Software Developer

Location Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Job type Permanent
Salary Up to €48028.00 per annum
Published about 1 year ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Ciara Connolly
Job reference CC503_1556789286

Job description

Grafton Recruitment is currently seeking an experienced Software Developer for our client based in Dublin 2.

Our client a public sector body based in Dublin 2 are looking for an experienced Software Developer to join their team.

The Role:

  • Responsible for the design, development, operation, maintenance, and continuous
  • improvement of our clients software systems
  • Work with the Technical Lead to develop requirements, functional documentation and
  • design solutions for software development projects
  • Take a mentoring role with a more junior developer
  • The main software development work will focus on enhancing our clients existing digit repository to develop processing pipelines and end-user applications to ensure the orderly processing, management, preservation and online delivery of digital assets, both digitised and born-digital, and their associated metadata
  • Further develop and integrate the online catalogue and public web-interfaces
  • Provide analysis and programming support for data mapping and conversion projects
  • Provide analysis and programming support for systems and workflow integration
  • projects
  • Contribute to the maintenance, deployment and documentation of code produced
  • within the Digital Collections team


  • Degree in Computer Science / Software Development, or equivalent, at level 8 on the NFQ
  • At least two years' experience in software development
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with mid-level management and technical and nontechnical staff to discuss functional requirements, write specifications and develop work plans and schedules;
  • Expertise in designing, developing, testing, and deploying complex applications;
  • Expert knowledge of design patterns, object-oriented programming concepts;
  • Experience of producing high quality, tested code with one or more of the following languages: Ruby, PHP, Java;
  • Experience working in Linux environments;
  • Experience developing applications using web frameworks (e.g. Ruby on Rails, Zend 2);
  • Experience developing engaging, responsive web interfaces using JavaScript and CSS frameworks, e.g. jQuery, Bootstrap, HTML5;
  • Advanced knowledge of relational database design and management including experience with one of the following: SQL Server, Oracle, or MySQL;
  • Demonstrated proficiency with team collaboration tools (issue-trackers, wikis, etc.) and version control systems (e.g. Git or Subversion);
  • Strong analytical skills and orientation to detail;
  • Excellent communications skills and the ability to work effectively in a team- and project-oriented environment;
  • Knowledge of and interest in practices such test-driven development (e.g. TDD, BDD), continuous integration, agile development cycles, configuration management, and automated deployment

In Return:

  • Excellent salary on offer €48,028 starting salary
  • Excellent benefits package on offer
  • Located in Dublin 2
  • An opportunity to work within the Public Sector

Why use Grafton?

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