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Senior Lead Cloud Solutions Developer

I.T. Alliance N.I. Ltd

Posted on Nov 4, 2021 by I.T. Alliance N.I. Ltd

Dublin, Ireland
Immediate Start
€85k - €90k Annual

Job title: Senior Lead Cloud Solutions Developer

Department: Software Engineering

Location: Lower Abbey Street, Dublin 1, ideally onsite, my consider remote with occasional onsite for right candidate

Contract Length: Permanent

Excellent salary package on offer to include car allowance, health insurance, pension & bonus schemes.

Role Description:

Financial client is seeking a Senior Lead Cloud Solutions Developer to help leading the creation of a technology framework and providing technical leadership in support of initiatives in cloud computing and automation, with a focus on the design of systems and services that run on cloud platforms. The person will have a strong development background and experience in building large scale n-tier systems. They must have experience of working in an Agile Continuous Integration environment. The applicant must be a Senior Engineer with leadership experience and focused on quality of implementation.

The ideal candidate will have proven experience in leading development teams, specifically developing Java web services and Spring components, with a track record of high-quality delivery, combined with a keen appetite for all aspects of software engineering. Working closely with the Head of Software Development, this role is a Lead role providing direction and leadership to teams, including mentoring others.


  • Responsible for communicating overall vision and designs to others, producing documented designs and presenting your solution and its benefits.
  • Implement best of breed, scalable solutions according to defined patterns and practices.
  • Responsible for providing project guidance and oversight from a technical stand point to multiple projects/scrum teams.
  • Responsible for porting existing applications to a microservices based architecture.
  • Hands on support and upskilling of existing resources, providing patterns for common problems and developing prototypes.
  • Work with Scrum teams using Agile practices and adhering to the values and principles.
  • Contributes to/forms the strategic directions for the use of concepts, technologies, languages, patterns, APIs, and frameworks.
  • Responsible for managing a small team (circa 5 FTEs) of software engineers including setting objectives, managing performance, and mentoring and developing individuals.
  • Leads software development teams for specific programmes or projects as required.
  • Mentors provides direction and assist with development plans for other members of the software development team.
  • Delegates authority and empowers others.

Key Strengths:

  • Hands on experience of designing and building n-tier systems.
  • Experience with Java, Spring framework, Spring Boot.
  • Experience in Containerisation - Kubernetes, Docker, etc.
  • Experience with cloud platform, Azure, AWS or other.
  • Have good knowledge of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery principles and methodologies.
  • Demonstrate experience of working in a test driven environment with continuous integration pipelines managing the orchestration of feature and regression test packaging & execution.
  • Demonstrate hands on experience of testing code quality & metric production & the implementation of quality gates

Technologies & Frameworks:

  • Experience in Containerisation - Kubernetes, Docker, etc.
  • Java, Spring Framework, Spring Boot
  • Networking & Communication Protocols - DNS, TCPIP, UDP, HTTP HTTPS, SSL, FTP, SCP, SOAP & REST
  • Languages Java 8, MS SQL, C#, Powershell & Bash
  • Testing Frameworks & Tooling, BDD, Cucumber, TestNG, JUnit, NUnit, JQuery, Selenium
  • Strong knowledge in security fundamentals: authentication/authorization frameworks (eg, SSO, SAML, OAuth), secure transport (eg, SSL, TLS), identity management (certificates, PKI)

Essential Skills:

  • Experience in leading development of complex software systems that have successfully been delivered to customers. Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, Service-oriented architectures (SOA) and relational databases.
  • 7+ years Java programming experience with at least 3 years in a team leading role
  • Highly proficient in Java Full Stack Technologies. Track record of delivering high quality, complex technical solutions
  • Knowledge and experience of Spring, Spring Boot and Java EE
  • Unit and Integration testing (Junit and Mocking)
  • Web services (SOAP and REST)
  • GIT, Maven, Jenkins or similar
  • Good knowledge of System Architectures, Software Engineering, and DevOps/Agile practices - experience of Agile Methodologies and operating in agile/scrum based teams
  • Strong competencies in Strategic Thinking, Collaboration, Communication, Problem Solving, Working on own Initiative
  • Excellent problem solving skills, and ability to craft effective solutions
  • Excellent team player, collaborative, and supportive
  • Ability to multitask while maintaining a high level of attention to detail.
  • A solution driven, self-starter with commitment and follow through
  • Fluent in English - written and verbal

Reference: 1390244144

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