Director of Engineering

Added: 22/01/2021

REF: 7519

Contract: Permanent

Location: Dublin, Ireland

Director of Engineering

Greenfield site, Dublin 2


Want to work with a fast-growing tech company in Dublin City Centre who are developing a brand new product to help clients in the Life Sciences industry positively impact their user experience?

My client are looking for a hands-on Director of Software Engineering to build and grow a top-class team of engineers and lead the technical architecture of their greenfield product built on the Salesforce platform.

Coming into a fun, fast-paced and collaborative environment, this is an exciting opportunity to expand your leadership skills with a forward-thinking organization and help lead the direction of their game-changing platform that will positively impact the lives of clients globally.

Your Role:

  • As the Director of Engineering, you will lead and grow the development team from scratch providing mentoring and coaching to ensure best practices.
  • Responsible for interviewing and hiring new engineers to join the team.
  • Maintain high-quality coding standards, by participating design and code reviews.
  • Translate technical and business requirements into high-quality, scalable architecture solutions by working closely with customers, stakeholders and third-party vendors.
  • Be handson to architect and build applications together with integrating other core systems across the Salesforce platform.
  • Create high-quality Proof of Concepts, analyse risk and present solid solutions to enable technical decisions.
  • Optimise applications for high speed and scalability while focusing on important security requirements for enterprise application development.
  • Stay up to date with latest trends and find new ways to introduce new technologies into the business.


Your Skillset:

  • Masters or Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • At least eight years of experience working within Full Stack development with a minimum of three years of experience working as a Team Lead or Engineering Manager.
  • Strong knowledge of the Salesforce Lightning platform.
  • Strong background in hiring and mentoring engineering teams.
  • Experience working with data models, structures, algorithms, system design and software design.
  • Architect enterprise applications taking into account ability to add /change functionality/ scalability, security and quality.
  • Ability to create a component-based architecture focusing on what is needed to deliver cloud-based applications with a focus on continuous delivery.
  • Strong knowledge of microservices architecture.
  • Database technologies such as OracleDB, MySQL, MongoDB, as well as skills with messaging systems and orchestration such as Kubernetes and Docker.
  • Knowledge of Front End technologies such as Javascript, Typescript, HTML, CSS, React and Angular.
  • Experience with REST APIs and integrating with 3rd party API’s.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.

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