Development Engineer

  • The Writech Group
  • Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland
  • 18/08/2023
Full time Data Analysis Digital Information Technology Powerapps SQL

Job Description

Job description

The Writech Group are an internationally recognised leader in Fire Protection Systems. We are internationally approved to Design, Manufacture, Install, Service and Commission to all standards and have experience in Fire Sprinkler Protection, Foam enhanced Fire Protection, Gas Protection, Firewater Mist Protection, Insert Gas Protection and Special Hazard Fire Protection.

It’s a very exciting time to join the Writech Group we have ambitious growth plans. In 2022 we opened our state-of-the-art Design and Innovations Centre at our HQ offices in Mullingar, Co. Westmeath. As a part of this growth, we are looking for an energetic Junior Developer to join our growing IT & Innovations team.

THE ROLE: Based in our Head Office in Mullingar Co. Westmeath. The role will be a part of the IT and Innovations team, and report to the Innovations and IT Manager. This position will be responsible for developing database modules for our in-house company database, primarily using Microsoft Access, Microsoft PowerApps and SQL.


  • Work closely with all areas of the business to identify areas where systems improvements can be made and implemented.
  • Develop and program new database modules to meet the needs of the business.
  • Program solutions that can be integrated into the current company databases.
  • Identify and champion new technology or systems to improve company systems and processes.
  • Provide technical support and training on database modules where required.

Skills and Knowledge required

  • Experience with coding and programming languages.
  • Knowledge of IT systems integration
  • Experience with specific areas such as Microsoft PowerApps, Microsoft Access, SQL, and VBA would be an advantage
  • A level 7 or above QQI qualification in a related IT field would also be an advantage.

Core Attributes required

  • Demonstrate an ability to innovate and develop solutions to meet business needs
  • The candidate should be capable of working off their own initiative.
  • Be organised & accurate
  • Be highly motivated
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to maintain relationships with all levels of the business
  • High degree of confidentiality

Additional Benefits

  • HSF Medical Cash Plan
  • Discount Health Insurance
  • PRSA
  • EAP
  • Learning & Development
  • Career Progression
  • Company Events
  • Free onsite Gym
  • Refer a Friend Bonus Scheme
  • Additional Annual Leave

Hours: Working week is 9:00am to 5:30pm – Monday to Thursday, 9:00am – 5:00pm Friday.

Writech is an equal employment opportunities employer.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent



  • Bike to work scheme
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay




  • Monday to Friday

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