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Associate Backend Developer - Java

  • Leeds, United Kingdom
  • Full time 40 hours
  • Permanent
  • Flutter Group

Associate Backend Developer - Java
We are considering applicants in – Leeds
Style of work – Hybrid 2 days per week

Flutter is a FTSE 50 global leader in sports betting and gaming with annual revenues of over £4bn. Its strong and diverse portfolio of market-leading brands and best-in-class products provides its 13 million customers excitement and entertainment in a safe and responsible way. Flutter brands include Paddy Power, Sky Betting & Gaming, Betfair, Sportsbet, FanDuel, and PokerStars.

The Global Betting Platform (‘gbp’) is Flutter’s flagship proprietary sports betting platform and is being used by multiple Brands across the Group to power delivery of new Sports betting features at pace. Today the gbp product enables the generate of 33% of the total Flutter Group Sportsbook online revenue and has around 1.7m active customers across the multiple brands transacting on it.

The Role

As a Backend Engineer, you are part of a Software Development Team, responsible for the full lifecycle of an application. You will be working as part of a multiple team, multiple location environment to further evolve the gbp platform to become a truly world-class sports betting platform to power the Flutter Group to innovate and differentiate the experience we can provide to our customers across our multiple brands.

Reporting to a Delivery Manager in a delivery team formed by 5 Developers and 1 QA, you will be using cutting-edge technologies to deliver amazing value to our customers, while scaling our platform to meet the demands of worldwide markets. You will be required to program well-designed, testable, efficient code to solve business needs, as well as testing and documenting the implemented solutions.

You will have a bias for action and can break down complex problems into steps that drive the scalability, performance and stability of our platform.

What you will be doing

As a great teammate in an Agile Team, working together to keep delivering at pace, scale and with demanded quality to support our products you will be able to:

  • Execute full software development life cycle
  • Autonomously write well-designed, testable and efficient code
  • Develop flowcharts, layouts and documentation to support the Product Owner with requirements and the team with solutions
  • Produce specifications and determine operational feasibility
  • Integrate software components into a fully functional software system
  • Develop unit, component and integrated tests, with the guidance of team's QA
  • Document and maintain software functionality
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade existing systems
  • Deploy applications in a Continuous Integration platform
  • Ensure software is updated with latest features / versions in a timely manner

What We're Looking For


Expertise we hope you have:

  • Passion for building a great consumer product that our customers will love
  • Comfort working with Java (preferable, 8+) or similar OOP Languages
  • Experience working with a high concurrency/high transactional/ highly available platform
  • Experience of using established design patterns

Expertise we´d love to see:

  • Experience of developing microservice applications distributed by containers
  • Familiarity working with Client-server protocols such as SOAP, REST
  • Experience working with Kafka and message queueing systems
  • Knowledge of Scala, Akka, memcached, Apache Storm, Apache Cassandra, ZooKeeper
  • Awareness and experience in using agile methodologies

Competencies we hope you have:

  • You can establish close relationships with members of the development community inside and outside of own delivery team, underpinned by trust, integrity and respect.
  • You are objective, impartial, and unbiased, ensuring equal treatment for all and that decisions taken are based on objective criteria. You are pragmatic and passionate for the art of problem solving.
  • You work effectively and in partnership with other delivery community members inside and outside of own delivery team on company shared goals that align towards the achievement of the Flutter group technology strategy.
  • You understand and appreciate different and opposing perspectives on an issue and you are able to adapt your approach in order to achieve a successful outcome.
     

Benefits

  • Uncapped Holiday Allowance (you read that right!)
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme (please ask for your location and we will share)
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Life Assurance, Income protection, Private healthcare (with option to add dependent)
  • £/₤1,000 annual self-development learning fund & Access to thousands of Udemy courses
  • Invest via the Company Share save Scheme, Discount vouchers, Volunteering days.
  • ‘Take 20’ work from another location for up to 20 days
  • Enhanced Parental Leave Policy and paid time off for appointments.
  • Reward portal eg. electric car scheme, gym membership discounts etc.
  • On-site Gym, Canteen and Gaming area plus many more!

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