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JavaTeam Lead (Middleware Team)

Vacancy Details

Location: Dublin
Region: Republic of Ireland
Job Type: Specialist
Category: In the Office
Closing Date: 12/01/2018
Date Posted: 18/12/2017
Reference: 3471


Aer Lingus Recruitment
Java Team Lead (Middleware Team)
Digital and Mobile Department

We are currently looking for a number of experienced Java Development Team Leads on our growing Digital Enterprise Integration (Middleware) Team, located in Dublin Airport. Reporting to the DEI Development Manager, you will have responsibility for the quality and timeliness of the middleware development initiatives which are the foundation for many Aer Lingus projects and ambitions. You will help build out the vision of the organisations integration strategy and deliver this vision through the implementation of an Enterprise Service Bus in addition to managing and leading the development of solutions within the digital enterprise integration team.

Your role:
Managing day to day activities of the on and offshore development team, sizing development modules, estimating and allocating work to team members and reviewing deliverables
Designing and specification of enterprise integration applications and services
Understanding of current and emergent software technologies e.g. SOA, Messaging, NoSQL Databases (MongoDB), Application Servers and ESB
Mentoring other team members in the implementation of SOA and other development techniques
Offering support to other team members with a willingness to perform defect analysis and resolution where required

Your qualifications/ criteria:
At least 10 years Java experience
Previous experience as a technical lead in a large scale software development project
Java technologies including Spring Frameworks
Application Servers (JBoss an advantage)
Awareness of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and similar design techniques
Experience of Web Services
Continuous build/integration (Jenkins, Maven, Git)
Strong communications skills, both documentary and verbal, from deep technical through to business presentations at executive level
Ability to present technical ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language
Ability to motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities
Fluent in English, both written and spoken
Eligible to live and work in the EU
Hold a current unrestricted worldwide passport
Provide 3 verifiable references
Able to pass a strict airport security vetting procedure which includes a 5 year back ground check* or be in possession of a current airside pass for the airport this position is based in
Possess and be able to demonstrate the key competencies and skills outlined below

*If you are a non Irish Citizen, you will need to be in possession of a current police disclosure certificate from your home country. If you have lived outside the Republic of Ireland for more than 6 months you will also be required to hold a current police disclosure certificate from that country/countries

Desirable Skills:
Professional IT qualification  and/or proven  working experience with software development
Experience of Messaging in particular experience using ESB technologies and/or IBM products
Knowledge of API Management, Service registry, Service Discovery an advantage 
Good knowledge of airline business processes

Closing Date: Two weeks from today

In order to apply for this vacancy, you must be able to supply the required answers to the following questions:

  • Are you eligible to live and work in EU without restriction?
  • Are you 18 years of age or over?
  • Are you fluent in English, both spoken and written?
  • Can you provide a verifiable 5 year background/employment history?
  • Can you provide 2 verifiable references?
  • Have you been convicted of a criminal offence in Ireland?
  • Is there anything that would prevent you passing our security clearance process?
  • Are you prepared to complete a medical questionnaire & medical examination?
  • Have you been convicted of a criminal offence (ref Criminal Justice Act 2016)

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