Android Developer

Job Type:
Sofia, Bulgaria

The role: Mobile Developer – Android

As the Mobile Application Developer, you will develop excellent mobile games that are enjoyed by millions of players all over the world. You will work with talented teams who have a consistent track record of delivering best of breed software for the online poker market. Our Product Development and Graphics/UI design teams will help you translate business requirements and creative UI design concepts into industry leading client software.

Why we need you: -

You will be developing and maintaining a suite of mobile online gaming clients across a diverse set of mobile technologies. Communication with Stakeholders, gathering business requirements and their translation into technical solutions will be one of your day to day tasks. Quality is one of our top priorities therefore you`ll work closely with QA team. You`ll contribute to planning and prioritization of development activities and provide technical estimates.

Who are we looking for: -

You are a developer with more than 3 years of relevant professional experience as Android Developer. You will have deep understanding of Computer Science fundamentals (OOP, data structures, algorithms). You are an expert with Java, Android SDK or other similar gaming libraries. Development and maintenance of high code quality and performance optimization are one of your top qualities. You have experience in most or all of the following technologies:

  • Java
  • Kotlin
  • Android SDK
  • JSON
  • REST
  • Websockets

And of course, solid understanding of object oriented design patterns and methodologies.

As the ideal candidate, you will have: -

You`ll have experience with Test Driven Development and Agile methodologies. You have deep understanding of poker, casino games and overall the online gaming industry. You`ll have experience developing client-server applications and working experience with Objective-C and/or Swift.

What’s in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience so whilst we are not able to provide such details at this stage, we can confirm that we offer an excellent salary and benefits package. You will have 22 days paid annual leave. 

Our benefits include a discretionary annual performance bonus, premium health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (providing you all live at the same address), and a generous company contribution into a private pension scheme each month. 

As an advocate of work/life balance, we offer an annual personal interest allowance where we encourage personal learning outside of working hours; e.g. driving lessons, cookery classes and circus training (to name a few that our people have used this towards). 

We also have an Employee Assistance Programme where you receive complimentary and confidential support from professionals who offer independent advice 24/7. Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support in terms of developing your skills and helping you progress your career. We offer many more great perks such as an annual travel loan, subsidised massage sessions, free drinks, snacks, hot beverages and fresh fruit every day.

What happens next?

We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview

The Group

The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry leading gaming brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and the PokerStars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming companies.  This role is in the Group’s Dublin service office in the Mobile Development department.