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REQ ID: 57583
JOB TITLE: Java Developer
SALARY: Competitive
LOCATION: Shannon, Ireland

Dreaming for tomorrow is about more than ideas and ambitions. We’re already building the next generation of vehicles, using repurposed and brand-new technology and techniques. We’re doing more than dream, we’re creating the future of mobility and automotive for years to come.



The main purpose of this role is to support the complete life cycle of new/modified software product, from research and design to implementation, training and support in the cloud.


The individual will work with lead engineers to write and modify programmes; testing code; diagnosing faults in software; and designing programmes to solve those faults. All these tasks typically involve a detailed and meticulous problem-solving process. To work within an Agile and Scrum manner to focus on incremental delivery of platform components and capabilities, with early feedback input required from both colleagues and stakeholders.


Key Performance Indicators


  • Velocity, the amount of work (several features) completed within a sprint
  • Cycle time metric describes how much time was spent on a task, including each time the work had to be reopened and completed again
  • Code quality, the quality of the software and/or service
  • Writing simple code, with clear intent to other developers and the machines running the systems. One metric of code simplicity is cyclomatic complexity, this measures the number of independent paths your code might have to take – the fewer, the better
  • Writing scalable code, refers to creating changes to the product that don’t harm the rest of the business




We’re looking for Software Engineers with experience using Java, Spring Boot or other Object Oriented languages, experience working in a team environment and solid verbal and written communication skills.


Knowledge, Skills and Experience



  • 2+years experience with Java fundamentals/Spring boot/Object Oriented programming languages
  • Knowledge of object oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving and complexity analysis
  • Experience in analysing data while developing solutions to problems
  • Knowledge of software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Working experience with Unix/Linux
  • Experience in scripting languages such as bash


  • Build high-performance, highly available and scalable systems
  • Debugging, diagnosing, and trouble-shooting complex, production software
  • Work with cloud technologies and initiatives
  • Develop microservices
  • Work with one or more message brokers Kafka, NATS, HiveMQ or RabbitMQ
  • Managing distributed systems and or IOT devices



Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan and private medical cover. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.







At Jaguar Land Rover, we are passionate about our people. They are at the heart of our business. We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive culture that is representative of our global customers and the society in which we live; a culture in which every one of our employees can bring their authentic self to work, and reach their full potential.


Find out what to expect at each stage of the process along with some hints and tips.


Find out more about Jaguar Land Rover in Ireland.


Read about working here in our JLR Life Blog.

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