Senior Software Engineer (Relocation to Ireland) at YapStone
Drogheda, IE

Developing innovative technologies to revolutionize the payments industry while helping customers transact in global marketplaces is not for the faint of heart. We have big goals and are looking for people to join our team who want to leave a legacy. Just as you are committing to do your best work, Tom our CEO, commits to making this the best place you’ve ever worked. It’s a partnership from the very beginning. If you are looking to step outside your comfort zone, learn new things, apply your skills, collaborate with brilliant people and have fun along the way, then you might be our next Yapster! We promise to provide you with an amazing journey along your career. At Yapstone, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees. Yapstone is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

The role of Senior Software Engineer for Core Services is to design, develop, and release innovative foundational Java service capabilities and services that will be the building blocks of YapStone’s technology solutions. You will help enable us to deliver a unified, globally scalable, secure, performant, and configurable platform to bring electronic payments to new and existing markets. This is a high impact role with the opportunity to make significant contributions to the time to market, scalability, performance, and maintainability of leading-edge digital payments platform services. **This position is for Drogheda, Ireland. If you are not already local to Drogheda, still apply! We'd love to explore your background and see if Drogheda would be the right move for you. Yapstone is looking for an ideal candidate and is open to relocating candidates upon hire.**

Primary Responsibilities

  • Serve as main contributor in the design, development and implementation of significant changes to the core of our Java frameworks and services.

  • Collaborate on key architectural decisions and design considerations

  • Research and recommend technology selections

  • Monitor and plan out core infrastructure enhancements

  • Troubleshoot and resolve system problems and client issues

  • Lead projects and exert technical influence over the team, increasing their productivity and effectiveness by sharing your deep knowledge and experience

  • Actively mentor individuals and promote best software engineering practices across design, build, and test


  • 8+ years of relevant technical experience.

  • Excellent Java coding skills

  • Broad engineering experience and proven track record in large scale service and frameworks

  • Thought leader, hands-on contributor, and decision maker known for solving difficult software engineering problems

  • Experience mentoring / developing an engineering community on complex technical issues

  • Knowledge of multi-tenant, scalable, secure, and performant systems

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience with Kafka, ELK, Couchbase and/or Micro-services is a plus


Our Benefits

  • We offer competitive health plans for you and your family with low employee premiums.
  • You work hard every day to build the future of our company, so we’ll help you build your future with a pension plan that features employer match.
  • We encourage and support our teams to take time off to recharge and reboot because changing how the world pays is no easy task.
  • We care about the community where we work. Through YapCares, you get 8 hours of paid volunteer time off each year to make a difference.
  • Enjoy food, fun and camaraderie with breakfasts, social hours and events.
  • A great location in Drogheda that is a reverse commute for many Yapsters.