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Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Dublin, Ireland
Posted on Saturday, November 4, 2023

Job Description:

This is a hybrid role, requiring presence in our Dublin office at least two times per week.

We are looking for an experienced Software Engineer to join our team in expanding and improving our Recognition & Celebrations solutions. We are a group of peers with high levels of trust and respect who collaborate closely to build the best software we can, given the constraints we have. We succeed together, so your peers will always have your back. This is grown-up software engineering!

This team is at the heart of how Workhuman helps our customers build and sustain cultures of gratitude. These teams design and deliver innovative solutions that enable our customers to spread a culture of recognition and celebration within their workplaces.

Tech stack: Java 8, Python, Spring, RESTful webservices, Apache Camel, ActiveMQ, AWS, Kubernetes, Terraform, API, Oracle, Postgres, NoSQL DB, PL/SQL, JMeter, Jenkins, Sonar, Maven, Git, Docker/Containerization.

What we can offer you:

  • An opportunity to work with distributed development team continuously delivering solutions that will enhance our SaaS platform capability.

  • An opportunity to contribute to sprint planning & backlog refinement sessions, daily stand-ups and retrospectives with our technology teams (Dev, Automated QA, UX/UI, Product)

  • An opportunity to work with our DevOps and Architecture teams to move to a continuous deployment model.

The skills you will bring:

  • You have 3+ years working in enterprise applications development with the following: Java, Spring, JMS, Camel, Leveraging AWS infrastructure

  • You are familiar with RESTful as an API design and common Batch Processing Patterns

  • You have Database application development experience with SQL or NoSQL databases.

  • Having knowledge of Linux and shell scripting is an advantage.

  • You have experience with git or other version control tools.

  • You have experience with automated unit and integration testing

  • You have an agile mindset, valuing collaboration, continuous improvement, adaptability and flexibility.

  • You are autonomous, driven and a fast learner.

  • You are a strong communicator and collaborator.


  • You have collaborated openly with the team on shared items of work and communicated well in a team-oriented environment across locations.

  • You will have a passion for learning and introducing new technologies


  • 25 days annual leave, increasing with years of service

  • Company plan VHI Health Care & Dental cover for employee, partner and children

  • Pension commencing from day one and matched up to 5% after the probation period.

  • Income Protection

  • Life Assurance

  • We live our values and that includes being super-users of our own recognition program, Workhuman Spark®.

  • Discounted gift certificates

  • Discounted TaxSaver Travel cards/free car parking (subject to availability)

  • Access to our Tuition Reimbursement Scheme

  • Access to Workhuman University

  • Workhuman employees are offered up to one paid day volunteering per year.

  • Access to a fully equipped, state of the art onsite gym and fitness area wit shower facilities

  • Ability to participate in onsite regular gym classes led by professional instructors including spin, yoga, and HIIT

  • The Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) is a confidential service available to all Workhuman employees from your first day of employment and is free of charge.

  • Free breakfast cereal, fruit, pastries, tea/coffee, lunch, fantastic catered events throughout the year etc.


The Company:

At Workhuman® our mission is to bring more humanity to the workplace. We recognise and embrace individuals’ differences and believe that workforce diversity and inclusion are essential to our long-term growth and success. Even if you don’t think you “check every single box” above, please still consider applying. We’re looking for a human who is collaborative, innovative with a growth mindset

We love what we do because we’re shaping the future of work through our people and our technology. Our human cloud-based applications are helping some of the world’s leading global brands connect culture to shared purpose. The Workhuman Cloud empowers employees to thank, talk and celebrate each other, creating an environment that sparks gratitude and human connection while increasing employee engagement and productivity.

Did you know we have an award-winning culture across EMEA and North America:

  • We were named as #5 Best Workplace in the Great Place to Work Awards in Ireland in 2022 in the large-sized workplace category. We were also recognised as the Best Workplace for Women and the Best Workplace in Technology in 2020, 2021, and 2022.

  • In 2021 we were named as #2 Best Workplace in Europe in the medium-sized workplace category.

  • We were also recognised as #2 Best Large Places to Work in Boston by Built In for 2023 as well as the Best Place to Work in Boston, U.S. Best Large Places to Work, and U.S. Best Places to Work.

  • There are currently over 7.5 million users on the Workhuman® cloud across 180 countries.

  • Our core values are Respect, Determination, Innovation, and Imagination.

Workhuman is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees. We proudly provide a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions at Workhuman are based solely on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Workhuman believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.