Senior Software Developer

SportPesa SPS Sportsoft Limited
13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Software Developer ERLANG and/or SCALALiverpool
SportPesa - the global brand in cutting-edge sports technology and entertainment has taken over as Everton's new shirt sponsor and is set to create many exciting opportunities on Merseyside at its European headquarters at the Royal Liver Building on the city's waterfront. Those roles will mostly be IT-based, with SportPesa's local partner 'Sportsoft' pushing for a local recruitment drive in Merseyside as part of a long-term vision. We are excited to deliver the familiar local touch to the market that our brand has been known for providing best product, superior customer service and execute on our commitment for global growth.
Job brief Our team of trailblazers and innovators is now seeking a highly creative and innovative Senior Software Developer to work in our Liverpool office.
On the back-end you will develop our applications, server and database that make up the foundational structure of the website, you will be a part of a highly collaborative team who are adept at solving complex digital problems. You will be a part of cross-functional units to design, build and deliver new and exciting capabilities for our clients - with the emphasis on creating the foundation for rapid and effective implementation of systems that maximize value from day one. Responsibilities
• Deliver fully functioning web-based and mobile applications that meet business goals • Contribute to the architecture across the technology stack, from database to native apps • Maintain and improve website, optimize applications for maximum speed • Design mobile-based features and collaborate with back-end developers and web designers to improve usability • Get feedback from, and build solutions for, users and customers • Write functional requirement documents and guides, create quality mock-ups and prototypes • Write clean code to develop functional web applications and participate in the entire application lifecycle, focusing on coding and debugging • Troubleshoot and debug applications, perform UI tests to optimize performance • Collaborate with Front-end developers to integrate user-facing elements with server side logic • Gather and address technical and design requirements, build reusable code and libraries for future use Requirements • 5+ years history of development in several of the following technologies: Javascript, Java, NodeJS, SCALA, Ruby on Rails, ERLANG, etc. • Experience with containerisation (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes) • Experience with relational and nonrelation data stores (e.g., MongoDB, CouchDB, Cassandra, etc.) • Significant experience writing and utilising RESTful API services and performance tuning large scale applications • Playing an active role in the technology community, i.e., contributing to open source projects, speaking at conferences, blogging, etc. • Have first-hand experience with Agile development methodologies • Proven record of leadership in a work setting and/or through extracurricular activities • Ability to work collaboratively as a team-player in a cross-functional environment
As with every kind of programming job, soft skills are imperative. Strong communication is no longer an exception — it is vital for you to help us to bridge information gaps between the front-end and back-end to build a product you will be proud of.
In addition, you will have good analytical and Linux skills and an excellent problem solver who can operate in a highly autonomous and collaborative (agile) environment. If you have a tireless quest for new knowledge and of course, an open mind toward fresh ideas that define a software developer we would like to hear from you.
We offer an excellent pay and benefits package such as pension, health, life assurance, gym membership and relocation assistance. The Company’s success is reliant on a flexible and knowledgeable workforce and all employees will be offered access to training and development opportunities and will be encouraged to develop their potential.
Senior Software Developer ERLANG and/or SCALA
Apply in writing with a current copy of your CV with a brief explanation indicating your suitability for the role and salary expectations.
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