Be part of the Dataworks team

We are always seeking talented Individuals who will fit in with the Dataworks culture.

Our team is integral to our continued success – they are the ones who make
a real difference and drive Customer Success at Dataworks.

If you have a qualification in Software Engineering, Validation or Science we
have a number of open roles giving you a unique opportunity to progress your
career with a long-established and successful company based in Waterford.

Available Roles

Graduate Validation Engineer

If you are a qualified Validation Engineer this is a unique opportunity to start your career with a long established and successful software company.

Job Description

We are looking to recruit a Graduate Validation Engineer to join our expanding team. The role will be based in Waterford and will involve working in a GMP environment.

If you are meticulous and thorough , are not afraid to challenge and have interest in testing and validating software systems, equipment and automation then this is the perfect role for you.

The chosen candidate will follow a Graduate training plan set out by Dataworks.

The successful candidate must have a Level 7/8 qualification in Science, Computer science, Quality, Engineering or IT related discipline.

GMP exposure would be a distinct advantage but not necessary.

Responsibilities/ Duties:

  • Prepare software validation protocols and test scripts in accordance with procedures.
  • Execute test scripts and capture test evidence
  • Prepare associated documentation for equipment and systems validations.
  • Work with Quality department to ensure validations are in line with customer validation standards.
  • Create documentation and reports across the entire validation life cycle

Skills & Qualifications:

  • A relevant IT qualification
  • Knowledge of the ITIL Framework (Advantageous)
  • 1-2 years’ experience in a similar role (Essential)
  • Knowledge of software development and databases.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Enjoys interacting with customers
  • Interest in analyzing business requirements, designing and developing solutions in a collaborative and agile manner using a combination of Power Platform Tools and other MS technologies.
  • Have hands on development experience including web applications and database experience.
  • Like working in all phases of the development lifecycle.
  • Experience in a regulated environment such as Pharma or MedTech (Advantageous).
  • Comfortable supporting and maintaining applications that have been developed using SQL Server, .NET technologies.
  • Experience working in data-driven and reporting projects as well as some exposure to tools like Excel, Power Query and Power BI.
  • Experience working with the Microsoft Platform including exposure to Power Platform tools such as Canvas Apps, Model Apps and Power Automate (Advantageous).
  • Involved in Digital Transformation projects and are enthusiastic about the potential for technology to automate existing processes.
  • Experience in troubleshooting technical problems.

Skillls & Qualifications

The chosen candidate must have

  • Level 7/8 qualification in Engineering, Computer Science, Quality or Validation related discipline. (Essential)
  • Work Experience or Internship in a medical device or pharmaceutical environment. (Advantageous)
  • Be meticulous and can work to project deadlines. Excellent communication skills, written and verbal English communication is essential.
  • Technical Experience (Advantageous )
  • Knowledge of Software Development and Validation Life Cycle would be advantageous.

Note that both internal and external training will be provided to the successful candidate on Good Manufacturing Practices, Good Documentation Practices and on the Validation Life Cycle.


  • Flexibility
  • Hybrid Working Model
  • Including DC Pension, Illness Benefit & Death in Service
  • Profit Share Scheme
  • Career Progression which includes a detailed plan of career advancement with aid from our scorecard system and training matrix.
  • Training and Development.

Application Method:

If you want to find out more or apply for the position please email your CV to


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