JavaScript Engineer

About Kindred:


What started as Unibet in 1997 is today Kindred Group. With more than 1,700 employees, we are one of Europe's fastest growing betting companies. We make leading sports betting and casino products, available on desktop, tablet and mobile. You can visit one of our platforms at https://www.unibet.com.au. We have led the development of technological advancements, mobile solutions, new product launches, and player safety and responsible gambling improvements. Having a proven track record of success in Europe, our aim is to conquer the Australian market.


About the role:


Due to a track record of successfully delivering major work, Kindred are undertaking a large back-end project. We are looking for software developers of a range of experience to help us build a globally scalable betting platform:


- Greenfield project with little technical debt.

- Best-in-class technologies (see skills below).

- Distributed architecture.

- Targeting high platform throughput and scalability.

- Adhering to engineering principles.


The development team is backed by outstanding management, architecture, product, and delivery teams. In addition, several great full-stack development teams run in parallel and offer help readily. We put great effort in building a workplace of trust and collaboration, and we hope you do too.


Essential skills: 

  • High proficiency in a language of the candidate's choosing.
  • Our platform predominantly uses node + typescript.
  • Strong engineering principles (error handling, test pyramid, deployment, IaC).
  • High proficiency in a database of the candidate's choosing.
  • Our platform uses postgres + couchbase + elasticsearch.
  • Excellent communication, teamwork, collaboration skills.
  • A down-to-earth, make-it-happen attitude.


Desired skills: 

  • Distributed computing (microservices, nosql databases, distributed caches).
  • Code performance (collections, profiling, networking).
  • Message oriented middleware (kafka).
  • js/typescript.
  • Containerisation (docker, kubernetes, helm, skaffold).
  • CICD pipelines (Jenkinsfile).
  • Infrastructure as code (terraform, scripts).




  • We are in a fantastic new office near Barangaroo, close to Wynyard station.
  • Our office has a sports hub, if you want to challenge a mate to a game of table tennis or darts.
  • Fancy a good cup of coffee? We have an in-house barista to get you that perfect cup!
  • Many social events to take part in (Melbourne Cup is just one of them).
  • Great work life balance and flexibility.
  • A continued commitment to employee development.
  • Employee share program.
  • Life insurance and income protection plans.
  • Wellness benefits.
  • Great work life balance and flexibility.




To apply for this role, you must be in Australia with a valid work visa, permanent residency, or citizenship.

This is a permanent full-time role with a hybrid workplace policy.

A technical test (~1 hour) is the first step in the recruitment process.

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Sydney, Australia
Level 9, 207 Kent Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2000
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  • Office:
    Sydney, Australia
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