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.