Globoforce, Inc.

  • Software Architect

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    Information Technology
    Regular Full-Time
  • The Opportunity

    Globoforce is looking for a Software Architect who will join the Operations development team, building technical solutions to meet the business requirements of our Operations departments (Fulfilment, Finance, Purchasing etc.).


    Our Operation’s development team are responsible for the system integration between our Customer-facing Product (Java/Spring based) and the Systems used by our internal Operations department (primarily Windows-based). Some of the Operation’s systems are cloud based e.g. Microsoft Dynamics, Microsoft Azure, Onguard.


    In this role you will be responsible for creating solution designs for new business requirements and for managing the architecture roadmap for the Operations development team. The individual should have worked on significant Integration projects for internal systems (Linux and Windows) as well as external integrations.


    Here’s just some of what you will be doing:


    • Analysing business requirements with the Operations team to assess their feasibility, proposing technical solution options and describing system impacts.
    • Performing high-level design based on provided business requirements and working with agile delivery teams to evolve the design through to implementation.
    • Where necessary guide the team on new technology and framework decisions.
    • Designing solution architectures that incorporate the organization’s long term architectural strategy.
    • Collaborating with 3rd party consultancies and vendors (e.g. Microsoft, Epicor) to define, validate and implement solutions.
    • Working with the team to build out POCs around for example vendor integrations or improvements to the user’s customer service experience.
    • Ensuring the system’s monitoring, alerting and recovery requirements are being met.  

    Responsibilities, Skills & Qualifications

    • Must have extensive experience as a Java Developer with recent experience in a Senior Technical Software Architect position.
    • Experience with enterprise integration frameworks and technologies – ESBs, messaging etc.
    • Experience of integration solutions that span multiple internal and external systems (Familiarity with EIP)
    • Knowledge of ERP systems (Epicor experience is a particular advantage)
    • Strong Relational Database application development experience.
    • Technical leadership experience; mentoring engineers and performing code/design reviews.
    • Ability to design review Java solutions delivered by the team
    • Prior experience designing and supporting Windows Services and IIS Modules (desirable)
    • Experience of Application profiling and performance testing.
    • Experience of Agile/Scrum techniques e.g. user stories, iterative development.
    • Third level degree in Computer Science or a related discipline


    • 25 days annual leave - Holiday entitlement, increases per years of service.  
    • Company plan VHI Health Care & Dental cover for employee, partner and children   
    • A Pension commences after probation period 
    • Participation in Globoforce’s employee motivational programs (Globostar Reward & Recognition program and our Years of Service Award) 
    • Discounted gift certificates
    • Discounted TaxSaver Travel cards/free car parking
    • Income Protection
    • Life Assurance 
    • Access to our Tuition Reimbursement Scheme
    • Access to Globo University
    • Additional ‘perks - Free breakfast cereal, fruit, tea/coffee, fantastic catered events throughout the year etc. 



    The Company

    Pioneer of the WorkHuman® movement, Globoforce® makes work more human for millions of people and organizations worldwide. Today, Globoforce® is the leading provider of human applications, including its award-winning Social Recognition solution. Through its WorkHuman® Cloud suite of products, companies can strengthen employee performance and relationships between people and teams on a more positive, socially connected level – in tune with how work gets done today. Founded in 1999, the company is headquartered in Framingham, Mass., and Dublin, Ireland. 


    Did you know 


    We are #2 Great Place to Work in Ireland for the medium-sized workplace category 


    We moved into brand new state of art offices just last year – check it out - 

    We are a true global company with our HQ in both Dublin, Ireland and Framingham, Massachusetts with remote employees scattered across the world 


    Our core values are: Respect, Imagination, Determination and Innovation.  If you are interested in learning more, please visit us at  


    Location: Globoforce, 19 Beckett Way, Parkwest Business Park, Dublin 12.   

    Our modern offices are easily accessible by Car, Rail (Park West & Cherry Orchard station – on the Dublin Connolly-Portlaoise line), Bus, LUAS and close to shops, restaurantetc.   


    Office: Instead of reading about us, let us show you our great work space, and hear from our employees about Life in Globoforce We are also thrilled to share our new careers culture video so you can understand what it FEELS like to work at Globoforce & see our great workspaces by clicking here 

    Location: Globoforce, 19 Beckett Way, Parkwest Business Park, Dublin 12.  

    Our modern offices are easily accessible by Car, Rail (Park West & Cherry Orchard station – on the Dublin Connolly-Portlaoise line), Bus, LUAS and close to shops, restaurant, etc.   


    Office: Instead of reading about us, let us show you our great work space, and hear from our employees about Life in Globoforce 


    We are thrilled to share our new careers culture video so you can understand what it FEELS like to work at Globoforce & see our great workspaces  by clicking here


    Tech stack:  Java, Linux, Oracle, MS SQL Server, ActiveMQ, Camel.  Desirable: .Net and Windows 


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