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Job Title

Java Engineer

Employer

Unum Ireland Ltd.

Location

Carlow

Description

Java Engineer Unum Carlow is an ambitious, innovative Technology Centre working as a global team to drive digital transformation. Unum is one of the world's leading employee benefits providers. We are seeking Java Engineers to join our team of talented IT professionals. If you thrive working in an agile, fast-paced, and delivery-focused environment Unum is for U. General Summary: Java Engineers are responsible for the building and/or configuration of software solutions within their business portfolio with little to no oversight and exhibit a mastery of the application and technical skillset subject matter expertise for their area of responsibility. They ensure software is delivered to high quality standards by collaborating with their agile team members.  Principal Duties and Responsibilities. • Responsible for the estimation, design, implementation, and maintenance of new and existing features for the existing portfolio of applications for a business area. Able to complete complex feature development tasks. • Design, codes, configures, unit tests, maintains, and documents software deliverables using agreed upon standards and tools. Leads sizing and estimation activities within the agile team. • Communicates and contributes to daily stand up meetings on progress made and planned progress for the coming day and reports any impediments that are blocking their progress. • Participates in code reviews and sprint retrospectives; ensuring their ideas for team continuous improvement are communicated so that the overall process and team can improve sprint by sprint and readily receives feedback for self-improvement. • Demonstrates an interest in software architectures and seeks to design solutions in alignment with Company stated architecture and standards. • Collaborates with Business Analysts to confirm understanding of business requirements relating to features to be delivered and to help the Business Analyst define requirements that can be delivered from a technical perspective. • Collaborates with the agile team to establish the definition of done for each of the stages of production within the team. • Collaborate with Test Engineers and Senior Test Engineers to ensure that software meets the definition of done; ensuring successful transition of work to the next stage of production during the sprints. • Ensures an innovation culture in the team by continuous improvement of deliveries and participates in evaluating new processes and technologies that can be applied to future feature delivery. • Collaborates with Technical Support Engineers to transition software features to a production environment ensuring that the deliveries meet application performance criteria, release standards; and ensures application and system stability. Job Specifications and skills. • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science is preferred, or equivalent relevant business experience. • Hands on experience as a Java Engineer with demonstrated success in software development. • Clearly demonstrates analytical ability and critical thinking skills. • Takes a logical, analytical approach to problem solving and pays close attention to detail. • Experience with Agile Development Methodologies. • Self motivated and results oriented. Unum and its family of businesses offer competitive pay and an excellent benefits package, world-class training and development, and a culture built on employee ideas. Unum is an equal opportunity employer, considering all qualified applicants and employees for hiring, placement, and advancement, without regard to person’s race, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, family status, membership of the travelling community, gender or sexual orientation. Come join us if you’re interested in working in an exciting and challenging environment for a company that is on the move!.

Date Added

15 days ago

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