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Software Engineer, Javascript

About the role

 

Want to transform gambling using state of the art technology?

 

You will be joining a cross-functional development team that has the responsibility for the sports betting product, including web and mobile apps. The team is working on creating a new sports betting experience, redesigning and rewriting the product from scratch. Performing frequent releases, you will have the opportunity to see the impact of your work reaching the end-user daily. During peak days in 2017 we processed 30 million transactions per day! During 2018 we will offer more than 200,000 events live and stream around 40,000 matches.

 The Sportsbook team consists of talented software engineers working on front-end and back-end technologies. In your role, you will be expected to drive the front-end work within the team by applying your knowledge and skills in both greenfield development and ongoing projects.  We work in an agile environment with a strong focus on providing delightful betting experiences to our valuable customers. Kindred Group believes in the growth and empowerment of our people. We promote an open and proactive culture where our developers and testers are encouraged to learn and contribute in ways outside the usual development work.

 The Tech organisation here at Kindred is driven by our company's purpose “To transform gambling to ensure fair play, the best deal and a great experience for our players”. Kindred is one of the largest online gambling companies in the world with over 20 million customers across 100 markets. The platform supports a portfolio of eleven brands, among them Unibet, Maria Casino, and iGame. We are a continuously growing and fast paced organisation.

We are 300+ employees within Tech working at five of our main locations; Stockholm, London, Malta, Gibraltar and Australia

 

Some facts:

  • We have an uptime of 99,95% across our sites
  • We did 2 250 production releases last year
  • Our platform consists of more than 150 micro-services
  • More than 25 million transactions per day
  • More than 40 game providers integrated
  • More than 20 payment providers integrated
  • Millions of events going daily to our big data platform

 

What will you be doing?

As a developer in the Sportsbook team you will be responsible for developing and improving the Unibet sports betting product, driving delivery all the way from idea to production. You will be working closely with the product owner, agile lead and a team of product managers to collaborate and influence new development. In your role you are creative, enjoy responsibility and thrive in a fast paced environment where technology and continuous delivery is key. In return, we offer you a fun, agile working environment, great colleagues and a lot more.

You will participate in design discussions with your colleagues to find great solutions to complex engineering challenges. We strongly believe in the “You Design it, You Build It, You Test It, You Run It, You Tweak It” ethos and everyone is expected to take part of the full system life cycle to ensure reliability and uptime of the production environment.

We like to use:

  • JavaScript ES6+, React.js, Redux, webpack, Styled components/SASS/LESS
  • Continuous Delivery
  • Best development practices
  • Agile and lean values
Who you are

We think that you have hands-on experience with ReactJS/Redux, that you're excited about the possibilities of ES6/Babel, and that concepts like Webpack and Styled Components are already on your radar. You enjoy working with people from diverse backgrounds who are passionate about what they do and we would appreciate if you have an interest in sports and betting.

You're a positive person by nature and have a passion for what you do, putting teamwork and collaboration above all else.

You take great pride in your ability to grasp complex business scenarios and translating them into solutions with clean and performant code.

You believe in yourself and your own abilities, but also appreciate that there is an endless ocean of new things to learn and take on board, cherishing the opportunity to do so

 

 

What we offer
  • Amazing colleagues representing more than 50 different nationalities
  • Great benefits (including health benefits, private health insurance and much more)
  • A great, modern office in Gibraltar WTC
  • Meet-ups, training and conferences
  • Free tea, coffee, juice and fruit all day, every day
  • Friday breakfasts, regular after-works and fun events

We are always looking for awesome people to join our family. If you are a software engineer with focus on Frontend, Backend, Test or a mix of several skills don´t hesitate to get in touch with us!

 


 
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Location
Gibraltar
4th Floor World Trade Center, 6 Bayside Road, Gibraltar
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  • Reference Number:
    TEC0829
  • Office:
    Gibraltar
  • Type of Employment:
    Full time permanent
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25 Days Holiday
Private Medical
Wellbeing Allowance
Fresh Fruit
Free Breakfast Friday's
Maternity/Paternity leave
Eye test
3 days CSR leave
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