Software Engineering

Rathfarnham, Dublin HybridWorking


Are you an experienced Software Engineer interested in joining an innovative, software solutions business dedicated to driving digital transformation? We are looking for a Lead Software Engineer who excels in collaborating with people to ensure successful project delivery. You would lead project development teams in the delivery of our legislative management solutions working on global customer accounts.

About Propylon:

Our vision is to disrupt the legal landscape with innovative solutions that simplify the complex and connect people with the law. Our Engineers seek to understand business related challenges, design process, technical solutions, ultimately solving problems and embracing change. 

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. In 2022, we also ranked within the top 3 best workplaces in our category. 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.

 About the role:
  • Lead a team of software engineers delivering complex workflow and document management applications for Propylon’s Government Solutions division.
  • Responsible for the overall quality of the team’s technical deliveries in terms of test coverage, code quality, adherence to best practices in relation to security, etc.
  • Production of technical analysis of existing complex, multi-component systems and architectural designs integrating these systems with Propylon applications.
  • Work with Government Solutions team’s management to ensure that designs are technically robust and aligned with company strategic direction.
  • Work with a cross-functional team, including project managers, business analysts and other stakeholders to provide accurate estimates of development efforts.
  • Be the team’s technical authority, providing guidance and direction to junior developers through pair-programming and code-review sessions.
  • Provide one-to-one support and mentorship for individual team members to upskill and progress their own engineering careers.

 About you:
  • Extensive professional Python programming experience, ideally 5+ years.
  • Extensive professional experience with Django/Flask or equivalent Python based web or API scaffolding framework.
  • Extensive knowledge of Python ecosystem, tooling, and best practices.
  • Proven technical team leadership experience, ideally 3+ years.
  • Strong technical background, with extensive experience in a software development role.
  • Experience architecting complex workflow systems.
  • Experience in developing complex web applications under strict deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience with Docker, AWS, GitHub Actions and other DevOps related services a plus.
  • Experience designing document management systems a plus.
  • Knowledge of Python document manipulation tools a plus.

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.