Software Engineer

Tech – Wexford, Leinster
Department Tech
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

About Distilled SCH 

Distilled SCH is the leader in online marketplaces in Ireland. Formed  in 2015, Distilled SCH operates the three iconic Irish online brands – Daft.ie, DoneDeal.ie and Adverts.ie. Combined, these websites not only offer unrivalled reach, traffic and data but are also the number one property, motor and generalist advertising portals in the country. 

What’s the opportunity?

We are looking for an experienced Software Engineer to join our tech team. The successful candidate must have a passion for creating great software and will thrive in a fun, fast paced and challenging environment. You will have the opportunity to work on products that are used daily by thousands of people in Ireland and to work in and learn from a highly experienced development team. 

What will I be doing? 

As a Software Engineer you will:

  • Build and maintain core features for the Distilled platforms and related products
  • Build REST based APIs to support the other development teams
  • Work with other like minded developers as part of an Agile team
  • Ensure the codebase is clean, scalable and secure
  • Work closely with our Product, Mobile and Web teams
  • Keep up-to-date with new technologies and techniques in software development
  • Provide support for our CS and Quality teams 

What skills do I need? 

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • A degree or masters in Computer Science/Engineering or a related field
  • Excellent knowledge of Java and Object Oriented design principles and methodologies
  • Experience working with Spring Framework, Tomcat and Hibernate or similar
  • Good working knowledge of PostgreSQL, MySQL or MongoDB
  • Very experienced working with and building RESTful APIs and Web services
  • Have used a version control system like Git
  • Working knowledge of project management tools like JIRA or TargetProcess
  • Be a self-starter with an analytical mindset who is comfortable working on their own initiative and managing their time effectively
  • Comfortable working in an Agile team
  • Excellent communication skills 

What’s it like to work here?

You will have the opportunity to work with one of Ireland's fastest growing Internet companies. You will get the opportunity to make a significant contribution to our future direction. Projects are exciting and employees are given wide scope for creativity and innovation.    

Our Values

Our company values give us a framework for leadership and daily decision making, they are what make us a great place to work. Although we hail from all walks of life and speak dozens of languages, our staff share and work towards a common goal and vision for the company. These values are the embodiment of how we as a company and individually behave and present ourselves both internally and externally for our colleagues, our users and our customers. 

  • We have a blackbelt mindset
  • We like to simplify things
  • We make things happen
  • We collaborate across teams, business units and brands
  • We're passionate about what we do

 Our Benefits 

  • Competitive salary in a dynamic and innovative work environment
  • We help you plan for your future by offering 5% contribution towards your pension
  • Peace of mind with life assurance and fully paid healthcare
  • Focused career development and progression opportunities
  • If you’re cycling or commuting, we’ve got you covered with the Cycle-to-Work and TaxSaver schemes
  • English lessons for any newcomers to Ireland
  • We celebrate your Birthday with cake and successful probations with champagne!
  • MacBooks are our standard, but we’re happy to get you whatever equipment you need to reach your potential
  • Our biggest benefit is our friendly and talented people!

We are a diverse bunch of people in Distilled SCH and we want to continue to attract and retain a diverse range of people into our Company. Diversity and inclusion is high on our agenda. We do not discriminate based on gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, civil or family status, age, disability, or race.

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  • Location
    Wexford, Leinster
  • Department
    Tech
  • Employment Type
    Permanent Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
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