Job Description

Company Description

OpenBet leads the global sports betting market, providing innovative software that powers the world’s most successful operators.

We pride ourselves on product innovation and technical excellence and are constantly adding new applications and new functionality to our product suite, used by millions of end users. And, while many other companies have been downsizing, we continue to see growth across our business.

Want to be part of our story?


Job Description

Job Purpose
The Software Engineer role will be a key one in the OpenBet Product Development  team. Reporting to a Development Manager, the Software Engineer will be working alongside other Software Engineers, Project Managers, QA and Software Architects in order to shape and implement the technology and people vision of the team that will drive forward this strategic initiative.

The Software Engineer will be critical to ensure to ensure the highest coding standards and quality of deliverables to the QA and Operational Excellence teams and for adoption by operators. 

Key Accountabilities

  • Development of new features and functionality for key products and services, including the production of unit tests

  • Code reviews for products and services delivered by the team

  • Code quality for products and services delivered by the team 

  • Ensuring that products and services adhere to agreed performance KPIs and are delivered in line with NPD pipeline requirements

  • Ensuring that all products and services have agreed levels of test coverage, in line with team requirements, and adhere to agreed architectural and technology (including security) standards

  • Provision of detailed release documentation for handover to "BAU" team

Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver high quality solutions, in a timely manner, that meet the requirements articulated in Jira tickets

  • Active participation in solutions architecture and design, including KPI definition

  • Proactively identify and address areas of material improvement, notably around performance, security and scalability

  • Experience of Agile development processes and scrum roles and responsibilities



Knowledge & Experience

  • Mandatory

    • A minimum of 2 years’ hands-on experience in designing and developing applications using Java Enterprise platforms, using UNIX / Linux

    • A minimum of 2 years’ hands-on experience in designing distributed systems, for example using (preferably) DDD or SOA and potentially also a central ‘broker’ (such as Kafka or potentially an ESB)

    • A minimum of 2 years’ hands-on experience in designing applications using the actor model

    • Excellent knowledge of Relational Databases, SQL and ORM technologies (JPA2, Hibernate etc.)

    • Experience in developing web applications using at least one popular web framework (JSF, GWT, Spring MVC etc.)

    • Demonstrable experience with TDD and / or BDD

    • Some experience in use of Akka, Kafka, Scala and Cassandra

    • Experience is the use of Docker, Ansible, Maven, Jenkins, Sonar and Git (BitBucket)

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

  • Preferred

    • Hands-on experience in developing microservices using at least one popular framework (Netflix OSS, Spring Cloud, Play etc.)

    • Some experience in Domain Driven Design, the actor model, event-sourcing and CQRS

    • Secondary expertise in Python (maybe PHP) and PostgreSQL or MySQL would be beneficial

    • General scripting skills: Bash, Perl, Python, Javascript etc.

Domain knowledge is not required, but having worked on major eCommerce or any significant widely distributed system is.


Additional Information

Why would you enjoy working with us at SG Digital?

  • 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!

And if that’s not enough; you will get to enjoy a stunning work location and flexible working whilst we provide you with the guidance and development skills you need to progress quickly and enhance your career.


Application Instructions

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