Full-time

Software Systems

Letterkenny Co Donegal

10P

Do you want to work for a dynamic, awarding winning, innovative Company based in the coolest place on the planet with exciting career opportunities and family friendly working policies? Then we may have the perfect opportunity for you to showcase your talents!

Who are we?

Pramerica Systems Ireland Limited (Pramerica), is part of Prudential Insurance’s Global Business and Technology Solutions business unit. (GBTS). At Pramerica, we provide a vast range of business and technology services to our parent company, Prudential Financial, Inc., which provides financial products and services to retail and institutional customers in over 30 countries. Based in Letterkenny Co. Donegal, Ireland, our aim is to enhance Prudential Financials’ business performance by bringing forward strategic, innovative and cost-effective solutions.

We are looking for multiple JavaScript Web Developers, who have passion for new technologies, understand responsive web development, can prototype rapidly, and turn concepts to life.

As a developer, you care about quality of code, understand how to work with several content types, love to learn new technologies, and are ready to adapt on changing design frameworks and design principles. Experience in mobile not needed but preferred. Needless to say, you will have knowledge on how back-end systems work. Details are critical as you iterate on complex interactions and have pride in your work output. We are looking for someone who loves a good challenge and can work collaboratively.

We are building a startup culture in a company that is touching 20 Million+ lives, yet thinks agile. A company where talent drives success and your work touches everyone from a 25 year old to folks over 90 years old living in retirement. We care about web accessibility. We care how we treat our customers. Our employees are passionate about what they do and make it happen.

Position requirement and Education:

The successful candidate will have a 3 to 5 years direct experience in a web and/or distributed development environment and must be educated to degree level.

 Essential

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 3 + years’ experience in hands on HTML5/CSS/JavaScript development; Good understanding of JavaScript frameworks, such as Angular and NodeJS. Ability to use Bootstrap or other CSS frameworks;
  • Experience with Object Oriented JavaScript and modern JavaScript libraries (e.g., Angular, React, Vue)
  • Have strong knowledge of user interface and functional design for web and mobile. Knowledge of Responsive and Material design; API based development; Experience of UI Component and Single Page Application development.
  • Knowledge of: browser troubleshooting and debugging practices and techniques; OWASP secure coding practices; Web Accessibility Standards; Use of Web Analytics and SEO principles; Use of testing frameworks, such as Karma, Jasmine and Protractor.
  • Experience in using tools such as WebPack, Grunt and browser tools like Chrome Dev tools.
  • Knowledge of source code versioning tools like GIT.
  • Proven ability to design innovative solutions, and deliver quality software to strict standards and schedules through own efforts and collaboration;
  •  Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and deliver production quality software within tight schedules.
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken

Added Advantage 

  • Knowledge of Content Management Systems such as IBM WCM; Proficient with database design, SQL and stored procedures.
  • Knowledge of Containers and CI/CD pipelines such as Jenkins, Hudson.
  • Experience of Agile Methodologies such as SCRUM. 
  • A TECHIE that lives for emerging technologies and is hungry to keep learning

Responsibilities:

The chosen candidate will work as part of a talented team of Digital Specialists. This person will be responsible for supporting Prudential’s suite of cutting edge web, mobile and distributed applications. 

Project activities should be primarily focused on:  

  • Collaborate with product management, marketing, designers, and technology and architecture teams
  • Work in a rapid pace environment with ability to juggle multiple projects
  • Enjoy learning about our customers and our businesses
  • Work in an iterative/Agile environment
  • Create functional prototypes from design specifications and wireframes
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Aware of W3C web standards, their purpose, benefits and appropriateness
  • Mobile first web development and responsive web design.
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability
  • User input validation using HTML5 standards
  • Desire to learn, share and apply new skills
  • Ability to present solutions to complex problems
  • Research emerging technologies and develop POC’s
  • Participate in the architecture, system design and development of microservice applications.
  • Collaborate with team members and other teams and integrate individual components into complex enterprise systems.