish-owned company of over 200 employees and growing, with a proven record of successfully delivering solutions across telecoms, banking, autonomous vehicles, AI and more.

We enable companies to scale their business using the expertise that Ammeon provides.

For over 15 years our clients, as diverse as Irish start-ups and Fortune 500 companies, has benefited from our unique consulting and technology capabilities. 

Ammeon is an equal opportunities employer. Ammeon reserves the right to request an employee to be flexible in his or her duties when the business needs require it.

Ammeon does not accept agency resumes and does not take any responsibility for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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