Globoforce, Inc.

  • Senior UI Engineer

    Job Locations
    Information Technology
    Permanent Full-Time
  • The Opportunity

    This position involves working in an agile environment, supporting our operations department responsible for servicing over 4 million end users The opportunity is to work on a greenfield project directly impacting the experience of these end users. 


    The tech stack will be JavaScript, HTML 5, CSS including frameworks such as CanJS, Angular, React.  We are interested in you because you have a continuous learning mindset and are interested in leading advancement technically and functionally.  While the role is primarily UI focused, there are opportunities to work across the full stack from UI to end data points. 

    Responsibilities, Skills & Qualifications

    The skills you will bring: 

    • BS or MS Degree in Computer Science, Information technology or equivalent working experience 
    • You have 5+ years working on application design and development, experience in JavaScript, HTML 5, CSS and JS frameworks 
    • You are familiar with RESTful as an API design/have experience integrating with middle tier Java applications  
    • You are a thought leader and love to guide the technical direction of the team  
    • You develop in accordance to best software engineering and UX 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 
    • You have excellent communication skills – verbal and written – with the ability to communicate effectively with business partners and understand their requirements 


    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 



    • 25 days annual leave - Holiday entitlement increases per years of service.  
    • Company plan VHI Health Care & Dental cover for employee, partner and children - paid for by Globoforce, from your start date.  
    • A Pension commences after probation period - Globoforce’s pension benefit is up to 5% of salary, matching an employee's contribution.   
    • Participation in Worhuman’s employee motivational programs (Gratitude Reward & Recognition program and our Years of Service Award) - this means you may receive recognition awards from colleagues. Awards can be redeemed tax free against local/ online merchants or can be used to purchase merchandise via our online e-commerce platform. Total value of awards varies and is not guaranteed. 
    • Discounted gift certificates - circa 5 to 10% off on a variety of local merchants when Recognition awards are redeemed through our Gratitude Reward and Recognition platform.  
    • Discounted TaxSaver Travel cards to reduce travel costs or free car parking (subject to availability).  
    • Income Protection (commences from your start date). The benefit is 2/3rds of salary less the Social Welfare deduction. Deferred period is 26 weeks. 
    • Life Assurance – after completion of probation period 
    • Access to our Tuition Reimbursement Scheme - policy available in our employee handbook.  
    • Access to Workhuman University - our online university containing hundreds of technical and non -technical courses.  (with all Udemy courses incorporated) 
    • Additional ‘perks - Free breakfast cereal, fruit, tea/coffee, fantastic catered events throughout the year etc. 

    The Company

    Workhuman® is the world’s fastest-growing integrated Social Recognition® and continuous performance management platform. Our human applications are shaping the future of work by helping organizations connect culture to shared purpose. With a consistent stream of gratitude fueling unparalleled, provocative workplace data and human insights, Workhuman® Cloud is a critical software engine for global companies seeking to motivate and empower their people to do the best work of their lives. Workhuman (formerly known as Globoforce) was founded in 1999 and is co-headquartered in Framingham, Mass., and Dublin, Ireland.


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