Globoforce, Inc.

  • Senior Java Engineer

    Job Locations
    Information Technology
    Permanent Full-Time
  • The Opportunity

    This position involves working in an agile environment on our Conversations product which offers a continuous performance development solution with a full spectrum of feedback, check-ins, and priorities to develop the talent of any team.  The Conversations product enables managers and employees to have better, more meaningful, continuous conversations facilitating an employee’s learning, development and performance growth as well as improve the manager-employee relationship. Managers receive a broader perspective of their employees’ performance through lightweight Check-ins and Priorities tracking which guides them as they coach their employees.  The Conversations team works with multiple clients and is responsible for delivering key feature enhancements and improvements to ensure we deliver a client focused product. 

    We’re looking for a Senior Java developer to join the team working on this.  While this role is primarily back-end, there will be opportunities to work across the full stack.  This role is for you if you get a kick out of developing high quality code, are driven to constantly seek out improvements, and you collaborate across teams, bringing the very best technology features to life. 


    Tech stack:  Java 8, Spring, RESTful webservices, Apache Camel, ActiveMQ, Tomcat 9, AWS, API, Oracle, PL/SQL, JMeter, HTML, CSS, JavaScript Jenkins, Sonar, Maven, Git.


    Responsibilities, Skills & Qualifications

    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 


    The skills you will bring: 

    • BS or MS Degree in Computer Science, Information technology or equivalent work experience  
    • You have 5+ years working on application design and development in enterprise applications with the following: Java, OOP, JEE stack/Spring, JMS and Camel 
    • You are familiar with RESTful as an API design  
    • You have good Database application development experience with SQL or NoSQL databases.   
    • A knowledge of Linux and shell scripting is an advantage. 
    • You have experience with git or other version control tools. 
    • You have experience with automated unit and integration testing  
    • You develop in accordance to best software engineering 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



    • 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 Workhuman, from your start date 
    • A Pension commences after probation period - Workhuman’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 (Lump Sum 4 x basic salary Death in Service benefit) – after completion of probation period 
    • Access to our Tuition Reimbursement Scheme - policy available in our employee handbook.  
    • Access to Wokrhuman 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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