Principal Software Engineer
Cork, Ireland
18d ago

Key Responsibilities

As a Senior Software Engineer you be a member of a team which will design, develop and deliver a suite of capabilities which will be part of the Next Generation Converged Infrastructure (NGCI) automation software.

  • Together with a team of engineers own the delivery of a defined suite of software features in accordance with high-level systems architecture and software engineering guidelines.
  • Design and develop high quality software in an efficient and timely manner in accordance with internal and industry best practises.
  • Engage with domains experts and feature owners to translate requirements into software deliverables that can be implemented by your team.
  • Provide input and support program & agile planning activities such as sizing of deliverables, sprint and release planning.
  • Communicate progress to management and technical leadership and proactively escalate impediments outside your control.
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to junior engineers on the team.
  • Participate in architecture, design, code and test plan reviews.
  • Support overcoming technical challenges and risks through mitigation activities such as technology spikes or investigations.
  • Essential Requirements

  • 5 years’ experience designing and developing enterprise software
  • Experience in IT infrastructure automation & Infrastructure as a Service
  • Strong communicator, and be comfortable communicating technically at both high and low levels.
  • Experience of test driven development, software configuration management, automated testing, CI / CD
  • Experience in Python, Ansible , Service Mesh, Kubernetes & Microservices (insert primary language)
  • Experience in API development and consumptionREST, JSON, XML
  • Experience in developing on Linux / Unix platform
  • Experience in VMware based virtualization technology.
  • Highly Desirable Requirements

  • Experience in the application of software design best practices and patterns e.g. MVC, command pattern, persistence and transaction models.
  • Experience with system’s management technologies such as Puppet, Ansible, Salt or Chef.
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes; creating, maintaining and operating container-based solutions.
  • Knowledgeable in a subset of the following physical infrastructure domains : Storage, network, compute, virtualization.
  • Knowledge and experience of common software development tool sets, such as : GitHub, Jira, Jenkins, Concourse, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, etc.
  • Knowledge of scripting languages and Linux platform tools like bash, python, perl, awk, sed and grep.
  • Knowledge of Linux system administration and networking.
  • Desirable Requirements

  • Knowledge of large enterprise data center environments.
  • Past experience as IT administration or similar support role
  • Experience working with large enterprise customers.
  • Knowledgeable in Public & Private Cloud technologies and the Software Defined Datacenter
  • Knowledge and expertise in the VMware product portfolio (including vCenter, vSAN, NSX, vRealize etc.).
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