Development Lead

Recruiter
William Hill
Location
Farringdon
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

From coding to coaching… development's in your blood.

Innovation and exceptional customer experience are at the heart of William Hill. Join us at William Hill and be part of the team that push technology boundaries.

As part of our Bonus Wallet Gaming team, you will be at the heart of everything - improvements that you make can change the performance of the entire business. You will be responsible for creating the best in class on cross-product bonus software for masses of customers daily. There's a lot going on "do we have a hash tag reference for Gaming?"

We are looking for a Lead Dev to based in London. As well as being responsible for all aspects of the development life cycle, delivering new features and enhancements, driving improvement in code quality, fixing defects, ensuring security and resilience, we want you to take responsibility for the development and drive the product and the team

Day to day, you will drive the software product development within the team. As someone that gets agile software product development you will also be leading the planning sessions with the rest of the team. You are someone that can communicate to business and tech stakeholders alike. We'd also like you to take responsibility for the integrity of the software, ensuring technical debt is managed effectively (avoid creating it & remove it whenever there's opportunity) and making sure that we are working to & feeding into development standards & best practices at all times.

As Lead Dev we need you to know your JavaScript. As well as being familiar with new technologies such as React, Redux and NodeJS. As a leader of our people we want to know they are in good hands, so proven experience in a leadership role is also important. Your Development background will have been forged in regulated Internet based service organisation such Betting & Gaming, Ecommerce or Finance. Agile delivery, TDD and experience in Dev Ops activities are also things we hold in high regard.

Our team is approachable, committed and most of all not afraid to work outside of their comfort zone, so if you think you'll fit it we want to hear from you.

In return for all this we are offering:

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • A day off for your birthday
  • Healthcare
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension
  • Discounted London Oyster card zone 1-6