Software Developer - Cloud Foundry

Pivotal Software, Dublin, Ireland

At Pivotal, Silicon Valley is a State of Mind

Pivotal’s Story 

Our Cloud Foundry team is looking for a Software Engineer to join our Dublin team (based in the CHQ Building, Dublin 1). We build and work with cloud technologies such as Cloud Foundry, Kubernetes, RabbitMQ, Redis and containers.


What we do

  • Create cloud technologies
    • used by tens of thousands of software engineers worldwide
  • Pair programming
    • we pair on all our production code
  • Test first
    • we TDD all our production code
  • CI (Continuous Integration) everything
    • we care so much about automation, we built concourse
  • Lots of Open Source
  • Sustainable pace (dinner at home!)


What we look for in a candidate



  • An aptitude and willingness to learn
  • Kindness


We’re looking for smart, creative people who want to continuously learn as they go. Software changes fast and what is relevant today will be legacy tomorrow.


Below is a list of skills we value. This is not a checklist. If you have some of these skills, and want to grow into others, then we want to hear from you.


Process skills

  • An ability to research problems and break them into deliverable parts
  • An appetite to work in a large scale Lean XP environment: 500 people, in 7 offices around the world
  • An ability to work in a pair programming environment
  • A working knowledge of Agile, Lean and XP methodologies


Technology skills

  • A background in software engineering; or a degree in Computer Science or other related field
  • An ability to dive into a large polyglot codebase and contribute as you learn in languages such as Go, Ruby, Python Java or .NET
  • An interest in exploring new programming paradigms, languages, and patterns
  • Operations or Systems Administration experience, particularly on Linux
  • A desire to automate all the things!
  • Experience with, or willingness to learn vSphere, AWS, GCP and Azure
  • Used Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Open source experience
  • Experience operating the software that you write: You built it, you ran it!


We believe Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) is integral to everything we do as a company and our investment in these efforts is a function of our core values as a company: Doing the Right Thing, Doing What Works and Being Kind. Learn more about our culture here.

Still curious? Find out more about what we build, our culture, and a day in the London office.

About Pivotal Software

About us Pivotal transforms how the world builds software. Pivotal combines the Silicon Valley state of mind, modern approach, and infrastructure with organizations’ core expertise and values. We enable the leading companies in the world to innovate by employing an approach focused on building software. Our methodology is about evolving, in both development and innovation, and our culture is empowering. Our team uses agile and lean approaches to teach next-generation developers to create and build new solutions. We optimize for change so enterprises can move at start-up speeds and with greater business agility. Recent updateSee all See all recent updates

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