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Mulesoft Developer


Job Summary

Part of the dynamic and fast-moving financial services industry, we are a global organisation with around 55,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries. We help people and businesses manage their risks – from homes and cars to some of the largest multinational corporations on the planet.  
We invest in providing our people with training and development so they can enjoy rewarding and challenging careers, whether in more traditional insurance roles like Underwriting or Claims, or the many other areas such as IT, HR, Marketing and Finance.  
Here in Ireland, we’re one of the largest insurers in the country, with a team of more than 1,400 people based in either Dublin or Wexford.  We also have a proud history of supporting our local communities and encourage our colleagues to get involved in our many corporate social responsibility programmes.
Team/Department Background/overview:  
Zurich IT Department is currently divided between two locations in Dublin (Ballsbridge & Blackrock).
The role advertised will be predominately based in Ballsbridge with the primary focus on supporting the Zurich General Insurance business. 

The IT team & test team works closely with local Business Change, local subject matter experts and key 3rd parties to deliver and manage IT solutions that support the business strategy of Zurich Ireland.

Zurich Ireland is committed to transforming the current application landscape. The dynamic of Zurich IT department will evolve over time with the development of these transformation programmes. This will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to develop new skills and further career opportunities.

Zurich Insurance Plc is looking for a Mulesoft Developer to play a key role in the IT Department and be involved in leading the end to end delivery of the business-critical software enhancements. You will work in a wider project team on the end to end testing of complex software solutions and be proactive in the development of the Mulesoft & application integration capabilities with Zurich Ireland


Your Role

As a Mulesoft Developer your main responsibilities will include, but not necessarily be limited to, the following:

  • Lead on the design & development of a Service Orientated Architecture capability
  • Working on cross functional project team implement complex business solution
  • Lead on decision making on the design of the Services Orientated Architecture to support the Program delivery
  • Upskilling of & supporting existing team members
  • Tracking, control and resolution of software issues and queries.


Additional Job Functions:

  • Builds good working relationships with Enterprise Architect, Team members within IT Department, Test Team and Project Management.
  • Ability to help keep team motivated in high pressure situations.
  • Experience in all areas of the testing life cycle.
  • Responds maturely to ambiguity and complexity.

Competencies and behaviours

Non-Technical Competencies:

  • Proactive, enthusiastic with a hunger for excellence
  • Able to cope with fast moving environment with varying workloads and pressures.
  • Problem solving and judgement skills
  • A good team worker, building team spirit
  • Sets high standards for quality and quantity
  • Takes personal responsibility for resolving issues
  • An ability to work independently and under limited supervision 
  • Good interpersonal skills and the confidence to deal with customers and 3rd Parties on a pro-active basis
  • Works in a systematic, methodical & orderly way
  • Strong influencing skills.


Competencies & Behaviours:

  • Demonstrate commitment to corporate values.
  • Take accountability for participating in the Performance management cycle. 
  • Approach tasks with a ‘Can Do’ attitude, 
  • Take action to improve performance on the job.
  • Assist and support co-workers.
  • Take action to manage own personal development.

Your Skills and Experience

As a Mulesoft Developer your skills and qualifications will include: 

  • Having one or more of the following technical competencies:
    • Project delivery in a Multi-tier enterprise grade applications
    • Extensive Service Orientated Architecture (SOA) knowledge
    • 5+ Years of Building of Web Services on Mulesoft SOA platform
    • Building of Web Services on Java / Spring Technologies
    • Strong Experience on build tools like Maven and ANT
    • Experience on Continuous Integration tools like Team city or Bamboo or equivalent
    • Java, Oracle SOA/OSB or equivalent
    • SOAP and Restful Web Services
    • Unix or Linux Shell Scripts
    • Any database with JDBC
    • XML Technologies like XSD, XPATH and XSL
    • Testing frameworks like from Spring
    • General Insurance industry knowledge, would be an advantage
    • Experience of programming in SQL is an added plus
    • Experience of working in iSeries environment would be an advantage 
    • Experience with working with offshore colleagues, would be an advantage

Additional Information

Primary work location is Dublin. Position is Ballsbridge-based but occasional travel may be required to other Zurich locations.

If you value an exciting and varied working environment and meet the above requirements, then our recruiter Marie Byrne is looking forward to receiving your application by clicking on the button “Apply online”.


Who we are 

Zurich is one of Ireland's leading insurance companies providing a wide range of general insurance and life insurance products and services. The company employs over 1,000 people across its locations in Dublin and Wexford. 

Zurich is a strong brand. Zurich in Ireland is part of Zurich Insurance Group, a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. Our 55,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, helping our customers in 210 countries and territories to understand and protect themselves from risk. In order to deliver our services, we offer a competitive compensation package and interesting opportunities for further training & development. As a Zurich employee you benefit from a multitude of advantages as well as a strong culture, characterized by acceptance, diversity and team spirit. 

At Zurich we are an equal opportunity employer. We attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.

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