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Be Part of Something Special - Join Lava 9 January 2018

Due to growth and diversification into new markets we are currently looking for motivated individuals to join our team.

Lava Group is a technology company that specialise in software development, electronics design and biometric integration for the Criminal Justice, health and water safety markets.  We provide solutions that increase the security, efficiency, control and accountability within our customer’s organisations.

At Lava we work together towards one vision to: “Improve quality of people’s lives” by creating simple innovative technology delivered with exceptional customer service. We pride ourselves as technology innovators who employ highly skilled staff to help meet the needs of our customers. 

To make sure we achieve this vision, we share six key values; Teamwork, Honesty, Relationships, Innovation, Vibrant and Excellence. The values we share help us to succeed, both as individuals and as a team. If you share those values, you’ll fit right in at Lava.


Sales Executive/Key Account Manager to work within the high security industry. This will encompass achieving set sales targets through managing existing key accounts, maximising sales from existing customers, identifying new business and converting opportunities into long term customers.

Educational/Professional Attainments

  • A degree in a Business/IT related field is required. 

Work Experience

  • 2 years’ experience in a Sales or Business Development role with a proven sales track record is essential.
  • Desirable experience of selling complex technology solutions, working with government or public sector customers, experience of key account management and experience in the high security industry.

Special Aptitudes

  • Confident negotiator with the ability to listen and influence.
  • High level communication skills with the ability to adapt to different situations and clients.
  • A passion for selling and relationship building.
  • Strong commercial awareness.
  • Understanding of different lengths of sales cycles.


  • Highly motivated by targets and achieving set goals with a strong desire to succeed.


  • Prepared to travel in Ireland, UK and internationally as and when required.
  • Prepared to work flexible hours to meet business needs.
  • Must have a full clean driving licence.


A Software Developer to join our technical team.  The role will involve the design, development and maintenance of existing and new software systems for The Lava Group.  This will include current core products and new key designs and problem solving along the way. The successful candidate will be responsible for producing and be passionate about all things code.

Educational/Professional Attainments

  • A degree in a Computing related discipline or equivalent. 
  • Experience of developing in C#.
  • Experience with SQL Server, designing databases and implementing database applications.

Work Experience

  • 2 years’ work experience in a software development role is required.

Special Aptitudes

  • Logical, methodical thinker with creative problem-solving ability.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written are essential.
  • Able to work both alone and as part of the development team.


  • A multitalented individual who can thrive in a demanding environment, and who can contribute his or her own ideas.
  • Self-motivated with an ability to work independently and creatively, and manage deadlines.


  • Prepared to work flexible hours to meet business needs.


If you want the challenge, can grow with us, and believe you can add real value to our business, then we want to hear from you.

To apply for one of our vacancies, please email to obtain an application pack.  Closing dates for completed applications is Friday 2nd February 2018 at 4pm.

Lava Group is an equal opportunities employer and all our appointments are made based on merit at the point of selection.