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Technical Lead

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  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 18 Tage her

Technical Lead

Location: Galway, Ireland

Working type: Full time

Hybrid: one connect week per month

About the role:

We're collaborating with a leading financial services company in the search for a Technical Lead.

If you have over 8 years of experience with streaming technologies like Kafka, deep knowledge of cloud services, and a proven ability to lead and innovate in building cloud-hosted applications, then this is the right role for you!

Your primary responsibility in this role is to lead the strategic vision and execution for a Kafka-based Streaming Platform, ensuring alignment of team efforts with client needs and the broader product roadmap. You will guide your squad through innovative development, prioritizing tasks to deliver high-quality solutions efficiently. Additionally, you'll focus on team development and simplifying the use of cloud technologies.


  • Define, refine, and communicate the squad's mission and roadmap.
  • Inspect progress, identify, and remove impediments.
  • Anticipate client/partner needs and prioritize them to steer the team's efforts and project direction.
  • Evaluate and communicate results against set acceptance criteria.
  • Measure performance against objectives and KPIs.
  • Make decisions on quality, cost, and timelines to find the right balance.
  • Engage with product teams to simplify container management and accelerate feature delivery.

Key requirements:

  • Bring 8+ years’ work experience in Kafka, Redpanda, Kinesis, Kubernetes, Java, and containers tools.
  • In-depth knowledge of at least one public cloud service provider (Azure, AWS, GCP).
  • Practical experience in building cloud-hosted and native applications.
  • Deep understanding of Kubernetes and experience in a production environment.
  • Experience with internet security (OAuth, Open ID Connect).
  • Hands-on experience with modern distributed Software Architecture Patterns (e.g., CQRS/Event Sourcing, Streaming, Microservices).
  • Strong focus on execution and ability to remove impediments.
  • Balance of technology and non-technology skills to meet broad customer needs.

If you're interested or know someone who might be, apply directly or send me an email at