Software Developer - Caesars Digital

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Krakow, Poland



Job description

Software Developer – US

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 Cracow? Welcome to Grand Parade.

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

The team you will join builds the core of the sports betting portal that currently operates in 9 US states. It’s the heart of the new William Hill platform to enable further US expansion. We’re serious here about engineering – as our system is complex both from a functional and nonfunctional perspective.

You can bring your engineering expertise to contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle, as the team owns the product engineering from the design phase to the production deployment. This will involve writing well designed, testable, efficient code ensuring designs comply with the specifications. You will also prepare and produce releases of software components (no worries, we have really good automation here) and support continuous improvement by investigating alternatives and technologies and presenting these for architectural review.

Here, you will have a chance to work with fairly modern technology stack: (functional) Scala / Java Script / Kafka / Cassandra / Redis / Gitlab CI /Kubernetes / Istio / Terraform / AWS / Spark / Airflow / Snowflake and see how we approach functional programming, QA automation, eventdriven and event-sourcing architectures, CQRS and Domain Driven Design.

We care about our delivery model where – we think that we treat Agile principles seriously, by maximizing the value that we could deliver every sprint. We are continuously trying to improve our working model, so we could use focus solely on quality engineering. We believe in the crossfunctional, horizontal organisation - that can give you opportunities for growth in other areas (DevOps, Data, QA) that you will find interesting.

Skills needed

  • Proven hands-on software development experience and experience in backend services
  • Willingness to learn and write code in Scala. Experience is welcome, but not essential.
  • Good knowledge of databases and messaging solutions
  • Experience in building microservices exposing REST APIs.
  • Experience with test-driven development.
  • Exemplary communication and people skills, in a technical or non-technical context.
  • Committed and happy to see things through to the end and set the example for their team to follow
  • A creative approach to problem solving while keeping solutions as simple as possible

What we offer

  • Development opportunities, including IT conferences, internal trainings, lunch and learn sessions and an individual training budget.
  • Complex work and the chance to make an impact.
  • Mac OS or Windows hardware to choose from.
  • Brand new, bright and comfortable office in the city center with a garden roof terrace and incredible city view. Tram stop right outside the office. And yes - the office remains open if you choose to use it for reasons connected with your physical or mental wellbeing.
  • Free underground parking space for cars, motorcycles and bikes.
  • Great working atmosphere, in a collaborative team of amazing people, with forward thinking managers.
  • Competitive base salary and benefits, with fully paid private healthcare (Lux Med), fully paid Multisport pass or MyBenefit cafeteria points for employees on employment contract, employee referral program, and an extra day off for your birthday.
  • Flexible employment (B2B or Employment Contract to choose from).
  • Creative rights scheme.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Chill out room and gaming room with VR, PS4, FIFA, foosball table, billiards, table tennis, football league, board games, company competitions with cool prizes.
  • Meetups, quality questions events, hackathons, we love any chance to share knowledge and have fun.
  • Charity events (ask us about our scooter racing) and social activities – virtual for now but we can’t wait to throw one of our famous company parties or summer picnics
  • Flexible working practices - in Covid-19 times we work from home.
  • Ultimately depending on circumstances you may be able to work up to 80% of your normal working time from home.
  • 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, Libya and many other countries. 

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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