We’re Hiring – Researcher, Software Developer

Applications are invited to apply for the position of software developer to join our existing team and help us deliver DEVELOP, an innovative web based solution for career planning.

Post Title:DEVELOP H2020 developer, researcher
Post Status:Specific purpose contract, 5 months (initially) full-time Learnovate Centre
Department/Faculty:Learnovate Centre, School of Computer Science and Statistics,

Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin

Location:Unit 28 Trinity Technology and Enterprise Centre,

Pearse Street, Dublin 2, Ireland

Reports to:DEVELOP Project Manager
Salary:Appointment will be made on the IUA researcher salary scale at a point in line with Government Pay Policy
Hours of Work:37 Hours per Week
Closing Date:31 July 2018

Standard Duties and Responsibilities of the Post

Working closely with the project manager and UX lead, you will:

  • act as lead developer for a software platform currently
    under development
  • implement new components to extend the functionality of the
    platform based on requirements and designs from our UX team
  • support the integration of 3rd
    party tools and services into the platform
  • manage the deployment of updates and fixes to production
  • implement appropriate unit, integration and system testing
  • produce technical documentation


Person Specification:

Required Technical Skills

DEVELOP is built using the following technologies, practical experience is a must:

  • Front end web development using Javascript frameworks
    (specifically we use Angular2)
  • Server-side web service development using Java (specifically
    we use the Play framework)
  • Relational (SQL) Databases (specifically we use PostgreSQL)


Technical Skills

We also use the following technologies in our build environment, experience in these will really help:

  • Containerisation technologies (specifically we use Docker)
  • Continuous Integration (specifically we use Jenkins)
  • Version control (specifically we use Gitlab)

Other Required Skills

You’ll be working on a small team within our organisation, you need to:

  • be a quick learner
  • be comfortable with complexity work
    independently and solve problems but know when to ask for help
  • be comfortable taking ownership of the entire software platform provide technical leadership communicate effectively with a multidisciplinary team across Europe


For more details on the DEVELOP project see:       http://develop-project.eu/

Application Information

Closing date: 12 noon, 31st July

Applicants should apply to : lorna.maguire@learnovatecentre.org
with a strong cover letter and CV.