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Application Developer

Date: Nov 10, 2022

Location: Kilkenny, KK, IE

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia Business Services (GBS)

Application Developer


A vacancy has arisen for the role of Application Developer at Glanbia Business Services. This is a permanent position reporting to the Senior Application Developer.


The base location of the role will be Kilkenny, with a blended working arrangement available through our Smart working model which allows you a greater choice in how you work and live, giving you a better work-life balance. 


Key elements of the role

  • Responsible for coding within specific projects, change requests and support calls
  • Ensuring that allocated work is carried out to required standards and timelines
  • Ensuring that the code operates to requirements
  • Resolution of reported issues, and related documentation
  • Manage support calls within functional area
  • Implement and validate coding standards implemented by team
  • Compilation of technical Specifications
  • Update and manage own CR’s in CR Log
  • Keep up to date with trends/developments in area
  • Upgrades and Safeguard




  • Third level qualification in Computing/Information Technology or equivalent


Required Skillset:

  • 1-2 years experience in backend development in a modern programming language (Java, C, C++)
  • Database experience with SQL skills (e.g. MySQL)
  • Expected to have a good understanding of the design and build phase of a project lifecycle
  • Understanding of system architectures and principles
  • Ability to conduct unit testing and functional testing


Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of SAP landscape and function modules
  • ABAP Development skills
  • BC401 ABAP Objects
  • SAP BAPI’s / Users Exits / Reports experience




  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • The ability to work on one's own initiative and a proven track record in meeting goals
  • Good problem solving / analytical skills and the ability to see issues through to resolution
  • Ability to quickly learn organisations system and processes
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced, innovative environment where the continuous focus is on improvement and the challenge of finding a better way


At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.


At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.