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Job Description

Seeking a Senior Software Engineer professional to join a Global Financial Technology company for an initial 12 months basis in their EU Head-quarter in South Dublin.

Job Description:

  • Responsible for the analysis, design, development and delivery of software solutions.
  • Define requirements for new applications and customization adhering to company standards, processes and best practices.
  • Develop, customize, and test applications to integrate to company’s 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 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 roll-out 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 brown-bag 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.
  • 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 through out 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.

Education:

  • 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.

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.

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Test Engineer

Seeking a Test Engineer for an initial 12 months contract to join a Global Financial Technology Company based in Dublin.

Job Overview:

This position will be responsible for driving best practices for exploratory and automated testing within teams to deliver applications and solutions that meet the needs of our stakeholders, including consumers, merchants, issuers and governments.

Role:

- You will be driving the  Automated Quality/Test Strategy development, Integration testing, User journey automation, Cross device, Release sign-offs, 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 Rally.

- 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, document and share such knowledge to mentor new team members.

 

All About You:

- Experience testing across a variety of platforms: web and mobile user interface, web service and REST based APIs

- Expertise in software development to build and use automation frameworks using technologies: Visual Studio/IntelliJ and C#/Java are highly desirable, JUnit, Selenium, BDD Framework, Spring framework/.NET, REST, JSON and XML.

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

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

- Expertise with agile testing methodologies and tools