Scala Developer

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Jersey City, NJ

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Job description

About us

At our Digital hub in Hoboken, things are buzzing. We’re growing, and here you’ll find cross-functional teams who collaborate to solve problems creatively and in the right way.  Our start-up culture is built on trust and encouragement and backed by a sports betting icon who get things right.  We’re looking for curious and talented people, who never settle for second best. If you’re anything like us, you’ll be up for a challenge and love working with other great people. 

Our current stack is built on Java Sprint Boot, Scala, AWS and React but we like all sorts of another tech too. We give everyone what they need to be their best self, including improving your tech skills. We’re open-minded and will happily train people with the right attitude.  We want you here for the long haul, so your career goals are important to us.

A bit about you

  • You have experience as a backend developer in common languages and frameworks like Java Spring Boot, NodeJS and if you happen to know Scala that would be great

  • You have significant experience writing and utilizing autonomous services oriented RESTful API services and performance tuning large scale apps

  • You know your way around database systems, with knowledge of SQL and NoSQL stores (e.g. MySQL, MongoDB, Couchbase, etc.)

And what you’ll do

  • You will integrate our application with all required systems and services and provide clean and easy to use API for the front end part of the system

  • You’ll design and develop the business logic and backend systems of the product

  • You’ll decipher existing software systems and be able to hook in application to applicable data sources


You will need to successfully complete a background and drug screen

A bit more about us

You will become a key member of our Digital hub, which is integral to our brand and success. Whether it’s working out the odds on the winners of the Kentucky Derby or the Super Bowl, our work has a direct impact on every customer who places a bet. And putting that experience front and center of everything we do has helped us become a real betting powerhouse in the UK – and now we’re bringing that expertise to the US.   

We’re using agile principles to develop a culture where we champion autonomy, creativity, and originality so that we can keep growing. We code the platform which our odds traders use to update the prices on live events. Making sure our customers have up to the minute in-play chances right there and then. And we really do mean that our teams process 464 bets every single second. Our platforms have to reflect millions of real-time, In-Play sports events, so developing systems that are designed for low latency and high throughput is critical.

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