Software Engineer & Senior Software Engineer – Continuous Integration (CI)

Our client is a software services company specialising in solving business problems through software innovation. We enable enterprises focus on harnessing the business benefits of digital transformation while we provide the technical solution.

They are currently looking for a Software Engineer & Senior Software Engineer – Continuous Integration.
On a day to day basis you will be developing, testing and mentoring within an Engineering Scrum Team in an innovative Telecom project.

You will be working with the latest technologies and frameworks in the market including (but not limited to) Java, Jenkins, Maven, Ant, Groovy, Sonar etc.

It is expected that you bring your own experience and ideas to this role and you will responsible for developing, configuring and Scripting in an agile environment including unit testing and other types of functional and non-functional testing.

* A 3rd level degree in Computer Science/IT
* Overall 6+ years of experience. For Senior role 8+ years expected
* At least 3+ years of experience in Configuration Engineering within a Software Development Environment
* Very strong knowledge of Source Control, Build and Automated Testing
* Experience working in an Automated Continuous Integration environment
* Deliver a best in class continuous delivery capability to support software development teams
* Identify opportunities to further streamline the Continuous Delivery capability, bringing improvements from concept to implementation
* Provide support to other technical teams such as Architecture, Database Engineering, and Java Engineers
* Excellent English and Communication skills essential
* Interface with customers and stakeholders and mitigate risks
* Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
* Ability to work on own initiative and as a part of an Agile Scrum team
* Hands-on knowledge of various Scripting languages is key and essential for this role
* Strong experience with various Configuration Management and Build tools eg SVN, GIT, ANT, Maven, Ivy, Gradle/Groovy, Chef, Puppet, Hudson, Jenkins, Sonar, and Nexus


* Maven
– Build & Execution, Plugins, Phases, Goals
– Project Composition, Dependency Management
– Maven Version Numbering & Handling
* Ant
* Artificial Storage
– Nexus/Arte-factory

Jenkins and Server Configuration:

* Testware written in Java, Selenium
* Ability to work at project structure/architectural level
* Groovy for Jenkins configuration
* Ability to automate processes
– Server Provision
– Writing Java Plugins for Jenkins

Application Knowledge:

* Jenkins Configuration
– Jobs, Configuration and Administration
* Sonar/Static analysis tools, pmd, findbugs, codestyle etc.

Personal Skills:
* Desire to automate repeated tasks
* Problem solving
* Desire to enable developers to deliver faster, more often with quality
* Architectural
– Understand end to end application delivery cycle
– Scalability, smart resource usage
* Tester Mind-set

Nice to Have(s):
* Knowledge of Java is not essential but would be highly desirable
* Experience in operating CI/CD pipeline from development environment to public cloud such as AWS and/or Azure is an added advantage.

Language (s):
* Strong level of English – written and spoken

Reference No.: 918136FK
Role: Software Engineer & Senior Software Engineer – Continuous Integration (CI)
Industry: Software
Location: Athlone
Workload: 100%
Start Date: ASAP
Job Type: Permanent

Should you find yourself suitable for this position then please send us your complete CV using the link in this advert.

About Us:
Since the foundation of our parent company – ITech Consult AG in 1997, we have continually extended our network of computer experts. ITech Consult has offices in Switzerland, Germany, UK and Ireland. Freelance IT specialists benefit from our comprehensive service offerings: including job evaluation, support in the application phase through to legal requirements, setting up of Irish Ltd Companies and on-going administrative support with our clients.