Full Stack JavaScript Tech Lead

07 Jun 2022
05 Jul 2022
Jordan McBride
Job Type

Candidate must have valid visa to work in Ireland (Stamp 1G/Stamp 4/EU Passport)

Location: Dublin (Hybrid)
Job type: Permanent Full-Time
Sector and subsector: IT and Insurance

Our client is a global leader in insurance brokering and risk!

With their depth and scale of talent and resources, intense client focus and breadth of industry and specialty advice, They help clients across all industries and more than 130 countries anticipate, quantify and fully understand their risk landscape.

The Full Stack JavaScript Tech Lead will focus on the development of frameworks and practices that will be leveraged across the organization. This is a great opportunity to be an early contributor to agile engineering solutions that will be used by many technical teams across a large organization. This role will report into the Development COE Principle Engineer.

Our employees enjoy excellent benefits such as:

  • Competitive salary with annual review
  • Up to 12% pension contribution
  • Healthcare cover
  • Study Support
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Sports & Social clubs/Wellness Programme
  • Paid annual leave and ability to purchase additional leave days
  • Travel ticket/bike to work/dental are optional
  • Subsidised canteen
  • 35 hour working week


  • Be a collaborative developer comfortable in an Agile environment.
  • Be a lifelong learner with an appetite for improving your craft, introducing change, and collaborating with like-minded colleagues.
  • Create and maintain best practice development frameworks and establish standards including modern development tools.
  • Develop tools to accelerate developer on-boarding, increase overall code quality and reduce time to market.
  • Develop practices and guidelines to improve consistency and reuse of code.
  • Assist the COE in analysing the development capabilities within the firm and identify opportunities to centralize and consolidate common functionality to shared services.

Minimum Requirements
A Full Stack JavaScript Developer that has significant experience of software delivery using Agile methodologies.

  • 5+ years of application development experience with a track record of delivering high quality software to production.
  • Experience with JavaScript and/or TypeScript.
  • Knowledge of refactoring, design patterns, design driven development, continuous integration, system and application design, application security.
  • An appreciation of RESTful APIs.
  • Experience working with SQL and/or No-SQL databases.
  • Exposure to CI/CD pipelines to deploy applications.
  • Good communication, leadership and collaboration skills.

Desirable Qualities:

  • An eagerness to get "under the hood" with technology.
  • Understanding of unit testing and commitment to cover all code with unit tests.
  • Exposure to contemporary application development stacks such as MEAN, MERN, and other emerging open source technologies.
  • Experience working with Agile and Continuous Delivery approaches, such as Continuous Integration, TDD, Infrastructure as Code, etc.

Candidate must have valid visa to work in Ireland (Stamp 1G/Stamp 4/EU Passport)

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