• Full Stack Java Engineer (Workhuman Cloud for Teams)

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    Permanent Full-Time
  • The Opportunity


    This position involves working in an agile environment where we release frequently across our customer base.  You will be working on our SaaS based solution, building innovative Social Recognition solutions.  You will be helping us expand our product suite – launching a low-touch, subscription-based version of our world-leading social recognition product to the marketplace.  It’s an exciting new strategic direction and a high priority project for Workhuman.  Learn more about our products here.


    We’re looking for a Software Engineer to join the team working on this initiative.  This is a full-stack engineering opportunity.  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, Oracle, PL/SQL, JavaScript, HTML 5, CSS, JMeter, Jenkins, Sonar, Maven, Git.

    Responsibilities, Skills & Qualifications


    The value you will deliver: 

    • You will work with a distributed, cross-functional development team, continuously delivering solutions that will enhance our SaaS platform capability 
    • You have an agile mindset, valuing respect, collaboration, continuous improvement and learning cycles; pride in ownership, focus on delivering value and the ability to adapt to change
    • You will contribute to sprint planning, backlog refinement sessions, daily stand-ups and retrospectives
    • 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 4+ years working on application design and full stack development in enterprise applications with the following: Java, OOP, JEE stack/Spring, JMS and Camel 
    • Familiarity with RESTful webservices as an API design 
    • Good Database application development experience with SQL or NoSQL databases.   
    • Experience of JavaScript, HTML 5, CSS – including frameworks such as Angular, React, CanJS
    • Knowledge of Linux and shell scripting is an advantage. 
    • Experience with git or other version control tools. 
    • Experience with automated Unit and Integration testing  
    • You develop in accordance to best software engineering practice
    • You like to collaborate openly with the team on shared items of work and communicate well in a team-oriented environment, across locations 
    • You enjoy sharing your knowledge with 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 Workhuman’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 cardsto 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 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

    Who We Are:

    Culture creators. Visionaries. Innovators. Game changers and changemakers. A Unicorn or two … That’s who we are at Workhuman®. We love what we do because we’re shaping the future of work – and the world – through our people and global technology. We’re building cultures of gratitude and human connections for leading global brands – and that starts with our own. Here you can be yourself, learn, and grow with some of the best people you’ll ever meet. Be inspired to do your best work, celebrate life’s most meaningful moments, and truly experience the benefits of an award-winning workplace and caring culture rooted in respect and gratitude. This is the place where you can make a positive difference to colleagues, customers, and the world every day. You might just be the next human we’re looking for – because all the things that make you human and unique are the very reasons you belong here!

    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.

    Did you know:

    • We are #1 Great Place to Work in Ireland for the 2019 medium-sized workplace category and have been named one of the 2019 Top Places to Work in Massachusetts by the Boston Globe
    • Workhuman® is used by 4.5 million of employees across 160 countries.
    • Our core values are; Respect, Determination, Innovation and Imagination.


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