IT Recruitment & Consultancy

Providing you access to some of Ireland’s leading organisations

Who we are

Software Placements is an IT recruitment consultancy perfectly positioned to offer contractors and associates a framework for both contracting and permanent positions. We provide individuals with access to some of Ireland’s leading organisations and a diverse portfolio of client projects.

Unlike other agencies, we do not seek to be all things to all people; rather, we focus on a number of specific areas and concentrate on these.


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What we specialise in

Comprehensive Knowledge

Our success is due to our comprehensive knowledge of the IT recruitment sector and an extensive database of IT permanent and contract candidates, all of which will benefit you by attracting the right employers.

All of our recruitment consultants bring a wealth of IT recruitment expertise to you and will be there to help you every step of the way from finding the right job for you right through to interview preparation & techniques.

Meet the team

Michael Brennan

Michael is Co-Director of Software Placements and has over 11 years recruitment experience in the IT sector. Michael has worked in both the domestic and international markets. He started his recruitment career working in London before moving back to Dublin where he has worked since 2002.

He has recruited predominantly in the IT Permanent sector across a variety of technical areas including Software Development/Testing, RDBMS, ERP and Infrastructure.

Michael graduated from University College Dublin with a BComm degree in Commerce.

Michéal Ó Maoldomhnaigh

Michéal is Co-Director of Software Placements. Michéal specialises in senior and mid-level appointments and business titles. His client base includes a wide range of industries including IT & telecoms, software, hardware and semiconductor.

He has 15 years recruitment experience mainly within in the IT Contract sector across a variety of technical areas including Software Development/Firmware, RDBMS, ERP and Business Analysis.

Michéal holds a BA Hons degree in History & Politics and a Masters degree in Peace & Conflict Studies from University of Ulster.

Mick Duffy

Mick has over 7 year’s experience in the recruitment of IT professionals. Prior to that Mick spent 12 years in Japan in senior management roles. Mick Specialises in Project Management, Business Analyst and Business Intelligence positions.

Mick has a BA(Hons)Degree in Economics from UCD and a Post Grad Diploma in Marketing from DIT

Michael Diver

Michael has over 7 years of recruitment experience, beginning his career in the domestic market before moving to a role abroad to broaden his skills. He joined the recruitment sector after working in senior sales and human resources roles within industry

Michael specialises in Management and Software Development positions within the C# and PHP areas.

Michael holds a B.Sc degree in Industrial Biochemistry from the University of Limerick

Steven Latchford

Steven began his career in the recruitment of IT and technology consultants in the UK in the early nineties, before returning to Ireland to work in and manage a number of financial and technology recruitment companies serving the Dublin market.

Steven is now building client and candidate relationships in the IT infrastructure and networks sector, such as Cisco, Microsoft ,IT Operations and Security personnel at all hiring levels.

Ross Walsh

Ross is an IT Recruitment Consultant with 2 years experience specialising in the Java market in both permanent and contract roles.

Prior to working with Software Placements he recruited in sectors such as Business Intelligence, Test engineering and IT Infrastructure.

Ross is a graduate of the Institute of Technology Blanchardstown, Dublin with a Bachelors degree in Electrical Science.

Laura Boland

Laura is an IT Recruitment Consultant at Software Placements specialising in software testing roles. Laura had worked in finance for four years before starting her recruitment career with Software Placements.

Laura has built her client base to include a wide range of industries including IT & telecoms, software, hardware and semiconductor.

Laura graduated from the Dublin Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Accounting and Finance.

Kenny Vaughan

Kenny had worked over 10 years in retail management prior to starting his career with Software Placements.

Kenny graduated from the Dublin Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Leisure Management.


Software Placements is proud to sponsor Dublin Beta, an event series designed to give Irish start-ups access to the tech community so they can receive constructive feedback and grow their early-stage ventures.

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Software Placements is proud to sponsor Startup Grind, a global network of entrepreneurs which meets to learn from the best thought-leaders and proven founders, and learn from each other.

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