Application Architect

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Location

Krakow, Poland

Job description

About us

 

Join Grand Parade’s Gaming Team and dive right into an exciting development environment building the world’s most trusted digital gambling brand. Become an integral part of the team, thriving under agile principles while fostering a DevOps culture.

If you really care about building things right and satisfying customer needs get in touch... we’d love to hear from you. We bet we can be a great match!

 

 

Your role in the team

 

You will oversee strategic initiatives that delivers business value, and also BAU activities such as looking to optimise integration patterns, platform performance, and reducing technical debt. You’ll also support our goals to move from on premise deployments, to AWS using cloud native technologies, ensuring high availability of services, and driving down the cost. You will work and align with other architects within a wider William Hill Digital organisation to ensure consistent and robust solutions and products are delivered.

 

You will own architecture and design of one or more systems/applications as well as respective technology roadmaps. You will provide recommendations to the business on the general technology direction and help selecting proper technologies to meet customer needs.

 

You will be guiding one or more development teams, making sure the implementation follows tech strategy and meets all functional and non-functional requirements. You will be coaching and mentoring younger colleagues and share your experience with William Hill tech community.

 

 

Skills needed

 

Essential

 

  • 8+ years in a technical position (development, design or architecture)
  • Knowledgeable in architecture and design patterns
  • Very strong in enterprise architecture modelling
  • Practical experience in high transaction systems
  • Very good understanding of enterprise Java based applications
  • Experience with RDBMS
  • Understanding of message oriented middleware
  • Familiar with enterprise integration patterns
  • Effective leadership and very good collaboration skills
  • Excellent English (written and spoken)

 

Desirable

 

  • Experience with AWS (or other public cloud vendors)
  • Experience with NoSQL database systems
  • Experience with containerisation (e.g. Docker)
  • Experience with micro-service based architecture
  • Experience with front-end technologies & architectures  

  

 

What we offer

 

  • Development opportunities, including IT, conferences, internal training, lunch & learn sessions and an individual development budget.
  • Mac OS or Windows hardware to choose from.
  • 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 (Enel-Med), fully paid Multisport pass, employee referral program, and an extra day off for your birthday.
  • Garden roof terrace, with incredible views of the city, fresh fruit in the office every day.
  • Well stocked kitchens with fruit tea, honey, and lemon, foamy coffee machine, a vending machine with healthy foods and salads.
  • 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 hours.
  • Free parking for cars, motorcycles, and bikes.
  • Relocation costs support for rent and travel, and VISA support. Colleagues from all around the world including Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Estonia, Brazil, Romania, Ireland, Israel, India, Portugal, United Kingdom, and Libya.

 

 

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 center 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.