Job Details


Belfast, Northern Ireland

Closing Date

2022-02-28 00:00:00


Staff Software Engineer

  • Bazaarvoice is looking for a Staff Level Engineer to join the team in order to continue to shape our Product Development in Belfast.
    Responsibilities are as follows...


      • Partnership: Interacting with clients, product owners and leadership to fully understand and break down the problem through discovery and solutioning
      • Architectural nous: Architecting and over-seeing N-tier solutions Leading and contributing to application design
      • End-to-end involvement in software delivery
      • Technical ownership of one product and its technical direction
      • Driving, evangelising and implementing best practices
      • Wider prioritisation of the team’s roles and responsibilities 
      • Working with team around refinement of work and understanding of the approach
      • Demonstrating initiative around technical proposals and solutions
      • Broader team health: Coaching and mentoring other team members both technically and professionally
      • Substantial cloud environment experience and knowledge of the latest architecture patterns including microservices, serverless, streaming, CI/CD, data management, security and observability.

    In addition, you will...

      • Build great customer relationships by listening and empathizing with our customers and using creative thinking practices and processes to provide them with the solutions they really need
      • Provide technical and business leadership and drive innovation across portfolios to rapidly and effectively deliver great software that adds real value to our customers 
      • Continuously develop your own expertise. Share knowledge and expertise across the wider organization or beyond through networks, events and communities of practice
      • You will remain "hands on" technically, balancing that with providing strategic direction to the business with the end goal of creating a cohesive vision of usable products
      • Have a comprehensive understanding of how the products you work on fit into the larger business market and organization, and use this to make technical decisions on the project
      • Have ownership of the architecture and design on one or more productsReview and provide input to architectural designs to drive value for our customers. Identify opportunities where the team can innovate and add value for our customers
      • Provide technical expertise across portfolios. Identify and resolve technical issues when required. Collaborate with the Principals/Architectural Stewardship team to Identify and implement innovative technologies that align with the long term technology strategy
    • Share expertise and mentor the Engineering community across portfolios, ensuring the team is continuously improving and learning together to meet current and future product needs
    • Be just as good at working with people as technology. Someone who makes a team better by being part of it, and demonstrates and teaches others to do the same
    • Provide feedback in a timely, effective and actionable format that allows individual team members to improve. Champion the importance and principles of writing clean, quality, high performing and secure code within their team and the department
    • Be proactive about continuous improvement and innovation, and encourage your team to do the same. Someone who doesn’t just dream it but gets it done. Have excellent communication skills that allow them to share experiences and expertise in an impactful way using the right method of communication and the right level for the audience
    • Be passionate about technology and actively look for ways to increase your technical knowledge
    • Have the ability to identify and communicate how new product offerings can add value to our customers
    • Have a proven track record of senior stakeholder engagement with the ability to assert themselves effectively as Leaders in the business. Be experienced in Cloud Native architecture and a keen interest in Serverless Computing (experience is highly desired)
    • Lead by example and be able to troubleshoot issues efficiently (which is a good way to assess your technical understanding of the architecture, the runtime, and the health/production-readiness of the platform in terms of alerting/logging/observability)