Software Engineer | Collins McNicholas

Software Engineer

  • Reference: GYGN8077
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Limerick
  • Category: Information Technology

We are seeking a talented Software Engineer who has a passion for delivering great software products that meetcustomer needs. The right candidate will be a self-motivated positive person who puts team goals ahead of individual accomplishments and collaborates often and effectively with project team members to achieve the scheduled work. The  Software Engineer will participate in a full software development life cycle and adhere to a quality management system. The candidate will be part of a highly technical software engineering team building our line extension software


  • Works independently to specify, plan, design, develop, test and support software components as assigned.

  • Works with team to establish necessary requirements specifications and test plans for software product validation.

  • Responsible for researching, recommending, estimating, prototyping, and/or initiating the development of products, methodologies, and technologies.

  • Contributes to project schedule generation including scope of work, duration of tasks, and order of execution.

  • Responsible for translating requirements into design and implementation of well-structured and documented software components.

  • Presents/Participates in design reviews and code inspections.

  • Implements solutions to assigned defect issues.

  • Anticipates system faults, failure modes, and unusual events, making sure the software adequately mitigates identified risks.

  • Develops automated unit test cases to assure software meets the design criteria.

  • Monitors work progress against schedule commitments, reports progress to leadership in a timely fashion, including when work will not be completed according to schedule milestones.



  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree preferably in Computer Science, Engineering or Math

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in software development engineering.

  • A minimum of 5 years of Object Oriented Design.

  • A minimum of 5 years of Object Oriented Programming.

  • A minimum of 3 years of C#/.NET experience

  • A minimum of 3 years of Web Development Technologies: JavaScript, AngularJS, ASP .NET, CSS, HTML, JQuery, SignalR, WebAPI

  • Action oriented with a focus on results

  • Demonstrated positive work ethic with a strong commitment to achieving project goals.

  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills are essential.

  • Experience with the AgileScrum process.



  • Experience working in a regulated (FDA) environment with medical instrumentation is a plus.

  • Experience working on software for Flow Cytometers or other related medical devices.

For a confidential discussion about this opporutnity please send your CV for the attention of Gillian to

Firstname (required)

Surname (required)

Your Email (required)

Your phone

Upload CV (required)

Security Code captcha


Gillian Nicholson

Contact Consultant

  • Gillian Nicholson
  • Principal Recruitment Consultant - IT Division
  • 091 706714
  • Connect with Gillian

Collins McNicholas opens new Limerick office

David Fitzgibbon, Regional Manager of new Limerick Office for Collins McNicholas Recruitment.
Collins McNicholas opens branch in city, creating seven new jobs Positive and sustained growth in Midwest behind move Limerick a ‘strong alternative’ to Dublin and Cork Collins McNicholas has opened a new regional office in Limerick, to service its client base in the Midwest region. The opening of the new branch this month, which will […]
read whole article

The Year in Recruitment 2016

2016 was another good year for job growth in Ireland. Over the course of the year, unemployment dropped from 8.9% to 7.2%, to reach an eight year low. Foreign Investment IDA Ireland companies performed very well in 2016, with employment by overseas companies almost reaching the 200,000 mark. These companies created just under 19,000 jobs […]
read whole article

Job Seekers Guide

Everything you need to know to find a job, including; how to prepare a CV and cover letter, how to prepare for a job interview, how to navigate the modern job market, and much more.
view more

The ICT Labour Market Report 2016

circular tech graphic, blue
This report provides you with all of the recent developments in the ICT sector in Ireland, including skills availability, graduate output, industry trends, regional investment, and our expectations for the year ahead.
view more