Job Description

This position involves working in an agile environment on our Conversations product which offers a continuous performance development solution with a full spectrum of feedback, check-ins, and priorities to develop the talent of any team. The Conversations product enables managers and employees to have better, more meaningful, continuous conversations facilitating an employee’s learning, development and performance growth as well as improve the manager-employee relationship. Managers receive a broader perspective of their employees’ performance through lightweight Check-ins and Priorities tracking which guides them as they coach their employees. The Conversations team works with multiple clients and is responsible for delivering key feature enhancements and improvements to ensure we deliver a client focused product.   We’re looking for an experienced Senior Software Engineer who wants to bring their skills to bear and help a successful team become even better.

Tech stack:  Java 8, Spring, RESTful webservices, Apache Camel, ActiveMQ, Tomcat 9, AWS, API, Oracle, PL/SQL, JMeter, HTML, CSS, JavaScript Jenkins, Sonar, Maven, Git.

The value you will deliver: 

  • You will work with a distributed development team continuously delivering solutions that will enhance our SaaS platform capability 
  • You will partner with our UX/UI team and be part of the design discussions/decisions as well as implementing the designs 

  • You have an agile mindset, valuing respect, collaboration, continuous improvement and learning cycles, pride in ownership, focus on delivering value, flow and the ability to adapt to change 

  • You will contribute to sprint planning & backlog refinement sessions, daily stand-ups and retrospectives with our technology teams (Dev, Automated QA, UX/UI, Product) 

  • You will work with our DevOps and Architecture teams to move to a continuous deployment model 

The skills you will bring: 

  • BS or MS Degree in Computer Science, Information technology or equivalent work experience  

  • You have 5+ years working on application design and development in enterprise applications with the following: Java, OOP, JEE stack/Spring, JMS and Camel 

  • You are familiar with RESTful as an API design  

  • You have good Database application development experience with SQL or NoSQL databases.   

  • A knowledge of Linux and shell scripting is an advantage. 

  • You have experience with git or other version control tools. 

  • You have experience with automated unit and integration testing  

  • You develop in accordance to best software engineering practice, helping to define development standards for the team 

  • You like to collaborate openly with the team on shared items of work and communicate well in a team-oriented environment across locations 

  • You share your knowledge and enjoy mentoring other team members


  • 25 days annual leave, increasing with years of service
  • Company plan VHI Health Care & Dental cover for employee and dependencies
  • A Pension commencing after probation period
  • Participation in Workhuman’s employee recognition programs
  • Discounted gift certificates
  • Discounted TaxSaver Travel cards/free car parking (subject to availability)
  • Income Protection
  • Life Assurance
  • Access to our Tuition Reimbursement Scheme
  • Access to Workhuman University
  • Additional ‘perks’ - Free breakfast cereal, fruit, tea/coffee, fantastic catered events and wellness activities throughout the year etc.

At Workhuman, we love what we do because we’re shaping the future of work through our people and our technology. Our human cloud-based applications are helping some of the world’s leading global brands connect culture to shared purpose. The Workhuman Cloud empowers employees to thank, talk and celebrate each other, creating an environment that sparks gratitude and human connection while increasing employee engagement and productivity.

Did you know:

  • We have an award winning culture, we were #1 Great Place to Work in Ireland 2019 medium-sized workplace, #4 in the 2020 Ireland large-sized workplaces and were named as one of Irelands Best Workplaces for Women 2020 by Great Place to Work
  • There are currently over 4.5 million users on Workhuman® across 160 countries.
  • Our core values are; Respect, Determination, Innovation and Imagination.
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