Information Providers Ltd

Java Software Engineer

Software Developer in Co. Westmeath, Ireland

Posted 2019-09-18


This is a fantastic opportunity for Java Engineers who wants to explore the world of innovative software product development within a next generation enterprise platform. The project involves both transformation and building new services to be offered to customers. Looking for team players who want to be part of this challenging project working in a high performance Agile Engineering team.


On a day to day basis you will be creating, modifying and testing code. You will be working within a Software Engineering Scrum Team on innovative projects.

Some of the latest technologies we work with include Enterprise Java, EJB, Microservices, Docker & Kubernetes.

It is expected that you are able to work with agile methodology and handle issues in a manner that complies with the way of working and java design guidelines set out by the Product Owner, Scrum Master and the client.

It is expected that you bring your own experience and ideas to the development process and you will be responsible for developing high-quality java code in an agile environment. Your work will include unit testing and other types of functional and non-functional testing. You will be required to interface with customers and stakeholders and mitigate risk.


A 3rd level degree in Computer Science / IT or related discipline
Very strong knowledge of Java and Web Services including REST
Object oriented analysis & design experience
Excellent level of English is essential
Ability to work on own initiative



Displays knowledge of software design to ensure code is of a high standard.
Being able to develop solutions for user stories by writing the code and then testing the solution.
Develops code which is bug free using knowledge of Core Java.
Debugs applications to find the root cause of issues.
Experience working with Java/Java EE
Experience working with Junit, JMeter, Maven, ANT, GIT, SVN, BitBucket, Jenkins etc.
Analytical skills in order to ensure high standard of the code produced.
Resolves technical issues through debugging, analysis and investigation.
Fundamental understanding of web-based programming and development systems.
Experience of working in an Agile environment with scrum software development teams.
Java Certification such as OCA/OCP/OCM.
Experience with Front-end Web Technologies like JavaScript OR AngularJS.
Knowledge in developing scalable and highly available software
Knowledge in building cloud native applications
Knowledge of CI/CD



Displays ability to collaborate with other team members in order to reach the best solution to a problem.
Shows ability to prioritise issues during busy periods in order to ensure optimum performance.
Shows willingness to learn from others in order to ensure that solution proposed is the best solution.
Excellent communication skills.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.


Ability to work consistently as part of a team in order to provide adequate support to all staff members when completing tasks.
Displays ability to receive feedback in order to foster a learning environment within the workplace.
Ability to work efficiently in a timely manner when solving customer issues.
Ability to assist & coach new team members to maximise team performance.
Displays willingness to actively listen and give full attention to what others are saying.
Fosters a culture of self-improvement throughout the team.

Our benefits:

First class Healthcare.
Pension plan.
Encouraged learning, access to unlimited training resources.
Free on site parking.
20 days paid leave.
Candidates should have work rights in Ireland (either EEA citizen or Stamp 4 holders)

Please attach your latest CV and contact details with the application.

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