Software Engineer

Recruiter
hackajob Client
Location
Leeds
Posted
16 Apr 2019
Closes
28 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Preferred Skills: Java, Spring Framework, Spring Boot, Spring Batch, JavaScript. Kotlin. <p><strong>How you&rsquo;ll do it: </strong></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Work as part of a team of talented engineers you will:</span></p>
<ul>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Turn concepts and requirements into highly available web applications and systems using industry standard languages and technologies such as Kotlin, Java, Spring Boot, Kafka, Kubernetes, MySQL</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Actively participate in application design, database design, data-flows and detailed technical design. &nbsp;Ensure that analysis includes the wider view of technical and business impact</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Balance the commercial needs of the business against the ideal technical design, proposing sound phased or tactical implementations where appropriate</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Share your experience by mentoring more junior squad members &nbsp;</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Actively support the implementation of continuous integration to enhance deployment processes in line with SB&amp;G delivery/release evolution plans</span></li>
</ul>
<p><br /><br /></p>
<p><strong>How we work: </strong></p>
<ul>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Our engineers work closely with colleagues in all positions, so a good level of interpersonal skill is important to us </span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">We are not building a monolithic enterprise app - think microservices and a lean approach with quick running tests and deployment. This should be something you&rsquo;re passionate about too</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You will need to demonstrate good levels of skills in Java, Kotlin, or something comparable, and be comfortable with techniques such as message queues, data stores and know what makes a good RESTful API</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Data features heavily and you should appreciate there are many storage patterns, knowing the strengths and weaknesses when compared to traditional relational databases</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You will be happy to pick up code in other languages, especially those in the open source web development arena</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">We expect candidates to be comfortable working in a Linux environment</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Hands-on experience with container platforms is a bonus</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">We value previous experience developing for high-demand &amp; high-availability environments</span></li>
</ul>
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<p><strong>Why should you work for us?</strong></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">At Sky Betting &amp; Gaming we don&rsquo;t just have teams we have Tribes. Each Tribe is made up of small, agile and autonomous squads who work collaboratively with a shared purpose.</span></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Working within Sky Betting and Gaming&rsquo;s technology team, you will work with a group of people with energy, natural talent, and the kind of spirit that helps us think big, act bold, and change the game.</span></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">It all means that we&rsquo;ve created the kind of workplace that wins awards such as a place on the prestigious list of Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">. </span></p>

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