Job Description

Company Description

OpenBet is sport. The world's top sports betting brands choose OpenBet as their partner for world class content, leading tech and tailored services. We have their back. So they’re ready with exciting, memorable and safe sports betting experiences, to entertain millions of players worldwide.

OpenBet’s mission is to power growth and player engagement for operators through a global betting ecosystem that delivers at scale, at speed, at every great sports event. Our 1000 talented colleagues are the market's top team. We achieve billions of bets in a season; 60,000+ per second (more transactions than Amazon on Prime Day); 100% uptime (zero Superbowl crashes!) and we're built on 25 years of imaginative technology that is iterated daily.  

OpenBet has established a premium client base of more than 75 operators worldwide and has 34 licences across the fastest growing regulated sports betting markets in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. The team is growing at scale driven by accelerated demand for our products and significant investment. We offer the speed, dynamism and growth opportunities of a start-up, underpinned by the stability and strength of a global employer.  

Working at OpenBet every day is an opportunity for you to create exciting betting entertainment for millions of sports fans across the globe. 

Want to be part of our evolving future growth?

Job Description

These are just some of the tasks you may work on:

  • Investigating and developing performance improvements to the platform

  • Developing new solutions to resolve ongoing issues with the platform

  • Being involved with the BA team to provide technical support for small, medium and large projects

  • Answering business stakeholders's queries about the platform

  • Working with different integration partners to solve integration issues

  • Assisting the support team in investigating production issues

 

The day-to-day Responsibilities will be to:

  • Develop new features and functionality for high transaction, large scale betting websites

  • Participate in design and code reviews

  • Identify and address performance bottlenecks in the software

  • Designing solutions that are modular, scalable and portable

  • Work to improve overall system architecture and design components to meet those goals

Qualifications

If you are the right Senior Software Engineer for us you will be able to demonstrate:

  • A bachelor’s degree in a traditional science subject, ideally computer science, engineering, or information systems from a well-regarded university

  • Excellent English communication skills, both written and spoken

  • Demonstrable talent coding in at least one major language (Java, J2EE, C, C++)

  • Demonstrable talent in writing and using algorithms and assessing time complexity and performance

  • Strong commercial experience in developing software

  • Demonstrable experience in large scale system design

 

It would also be great to see these skills/experiences as well:

  • Experience developing on Unix/Linux

  • Web technologies and internet protocols (SOAP, WS-*, ReST, XML, HTTP, TCP/IP)

  • Scripting skills: Bash, Perl, Python, JavaScript

  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Automated unit testing frameworks

  • Experience in developing large distributed systems and concepts such as caching, sharding, consistent hashing, interprocess communication and brokering

  • Ability to learn and critique new technologies quickly

Additional Information

Why would you enjoy working with us at OpenBet?

  • Competitive benefits, an open and supportive environment as well as a modern and exciting workplace

  • The opportunity to interact with global teams on a regular basis and the possibility to switch teams and projects as you and our business continues to develop and grow

  • Tangible and genuine development - at OpenBet you can take your career where you want it to go!

  • Exposure to real work, business-critical projects and the chance to develop some of the world’s leading e-commerce sportsbooks whilst working on exciting client projects and interact with lots of code!

Application Instructions

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