The Company

Recently named the 7th Best Workplace in Ireland  and the 12th best workplace in Europe by the Great Places To Work Institute. Globoforce is a fun, fast paced environment with a winning culture.  The company is co-headquartered in Southborough, Massachusetts, and Dublin, Ireland.

As the global leader in cloud-based (SaaS) social recognition solutions, Globoforce helps its clients dramatically increase employee engagement and retention, strengthen company culture, and manage and measure employee performance.

Over the past 15 years, Globoforce has reinvented employee recognition from tactical-based programs to social and strategic programs that energize employees and lead to bottom-line business results. This new approach provides HR and business leaders with data and insights that can reveal the true performance and influence of employees across an organization.  Today, some of the largest and most admired brands and companies rely on Globoforce to transform employee performance, including Symantec, Intuit, JetBlue, and InterContinental Hotels Group.

 

Key Purpose of Job

This role plays an important part in the design, development and unit testing of carious components to enhance our existing product suite. An important part of this role will be analyzing business requirements when collaborating within an agile environment and providing leadership when required in definition of standards to improve quality and/or productivity.

 

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Design, development and unit testing of various different components to agreed standards in a timely manner to enhance our product suite.
  • Analyze business requirements, proposing various alternative technical solutions based on different architectures and techniques providing realistic and accurate development estimates.
  • Lead initiatives with to improve existing quality standards and/or productivity, ensuring audit and quality standards are maintained across all technical areas and collaborating with fellow developers providing guidance and mentoring when required.

 

Required Skills and Experience

  • 3 years or more of designing, development and testing in a J2EE (JSP, EJB, Servlets, Struts, Spring, JDBC, XML, Ajax, RMI, JDBC, Tag Libraries, Unit testing with Junit and Mock Objects) environment
  • Experience in web development technologies including JavaScript frameworks: YUI, jQuery
  • Web and App servers: JBoss/Web Logic, Apache, Tomcat
  • Middleware and frameworks: Lucene, Elasticsearch, Apache Camel, Apache ActiveMQ
  • Database: Oracle, Strong SQL skills
  • OS: Linux, Windows
  • Other: Ant, Maven, GIT, JavaScript, HTML/DHTML, Intellij, Eclipse
  • Strong software design skills
  • Knowledge and experience of full development cycle
  • Experience in collaborating closely with fellow developers, architects, BA & QA
  • Excellent Analytic and problem solving skills with a keen attention to detail
  • Self-starter who works on their own initiative
  • Good communications and written skills
  • Excellent Analytic and problem solving skills with a keen attention to detail

 

Education and Qualifications

  • Computer Science degree or equivalent

 

Location: Dublin West

 

Duration: Permanent

 

Please submit your CV along with a covering letter highlighting your relevant experience to europehr@globoforce.com