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C++ Fullstack Engineer (Desktop) (Hybrid)

Dublin, Ireland

About Us: 

A global SaaS leader for seamless digital document workflows, Nitro offers a suite of solutions for PDF, eSigning, identity verification and analytics supported by a best-in-class customer success and change management team. With more than 3 million licensed users and 13,000+ business customers across 157 countries, we serve 67% of the Fortune 500.
How We Work: 
Our mission is to help create, develop, and support an environment where great people come to do their best work. We believe there is a balance to strike between “work hard, play hard,” and we strive to improve in both areas every day. 
We put our customers, employees, and communities at the center of everything we do. It all comes back to our core values:    

  • Be Good - Nitronauts are good humans with big hearts that are respectful and supportive of each other. We celebrate individuality and diversity and strive to foster an environment where people can be themselves and do their best work.     
  • Performance First - We like to challenge ourselves. We’re passionate about exceeding expectations and stepping outside our comfort zones to get to the next level. It’s our ambition that pushes us to work hard and deliver strong results.   
  • No B.S. - This one is self-explanatory, but we’re all about transparency, honesty, and authenticity here. We don’t beat around the bush; we tell it like it is. 

Why Nitro Engineering:

Engineering is a critical function at Nitro, developing the products and services at the heart and soul of our business today, and helping us realize our vision of smarter documents in the future. We have an incredibly talented and diverse Engineering team that cares, with a strong culture that believes in building the right things and building them the right way. 

The Role: 

We are seeking a highly skilled Software Engineer  to help design, develop and deliver our key desktop product. 

As a Senior C++ Desktop Engineer, you will take a leadership role in designing, developing, and maintaining desktop applications using the C++ programming language. Your expertise will be instrumental in driving technical excellence and mentoring junior engineers. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to deliver high-quality software solutions and contribute to the overall success of our products. 

A taste of our philosophy: 

  • We believe that engineering should be fun 
  • The best products demand the best platforms, and that is exactly what we build 
  • We are passionate about instrumentation, continuous improvement and operational excellence 
  • We are committed to building systems and services that just work, without heroics 
  • We not only believe in your personal and professional growth, we expect it 


What you'll be doing: 

  • Working closely with a tightly knit engineering organization to architect, deliver, and improve technical solutions that delight our customers 
  • Champion Test Driven Development (TDD) methodologies and ensure the team writes clean, efficient, and testable code using the C++ programming language. 
  • Develop and implement automated unit and integration tests to validate software functionality, performance, and robustness. 
  • Solving problems relating to mission critical services for build, test and delivery automation 
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends and advancements in C++ programming language and desktop application development, and share knowledge with the team. 
  • Work with and refactor legacy code, identifying areas for improvement, and implementing modern coding practices. 
  • Drive the integration of Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) practices into the development process, ensuring frequent and reliable software releases. 
  • Influencing, implementing and discussing new designs, architectures, standards and best practices for large-scale distributed systems 


What we're looking for: 

  • 3 to 5 years engineering experience.
  • Experience in C++ programming language with experience in desktop application development. 
  • Experience with Javascript, Typescript and Angular or other frontend frameworks.
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented programming principles, design patterns, and architectural concepts. 
  • Expertise in Test Driven Development (TDD), unit testing, and familiarity with test automation frameworks. 
  • Hands-on experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) practices and tools. 
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills with the ability to guide and collaborate effectively within a team environment. 
  • Proficiency in agile software development methodologies (we use Kanban). 
  • Previous experience in developing software for Windows is preferred. 
  • Familiarity with C# is a plus.
  • Familiarity with XFA is a plus.

Why Nitro 
Our goal is to empower our Nitronauts—to make an impact, work better together, and believe any goal is attainable. We take pride in the perks and benefits provided to employees that make their day-to-day lives more enjoyable and secure. Along with our regular benefits and programs (including health, dental, vision, retirement as standard), we are also very proud to offer a few additional initiatives to future Nitronauts: 
Flex Time Off 
Work-life balance is important at Nitro, and we understand that there are events that we cannot plan for. We are proud to offer Flex Time Off to be used for holidays, spending days with your family, or appointments. 
Nitro Resource Groups 
Nitro supports our diverse group of Nitronauts who come together to celebrate their passions, share their unique perspectives, experiences, and contributions to make Nitro a more inclusive place to work.  
Families @ Nitro 
We have the opportunity and responsibility to ensure the well-being of our employees, which includes offering support when and where it matters most. From generous leave to fertility benefits, Nitro supports team members who may be on or considering a path to parenthood, whatever that looks like. 
Nitro strongly encourages applications from everyone regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status. We provide an accessible candidate experience and invite you to request any accommodations or adjustments throughout the interview process and beyond.