Senior Software Engineer - Dublin
Our company is expanding access and opportunity for deserving university students and young professionals in the UK. We are currently accepting applications for full-stack senior level software engineering professionals to join our team in Dublin to help us do this.
As part of the Engineering team, you will be responsible for building out new products and transitioning the existing tech stack to be more scalable and growth-oriented to help the company provide services to an order of magnitude more students.
We want creative, proactive, and professional software engineers who have deep knowledge and expertise in software engineering and who believe in automation and tooling as a critical part of the software lifecycle. Technology is the core of our business and a key driver of our future, so we need people who can drive technological innovation and solutions.
As a senior member of our team, you must be a leader with both strong programming skills and a creative, user-focused mindset. You must be able to drive a project from a simple idea to a successful implementation.
This role will report to the CTO.
Lead engineering efforts from design to implementation to deployment
Drive adoption of best practices in software engineering, development productivity, and maintainability
Analyse and decompose complex software systems and collaborate with cross-functional teams to influence design for engineering excellence
Full stack application development of our student lending product
Work with the business to leverage software technology for the largest customer impact
Design and build advanced automated development, build, test, release and monitoring infrastructure
Collaborate with a geographically diverse team in Dublin and Chicago to solve complex technical challenges
Proven software development skills building large scale web applications with full-stack experience
Experience with designing, building and deploying scalable and highly available systems
Well-rounded engineering skills
Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive
Strong problem-solving skills
Strong communication skills, with the ability to work well with people
Personal initiative in learning new technologies
Experience using SQL and Relational Databases
Degree in Computer Science, Maths, or other related field or equivalent experience
7+ years of software development experience
Nice to Have Skills
Experience working in financial services or FinTech
Experience working in fast-paced startup environments
Extensive knowledge of Unix/Linux environments
Master’s/PhD in Computer Science, Maths, or related field
Experience and knowledge in building large automated industrial systems
Experience using PostgreSQL or other Relational Databases
In-depth knowledge of statically typed functional programming languages: Haskell, OCaml, F#, etc
Experience working in development team(s) that have delivered commercial software or software-based services
Comfort with functional programming and/or robust type systems
Experience working in highly regulated industries
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