Globoforce, Inc.

  • Senior Software Engineer - Java

    Job Locations
    Information Technology
    Permanent Full-Time
  • The Opportunity

    This position involves working in an agile environmenwhere we release frequently across our customer base.  You will be working on our SaaS based solution, building innovative Social Recognition solutions.  You will be helping us expand 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 GloboforceLearn more here 


    We’re looking for a Senior Java developer to join the team working on this.  While this role is primarily back-end, there will be opportunities to work across the full stack.  This role is for you if you get a kick out of developing high quality code, are driven to constantly seek out improvements, and you collaborate across teams, bringing the very best technology features to life. 

    Responsibilities, Skills & Qualifications

    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/SpringJMand Camel 
    • You are familiar with RESTful as an API design  
    • You have good Database application development experience with SQL or NoSQL databases.   
    • 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 - 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 


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