JavaScript Engineer


JavaScript Engineer


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About Kindred

Kindred Group is a digital entertainment pioneer bringing together nine successful online gambling brands, forming one of the largest online gambling groups in the world. Our purpose is to transform gambling by being a trusted source of entertainment that contributes positively to society. Our goal is that 0% revenue is derived from harmful gambling.

Our global team of more than 2000 people represents 60+ nationalities. When you join Kindred, you'll be part of a collaborative, diverse and inclusive team that has your best interest at heart. We are a trusting company that knows the value of a healthy work-life balance. We offer a wide range of benefits, along with an award-winning all-employee share program, which is a great opportunity to share in the company's success.

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.


Our Way Of Working

Our world is hybrid.

A career is not a sprint. It’s a marathon. One of the perks of joining us is that we value you as a person first. Our hybrid world allows you to focus on your goals and responsibilities and lets you self-organise to improve your deliveries and get the work done in your own way.

Application Process

Click on the “Apply Now” button and complete the short web form. Please add your CV and covering letter in English to let us know your motivation for applying and your salary expectation. Our Talent Acquisition team will be in touch soon. Kindred is an equal opportunities employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. As such we oppose all forms of discrimination in the workplace. We create equal opportunities for all our applicants and will treat people equally regardless of and not limited to, gender, ages, disability, race, sexual orientation. We are committed not only to our legal obligations but also to the positive promotion that equal opportunities bring to our operations as set out in our sustainability framework. Kindred has an ESG rating of AAA by MCSI.



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


Well-being allowance
Learning and development opportunities
Inclusion networks
Charity days
Long service awards
Life assurance and income protection
Employee Assistance Programme

Meet the recruiter

Maggie BottuVijaya

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