Software Developer

Location UK / Derry

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 16 hours ago

Reference 1403716

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for Software Developer based in Derry/Londonderry.

From the videos, music and documents we share with friends and family on social networks, to the servers that form the backbone of enterprise data centres and cloud-based computing, to the desktop and notebook computers that fuel our personal productivity, Seagate products help more people store, share and protect their valuable digital content. With 97% of the world’s information being stored on hard drives, the rapid growth of digital data makes Seagate more important every day. As an industry leader, Seagate provides unique career opportunities to be part of today’s major technology shifts. We can be found around the globe and at

Seagate’s facility in Londonderry is among the most advanced in the world in the design, development and volume manufacturing of recording heads, which write information onto and read information from the recording disc within the data storage device.

Software Developer (Ref: PSD/190883)

The Data Analytics and Reporting team are a global team with resources in the US, Asia and Northern Ireland. The team is engaged in developing and maintaining factory control systems leveraging Artificial Intelligence in areas such as image processing, automated data monitoring, recommendation and automated decision making. Web based applications are required to report on the outcomes of such control systems and integrate with these and other factory information systems. The software development function within the team is responsible for delivering these capabilities.

We are looking for a software developer to complement the existing team. They will need to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a progressive outlook with a strong emphasis on teamwork. Excellent application development skills and a constant desire to innovate through research and leverage of emerging technologies are critical to the success of this role

Duties will include:                                                              

  • Build web interfaces that integrate with factory data and control systems.
  • Work with US and Asia development teams on cross platform development.
  • Work with data scientists to implement Artificial Intelligence based applications.
  • Participate in cross-functional teams to solve business problems
  • Implementation and testing of software solutions.

Applicants must possess at least a 2:2 honours degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Development, Artificial Intelligence or related discipline. Preference may be given to candidates who hold a higher level qualification (e.g. Master’s degree. PhD) or work experience. Experience in one or more of the following areas: JavaScript technologies (e.g. Node.js), SQL, Web technologies, Java, .Net, Hadoop, Python or R/Shiny would be advantageous.

Our competitive compensation & benefits package is reflective of Seagate’s “best in class” philosophy and includes an onsite gym, health insurance scheme, stock purchase plan and pension program.  For individuals with the drive to make a real contribution, the company offers exciting opportunities for growth. Seagate will provide you with the tools and support that you need to succeed within an established cutting edge company with a genuine commitment to training and development. 

Please note that you must demonstrate on the application how you meet the criteria for the role as identified above.

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Completed applications should be submitted no later than 4.00pm on Friday 3rd May 2019

Seagate Technology is committed to equal opportunity in employment and welcomes applications from all sections of the community irrespective of sex, marital status, religious affiliation, age, disability or ethnic origin. The Company specifically welcomes applications from the protestant community who are currently underrepresented in this job category. All applications will be considered strictly on the basis of merit.

Please also note that the Company will not accept CV applications.