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Technical Director


Aardvark Swift


Galway, Ireland


Games and Level Design,Programming and Development




Director Executive

Permanent | Full Time


So, how'd you fancied joining one of the biggest publishers in the industry? Like the sound of living and working in beautiful Ireland?
If you've got a solid background in software engineering then this is the role you've been waiting for!

As the Technical Director, you can expect to have a varied schedule across a range of areas, your responsibilities will include...

Strategy & Planning

  • Define the roadmap for the team
  • Planning & direction for integration, testing, releases & live services
  • Lead tool development, services & release strategy

Implementation & Deployment

  • Technical oversight & direction for local dev teams
  • Establish a robust QA process
  • Review & approve development releases
  • Oversee internal & external project dependencies: risks, critical paths, contingencies

Operational Management

  • Develop a policy for sharing code, tech innovation, business processes & IP
  • Assist with recruitment, training & coaching of engineers

For this role your skills & experience should include...

  • 10+ years of experience of web development frameworks as a full-stack engineering lead and/or developer
  • 4+ years of software industry technical experience on quality verification tools, test automation and/or development process improvements
  • Experience working with multiple different types of data storage technologies, such as SQL based data stores, document-based data stores (MongoDB, Couchbase, Elasticsearch etc)
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Test-Driven Development & experience leading a team in implementing these principals.
  • Demonstrated organisational communication & management skills
  • Strong project management skills

Bonus Points For:

  • Experience with containerisation (Docker) & development/deployment in a distributed hosting environment
  • Able to quickly assess situations, troubleshoot complex problems & lead a team through issue resolution
  • Ability to mentor, coach and develop engineer growth & professional development

Keep Calm and waka waka...