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Senior Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Dublin, Ireland
Posted on Saturday, January 27, 2024

Job Description:

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

The Opportunity:

The Senior Software Engineer will join a team that are developing a world class ECommerce platform and act as a subject matter expert, leveraging your extensive knowledge and experience to support our customers, products and back-office teams. You will have the freedom to partner with the Engineering and Product Leadership to design and deliver innovations to solve unique challenges and help us to create solutions to make work more human. The results you deliver are linked to our companies' strategic objectives.

You will be joining a collaborative agile team which is focused on developing the technical capabilities of the Ecommerce Platform which supports our vast assortment of Merchandise Products, Gift cards and Experiences on the Store which is used by our global Customer base.

Tech stack: Java 17, Spring, Webservices/API, Apache Camel, ActiveMQ, AWS, Oracle, NoSQL DB, PL/SQL, JMeter, Jenkins, Sonar, Maven, Git, Docker/Containerization, Enterprise Integration Patterns, Apache Kafka, Kafka Streams, KIE KB & Syndigo PIM.

What we can offer you:

  • You will have an informed view of the technologies we use across our offerings and take part in shaping how they evolve.

  • You will work with a distributed development team continuously delivering solutions that will enhance our ECommerce platform capabilities.

  • You will partner with our Product and Engineering Leadership to take ideas from design, implementation and through to delivery to Production.

  • You will work with our DevOps and Architecture teams to move to a continuous deployment model.

The skills you will bring:

  • You should have 5+ years working on application design and development in enterprise applications with the following: Java, OOP, Spring, Webservices/API development, Apache Camel/Apache Kafka leveraging AWS infrastructure.

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

  • You have proven experience using Git or other version control tools.

  • You have an agile mindset with proven track record of delivering high quality code to Production through CI/CD pipelines.

  • Experience with automated unit and integration testing would be advantageous.

  • You have a deep understanding of how coding standards work and advocate for well-written, efficient, modular, and maintainable code.


  • You will act as a subject matter expert for the ECommerce Platform team, leveraging your extensive knowledge and experience to shape services to solve customer and supplier related problems.

  • You will have the ability to mentor small squads and be able to work independently.

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

  • You like to collaborate openly with the team on shared items of work and communicate well in a team-oriented environment across different time zones.

  • You share your knowledge and enjoy mentoring other team members.

  • You will contribute to sprint planning & backlog refinement sessions, daily stand-ups and retrospectives with our technology teams (Developers, Automated QA & Product Owner)

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.