Software Engineer // Soapbox Labs

About the Role

We are looking for a Software Engineer to join the team to help design and build our platform. The right person for this role is someone who is motivated, has a deep interest in software, is keen to keep learning, and is passionate about building a great product. This person is drawn to the challenges of scaling and building resilient systems. It is expected that the role will be both challenging and rewarding.

Skills & Requirements

As a Software Engineer you will:

  • Minimum of 3+ years experience in a development role
  • Have experience in solving complex technical problems and contributing to design challenges.
  • Have delivered production grade quality software.
  • Have worked within an Agile delivery environment with experience in delivering to deadlines.
  • Have exposure to continuous delivery and test driven development.
  • Experience leading the design and delivery of small features an advantage.

As part of the role you will need to be experienced in:

  • Building scalable systems in Java and related technologies.
  • Developing REST based APIs.
  • Relational databases such as MySQL.
  • Knowledge of Amazon Web Services (AWS) ecosystem or similar cloud provider.
  • GNU/Linux-based development.

Knowledge of the following technologies would be a bonus:

  • Experience working in a DevOps environment.
  • Deployment tools such as Jenkins, Ansible.
  • Frameworks such as Akka, Play.
  • NodeJS experience.
  • NoSQL databases such as Cassandra, Redis, and ElasticSearch.
  • Languages such as Scala and Python.
  • An interest in bleeding edge open source technologies

About SoapBox Labs

At Soapbox Labs we have developed a proprietary cloud based speech technology platform specifically for young kids aged 4-12 that works robustly in real world noise environments and on all mobile devices. We license our API to a wide range of application providers targeting the young kids market globally.

What We Offer

  • A competitive remuneration package (with stock options)
  • Unique opportunity to shape the future of children’s voice technology
  • Flexible working environment
  • Dublin 8 location in walking distance of Dublin City Center
  • The chance to get in at the ground floor of this growth start-up

Please attach your CV and a cover letter explaining why you are the right person for the role. Applications without cover letter addressing the above requirements will not be reviewed. Unfortunately we cannot offer visa support for this role. No recruiters required at this time thanks.

Applications to:

robert.oregan@soapboxlabs.com

Prometheus Evangelist // Robust Perception

Prometheus Evangelist

Prometheus is a fast growing open-source monitoring project used by thousands of companies around the world. Given the growth in both the project and our company, Robust Perception is looking to hire a full-time employee as a Prometheus Evangelist in our Dublin offices.

Are you someone who loves explaining technology and helping others? Do you want to contribute to open-source? Do you like working on infrastructure? Can you pick up new technologies quickly?

This may be the job for you. You will regularly engage with and assist people who are looking to use Prometheus to monitor a wide range of technologies. As we are a small company there is scope for defining your own work, however you should expect to achieve the following in your first year:

  • 1 month: You have basic familiarity with Prometheus, can answer basic questions by users, and you are starting to make small changes to Prometheus itself
  • 3 months: You are writing a blog post a month, answering questions by users, and a regular contributor to the Prometheus codebase/docs
  • 6 months: Writing a few blog posts a month, engaging with the user community daily, answering most user questions, starting to develop training materials, and contributing to project itself
  • 12 months: You are well-known within the community, able to answer the majority of user questions around Prometheus, starting to provide advice/consulting for non-standard scenarios, contributing to the project, and giving public talks

Robust Perception is the world’s leading company dedicated to the Prometheus monitoring system, with customers from startups to Fortune 500s. We are known for our expertise and contributions to Prometheus, our weekly blog posts, and are behind the Prometheus: Up&Running book which is coming out later this year. Our offices are based in the GEC in Dublin 8, near Thomas Street.

Responsibilities:

  • Research and write blog posts and other material about Prometheus
  • Promote both Prometheus and the company via community engagement
  • Collaborate with the open-source Prometheus community to develop it and its ecosystem
  • Develop the company’s online training courses
  • Provide consulting and support to our customers

Requirements:

  • Good written communication skills
  • Can debug code/systems problems
  • Can program in at least one language (e.g. Go)
  • Bachelor’s degree in a Computing-related subject, or equivalent experience

As this is a mid-level position it is expected that you will only some of the items “Nice to have” listed below, so don’t let it scare you away from applying. Part of the job is gaining those skills which you don’t already have.

Nice to have:

  • Contributions to an open source project
  • Experience with Go, Java, Python, Ruby, Elm and/or React
  • Experience with monitoring systems, particularly Prometheus
  • Experience with technologies such as AWS, GCE, Azure, Kubernetes, Docker, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Apache, Nginx, Kafka, Cassandra, Redis, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Salt etc.
  • Experience with tools such as git, Jenkins, CircleCI and Travis CI
  • Working knowledge of Unix/Linux internals, such as virtual memory, processes, filesystems, syscalls, dynamic vs static linking, ulimits, containers/namespaces
  • Working knowledge of networking, such as TCP, IP, firewalls, NAT, SSL, HTTP
  • Can debug using tools such as strace, top, iostat, df, du, ldd, ping, traceroute
  • Shell scripting and other sysadminny skills
  • Experience writing user documentation
  • Comfortable giving presentations locally and/or internationally
  • Customer service experience

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

Please send CVs with cover letter to jobs@robustperception.io

No agencies.

