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Application Engineer (12 month fixed term contract)



Dublin, Ireland
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023

Job Description:

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

The Opportunity

You will provide in-depth application support, configuration and development for one of our key business applications.

You will be responsible for delivery of identified and agreed projects and functionality. Working with the Global Business Systems team and functions, you will leverage functionality within our applications and associated technologies, to support Global Operations in providing best-in class service. You will be responsible for planning, designing and developing new functionality. Coming from a strong development/engineering background, you will be expected to have broad and deep technical skills and experience designing and implementing enterprise solutions.

What we can offer you:

  • An opportunity to actively support all phases of a project - from solution design, prototyping, development and testing to rollout in association with the Principal Application Engineer, to meet identified requirements and business needs.

  • Collaboration with our stakeholders across Operations and potentially other functions to understand requirements.

  • Work with consultants and the GBSG Application Engineering and Specialist resources to further develop our solution design and technical knowledge base.

  • An opportunity to work with the GBSG team and consultants to research and evaluate technology solutions and make recommendations relating to technology adoption

  • Providing support and knowledge to other IT functions about our application environments.

The skills you will bring:

  • Experience working with, developing, managing and extending business applications e.g. ERP systems, Finance systems etc.

  • Experience with different programming/scripting languages e.g. Python, PowerShell, SQL and C#

  • Experience with Windows servers and IIS would be an advantage

  • Comfortable working with an Agile (SCRUM) methodology


  • You have a 3rd level technical degree

  • You have 2-3 year experience working in a similar role.


  • 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.