Principal Engineer-Consultant
Belfast, Ireland
5d ago


Exciting opportunity for an aspirational Principal Java Consultant to join a company that boasts one of the best employee retention rates in Belfast.


My client is a vibrant and free thinking business that has the feel of a start up culture alongside the ambition and growth plans of a multi-national company.

Responsibilities :

  • Architect robust, secure and scalable platform components that deliver powerful application services to their applications development team, facilitating the development of some of the most innovative bespoke consultancy software on the market.
  • Identify and respond to security challenges in an increasingly hostile data environment. Lead with a security-first mindset.
  • Work closely within project teams to deliver solutions to key clients across the globe, on budget and on time.
  • Lead their product integration team as they develop new integration methodologies and deploy the platform into increasingly diverse client infrastructures.
  • Work closely with their product team to define requirements and drive new innovations through to product, bringing real benefits to their end-users.
  • Essential :

  • Third level Computer Science or Software Engineering qualification
  • 5+ years commercial experience of software development
  • Excellent OOP experience in Java
  • Sound understanding of best software engineering practices (e.g. design patterns, security)
  • Experience of relational database technologies and associated tools (MySQL, PostgreSQL, MSSQL)
  • Design and development of RESTful services
  • Comfortable developing software for deployment in Windows, Linux and Cloud environments
  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies
  • Desirable :

  • Java Developer Certification / Microsoft Developer Certification
  • Experience of CTDD and XP
  • Project management qualifications
  • Knowledgeable of secure programming practices
  • Experience of working in integration and data management projects
  • Proven capabilities in Android or iOS application development
  • Confident in Javascript / JQuery / AJAX / HTML / CSS / PHP
  • Experience with AWS Cloud Infrastructures
  • Experience in a customer facing role or experience of dealing with clients
  • Proven experience with Containerisation technologies (e.g. Docker)
  • Highly motivated and adaptable
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Ability to provide training and guidance to junior employees
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Remuneration

    Leading Salary ahead of market rate which is negotiable depending on Experience. In addition to a highly competitive salary my client offer the following :

  • An environment in which to succeed
  • Access to the senior management team
  • Accelerated career progression / training and development plan
  • Company pension plan
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Increasing holiday entitlement
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