Principal Software Engineer

Galway, Ireland Full Time

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The Blue Tree Systems business telematics solution includes our fleet management and analysis web application (a SaaS offering, deployed on Amazon), apps on Android mobile devices, and our telematics hardware which is developed in-house. The company is headquartered in Galway, where the engineering team is based.

We are looking for a Principal Software Engineer to join our software product development team in Galway. You should have a strong interest in technology, enjoy problem solving, be willing to take initiative and drive change. This is a demanding but rewarding position for someone with significant development expertise who can self-manage your projects and lead others.

You will:
  • Provide technical guidance to multiple software teams working on different products
  • Produce state of the art technical designs, software, test, and document assets
  • Evaluate technologies, innovate on product architecture
  • Help guide/upskill junior members of the team
  • Identify and champion strategic architectural improvements
  • Be a strong advocate of good agile development practices – code reviews, automated test, continuous integration, continuous delivery
  • Work closely with developers, QA team, customer support and product management on delivering and supporting our service.

What we need to see:
  • A Bachelor or higher degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years of experience full stack development in web and/or mobile applications
  • Commercial experience in Database Schema Design
  • Good knowledge of frameworks such as Spring, Angular JS
  • Great object-oriented skills and knowledge of design patterns
  • Experience in an agile development environment with TDD, continuous integration and continuous delivery, using tools such as Git, Jenkins and Docker
  • Experience of Microservice architectures
  • Experience of RabbitMQ / AMQP / MQTT
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills and attention to detail

Ways to stand out from the crowd:
Experience/strong interest in some of the following:
  • Security
  • Android development
  • Amazon Web Services / Serverless computing
  • IoT
  • Developing automated test frameworks
  • Database Query Optimisation
  • UX experience

Why you should join us at Blue Tree Systems:
Blue Tree Systems is a global leader in developing advanced telematics solutions for the transport industry. We are headquartered in Galway, where we are growing our development team to support rapid market growth in Europe and the US. Building on our 20 years in the technology industry we are currently developing the next generation of our market-leading platform.
Blue Tree Systems is a fast-paced environment full of genuine opportunity, where your level of contribution is limited only by your interests and ability.

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