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Software Engineer 

Job Purpose

The An Post Commerce Engineering Department is responsible for researching and developing processes and technology solutions that achieve step-changes to the overall efficiency and capacity of Mails & Parcels Processing facilities.
Reporting to the Engineering Manager and working as part of a multi-disciplined Engineering team, you will be responsible for designing and developing software solutions that support An Post’s automation solutions. This position is based in the DMC Campus, Dublin 12.
The successful candidate will develop on-going changes to the “AIRS” automation platform, which sits in the centre of the automation architecture providing many functions such as management reports, data interfaces and machine applications.


  • Develop the “AIRS” C# .Net applications for use with automated in mail processing sites

  • Supporting other Engineering team members in troubleshooting system issues

  • Installation & testing of software releases 

  • Maintain and administer AIRS software versions with GitHub

  • Administer the AIRS MS SQL servers

  • Create report queries in SQL on ad-hoc basis

  • Research new opportunities for utilising new platforms into solutions

Knowledge, Experience and Skills required

The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of a 2.1 Honours Degree in Computer Science or similar. The following skills are essential:

  • 3-5 years’ experience as a developer in .Net, C#

  • Experience using GitHub and version control

  • Proficient in writing SQL queries

  • Administration of MS SQL Server (logins and database maintenance)

  • MS Powershell experience advantageous

  • Knowledge of security best practices (passkey control etc.)

You will be flexible and open to changing priorities and managing multiple tasks simultaneously within compressed time frames. A self-starter with the ability to demonstrate initiative and be willing to assume responsibility, who is also customer focused, with good interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively with management, users and suppliers.

Critical Competencies: 

(The following competencies are critical to the delivery of results and/or to superior performance in this role)

  • Problem solving & analysis

  • Attention to detail (continuous learning)

  • Technical & professional Knowledge 

  • Building and maintaining relationships

About the Benefits

In addition to a highly competitive remuneration package we offer access to the following:

  • An Post Company Medical Scheme

  • An Post Pension Scheme

  • PRIP Bonus Scheme

  • Paid Maternity Leave

  • Paid Paternity Leave

  • An Post Employee Assistance Programme 

  • Digital gym with daily scheduled workouts

  • Secure on-site bicycle parking & Cycle to Work Scheme

  • Tax Saver Travel Pass 

How to Apply?

We welcome all interested candidates to submit a detailed CV to by 5.00pm on 13th December 2023.
At An Post we appreciate the value that diversity brings and believe our workforce should be reflective of the customers and communities we serve. That is why we actively welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, and do not discriminate based on gender, age, race, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, membership of the Travelling community, or family status. An Post is committed to having an inclusive workplace where every employee feels they belong. If you require accommodations to be made during the recruitment process, or have questions relating to accessibility, please contact us via the details at the top of this page.

About An Post

An Post is one of Ireland’s leading organisations, offering financial and postal services as well as being a trusted gateway to government services. We are transforming from the old world of traditional letters and cash to the new digital world of e-commerce parcels and financial services. 
An Post’s core purpose — to act for the common good, improving the lives of people in Ireland, now and for generations to come — is aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, putting sustainability at the centre of everything we do. Corporate Social Responsibility plays a pivotal role at An Post as we focus on developing long-term sustainability. Diversity and Inclusion are also embedded in our strategy, as we continuously evolve to be representative of our employees and the communities we serve. Read more about our strategy and our progress today!

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