Monthly Archives: November 2014

QA Analyst – Senior/Lead

MCS Group is working with one of Belfast’s premium employers as they add to their QA Department.  The company have undergone some major changes in Software Testing and are in the middle of automating most of their testing processes.

This role will join the testing team in their Big Data team and so will interact heavily with the data warehousing and Software development side of the business.

We are looking for a Senior/Lead QA Analyst comfortable designing test frameworks for this part of the business as well as defining new processes in this team.  You will also get involved in reporting on efficiencies within the business and managing a team based in Belfast and off shore.

Ideally you will have a good understanding of SQL as this is for a large web application but Manuel testing in a process driven environment is the key to being successful in getting an interview.

As well as the technical aspect you will need to be a consultant in many ways as you will be dealing with key stakeholders and other team members on a daily basis to agree processes and procedures moving forward.

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please contact Sean Devlin, Head of IT Recruitment at MCS Group on 028 9023 5456 or send an up to date CV via the link provided.

If this position is not right for you, we may have others that are.  Please visit to view a wide selection of our current jobs or call us on 028 9023 5456.

All conversations will be treated in the strictest of confidence. 

Infrastructure Engineer

MCS Group is working with a local software house as they add an Infrastructure Engineer to their Belfast team.

Working with a contemporary technology stack, you will have exposure to cloud services, virtual systems, CRM Dynamics & Sharepoint.  If you are looking for an opportunity to learn and progress then this could be an excellent opportunity for you.

The successful candidate will have a passionate attitude in infrastructure and have the ability to demonstrate solid experience in a similar role.  You will have a hunger to learn and progress and be part of this company’s impressive growth strategy.

This company boasts an incredible client list and you will be given the opportunity to move into a role with great variance, interesting projects and mentorship from other successful, technical employees.

If you have the following skillset, get in touch today!
Experience working in an infrastructure based role
Office 365 experience would be highly advantageous
Working knowledge of CRM Microsoft Dynamics
SharePoint knowledge

This is a fantastic opportunity to move into a growing company and get up to date wth the latest technologies!

 To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please contact  Carla McCallan – IT & Digital Consultant at MCS Group on 028 9023 5456 or send an up to date CV via the link provided.

If this position is not right for you, we may have others that are.  Please visit to view a wide selection of our current jobs or call us on 028 9023 5456.

All conversations will be treated in the strictest of confidence. 

Mechanical Engineer – Water industry

MCS Group are working with a small specialist Company who focus on the water industry.

They are currently seeking a Mechanical Project Engineer to join their team.

The Role

You will have a level of experience that requires little mentoring or support to complete mechanical designs for handling systems that are supplied to the water and industrial markets.  This role involves full budgetary expenditure control and as such you will have commercial acumen to manage this and create profitable margins for the Company.

The Person

You will be degree qualified and have good experience with using a 3D modelling package.

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please contact Rory Bonnar, Engineering & Technical Consultant at MCS Group on 028 9023 5456 or send an up to date CV via the link provided.

If this position is not right for you, we may have others that are.  Please visit to view a wide selection of our current jobs or call us on 028 9023 5456.

All conversations will be treated in the strictest of confidence. 

QA/Software Test Manager

We are currently partnering with a leading Dublin based telecoms company and are looking for Ireland’s strongest Automation Testing specialists. This American Powerhouse are setting up a new Centre of Excellence so you will have the opportunity to build your own team from scratch. The successful candidate will grow the team and manage up to 10 engineers and be responsible for software and system testing. The team will be based in the R&D office, a center of excellence for Linux, and will work closely with the core Embedded Linux software development teams in Dublin as well as QA and development teams in the US, Europe and Asia.
The Job Role
Hiring, leading, coaching and representing the team Responsibility for the QA organization’s deliverables Responsible for the overall product quality Managing project schedules Responsible for test plans, documentation and results Leading the development of automated tests Responsible for development/deployment of test automation, processes and tools Responsibility for managing the team’s performance, budget and resource
What You Need
10 years working in Unix/Linux environments 5+ years focusing on QA Management Experience Experience with the development and deployment of automated testing solutions Programming/Scripting (C/C++, Python etc) Agile Software Development experience
Salary On offer is a basic salary up to 100,000 + Bonus + Benefits + Share Options
For more information on this role please contact Chris or Email your CV.

