SOTI is committed to providing its employees with endless possibilities; learning new things, working with the latest technologies and making a difference in the world.

Job Title:  Development Lead, R&D
Location: Galway, Ireland
* International applications welcome: Relocation and visa sponsorship assistance available.

Who We Are

At SOTI, we are committed to delivering best in class mobile and IoT device management solutions. We are looking for out of the box thinkers that appreciate the art of creating great software.

To us, being visionary is more important than doing things the way they’ve always been done.  

What We’re Looking For

Our people are our most important resource. As the successful candidate, you are insanely curious and have a thirst for figuring out new technologies; You are passionate about solving challenging problems with innovative solutions, new design concepts and you have a comprehensive understanding of front end and back end infrastructure.

You are a Computer Science expert with a strong understanding of advanced data structures, hashing mechanism, complexity of search, sorting, and you have a high-level knowledge of many sorting algorithms. In addition, you are a proven leader and a team player who thrives in motivating and mentoring staff with technical guidance to successfully achieve company objectives.

This is a hands-on position with approx. 70% coding + 30% leadership duties, with excellent growth potential.

Being part of our growing R&D team involved in groundbreaking mobility focused research in the Mobile and IoT sectors, you will be provided with amazing opportunities to work on exciting projects that offer innovative mobile device solutions to our enterprise clients across the world. You will be able to take part in brainstorming and bringing new ideas to the table, which will be rewarded by your professional growth and a motivating career advancement with SOTI.

What’s in it for you?

The People - From our humble origins in our founder’s basement, to our industry leading position today, SOTI has worked hard to foster a company culture that we can all believe in. A culture that emphasizes personal growth, continuous innovation and fun.

The Growth - Our environment fosters new ideas, fresh perspectives, and the ability to take them over the goal line. SOTI is a fast-paced environment with a global reach that encourages you to make your mark and be part of something big!

The Technology - You’ll get the chance to work with leading edge technologies and take on complex and interesting projects, as part of highly collaborative and agile teams. You will work alongside SOTI’s partners which include leading tech giants that will keep you on the cusp of emerging technologies.

What You’ll Do

  • Take on research and development projects, break down into fundamental elements, explore potential technical paths and propose team approach for architecture and software development elements.
  • Understand existing and future product technical challenges and identify solution paths for development; coaching the team along the technical path for optimal solution design
  • Lead, train, mentor and motivate a team of software developers
  • Develop innovative solutions to tackle big industry problems 
  • Define and implement best coding practices; proactively keep a tab on emerging technologies, evangelize and lead adoption throughout the teams
  • Work closely with the manager to ensure the product is evolving according to need
  • Write well designed, scalable, reliable, testable and reusable code by using best software development practices, clean code and solid principles 
  • Participate in brainstorming and idea generation activities 
  • Drive effort estimation for modules you will own and help create development plans with manager
  • Create tasks for user stories and assign to team, track and report to manager
  • Independently do the low level technical design of the project, coding and integration testing for application modules you own with minimum supervision
  • Perform design reviews and code reviews
  • Provide technical guidance on the research and development of new products and services 
  • Have fun, with all of the above!

Experience You’ll Bring

  • A broad experience of architecture, infrastructure, software and computing systems with a proven track record of designing and developing solutions for end users on cross platform systems
  • 7 – 10 years of hands-on experience in software development & solution design preferably with product companies;
  • Proven track record of successfully making a positive impact as a tech visionary/technical lead;
  • Previous R&D experience would be a definite asset;
  • Passion for modern technology
  • You are constantly investigating new technologies and introducing them into existing products;
  • You possess a deep knowledge of Microsoft technology stack- .NET, .NET Core, ASP.NET Web API, SQL Server;
  • You have a demonstrable versatility in various front-end and back-end technologies, ideally AngularJS 6 and above, RxJS and knowledge of Flus and Redux. Additionally, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, NodeJS, REST APIs, JSON, WCF, Web API, Unity, LINQ;
  • You have excellent understanding of unit test principles, multi-layer architecture, SOA principles and best development practices, as well as previous experience using OOD, Design Patterns, Data Modelling and Storage with well-known relational database (preferably SQL);
  • Understanding/or strong interest in agile methods such as Scrum/XP, Behavior Driven Development, and Continuous Delivery;
  • Ability to lead a team of engineers and take ownership of team outcomes
  • Ability to articulate the understanding of requirements and the reason behind a suggested solution/approach 
  • Excellent oral & written communication, along with excellent problem solving and analytical skills   
  • A Computer Science/or other relevant degree or equivalent work experience 
  • Relocation and sponsorship assistance will be provided to successful international candidates, if required.

About SOTI Ireland - Research & Development Office

SOTI Research and Development office in Galway was recently established to explore new technologies and innovative solutions. We strive to go where nobody has gone before. We are in the heart of Galway City next to the Cathedral and NUIG. We hire smart people and give them the autonomy to do great work. We put the power to make decisions in the hands of the people closest to that decision.

About SOTI

SOTI is the world's most trusted provider of mobile and IoT management solutions, with more than 17,000 enterprise customers and millions of devices managed worldwide. SOTI's innovative portfolio of solutions and services provide the tools organizations need to truly mobilize their operations and optimize their mobility investments. SOTI extends secure mobility management to provide a total, flexible solution for comprehensive management and security of all mobile devices and connected peripherals deployed in an organization. 

At SOTI, we celebrate the uniqueness of our global teams and are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are curious problem solvers who are committed to bringing the best mobile and IoT management solutions to market. We offer careers with #EndlessPossibilities.

What are you waiting for? Apply today!  

If you want to bring your ideas to life, apply at SOTI today.

Please note that SOTI does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Services Agreement with agency/recruiter, SOTI will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee.

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