Solutions Architect

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Gibraltar, Krakow, Leeds or London



Job description

Make it work, make it right, make it fast

About us

We wouldn’t be at the cutting-edge of online sports gambling without a talented technology team. There’s a lot going on #behindthebet. Working with us you’ll be at the 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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work at a senior technical level to drive forward our architectural vision and strategy
  • Cover both project centric and enterprise domains that require a blend of technical and solutions architecture capabilities
  • Work closely with the William Hill architecture community, platform team and key business stakeholders to improve existing software and infrastructure architecture to determine better reuse, agility and quicker time to market.
  • Produce Solution Definitions / System Architecture Documents and presenting these at the Technical Authority Board
  • Create and maintain an AS-IS / TO-BE view along with suitable technical Roadmaps
  • Develop the Architecture strategy for the business unit considering current and future requirements and work on the end-to-end solutions design and implementation of all assigned projects, 
  • Working on architectural reviews of software, infrastructure and data 
  • Ensure that all systems meet the network capacity and performance requirements

Skills Needed

  • Demonstrable experience as a Solution Architect in an enterprise environment
  • Have experience with systems handling high numbers of transactions with low latency requirements
  • Experience in web application architectures, 
  • Tech experience such as Node.js, Java, Spring(Boot), Scala, React, Redux, AWS, virtualization in general and especially Docker and its eco system, Git, Information Security, NoSQL products and concepts (Dynamo, column family, etc)
  • Experience with agile development practices and how architecture fits in 
  • Have previously created networks with developers, business, operations support, and the enterprise architecture community 
  • Experience in communication technical concepts to the technical stakeholders and business alike
  • Ability to create a vision for the team of architects and development teams to follow and work toward

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