Globoforce, Inc.

  • Senior Software Engineer - Java

    Job Locations IE-Dublin
    Information Technology
    Regular Full-Time
  • The Company

    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 8, Spring, RESTful webservices, Apache Camel, ActiveMQ, Tomcat 8, AWS, Docker, API, Oracle, PL/SQL, Hadoop, JMeter, Elasticsearch, HTML, CSS, JavaScript Jenkins, Sonar, Maven, Git.

    The Job

    About your role:


    Globoforce is a leading provider of social recognition solutions. We have a SaaS based solution, on a single platform. We release frequently across all of our customer base. 

    Our platform is highly scalable, with a single code base, and a focus on code quality and code coverage. Learn more here


    We’re expanding our product suite - creating and building new ways for people to celebrate important events in the lives of their colleagues, inside and outside of work. It’s an exciting new strategic direction and a high priority project for Globoforce. 


    We’re looking for a Senior Java developer to join the team working on this. Someone that gets a kick out of developing high quality code, is driven to constantly seek out improvements, and collaborate across teams, bringing the very best technology features to life.

    Responsibilities, Skills & Qualifications

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


    • Working with a distributed development team to deliver continuous projects that will enhance our SaaS platform capability.
    • It’s an agile environment so you will take a user story and run with it from start to finish.
    • Attend sprint planning & grooming sessions, daily stand-ups and retrospectives with our technology teams (Dev, Automated QA, UX/UI, Product).
    • Working with our DevOps and Architecture teams to move to a continuous deployment model.
    • We’re a really collaborative team here in Globoforce. You will be actively contributing to solutions & have full involvement in the changes (not just follow a template) e.g. drive OOP best practices. 


    Required skills and experience:

    • Several years production experience in enterprise JWeb Application development with the following: OOP, JDBC; Spring IoC/MVC, JavaScript(CanJS/Angular/React), Servlets, JEE stack: Servlets API, JDBC; Spring.
    • Good Database application development experience with SQL or no-SQL databases.
    • Experience in development of integration components using JMS, Web Services(REST) and Camel
    • Experience in mentoring other developers across distributed development teams.
    • Experience with git or other version control tools.
    • Experience with automated testing frameworks and knowledge of Linux and shell scripting is an advantage.
    • Well used to working in an Agile development environment.
    • Full stack development experience - an advantage.


     Education and Qualifications:

    • A Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or another related field, or equivalent work experience.


    Why should come work here:


    • Instead of reading about us, let us show you our great work space, and hear from our employees about life in Globoforce
    • When you work as a senior developer you want to know you’re working with smart people, people that you can learn and grow from, that inspire you to be better. You also want the chance to Innovate right? Innovation happens when you have a continuous change mindset, and a culture that allows each individual team member to present and discuss their ideas. We do it every day in the job and we That’s what Globoforce offers you.
    • We actively support your continuous learning and development (Conferences, certifications, communities of practice, career development).
    • We strongly value diversity and inclusion and everyone’s entitlement to have a great work life balance. That’s what’s allowed Globoforce maintain to be awarded Great Place to Work for the last 6 years, based on our employee feedback.
    • And of course, it helps that we offer benefits such as: Healthcare, Pension, Dental, Bonus, paid maternity and paternity leave, Free Car Parking, Globo Innovations programme, catered events and much more.


    We regret we cannot offer Green Cards or work permit sponsorship for this role.



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