Dev Lead (Java)

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Krakow, Poland

Job description

Java Development Lead

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Do you want cool projects focused on online sports betting and gaming? Would you like to work on highly reliable systems with low latency, much like the transactional systems of the best financial institutions, but… with fun included? Would you like to work with some of the best Developers, QAs, DevOps Engineers and Project Managers in Cracow?

About us

Working with us you’ll be at heart of the technological revolution of one the world’s most trusted betting and gaming companies. We deal with projects ranging from widgets, desktop or mobile casinos and betting sites… just to name a few. We process 500 online Sportsbook bets per second each Saturday, that’s the same as orders processed by Amazon UK, on its busiest day of the year. We deal with more than 20 million users and 160 terabytes of data daily. Impressed? You can be sure there are many more challenges waiting for you.

Your role in the team

Leading the development team and keeping the developers motivated
Ensuring coding standards are maintained
Assisting with recruitment, personal development and performance management of developers
Designing and developing high-volume, low-latency applications for mission-critical systems, delivering high-availability and performance
Contributing in all phases of the development lifecycle
Writing well designed, testable, efficient code
Ensuring designs are in compliance with specifications
Preparing and producing releases of software components
Supporting continuous improvement by investigating alternatives and technologies and presenting these for architectural review
Skills needed
University degree in the field of computer science, business administration, or another rigorous discipline. An advanced degree in one these fields is a plus
Commercial Awareness/Strategy Approach
Influencing/Relationship Management
Experienced senior developer/dev lead who has worked in multiple development teams across different geographic locations
BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
Proven working experience in Java development (min. 5 years)
Experience of developing with microservices architectures
Hands on experience in designing and developing applications using Java 8 platforms
Excellent knowledge of Relational Databases
Experience with different delivery methodologies.
Significant experience and a successful track record of delivering and implementing complex software in a professional development organization
Strong people leader
Sports Betting and Gaming domain knowledge is an asset

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.
Mac OS or Windows hardware to choose from.
Some opportunities for International travel to our offices in London, Leeds, Stockholm, Malta and Gibraltar (our office is 5 minutes away from the beach).
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, and fresh fruit in the office.
Well stocked kitchens with fruit tea, honey and lemon, foamy coffee machine, 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 centre location with a tram stop right outside the office, and free parking spaces 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.

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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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