Engineering Manager

Software Engineering Manager

Ref: 233Monday 25 July 2022

Our client is a market leader in facilitating value-based healthcare arrangements that deliver the best possible outcomes for patients.  Their intelligent based technology platform and decision support services have enabled healthcare resources to radically simplify the coordination of care to individuals in need of their services. 

To accelerate their growth and ability to deliver on this mission they are opening a substantial Software R&D facility in Galway, where you will build complex software solutions that will make a real difference in the provision of healthcare services. 

As this is a greenfield site, you will have exceptional career opportunities as they continue to hire and grow the facility.

As Engineering Manager in the Interop team, you are responsible for teams providing API-based access to the core blocks of data, both internally and externally. You will regularly work on enterprise API creation, ACL management, distributed systems, API gateways, and high-throughput data services. There is a strong focus on collaboration with service domain owners from across the organization to provide strong contracts and SLOs/SLIs.

What will you do?

  • Manage a team of engineers developing readable, well-tested applications, APIs, and libraries
  • Develop and maintain a strong engineering culture within the team, in both technical and social components
  • Ensure the delivery of technical initiatives through design to iterative development phases
  • Establish clear requirements for engineering projects in coordination with a Product Manager
  • Evaluate engineering design proposals in a technical capacity
  • Evaluate and develop the technical performance of individual contributors
  • Guide engineers through their career progression and personal growth
  • Mentor junior engineers
  • Uphold engineering standards in terms of software and systems quality and performance
  • Work with engineering teams across the organization


  • 6+ years of software engineering experience
  • 2+ years of direct people management experience (includes lead experience)
  • Extensive prior work with cloud-based systems
  • Broad experience developing high-throughput backend systems, at the infrastructure and software levels
  • Deep understanding of observability concepts and tooling
  • Strong ability to review, write and evaluate code
  • Experience as a hiring manager
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


  • Experience with Java, Golang or Kotlin
  • Experience with API gateways
  • Extensive experience with API-based service design
  • Experience with Amazon AWS services
  • Understanding of distributed systems, asynchronicity, and message-based architectures
  • Bachelors in Computer Science or a related field