Software Engineering

Rathfarnham (Ráth Fearnáin), County Dublin, Ireland

Backend Engineer – Job Description
Are you a Python developer interested in joining an innovative, software solutions
business dedicated to driving digital transformation?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Python engineer to join our Government Solutions team working to deliver complex software implementations for major legislative clients. The candidate will be an experienced engineer with several years in a similar role and can demonstrate past experience working with complex, multi-component cloud-based software solutions.

About Propylon:
Our vision is to disrupt the legal landscape with innovative solutions that simplify the complex and connect people with the law. Propylon engineers seek to understand business related challenges, design process, technical solutions, ultimately solving problems and embracing change. Propylon engineers of all levels have the opportunity to contribute to the future of our products and engineering practice.
Propylon was listed as one of the best “Great Places To Work” in Ireland every time we applied for the accolade in 2016, 2018, 2020 and 2022. As such, we are proud to offer competitive salaries, excellent training, and opportunities to help you reach your full potential and develop in your career.

  • Work with technical team leads to design overall application architecture
  • Work with the team to develop and implement custom components to seamlessly integrate existing systems with Propylon’s LWB 360 suite of products.
  • Drive development across frontend and backend components
  • Contribute to product architecture and design
  • Participate in code reviews

  • Excellent understanding of the Python programming language, its ecosystem, and idioms.
  • Significant professional experience with Python based MVC framework, preferably Django.
  • Excellent working knowledge of SQL based RDBMS, e.g. Postgres, MySQL.
  • Experience with modern Python features such as type hinting, async, data classes, etc.
  • Experience developing applications and clients that utilize data and functionality exposed via REST, GraphQL, RPC etc.
  • Familiarity with Docker and related containerization technologies.
  • Working knowledge with a modern JavaScript framework, e.g., Angular, React, Vue.js

Nice to haves:
  • Experience with XML processing/transformation.
  • Experience with document management/document workflow software.
  • Familiarity or work experience with DevOps workflow/principles, building CI/CD pipelines.
  • Experience with AWS fundamentals.

Personal Attributes:
• Wants to be part of a team that is committed to delivering high quality innovative
• Wants to be part of a culture that is committed to sharing and enhancing the
knowledge of the wider team supporting team wide learning and success
• Have a curious mindset – about what you do, the technology you use and how you         connect with others to deliver products that we are proud to deliver to our clients.

Propylon is an equal opportunities employer; positions are open to all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of gender, civil or family status, sexual orientation, religious belief, age, disability, race or membership of a minority community.