Senior Scala Developer

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Location

Krakow, Poland

Job description

Senior Scala Developer


We bet we can be a great match

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 Krakow?

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.

About us

At our Digital hub in Cracow 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 culture is built on trust and encouragement and backed by a sports betting icon who gets 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.

William Hill is driving the future of sports betting creating an all-new digital betting experience unparalleled in the industry. Sports betting is all about speed and efficiency. We are looking for engineers who can tackle the challenge of building the world’s fastest betting platform.


Your role in the team

•    You will build Scala services based on Domain-driven Design (DDD) and you will learn with us how to use the functional programming principles to make the code better.
•    You will model data layer in non-relational databases (Cassandra / DSE Search)
•    You will use real-time stream processing / messaging (Kafka)
•    You will dockerize applications, write Helm charts and use Kubernetes to run them.
•    You will implement reporting/analytics using Big Data processing tools (Apache Spark in DSE Analytics)
•    You will collaborate with product owners and the team to ensure requirements are well-defined and met


Skills needed

•    You’re experienced in development of back-end services, not necessarily Scala
•    You started to learn Scala or you really want to do it. For us, it would be enough if you take a first step and start to read about it (“Programming in Scala” book by Odersky should suffice) and write some code (completing exercises of “Functional Programming in Scala” on Coursera)
•    You have a good understanding of reactive systems, REST API design principles, relational and non-relational databases and message brokers.
•    You pay attention to the quality of the code and appreciate value of testing application at each level


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), 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, 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 round 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 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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