Software Engineer

Location UK / Derry

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 5 days ago

Reference 1378183

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for Software Engineer based in Derry/Londonderry.

Kofax is a leading provider of software to simplify and transform the First Mile™ of business. Success in the First Mile can dramatically improve the customer experience, greatly reduce operating costs and increase competitiveness, growth and profitability. Kofax software and solutions provide a rapid return on investment to more than 20,000 customers in financial services, insurance, government, healthcare, supply chain, business process outsourcing and other markets. Kofax delivers these through its direct sales and service organization, and a global network of more than 800 authorized resellers in more than 70 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific. For more information, visit our website.

Software Engineer (E18-167)

Location:               Derry

Job Description

Management and staff in Kofax’s Software Engineering job family help the company to build and improve new and/or existing software products and their applications that we sell to our customers.  The position of Engineer is a core, entry-level departmental role and appointees are expected to perform whole core departmental tasks; albeit more basic tasks by comparison to Senior Engineers/Specialists and above.

Engineers will perform some of the following work and be involved in other aspects, as assigned:

  • Contributing to product ideas and innovation.
  • Evaluating product roadmaps (working with Product Management, among other internal partners) to determine design and programming development requirements to meet customer needs (includes evaluating existing products and applications to enhance these and/or designing new products and applications).
  • Conducting research, where appropriate and needed, to solve specific design problems.
  • Creating product and/or applications’ architecture and design documentation to specify engineering development requirements.
  • Writing/developing code for new, existing or enhanced software products and applications.
  • Working with various internal partners (such as Quality Assurance) to test new or enhanced products and their applications.
  • Participating in cross-functional build/configuration activities to ensure overall effective and efficient new or enhanced engineering design.
  • Contributing to downstream business activities such as technical publications and other technical communications’ tool development to ensure streamlined and effective end-user use of Kofax software products and their applications.
  • Ensuring new or updated releases are completed on-time, on-target, on-budget and without compromise to quality.
  • Supporting other internal and external partners/stakeholders/customers, as and when appropriate, in responding to technical inquiries.
  • Staying abreast of industry and field developments; remaining current in the latest technologies and functionalities, as well as ever-evolving needs of customers and their Customers.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Domestic and/or International travel up to 10% is required.

Required Skills & Experience

Candidates for this position should hold the following qualifications, have the following experience, and be able to demonstrate the following competencies to be considered as a suitable applicant. Please note that except where specified as “preferred,” or as a “plus,” all points listed below are considered minimum requirements.

  • Bachelors Degree in Software Engineering or related discipline is required.
  • Typically has 2 or more years’ relevant technical experience.
  • Experience in HTML5, JavaScript or Angular would be a plus.


  • 25 day holidays
  • Private medical care
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Income Protection
  • Competitive Salaries
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Quarterly Funded Social Events
  • Excellent Training
  • Friendly working environment

Job Location

  • Londonderry

How to Apply

Please click the APPLY NOW button below to visit our website and follow the instructions provided to upload your CV to this vacancy. 

The closing date for this post is: 04 January 2019

We are an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as the Protestant community and woman are currently under-represented in our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from these groups.