Searching for a Senior Software Engineer…


Adoreboard is an exciting new tech start-up that leverages its unique software products and services to measure the feelings expressed by people on social media platforms towards brands.  Our business intelligence software allows marketeers to predict and monitor emotions expressed towards their brands online.  

We’re looking for an exceptional Senior Software Engineer to get stuck in and make a real difference.  If this sounds like the gig for you then read on…


Role: Senior Software Engineer

Location: University Road, Belfast


  • Working closely with the CTO and Business Leadership to ensure a thorough understanding of software requirements
  • Working closely with members of the architecture team to design various components and functionality of Adoreboard Products and solutions
  • Involvement in the implementation stage of the development lifecycle using Java and various Java development tools
  • Contribute to the review of design documentation, code and test strategies
  • Act as Team and Technical Lead for the Belfast engineering team
  • Perform key roles within the Agile methodology
  • Development of other lesser experienced software engineering staff


  • At least 5 years postgraduate software development experience involving all phases of the software development lifecycle
  • At least 3 years experience in Java development on a Unix Platform
  • Experience in multi-threaded server side Java programming
  • Proven experience in the use of Eclipse, Maven, JUnit  tools
  • Comfortable with Agile Methodology and capable of performing different roles across sprints
  • Experience of continuous delivery and tools e.g. Jenkins
  • Knowledge/experience in the use of the Spring Framework
  • Experience of both relational and big data databases e.g. MySQL, PostreSQL
  • Experience with Agile methodology & tools, test driven development
  • Experience with version control tools e.g. Git, Subversion, Perforce


  • Experience in various AWS cloud technologies such as Cloudformation, Elastic Beanstalk, S3, CloudWatch, RDS, Route 53, EC2, Container Service, Lamba, etc
  • Experience in developing in dynamic language e.g. Python, Shell script
  • Knowledge of Software As A Service architectures
  • Experience of test driven development


  • Dynamic self-starter with the right attitude and aptitude for a start-up culture
  • High levels of desire and commitment to get a job done and meet the needs of customers
  • Customer focused and commercially driven
  • Act as a role model for the engineering team
  • Experience in working effectively within a team
  • Experience in leading a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Flexibility toward travelling when required

If this sounds like the job for you please send a cover letter and your CV to by Tuesday 3rd January 2017.

Adoreboard is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Candidates must have the right to work in the UK.

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