What you’ll be doing...

We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer with experience in one or more of iOS, Android, .NET, SQL Server or QA Automation to lead one of our Cross Functional Squads. This role is based in Dublin and the successful candidate will be leading a fully onsite team of Mobile, .NET, Automation, Web and Backend engineers. The successful candidate will have extensive experience in leading in a multi-disciplined team in an agile environment delivering world class products .

This role is a critical part of our expanding R&D team that is focussed on increased speed to market and significant scale. A deep understanding of software architectures, platforms and paradigms are essential for this role.


  • Write great code! We expect a Squad Lead to lead by example in every area, none more so than in the hands on development of our products.
  • Drive your team forward, ensuring everyone is focussed on what we are trying to achieve.
  • Be the person whom your team look up to for technical guidance
  • Be a decision maker and ensure your team comes on the journey once a decision is made.
  • Lead a Cross Functional Team. You will need to be comfortable with backend code, deployments, business requirements and testing. Your team will be made up of many different disciplines and whilst you are not expected to “direct the work” or be a subject matter expert in the many disciplines that make up the squad, you will be expected to ensure that each member of the team is facilitated in contributing to the best of their ability within a team setting.
  • Ensure blockers are getting actioned and resolved.
  • Be the primary contact for stakeholders and foster relationships outside of the direct squad.
  • Ensure collaboration with Architecture to ensure we are building the right solution, the right way.
  • Advocate for and evangelise your squad within the organisation.
  • Build ownership of the product within the squad from development, automation and production perspectives.
  • Ensure that the on-boarding experience of new hires and transfers into the team is valuable and repeatable.
  • Be a champion of technical excellence and quality within the team
  • Ensure that the team is achieving high unit test coverage
  • Ensure that the team is actively contributing to and reacting to automation tests
  • Ensure that code written is always to a high standard and that there is a robust code review process in place
  • Be a champion of process within the team
  • Ensure the team understands the processes we follow
  • Educate the team on best practices, workflows, etc.
  • Look to optimise for your squad’s specific needs and strengths
  • Talk to your team and facilitate regular team meetings and 1-1 conversations with your squad.
  • Participate in the hiring process through CV Reviews, Code Reviews, Phone Screens and Technical interviews.

What we’re looking for...


  • 5+ years in software development roles with a minimum of 1 year in a leadership role
  • Excellent development experience on a minimum of one of .NET, iOS, Android, Angular, QA Automation, SQL Server
  • Experience in working on large products with multiple teams contributing to the same code base
  • Excellent experience working in agile software teams and exposure to Scrum, Kanban, Lean, XP, etc
  • Experience with common patterns in distributed systems (REST, SOA, DDD)
  • Strong knowledge of OOA, OOD principles and multi-threading.
  • Experience with cloud-based services (Amazon AWS and Azure) is a plus.
  • Experience in measuring and improving performance of production systems.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline.
  • Experience in highly scalable, highly available platforms.
  • Experience in Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery & Automation.
  • Proven experience in scaling applications to large user base
  • Excellent, proven written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Excellent, collaboration, influence and leadership skills required.
  • A very strong organiser capable of multitasking and context switching without becoming overwhelmed or adversely stressed

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.