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Mulesoft Technical Designer


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Mulesoft Technical Designer

Dublin, Ireland | Permanent | Full time

Mulesoft Technical Designer

  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Full time

Group Technology & Customer Solutions (GTCS) comprises of Group IT & Procurement, Group Change, Group Portfolio Office, Group Payments, Business Continuity and GTCS Risk Management, Group Data Office, Group Information Security, GTCS Strategy & Transformation and Enterprise Transformation Office (ETO).

Description of business unit

We are a business unit called the API Engineering Factory that will own full-stack technology development across a number of strategic integration platforms and products. We are building a team of creative, likeminded technology enthusiasts who have the skills and capabilities to deliver industry leading software solutions to meet the current and future needs of a market leading Digital Relationship Bank.

The API Factory engineering services span systems integration architecture, design, security, API delivery and platform tooling and support.The API Factory has fully embraced ways of working such as scaled agile, DevOps and CI/CD in a highly collaborative team.

Purpose of the Role

You will work as part of an Engineering Squad responsible for designing and developing API's and integration flows using Mule ESB Anypoint Solutions.

Key Accountabilities

  • Identifying, analysing, designing and developing APIs and integration flows using Mule ESB Anypoint platform and Anypoint Studio
  • Experience in design and developing framework components within Mule ESB
  • Creation and reviewing of logical designs and low level designs working with other technical leads and solution architects within the API squads
  • Software development using various programming languages and related tools and frameworks
  • Code reviews, defect triage and fixing, unit testing, providing support for integration testing and non-functional testing
  • Ability to take the lead on large pieces of design and development
  • Mentor and coach junior engineers within the squad
  • Explaining technical issues to project managers, developers, team leads and architects in an easy to understand manner and recommend clearly thought out solutions
  • Develop solutions in alignment with the banks standards and policies
  • Highlight where assets or capabilities could be created / adopted to help improve delivery velocity
  • Work with solution architects to help improve standards of delivery within the squads
  • Contribute to the squad sprint planning and provide feedback into retrospectives to ensure that the squad and function continuously improves
  • Develop and support the service catalogue approach to drive re-use and improve efficiency and effectiveness of delivery

What is the opportunity?

You will work in a team of like-minded professionals with a broad range of experience and backgrounds across IT and the Business. You will have mentoring and support through a structured design and development process helping you to mature and grow your design, software development skills and capabilities. The solutions you will design and build will transform the way the Bank operates and provides products and services to its customers. The Engineering function offers great prospects for career progression within the Bank along with opportunities to build and grow highly sought-after technical skills and capabilities.

Working at Bank of Ireland doesn't have to mean working in an office to have an impact. Our commitment to enabling colleagues to thrive means that depending on role type you can have choice and flexibility in where you work and live, subject to your role, customer needs and our requirements. We have a hybrid working model, with home, agile hub and office based options available. We will always list a primary location which can be where you go for in person collaboration, and a location where you can best perform your role.

Please note you must live in the jurisdiction for the business to which you are contracted.

This job can be done anywhere in Ireland with the primary office location as Dublin to which travel will be required for in person collaboration. Exact frequency to be agreed with manager

Essential Qualifications

  • BSc or MSc in Engineering or Computer Science based field
  • Experience working as a technical designer in agile delivery teams
  • Experience working as a developer/engineer/ technical designer
  • Mule design and development experience and appropriate MuleSoft certifications
  • Deep knowledge of REST API's
  • Knowledge of enterprise integration patterns
  • Experience in API security standards and API authentication frameworks

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Prior experience working as a technical designer
  • An experienced technical designer and a strong desire to pursue a career in a technical development or architecture field
  • Experience in designing and defining API specifications using RAML or Swagger
  • SME knowledge of REST and SOAP web services, databases and JMS
  • Java or other object orientated development experience
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment, including Scrum and Kanban
  • Experience in development of back-end systems

Desirable Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • Knowledge of SAFe Agile Software Engineering
  • AWS experience would be advantageous

Key Competencies

  • Customer Focused - People Manager
  • One Group, one team - People Manager
  • Agile - People Manager
  • Champion Transformation - People Manager
  • Manage Risk - People Manager

Where Agency assistance is required Bank of Ireland Recruitment Team will engage directly with suppliers. Unsolicited CVs / profiles supplied to Bank of Ireland by Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted for this role.

Bank of Ireland Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace which values and benefits from the diversity of our workforce.

Closing date: Jun 25, 2021

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Our application form takes just minutes to complete. If you have any questions about our application, you can contact our recruitment team directly.


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