Software Engineer

Location IE-Dublin
Job ID
Product Delivery
Position Type


At Sage Pay, the Irish Software Development team are dedicated to producing the best-in-class face-to-face payment solutions that are supported by a robust, scalable, secure payment gateway.


You will have the opportunity to work with all software systems: the payment gateway, our embedded terminal applications, automatic testing and deployment systems, internal tools, and many other systems including reporting, monitoring + alerting, billing, on-boarding, etc.


we are looking for the following:


  • Software Engineer
  • Sr Software Engineer


As a Senior Developer you will be responsible for:

  • Contributing to the continued evolution of our Software Development Processes
  • Delivering agreed software development tasks from the relevant product roadmaps
  • Meeting project commitments by providing accurate estimates of all assigned project work and quickly informing PM of any adjustments to delivery times.
  • Contributing to our definition of Quality Software that each software delivery is measured against.
  • Identifying codebase and architecture refactoring necessary to drive continual improvement in the application.
  • Developing an awareness and knowledge of industry best practices in software design, construction and delivery so these can be discussed / shared with the team and used to drive SDLC evolution.
  • Mentoring junior members of the development team
  • Adopting the agreed software development tools and practices of the team.
  • Acting as an escalation point when required for Customer Services / Operations team on specific areas of expertise.
  • Supporting a DevOps approach where the collaboration with the Operations team is essential and the delivery from Development includes everything required for the operations team to deploy and operate the software.
  • Demonstrating the ability to get to know your organisations inside and out, and proactively acting upon your intuition because you know what is right for the business and for its customers
  • Showing a genuine interest, level of care, and pride about the organisation, and the experiences that people have both internally and externally that you are accountable for creating through your behaviour
  • Proactively sharing ideas, and best practice with a continuous focus on improvement, and finding new and better ways to contribute to the on-going growth and success of our business
  • Displaying a level of resilience and determination to make a difference
  • Seeking continuous feedback for personal development and demonstrate the ability to respond to it appropriately.

Skills, know-how and experience:

  • Significant experience developing in C++ on Microsoft Windows
  • Proven experience and knowledge in most of these:


SQL, ODBC, SQL Server and RDBMS performance

Sockets,  multi-threaded dev and server-side development

Encryption basics

Transaction processing systems

Unit tests





Web services


Agile development





Android dev


IOS development




Company Information

Our Story

Sage is the market leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, supporting the ambition of the world’s entrepreneurs.


Like many of the businesses we serve, Sage began as a small business and has grown beyond what seemed imaginable. Today over 13000 colleagues now support millions of entrepreneurs across 23 countries as they power the global economy.

It is these entrepreneurs who are the drivers of prosperity and it’s our privilege and honour to serve them. We take real pride from how many of our customers have flourished and, that our products have grown with them as they moved from start-up to successful, international businesses.

In a world where only the voices of the biggest are heard, we will always fight to hear the voice of the entrepreneur.


An innovator today and tomorrow     

Our smart people use the smartest technology to reinvent and simplify business accounting - working with a thriving community of entrepreneurs, business owners, tradespeople, accountants, partners and developers. 

We enable our customers to focus on their business and help them to leapfrog to the future.


Inventing the future 

We are changing the way that millions of businesses track the movement of money through their business. We are also changing the way we do business. And as a FTSE 100 business we believe in a socially-responsible world and we are active in supporting our local communities and invest in making a real difference through the philanthropy of the Sage Foundation. Our Sage Foundation is based on the 2+2+2 model - 2% of free cash flow, 2% of colleagues' time and up to 2 free products each year to charitable organizations. Colleagues are empowered to give to the causes that matter to them.

Our customers make life-sacrifices. They take risks to follow their dreams and pursue their passions and, on this, global prosperity is built. They deserve a bigger voice and we will always work hard to champion this noble cause.


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