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.

Company Profile:

Dataworks is a leading indigenous Software company, based in Waterford City, who provide Software, Validation and Software Managed Services to the Medical Device and Pharmaceutical sectors for over 25 years.

Job Description:

We are looking to recruit a Graduate Validation Engineer to join our expanding team. We are seeking a detail-orientated individual with strong analytical skills who can work as part of the validation team. The role will be based in Waterford and will involve working in a Good Manufacturing Practice (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 have a tailored graduate plan created to align with their existing skills and areas of focus.

Responsibilities/ Duties:
  • Prepare software validation protocols and test scripts in accordance with industry standards and internal protocols.  

  • 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:

The chosen candidate must have

  • Level 7/8 qualification in Engineering, Computer Science, Quality or Validation related discipline. (Essential)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Detail-orientated with strong analytical skills.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Interpersonal skills to successfully work as part of a team and with customers on projects.
  • Technical Experience. (Advantageous)
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment, ideally a regulated environment such as Pharma or MedTech.
  • Knowledge of Software Development and Validation Life Cycle.
  • Previous GMP experience.
  • Hybrid model of working
  • Flexibility with hours worked
  • Profit Share Scheme
  • Career prospects which include a detailed plan of career advancement from Graduate to Validation engineer with aid from reviews and training matrix which lets staff know where they are and what is expected of them in order to progress
  • Training and Development
  • DC Pension
  • Illness Benefit
  • Death in Service
Application Method:

If you want to find out more or apply for the position, please email your CV to Caoimhe Mongey Lacey at

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