Full Stack / Lead Engineer // Stride

Full Stack / Lead Engineer

About Stride

Rapid change in higher education and the employment landscape means there are more options and opportunities to do what you love than ever! But navigating all those options to choose the right path is getting more complex – causing costly problems for students (and parents!), schools, colleges and employers. Doing what you love is best for everyone!

Stride makes learning and career discovery personal. We use machine learning to understand every student’s aptitudes, interests, motivations, etc and introduce them to opportunities they’ll love through people who are further along that journey!

What’s the opportunity?

Stride is eh, making strides…so we’re looking for another big dreamer to join our tight-knit, ambitious and innovative engineering team. We’re more than just coders – we’re opinionated, creative, learn-in-the-trenches engineers. You’ll have the opportunity to impact on the success of every student trying to find their way in the world – building a solution with global reach. As a founding member of Stride’s engineering team, this is an opportunity to pave your own path!

What will I be doing?

Stride engineers:

  • Positively impact our technical architecture and strategy.
  • Work fast to solve complex problems collaboratively.
  • Ship code to production when it’s ready, not when some delivery window opens.
  • Own your solutions and own the feedback. Great work is always recognised. Failure is celebrated for the positive lessons learned.
  • Care deeply about the impact you’re making for our users.
  • Obsess about the best user experience and empathise with our user’s journey.
  • Take pride in bringing your best to each user.

What skills do I need?

We’re hiring for a range of experience and skill sets. You’ll have:

  • Demonstrated ability to write great code. Specific technologies and years of experience are not our primary concern. Your ability to learn fast, code well and passion for your craft are most important.
  • Ideally, you’ll have some MVC experience for frontend and/or backend technologies.

Good to expert knowledge of two or more of the following:

  • Ruby on Rails (BIG advantage!)
  • REACT / AngularJS / Ember
  • Python
  • Postgres / MySQL
  • Java for Android
  • REACT native / Cordova / Ionic
  • Machine learning
  • AWS / Azure

Diversity is one of our core values – in terms of what Stride aims to achieve and in terms of how we operate.

Benefits

  • Package (salary / share options) based on level of experience
  • Play a key role in a fast-growing start-up supported by the NDRC, Enterprise Ireland, LEO and EU – based in the NDRC (Digital Exchange)
  • Flexibility – time, location, dress code, etc!
  • Create the future of career discovery…that’s all…

To apply, email michael@stride.careers

Web Engineers // Wattics

Men and women wanted for an extraordinary journey of discovery. We spend our rainy days in Dublin building a product we really love, growing a community of millions, organizing great company retreats, hiking & laughing.

We develop a global data analytics platform for energy managers to create a great impact on global businesses using the latest web technologies. Our human-centered platform helps consumers keep energy consumption/production under control. Our software change the way businesses discover saving opportunities, improve work conditions and become respectful towards the environment.

We need fast-paced web engineers to join a growing team of 10 people, passionate, who write code with the highest standard, well experienced in developing production code at large, who know how to create a wow effect with customers, and with a track record of implementing in Ruby on Rails and Java.

ABOUT YOU

  • You have built and maintained robust, scalable applications using the likes of Ruby, Java, JavaScript, Python (at least 3 years development experience required).
  • You function well in a fast-paced, informal environment where change is the norm
  • You love clean, quality code and understand the importance of test code
  • You are a passionate developer with a BS or MS in a computer-related discipline
  • You are detail-oriented, methodical, perfectionist and adaptable to work well in a team
  • You have a strong experience using JavaScript Frameworks/Libraries & relational DBs
  • You have excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills
  • You can handle client requests and develop new product specifications if needed

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • You will work with an excited international team of skilled engineers in an agile development environment with daily scrums and bi-weekly sprint meetings
  • You will work in a team and be responsible for the design and implementation of new features according to client requirements in Ruby On Rails
  • You will actively contribute to brainstorming, technology roadmap, and strategy sessions. * You will be responsible for proactively looking for ways to improve performance, simplify interactions, and automate management.

TECHNOLOGIES WE USE

  • Ruby On Rails
  • Java
  • Javascript
  • JQuery, React, Backbone (Marionette.js)
  • Rspec, Capybara, Teaspoon
  • MySQL
  • Linux shell
  • Git & Github (code reviews are part of our workflow)
  • AWS
  • TDD (Rspec)
  • Jira and agile methodologies

WHAT YOU GET

  • A great learning environment from both a software dev and business perspectives
  • A super experience to grow an analytics platform with real-time data from all over the World
  • A competitive salary, paid holidays, bonuses etc
  • Company retreats in remote locations
  • A fun, friendly and outgoing team
  • Equities in the company after one-year employment
  • An exciting work environment with other successful start-ups co-located in the same centre

WHAT NOW?

  • Apply by sending a CV and let us know what you are passionate about
  • Include links to your GitHub, Twitter, or anything that you are particularly proud to share.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: €35,000.00 to €55,000.00 /year

Apply to: antonio.ruzzelli@wattics.com