Junior IT Software Developer- Permanent- ILFS


Dublin, IE

Company:  Irish Life Financial Services Limited
  • Full Time Permanent position
  • Hybrid role based in our City Centre offices (Lower Abbey Street, Dublin 1)


What we offer

We have embraced a hybrid working model for most of our positions, which means that you can enjoy a balanced approach of working from home for part of the week and working from the office for the remainder of the week.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including competitive salaries and bonuses, robust Learning and Development support, excellent Defined Contribution pension and comprehensive Wellbeing initiatives and support to name but a few. 

Further details on our benefits package can be accessed here Benefits (life-careers.com)




Role Overview


We are seeking a skilled Junior IT Software Developer to join our dynamic team. As a Junior IT Software Developer, you will play a crucial role in the development of system applications according to project requirements.  

Team Background


You will be part of our Digital and Technology delivery team and will help the team to deliver on the strategic initiatives for Digital & Technology and the wider Irish Life Group.

More specific responsibilities will include


Application Development:

  • Design, develop, and maintain Digital & Technology owned applications, services, and solutions. 
  • Write clean, efficient, and scalable code in languages like C#, .NET, or other relevant languages.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather requirements and translate them into technical specifications.
  • Include test recommendations and keep Jira’s up to date, provide support to the QA team in testing & defect management.

Production Support

  • Provide Production Support and support for patching and copy live as required.

Continuous Improvement:

  • Proactively contribute to the generation and implementation of continuous improvement initiatives within their team. 

What you will need to be successful in the role


The ideal candidate will have/be:

  • A third level IT qualification
  • Strong communication skills: effective verbal and written communication skills of both technical and business nature 
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills with the ability to deal with business clients
  • An ability to focus on the customer and deliver to deadlines
  • A strong technical acumen and problem-solving skills
  • An inquisitive nature to query other team members/IT areas on specific technology or business issues to build up their own knowledge.
  • A natural interest in technology
  • A self-starter, high level of ability to define requirements, design, build and deliver solutions.
  • Experience in the use C#, .NET, or other relevant languages

Key Competencies

Problem Solving and Decision Making
Planning and Organising
Team Working and Cross Functional Collaboration
Innovation and Change

About us


Irish Life is one of Ireland’s largest financial institutions with a presence across a range of financial services markets.  We are one of Ireland’s leading financial services groups with over 1.5 million customers. For over 80 years, we’ve been helping people to look after their life insurance, pension and investment needs, and more recently their health insurance.

It is a subsidiary of Great-West Lifeco and a member of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies.

We are proud of our culture of developing and supporting the growth and professional development of our people. The focus has resulted in a team of top talent with high standards, positioning us at the forefront of our industry.


The company reserves the right to draw up a shortlist as part of the selection process.  Where Agency assistance is required the Irish Life Recruitment Team will engage directly with suppliers. Unsolicited CVs / profiles supplied to Irish Life by Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted for this role.


Irish Life is proud to be an Equal Opportunities employer. We have created an environment of inclusion and growth to help people achieve their potential, to ensure they can bring their whole selves to work and to feel valued.  We celebrate diversity of thought and perspective and want all of our employees to feel valued, respected and supported.  


We have built a culture that promotes equality and inclusion for all of our current and future employees and strive to ensure that our behaviours, processes and practices are aligned to this culture.


If you require any accommodations during the recruitment process please contact lifecareers@irishlife.ie and we will be delighted to ensure you are fully supported to be your best.   

ILFS supports Equal Opportunity and is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.