Senior QA Engineer

Senior QA Engineer
Basic Information: A leading California Tech Firm based in Dublin City is searching for an innovative Senir QA Engineer to join their team. There is an excellent salary on offer including full benefits and share option. Roles & Responsibilities
Research and introduce testing tools and processes to improve product quality Find, report, and test bugs in web and API based application Create automated test suites to be run by continuous integration server Required Qualifications
Degree in Computer Science (or similar) Minimum of 5 years experience within a test automation role Excellent technical writing skills Excellent verbal communication in English Understanding of web technologies Working knowledge of Selenium 2.0 Experience developing sustainable test plans (manual and automated) Preferred Qualifications
Familiarity with a Scripting language such as Ruby or Python Familiarity with Java programming Experience of working within an Agile environment Good understanding of SQL Knowledge of continuous integration and the tools used to implement this, such as Jenkins or Bamboo If you are interested in applying for this position don’t hesitate to contact me or email (see below)

Voice VoIP Engineer

The VoIP Engineer will be required to understand the product documentation and technologies, prepare technical project test plans and report any findings. They must have excellent experience of SIP (Session Initiation Protocol), Diameter and IP trunking. IMSnodes, application Servers, SBC, CPEs, Motive – HDM, IP Phone Allegis Group Limited and Aston Carter Limited operate Employment Businesses and Agencies and are companies within the Allegis Group Inc. group of companies, the fourth largest staffing company in the world, (collectively referred to as the “Allegis Group”). TEKsystems and Aerotek are divisions of Allegis Group Limited. Applicant data will be treated in accordance with the Allegis Group’s Privacy Notice. By submitting personal data to any company or division within the Allegis Group, the applicant is providing explicit consent to the use of such data by the Allegis Group and to the transfer of such data to and from the Allegis Group companies within the UK, Europe and outside the European Economic Area in connection with the fulfilment of the applicant’s voluntary requests, and the fulfilment of other job opportunities that match the applicant’s profile, and confirms that they may be contacted about such job opportunities.

Senior C++/C# Developer x3

The successful candidates will ensure that all code meets the application team coding standards including documenting all development and all test cases. Investigate and fix all issues raised during testing. Mentor, coach and assist contingent junior developers on the projects.
Work for a leading global company in Galway Opportunity to work with the best in the industry 12 month fixed term contract with potential to extend
Essential skills:
Strong object-oriented programming and design skills (C++/C#) Programming with C, JavaScript, Perl Extensive (5+ years ) of application design and implementation experience Strong Software Engineering Skills – Design Patterns, Unit Testing, Code coverage, Code structuring. Strong Windows and Linux experience Experience of Secure Data Communications Knowledge of programming against Application Programming Interfaces (REST, Message Queues) Working knowledge of Scrum Process & Ceremonies and supporting Agile engineering practices
A BSc or MSc degree in computer science, engineering or mathematics from a University
Attractive conditions with a good organisation Please get in touch with Karen Deignan or email or Apply now

Scrum Master/Agile Evangelist

Agile Evangelist – Limerick
Our client is now looking for an experienced Agile Evangelist to work within a software team in Limerick. The role is ideal for a Scrum Certified individual that would like to be an internal champion of process and flow within an OOP, TDD in a no nonsense environment. You will work closely with a team of software developers, working with the latest technology available.
The job:
Run Agile Development Methodologies in a software development team Run daily Scrums, meeting, process flows and best practice with a focus on Agile and dedication to clean code Work with a wide variety of stakeholders
Have you?:
3 + years in the field of software development, ideally Scrum Certified and skilled working with developers focused on OO Languages, Process is key ! Experience with CRM/ERP systems highly advantageous
This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly technical team that is expanding. EU Work Eligible Candidates Only Please. If you would like to discuss this vacancy further, please telephone Jeff Davis or send your CV to (see below)

Contract Progress Developer

Consultant Progress 4GL Developer required for a new organisation establishing its IT Operations in Cork.
Reporting into a Development Manager and working on a large complex global system the successful candidate will have proven working experience in the development and support large enterprise applications.
The Job:
Working within the development team in delivering enhancement requests to large projects Troubleshooting and debugging internally developed application interfaces Providing support to ongoing Quality Assurance and Business Acceptance testing Providing Application Support where necessary Interfacing with a large user base from various departments and business units.
Have You:
Progress 4GL experience with Application Server programming experience Experience with Progress OpenEdge WebSpeed development A knowledge of AJAX, JASON and JQuery Enterprise integration experience with messaging service using IBM MQ/Sonic MQ and Web Services
Six month rolling contract with above market rate on offer for the right candidates Berkley IT is a specialist consultancy recruiting IT professionals for organizations throughout Ireland; for more information go to the website. If you would like to discuss this vacancy further please telephone Paddy O’Connell or send your CV (see below)

Gloss Developer

1+ years experience as a Gloss programmer Experience working on green-field applications Good knowledge of SQL Server 2005+ UNIX Shell Scripting and C programming language. Experience with Agile (Scrum, Kanban) methodology and development teams. Knowledge of automated build/continuous integration platforms, especially Jenkins, Maven. Knowledge of TDD, BDD using tools and technologies like Cucumber, Lettuce, tSQLt