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Principal DS Developer

Vacancy Details

Location: Dublin
Region: Republic of Ireland
Job Type: Information Technology (IT)
Category: In the Office
Closing Date:
Date Posted: 10/03/2019
Reference: 4289



Role name: Digital Services Principal Developer
Department name: Digital and Mobile Department, Dublin

Are you interested in growing your career with Ireland’s only 4 star airline? Applications are currently being invited for the role of DS Principal Developer in Dublin.
Reporting to the DS Team Lead, the Digital Services Principal Developer will work within the Digital Services (DS) development team reporting to the DS Team Lead.  This role will lead the technical delivery for a team or group of services, with a technical design focus.  The Principal Developer will work closely with the architect and the project Technical Lead(s) to ensure adherence to the solution design for a project or multiple projects.
In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, we offer you the opportunity to grow your career with one of Ireland’s most iconic brands. Take a look below!
Your role:
Responsible for overall technical ownership and direction of relevant domain
Technical owner of DS technical solutions across multiple services
Working closely with the Technical Lead and Solution Architect
Acting as a champion for development best practices
Acting as a champion for continuous learning so that the skill level of the department continues to improve and deliver more effectively
Driving standards and Innovation within the development team
Working in compliance with coding standards and best practices
Performing code reviews with a focus on design principles and recommend improvements
Providing assistance to Junior Developers when needed
Developing coding documentations and other technical specifications for assigned projects
Responsible for defining Delivery Transformation & proving any POC work
Your qualifications & key criteria:
Previous experience as a Senior Developer in a large scale software development project
10 years + Java technologies
Solid experience working with REST services and Spring Frameworks
Strong Design knowledge, both code design patterns and API design principles
Application Servers (JBoss an advantage)
Experience of Web Services
Continuous build/integration (Jenkins,Gradle, 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
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 2 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
Good knowledge of airline business processes
What we offer:
Competitive salary
Generous paid annual leave
Annual performance related bonus 
Heavily discounted staff travel privileges with Aer Lingus and some select partner airlines
Prime location in Dublin Airport
Annual salary reviews
Employer pension contribution to a Defined Contribution Pension Scheme
Life assurance cover
Income protection cover
Paid sick leave
Employee assistance program
Cycle-to-Work scheme and Tax Saver Scheme
Subsidised staff canteen
Subsidised dry cleaners and various airport discounts
Learning & Development support through a catalogue of courses
Opportunity to work in a team environment and to grow your career in Ireland’s only 4 star airline
Annual Make a Difference Day and team social events

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?
  • Will you be 18 years of age on 1st September 2019?
  • 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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