Senior Software Engineer

Dublin, Ireland


Senior Software Engineer

  • R6461
  • Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
  • Engineering

Toast is driven by building the restaurant platform that helps restaurants adapt, take control, and get back to what they do best: building the businesses they love.

Are you bready* for a change?
Toast is looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to join our Hospitality-Led Growth team in Dublin. This team builds experiences which enable Toast’s customers to discover and learn about the full suite of Toast products at their disposal. With a mission to deliver an industry-best experience, this team enables customers to grow quickly and expand their use of the Toast suite as and when they need to. Partnering with stakeholders, product managers, product designers, and other engineers, you will be part of a team developing a best-in-class solution that delivers functionality that delights.

About this roll* (Responsibilities)

  • Be part of a team working collaboratively with UX, PM, QA and other engineers designing, building and maintaining high performance, flexible and highly scalable microservices, and web applications  
  • Define best practices and help choose technologies to evolve our current tech stack while writing world-class applications
  • Championing best practices such as quality integration and unit testing
  • Provide design feedback and participate in code reviews to ensure implementations meet requirements
  • Ensure that all work done is delivered with quality and is appropriately monitored and supported in production
  • Mentoring other team members

Do you have the right ingredients*? (Requirements)

  • Experience delivering high quality, reliable services to production using Java, Kotlin or other object oriented language(s) 
  • Experience supporting and debugging a large multi threaded application.
  • The capacity to tackle complex and ambiguous problems, communicate clearly with others to solve the problem, and share knowledge to help the whole team succeed.
  • Prior experience making an impact on a previous project, product or within an organization.
  • Exposure to distributed systems, scaling challenges, SaaS, SQL & Pulsar are a plus.
  • Experience working in a team with Agile/Scrum methodology
  • Proficient in Software Development best practices (Code Quality, UnitTest, BDD)
  • Enjoys and is passionate about building well-engineered, usable and accessible systems.

Our Spread of Total Rewards
* Pension plan
* Health insurance family plan
* Maternity and paternity leave
* Unlimited Vacation
* Sabbatical opportunity after five years
* Professional Development Reimbursement Program
* Commitment to Employee Wellness through resources such as a quarterly Wellness Stipend
* Peer and company recognition programs
* Commuter benefits, bike to work

What we use to make our dish: (Our Tech Stack)
•A core of Java & Kotlin based backend services.
•React SPAs leveraging Tailwind, GraphQL and Storybook.
•Android app built in Java & Kotlin running in the restaurant.
•PostgresQL and Dynamodb as core persistence.
•Pulsar, Camel and RabbitMQ for message-based integrations.
•And many more technologies that help us build a top class platform.

*Bread puns encouraged but not required


We are Toasters

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is Baked into our Recipe for Success.

At Toast our employees are our secret ingredient. When they are powered to succeed, Toast succeeds.

The restaurant industry is one of the most diverse industries. We embrace and are excited by this diversity, believing that only through authenticity, inclusivity, high standards of respect and trust, and leading with humility will we be able to achieve our goals.

Baking inclusive principles into our company and diversity into our design provides equitable opportunities for all and enhances our ability to be first in class in all aspects of our industry.

Bready* to make a change? Apply today!

Toast is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive hiring process. As part of this commitment, we strive to provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities to enable them to access the hiring process. If you need an accommodation to access the job application or interview process, please contact candidateaccommodations@toasttab.com.

For roles based in the United States:  As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our employees and their families, all individuals entering our US workspaces are required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 unless they have an approved medical or religious accommodation.

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