Junior Back End Developer

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Job description

We bet we can be a great match

Do you want cool projects focused on online sports betting? 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 engineers in Gibraltar?

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

  • Develop high-volume, low-latency programs for mission-critical systems, delivering high-availability and performance.
  • Be involved in the design process of programs, working closely with senior developers in your team.
  • Give input and contribute to monitoring & alerting requirements and implementation.
  • Prepare and perform releases of software components.
  • Help develop & maintain your team CI/CD needs.
  • Support continuous improvement by investigating alternative technologies and presenting these for architectural review.

Skills needed

  • Commercial Java development experience,
  • Strong interest in problem solving
  • Robust analytical skills
  • Core Java (JVM, collections, generics, functional programming…)
  • Spring Framework and associated projects (Boot, Core, Data…)
  • Experience in developing REST microservices for Java platform.
  • Familiarity with CI/CD systems (Gitlab pipelines)

Nice to have

  • BS/MS degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
  • Experience working with pub/sub/messaging systems (Kafka, ActiveMQ…)
  • Experience in devops activities (AWS, k8s, Terraform, Docker…)
  • Experience in automated software testing through unit/functional/ integration test suites.
  • Experience with monitoring & logging technologies (Splunk, New Relic…)
  • Experience with NoSQL technologies (Hazelcast, Redis…)
  • Push technologies (Websockets)
  • Hands on Linux experience.

What We Offer

In addition to the benefits you expect, like a generous pension and healthcare, we’ll welcome you on board with 25 days holiday (not to mention 12 bank holidays and an extra day for your birthday). You can also look forward to a rewarding bonus scheme and healthy gym discounts. What’s more, our sports and social committee are on hand just to make sure that it’s not all work and no play. If you’re thinking about relocating to join us, we offer an excellent package to help you do so. While English is the local language, we’ll help you and your family with Spanish lessons too.

William Hill in Gibraltar

With an average yearly temperature of 25 degrees, this Mediterranean climate has plenty to offer both inside and outside of work. And that includes scaling the impressive Rock of Gibraltar or taking a dip a one of the 6 great beach spots. And with such easy access to Spain, Morocco and Portugal, you can take your pick when it comes to where you spend your weekend

Join us #behindthebet