Application Architect Java

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Do you want to solve exciting problems in the fast-paced gaming industry? Would you like to work in an engaging environment while creating a completely new and challenging solutions for online gaming? Then welcome to William Hill’s Gaming team.

About us
Gaming channel in William Hill is committed to the development of fully reliable services for the best possible online entertainment.

We are passionate about delivering customers with personalised and emotional gaming experience. We are proud to cooperate with world-leading game providers to offer the full spectrum of premium gaming products. Our team is a diverse collection of talented Back end, QA and Cloud engineers working together in a DevOps culture with a Disciplined Agile approach. We are focused on continuous improvement based on technical KPI’s like TTI or Speed Index.

In this role you will be
  • Working with peers help define the Architecture strategy for the Gaming channel focusing on back-end services
  • Co-responsible for overall architectural strategy as well as for the end-to-end solutions design and implementation
  • Leading and participating in architectural reviews of software, infrastructure and data
  • Ensuring that deployed technology is always appropriate to meet the business goals
  • Ensuring all systems meet processing, storage and network capacity as well as performance requirements
  • Responsible for the completeness of all architectural and design documentation like Solution Definition
  • Assisting with development and implementation of processes, standards and best practices
  • Providing guidance on opportunities for technical adoption supporting the channel’s targets
  • Working in partnership with the product owners, engineering managers and development teams

Skills we are looking for

  • Experience in an Application / Solutions Architecture role for high-volume, low-latency applications in mission-critical systems
  • Broad understanding of technologies and frameworks such as JAVA, SPRING, ActiveMQ, Kafka, AWS
  • Good understanding of architectural design principles in particular Micro-service architecture as well as of IT system environments i.e., operating systems, networking, applications, and databases
  • A strong customer focus and ability to establish effective relationships
  • Experience of working with 3rd party development partners remote and/or co-located
  • Pragmatic approach to problem solving both in-development and in-production

What we offer
  • Development opportunities, including IT conferences, internal training, lunch and learn sessions and an individual development budget. 
  • Complex work and the chance to make an impact. 
  • New modern, bright, and comfortable office space, with a great working atmosphere, in a collaborative team of amazing people, with forward-thinking managers. 
  • Competitive base salary and benefits, with fully paid private healthcare (Lux-Med), filly paid Multisport pass, employee referral program, and an extra day off for your birthday. 
  • Garden roof terrace, with incredible views of the city, and fresh fruit in the office. 
  • Well stocked kitchens with fruit tea, honey, and lemon, foamy coffee machine, a vending machine with healthy food and salad. 
  • Chill out room and gaming room with VR, PS4, FIFA, foosball table, billiards, table tennis, football league, board games, competitions with cool prizes. 
  • Meetups, quality questions events, hackathons, we love any chance to share knowledge and have fun. 
  • We don’t like our colleagues to go hungry or thirsty, so events are always well catered. 
  • Family fun days, charity events (ask us about our scooter racing), company parties and social activities. 
  • Flexible working practices 
  • Excellent city center location with a tram stop right outside the office, and free parking spaces cars, motorcycles, and bikes. 

William Hill in Krakow

Our office sits on Kotlarska and our brilliant building has a range of different workspaces, hangouts and breakout areas to suit your every need. Situated in the centre of Krakow next to Vistula river - we're in the heart of one of the world’s most iconic cities.There are parks everywhere, you can enjoy a walk along Planty, or go to Kościuszko Mound to admire the city from above. With plenty of culture on your doorstep, you’ll be spoilt for choice. In fact, why not have a sneak peek around our office with Street View and see if you can picture yourself here.

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