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Technical Team Lead

We are changing the way you, your family, and your friends will shop for travel products over the next 10 years, interested in joining us?


The Role

We have a vacancy for an experienced, highly motivated Technical Team Lead to work in an exciting and dynamic software engineering environment. We have a growing number of customers and partners who are the biggest names in the industry. Due to this demand we are looking to increase our technical leadership in our rapidly expanding Dublin office.

We want to see candidates who have a track record in developing high quality software, working within tight deadlines, and have a continuous improvement and customer-focused mindset. Experience in the travel or retail industry would be an advantage but not essential.

As a Datalex technical lead you will be responsible for managing a geographically distributed agile team of highly skilled engineers.  You will be a people manager as well as a technical leader. You will be the project teams key contact and will utilise well-developed communication skills to lead and facilitate effective problem solving/discussions to key stakeholders within the company. You will be technically hands-on with estimating features, planning, coding, debugging, design, performance and testing of team deliverables.  


Key Responsibilities

  • Ability to estimate, document, design, implement and test large features to the highest quality and take ownership of their delivery
  • Capable of taking part in technical and business discussions both internally and externally
  • Understand the business drivers behind each feature.
  • Ensure your team are delivering high quality product and platform functionality, on time and on budget
  • Mentor, motivate and train developers within your team both local and remotely.
  • Manage the translation of requirements into design and take ownership of documentation for your project deliveries.
  • Challenge the status quo – Contribute and lead initiatives to improve the software development process. Think BIG!


Minimum Requirements

  • 5+ years of software industry experience with excellent proficiency in Java and Web Services
  • 3+ years managing a Software Engineering team ideally within a fast-paced dynamic product based company
  • Solid experience in design/development of highly available, distributed and scalable applications
  • Good understanding of Agile principles with experience leading a Scrum/Kanban team

Additionally, experience with some of the followings is advantageous

  • Webservice technologies: REST, SOAP
  • Development Tools: GIT, Gradle, Ant, Jenkins, Atlassian suite (JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket, HipChat etc)
  • Database: Oracle, MongoDB
  • Distributed Technologies: Spring, J2EE, Apache Spark, Memcached
  • Test Automation frameworks: BDD, TestNG


The Good Stuff 

  • Competitive salaries 
  • Datalex bonus scheme 
  • Private Health Insurance 
  • Pension Scheme 
  • Flexible hours 
  • Life insurance and disability benefits 
  • Summertime early finish Fridays  
  • Taxsaver and Cycle to work scheme 
  • Free sports and social club 
  • Training and education tuition
  • Wellness programme and more... 



About Datalex

Datalex is a market leader in digital commerce for travel retailers. The Datalex Commerce Platform enables a travel marketplace of over one billion shoppers covering every corner of the globe, driven by some of the world’s most innovative airline retail brands. Its customers include Aer Lingus, Air China, Air Transat, Copa Airlines, Hainan Group of Airlines, HP Enterprise Services, JetBlue Airways, Lufthansa Group, Philippine Airlines and STA Travel. The company is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, and maintains offices across Europe, USA and China. Datalex is a publicly listed company and is listed on the Irish Stock Exchange (ISE: DLE).


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