Software Engineer

Location: Ireland - Dublin
ID: 14052
Time Type: Regular
# of Openings: 1



Trimble is recruiting for a Software Engineer to fill an opportunity in Dublin, Ireland.


Trimble is seeking a software engineer to work within their Trimble Railway Asset Solutions group. Trimble’s rail asset lifecycle management products are an integrated suite of on-premise and software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions that manage the lifecycle of rail transport assets from operation through maintenance and repair. The solutions that encompass real-time remote diagnostics, component condition monitoring and asset maintenance management include the integration of IoT sensor feeds and handle vast Big Data sets of information. This is an exciting opportunity to work in the fields of IoT, streaming analytics, and complex event processing.

Job Summary:

The software engineer is expected to participate in the full development lifecycle from review and analysis of product requirements through the development of fully tested software to meet established requirements. Success in this position involves working effectively with the application domain experts, working within the established process framework, and demonstrating a set of fundamental software engineering skills that result in predictability in engineering, scheduling, and the quality of products developed.

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, or substantial professional experience.
  • Minimum of 1 years C development experience in a software development organisation.
  • Experienced with embedded development on an RTOS.
  • Experienced writing multi-threaded applications and non-blocking network IO.
  • Experienced with relational databases (SQL Server, PostgreSQL).
  • Understanding of design principles for scalable applications.
  • Experienced with DVCS (Git, Mercurial).
  • Technical skills including understanding of software development principles.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication and organisation skills.
  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills with action and results oriented.


Desirable Skills:

  • One or more scripting languages e.g. Python, Ruby, Bash.
  • Familiarity with containers (e.g. Docker).
  • Experience with Java is highly desirable also.
  • Familiarity with Agile software development.
  • Familiarity with Modbus/Canbus.
  • Familiarity with MVB is highly desirable.


Measures of Success:

Performs software development within the process framework established for the project. This framework will describe how requirements are developed and analyzed, how changes are made to requirements, how engineering work will be planned and tracked, how testing will be performed, and the criteria by which the performance of the project will be measured. Contributes to the continuous improvement of these processes.

Works with the project team, with the application domain experts (e.g., application engineers, technical marketing) and possibly with the customers, to establish achievable requirements.

Works with the project team to identify/clarify project goals, establish useful milestones, and develop a breakdown of the engineering tasks to be performed. During the development process, develops engineering effort/schedule estimates to support overall project scheduling, project tracking, and change control decisions

Creates software designs, and implements and tests those designs to meet established requirements.

Participates in technical/design reviews as required by the project framework.

Maintains and archives design documents, source code, and other work products necessary for the project.

As necessary, works independently or with quality assurance personnel to plan and execute product testing.

As necessary, performs or enables the ongoing support of software through the creation of design documentation or the performance of defect isolation and resolution.

Works with the author of product documentation to assist in the development and review of product documentation.

As necessary, provides engineering work products and documentation to manufacturing and document control as necessary for successful product release.

Other duties as required and requested by management.

Trimble is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics enable customers to improve productivity, quality, safety and sustainability. From purpose built products to enterprise lifecycle solutions, Trimble software, hardware and services are transforming a broad range of industries such as agriculture, construction, geospatial and transportation and logistics.

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