Lead Software Developer

Job Details

Lead Java Software Developer
Initial 6-12 months
Hybrid, Limerick

Key Responsibilities
• Develop a strong understanding of the business, strategic direction, overall organizational goals, and individual user needs.
• Work with developers to craft and implement proof of concept solutions and build advanced applications to deliver on the desired customer experience.
• Drive effective teamwork, communication, collaboration, and adoption to achieve desired outcomes and realize benefits
• Act as a Coach and Mentor to drive Automation, DevOps, and industry best practice
• Demonstrate intellectual curiosity and passion in solving business problems and staying ahead of current trends related to the latest software technologies
• Provide oversight and management of development activities and ensure standards are being adhered to.
• Adapt to new technologies and languages to focus on areas of demand
• Collaborating with the Product Owners and Business Partners to review product requirements and user stories, propose viable implementation options, and define specific software tasks.
• Researching new and evolving technologies and developing prototypes.
• Working in an agile development team to iteratively deliver system updates and product releases.
• Creating elegant, well-tested solutions to complex problems.


• Bachelors in Computer Science or similar.
• 10yrs+ of relevant industry experience.
• Extensive experience using Java.
• Knowledge of Jasper Reports, shell scripting or Cloud technologies an advantage.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Experience in leading complex projects using agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban etc.)
• Proven ability to work with stakeholders and customers to identify and refine software requirements.
• Must be able to solve sophisticated business problems and present recommendations to senior management optimally.
• Must have good organizational and decision-making skills.
• Proven ability to lead and influence others at all levels within the organization.
• Strong influencer with the ability to successfully navigate change and drive success across teams.
• Prior experience delivering Lab solutions, the LabVantage platform in particular, an advantage but not essential.

Travel requirements: 10-20% within EMEA & US

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