Globoforce, Inc.

  • Software Architect (Test Automation)

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    Information Technology
    Regular Full-Time
  • The Opportunity

    • Globoforce is looking for a Software Architect who will join the core Software Architecture team to focus on setting out our test automation approach for all Systems that we build.
    • As our release process moves towards more frequent releases we need to build out a state-of-the-art test automation infrastructure to meet those needs.  
    • In this role you will be providing the architectural direction and technology roadmap that our test automation team will use, to build out the necessary frameworks and infrastructure (build pipelines, Quality Gates) used by all of our Product development teams.
    • You will also be working with the System Architects across those teams, making sure testability is taken into account as new systems are designed and built.

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

    • Providing innovative solutions to test automation challenges in a fast-paced Agile Engineering environment, moving to frequent (bi-weekly) deployments and evolving to a microservices based System architecture
    • Evaluating technologies to support our Test Automation Architectural strategy
    • Technical roadmap planning for the Test Automation team
    • Supporting the Test Automation team in building out the company's automation capabilities
    • Building Architectural proof of Concepts
    • Working with our infrastructure, engineering and DevOps teams to build scalable and robust systems for on-premise and cloud infrastructures
    • Working with Product Feature Team architects on their automation and test architectural requirements.

    Responsibilities, Skills & Qualifications

    Skills and experience:


    • You will have worked in an enterprise design and implementation role previously and ideally deployed to Cloud infrastructures
    • Degree in Computer Science or a related discipline
    • Must have 2+ years’ experience in a Solutions Architect position        
    • Must have 5+ years’ experience as a Java Developer
    • Proven experience with building and maintaining Java applications/systems
    • Technical leadership experience; mentoring engineers and explaining solutions options/choices
    • Experience with automation testing tools and techniques
    • Experience with multiple system architectures; RESTful, even-driven etc.
    • Passionate about the importance of testing and test automation
    • Experience working in an Agile development environment
    • Experience working with different technology teams e.g Systems, network, DevOps,DBAs etc.
    • Excellent communication skills and proven ability to collaborate        
    • Some System integration experience is would be beneficial
    • Some exposure to Container and Cloud deployments would be beneficial.


    Education and Qualifications:

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


    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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