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Senior Technical Consultant (Java) Dublin


  • Dublin
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 02/12/2012
  • Human Resources
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Java J2EE - Java Consultant / Lead Java Consultant required to Lead Java Implementations and Java Consultancy fo FINEOS based in Dublin


Senior Technical Consultant (Java Consultant / Lead Java Engineer J2EE)

FINEOS is a market leading provider of core software solutions for Insurance and Government Social Insurance. Our flagship product, FINEOS Claims, is the insurance industries best of breed solution for all Injury, Illness and Loss claims. FINEOS has an enviable track record of 100% successful, high quality implementations delivering tangible business benefits which exceed customer expectations. Established in 1993, the company delivers innovative solutions to a global market and has customers, employees and established bases in North America, Europe, Africa and the Asia Pacific markets. For more information, visit

The Senior Technical Consultant role is a position within the FINEOS professional services department in Dublin. The successful candidate will be provided with the opportunity to create some of the insurance industry's leading enterprise solutions - award-winning technological innovations acclaimed by our customers globally.  FINEOS projects require highly motivated individuals who thrive in a technically challenging landscape. This is not a pure "Consulting" role - it requires leadership, an aptitude for considering the bigger picture, the knowledge to consider all options, the innovation to select the best solution, and the determination to take the solution to completion, while maintain a focus on delivering quality and value to the customer.

 Key Role Activities

  • Conducting requirements elicitation, analyses and design, and carrying through to the handover of major custom components to the FINEOS Software Development Services (SDS) division
  • Oversee the selection of the appropriate technologies (languages, middleware, etc.) for the solution
  • Working with a team of 2 -5 technical consultants during the lifetime of an implementation
  • Managing the development of proof of concepts around solution components
  • Compile and review estimates around all technical aspects of a solution
  • Ensure all aspects of good design and construction are delivered, including:
    • Performance, scalability and security
    • Modularity, interoperability and upgradability
  • Work with peers within the client organization to ensure a successful delivery
  • Work closely with the Business Consultant to plan and track requirements handover
  • Provide detailed planning and tracking information to project management
  • Work closely with Solution Architects for direction and compliance
  • Identify and capture areas for improvement/innovation for subsequent technical consultancy service transformation
  • Deploy FINEOS solutions in house and onsite and troubleshoot FINEOS solutions onsite
  • Identify and capture areas for improvement/innovation for subsequent consultancy service transformation
  • Ability to travel 50% of the time within Europe and North America


 Required Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree  in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Engineering, Mathematics/ Statistics/ Sciences (or related) disciplines
    • Proven leadership skills - within a virtual team environment
    • Strong analysis and design & solutioning skills
    • Proven excellent planning and tracking skills from project inception to transition
    • Excellent documentation skills, strong negotiation and scope management skills
    • Proven complex technical problem solving skills
    • Proven project management skills
    • Expert knowledge of specific technologies:
    • Experience working within the insurance sector a distinct advantage
    • Java, including J2EE technologies such as JSP, JMS, JNDI
    • Application servers: Websphere, Weblogic, Tomcat
    • Databases: DB2, Oracle, SQL Server
    • Development Tools: Apache Ant, Maven, Junit, Eclipse, Subversion
  • Experience using middleware and integration technologies such as SOAP (over HTTP/JMS), WebsphereMQ, SOA, AquaLogic (Oracle Service Bus)
  • Experience of working remotely in a vendor environment on client sites

FINEOS is an equal opportunities employer

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