JAVA Software Engineer (API Rules Engine Development)

Permanent job based in Dublin City Centre, Ireland

Excellent salary level (plus generous benefits including health, pension and bonus)

Job Reference: BBBH16869

Allen Recruitment is assisting a major International “Fortune 500”, multi-billion-dollar company source a small number of experienced Java Developers with commercial experience building out API Rules Engines, to join a new team here in their established Dublin City Centre software development operation.

This is a fantastic opportunity for Java Developers (with 4-6 years’ experience) who are looking for a new career challenge building cutting edge software solutions within a high-profile world-class company which places a lot of emphasis on positive company culture and work/life balance.


Successful applicants will work within the business along-side technical and operations team members to design, develop, test and deploy a new Rules Engine to be used to support online search and directories applications via APIs and/or Kafka streams in standards formats.

  • Using best practices for code development and deployment, including automated testing, CI/CD, and DevOps integration
  • Will be expected to maintain requirements and playbook documentation for the applications developed
  • Support application(s) in the production environment and ensures application SLAs around performance and availability are being met
  • Work closely with back-end teams and service integration layers to integrate into larger systems and platforms
  • Explore innovative methods and technologies to further the initiatives of the company

Essential Skills / Education:

  • Degree educated in a relevant computer science or related discipline
  • Expertise in latest JAVA Development tools and standards
  • Good API development experience

Additional Desired Skills:

  • API testing tools (SOAP UI, Postman, etc.)
  • API access control and authorization methods (OAuth2, JWT, etc.)
  • Automated testing frameworks (Junit, Cucumber, etc)
  • GitHub or similar Code Versioning applications
  • Some experience of Jenkins or similar applications for building CI/CD pipelines

A Mix of the following (Desired):

  • Experience with API logging, monitoring, and alerting
  • Experience with OpenShift or similar Cloud Platforms
  • Experience with business rules management systems (Drools, Red Hat Decision Manager, IBM Operational Decision Manager, FICO Blaze, etc.)
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Experience with Kafka and streaming architectures
  • Experience with NoSQL Data Stores (MongoDB, Cassandra, Elasticsearch, HBase, etc.)
  • Experience with graph database technology (Neo4j, Tigergraph, Orient DB, etc)
  • Experience with Scala/Spark

These are fantastic career opportunities within a new team which is part of an established, mature operation here in Dublin City Centre.

Interested in this opportunity?

Apply today for more information:

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