Senior Java Developer - Cloud Native

Posted date:  Oct 18, 2021

Athlone, WH, IE

Senior Java Developer Cloud Native

Location: Athlone, WH, IE

Company: Ericsson


Ericsson leads the development of the mobile world, with more than 54,000 patents to our name. Our innovations in 5G technologies enable telecom networks to transform intelligent society and industry.

The Ericsson workplace is employee-centric supporting well-being, collaboration, innovation online or in person.

When joining our team at Ericsson you are empowered to learn, lead and perform at your best, crafting the future of technology. This is a place where you're encouraged as your own perfectly unique self, and celebrated for the skills, talent, and perspective you bring to the team. Are you in?


Our Great Opportunity

Are you a hardworking Senior Java Engineer working in Cloud Native with Java Microservices? We are looking for you to lead a team of Java engineers building scalable, highly available network management features for 5G networks.  You will be working as part of a multi-functional team, developing full-stack features in an agile environment.

You will work and collaborate with leading experts in Radio and Cloud Native technologies including 5G, Public & Private Clouds, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence!


To be successful in the role you must have

  • Knowledge in cloud technologies and tools, container/microservices, databases, and security
  • Experience with cloud deployment (Docker, Kubernetes) and how to decompose application logic down to microservices
  • Hands-on experience of configuration, deployment, and optimisation of microservices is required (Spring Boot or JBoss, Wildfly is an advantage)
  • Be familiar with the latest CI/CD technologies
  • Consistent track record to solve problems in microservices at scale
  • Ability to write API contract tests, familiarity with TDD/BDD
  • Experience with integration using Arquillian, Cucumber
  • Proficiency in one or more languages, such as Java, Python
  • A consistent record in technical leadership in a Java-based software development team
  • Practical experience of the best coding/design practices and patterns, optimisations, scaling, and clustering
  • Customer focus and ambition to understand customer needs on developed features


What do we offer?

  • A healthy work-life balance (flexible hours, remote working option, maternity/paternity and parental leave)
  • 27 days annual leave, family-friendly work environment!
  • Dynamic sports and social club which hosts many sporting (e.g. golf, football, swimming, tennis) and social (e.g. gaming, theatre, movie, nights out) activities
  • Expand your horizons in a rich multicultural environment with colleagues from all over the world
  • Clearly defined career paths, improved with inhouse training and financial support for external study
  • Opportunities to travel around the world and work directly with our customers
  • Pension scheme, health insurance, company doctor, life cover and sick pay/income continuance plan
  • Tax saver commuter/bike to work scheme

You can also learn more about why our software campus in Athlone is a great place to work: Video Link



Ericsson provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetics.


Ericsson complies with applicable country, state and all local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location across the world in which the company has facilities. In addition, Ericsson supports the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights and the United Nations Global Compact.


This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training and development.


Ericsson expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetic information.



Our Culture

Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless. Share your most innovative ideas, bring your unique perspective and bring your unique perspective in a speak up environment. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it at a company where you’re empowered to lead and perform at your very best.

Learning and Development

Being a part of our team means having the flexibility to take your career in many different directions, but it also means leveraging the supportive structure of a big organization, with clear personal and professional development opportunities. 

Benefits and Rewards

We believe that great accomplishments deserve great benefits and transparent rewards. We strive to offer competitive, unbiased, and fair rewards for all our people. We empower you to manage your own time and promote flexible working opportunities, along with family-friendly policies.

Click here to find out more about our benefits.

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