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Job Description

Job Title: Software Engineer (Java)- Salary 475 Euros- Dublin

Job Description:  Responsible for the analysis, design, development and delivery of software solutions. Define requirements for new applications and customization adhering to the clients standards, processes and best practices. Develop, customize, and test applications to integrate to the clients specifications. Provide leadership, mentoring, and technical training to other team members 

Major Accountabilities: 

•             Plan, design and develop technical solutions and alternatives to meet business requirements in adherence with the clients standards, processes and best practices. 

•             Lead day to day system development and maintenance activities of the team to meet service level agreements (SLAs) and create solutions with high level of innovation, cost effectiveness, high quality and faster time to market. 

•             Accountable for full systems development life cycle including creating high quality requirements documents, use-cases, design and other technical artifacts including but not limited to detailed test strategy/test design, performance benchmarking, release rollout and deployment plans, contingency/back-out plans, feasibility study, cost and time analysis and detailed estimates. 

•             Perform system maintenance, production incident problem management, identification of root cause, remediation of the problems and on-call pager support schedule. Select appropriate technical frameworks and solution delivery methodology. Adapt to the technical artifact templates per the needs of the project and technology. Contribute ideas to help ensure that required standards and processes are in place. Maintain solution and technology road maps. 

•             Research and evaluate current and upcoming technologies and frameworks. 

•             Participate in PoCs (Proof of Concept) and help the Department with selection of Vendor Solutions, Technologies, Methodologies and Frameworks.

•             Collaborate with Vendor Resources for Support of Products. 

•             Conduct brownbag sessions on new and upcoming technologies, methodologies and application appropriate frameworks. Ensure knowledge transfer of vendor technology to staff. Provide technical training to the other team members. 

•             Follow and promote Quality Assurance and Quality Control processes in the department. Actively look for opportunities to enhance standards and improve process efficiency. Mentor and guide other team members during all phases of the SDLC. Ensure adequate test coverage in Unit Testing, System Testing/Integration Testing and Performance Testing. Perform Quality Inspections and Walkthroughs throughout the SDLC including Requirements Review, Design Review, Code Review and Security Review to ensure compliance with standards. 

•             Co-ordinate offshore development and manage day to day activities. 


•             Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent work experience. 

Knowledge / Experience: 

•             3 to 5 years of experience in related field. 

•             3 to 5 years of experience in delivering secure solutions in Financial Services Sector is preferred. 

•             Broad understanding of Software Engineering Concepts and Methodologies is required. 

•             Demonstrate MC Core Competencies.  

Skills/ Abilities: 

•             Must be high-energy, detail-oriented, proactive and have the ability to function under pressure in an independent environment. 

•             Must provide the necessary skills to have a high degree of initiative and self-motivation to drive results.

•             Possesses strong communication skills -- both verbal and written – and strong relationship, collaborative skills and organizational skills. 

•             Willingness and ability to learn and take on challenging opportunities and to work as a member of matrix based diverse and geographically distributed project team.

If this sounds like a good fit please apply with an up to date copy of your CV.

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Senior Test Engineer, 12 months contract - Dublin

This position will be responsible for driving best practices for exploratory and automated testing within Enterprise Security Solutions (ESS) teams. This team provides comprehensive platform for authentication, fraud prevention and dispute resolution Services for payment transactions on the company's network.



Role :

• This position will drive Quality/Test Strategy creation, Manual testing, Integration testing, User journey automation, Cross device/browser automation for web applications, etc.

• Coordinate and participate in requirements review/story elaborations and testing activities to deliver high quality products and incremental value with every iteration.

• Review project test and implementation schedules. Document test plans and acceptance criteria using JIRA, Rally or such solution life cycle management tools.

• Develop test scripts and perform automated and manual exploratory testing to ensure software meets business and security requirements and established practices.

• Own responsibility for end-to-end product quality including: defect management and oversight, status reporting and metrics creation, and escalation for issues discovered during the testing phase

• Develop business and product knowledge over time


All About You

• Expertise of agile and waterfall testing methodologies and tools such as JIRA, RALLY, Rational Team Concert, Quality Center, etc..

• Experience in both Unit and Integration testing needs with exposure to data virtualization tools.

• Experience testing across a variety of platforms: web and mobile user interface, APIs (REST and SOAP), and/or data warehouse reports.

• Expertise in software development to build and use automation frameworks using technologies: Java/.NET, JUnit, Selenium, JBehave, Soap UI/Pro, Spring framework, REST, JSON and XML, Eclipse IDE, etc..

• Demonstrated experience developing high quality test strategies and test execution – specific focus on cross browser and cross device testing.

• Ability to create good acceptance and integration test automation scripts and integrate with Continuous integration (Jenkins/Bamboo) and code coverage tools (Sonar, Clover).

• Exposure to Continuous integration and delivery concepts desirable.

• Exposure to performance engineering requirements desirable to develop Non Functional requirements from the start.




• Strong organizational and problem-solving skills with great attention to detail, critical thinking, solid communication and proven leadership skills - with the ability to lead multiple test paths simultaneously.

Please do get in touch, if this sounds like you;