EY Principal Software Engineer in Ireland

Principal Software Engineer


Requisition # IRE001UR

Post Date Jan 18, 2018

Senior Software Engineer

EY’s Innovation Lab is a globally funded investment function to deliver technical thought leadership in new and exciting technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. The sole purpose of this lab is to deliver technical innovations that our global consultancy practice can deliver for the benefit of our clients.

Due to this expansion we are seeking to recruit a Principle Engineer that will take leadership responsibility for our software engineering teams in the lab.

As a Principle Engineer in EY’s lab, your responsibilities will be to lead EY Experience Lab engineering teams to manage the delivery of client driven innovation projects working with cutting edge specialist technology in areas such as Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning.

Client Delivery: You’ll be responsible for leading the engineering of key innovation initiatives for blue-chip clients, ensuring best in class engineering, leveraging your knowledge and sector experience to deliver innovative solutions to deliver business value.

Thought Leadership: Drawing on your skills and experience, you’ll be responsible for creating thought leadership points of view and innovative insights for clients looking to leverage the latest technology based on the learnings of the lab.

Practice Development: You will be responsible for defining the engineering approach and practices within the lab, leveraging the latest techniques and platforms for optimal output.

TechnicalSkills requirements

You’ll have knowledge and experience of a number of the following areas:

  • Have a proven ability to leadengineering teams solving complex problems

  • Having a track record ofdelivering innovative solutions, with modern software engineeringpractices i.e. DevOps

  • Have experience in Agilemethods and delivery

  • Be comfortable adoptingemerging technologies and platforms to solve client use cases

  • Be comfortable working with clientexecutives and senior management

  • Have worked in one or moreof the following sectors: Utilities, Banking, Consumer Goods, Tech andMedia, Public Sector, Health, Transport

  • Have experience ofdeveloping reusable assets/products from engineering initiatives

Outside of core Software Engineering experience ideally to have experience in one or more of the following: Cloud Technologies, Big Data Technologies, Dev Ops, Development automation, and Application Lifecycle Management.

Client responsibilities

  • Lead the software engineeringof the innovation portfolio

  • Drive a fit for purposeengineered solution aligned with innovation proposal using emergingtechnologies

  • Work with innovationportfolio leads to manage engineering outcomes, and ensure effectivedelivery of product backlog

  • Build strong internalrelationships within Advisory and across other services

People responsibilities

  • Develop people througheffectively supervising, coaching, and mentoring all levels of staff

  • Conduct performance reviewsand contribute to performance feedback for all levels of staff

  • Contribute to peopleinitiatives including recruiting, retaining and training ITA Architecture professionals

  • Maintain an educationalprogramme to continually develop personal skills

  • Understand, follow and leadstaff in workplace policies and procedures

If you have keen interest in IT in Ireland as well as intellectual curiosity and energy, then the EY Performance Improvement IT Advisory team could be exactly the right place for you.