Front End JS Developer

Job Type:
Sofia, Bulgaria

The role:

We are looking for an experienced Front End Java Script Developer to join our busy and dynamic team based in our Bulgarian office.

Why we need you:

As part of the fantastic Web Development team at The Stars Group, you will be responsible for the client facing applications built using a variety of different technologies and the supportive administration of them.

The team currently works with a number of highly available, feature rich, performance applications used by millions of players per month.

As a perfect candidate, you have a proven record of delivering highly operable and maintainable software on time. You have relentlessly high standards for yourself and everyone around you and will drive engineering best practices throughout, while constantly looking for ways to make the systems we own better.

The squad consists of both Front End and middle tier skill sets. Technologies, frameworks and repositories used within the teams supported product list are:

  • React/Redux and/or Angular;
  • Typescript;
  • Jest; Webpack;
  • CSS & HTML;
  • Jenkins;
  • Git; Git-Flow;
  • Jira/Confluence;


Who are we looking for:

You have extensive hands-on experience with large scalable Web Application frameworks. You are passionate about improving UX with strong understanding of UI, cross-browser compatibility, general Web functions and standards. In this position, you`ll be working closely with distributed teams, including: technical teams, PM’s, BSA’s, Business Stakeholders and Release Managers.

You understand the intricacies of how Web applications work including Security, Session Management, and best development practices. You have strong grasp of Security principles and Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities. You have the knowledge to write well-designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices. You easily capture and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs.

You have a keen interest in new techniques and services for development and the 'web' in general. You`ll be collaborating with different teams across the organization in order to build positive relationships in a distributed environment. You have in-depth knowledge of web standards and superb communication skills (written and oral) with the ability to collaborate effectively with both technical and nontechnical colleagues.

As an ideal candidate, you`ll have:

As a perfect candidate, you have a keen interest in new techniques and services for development, and the 'web' in general. You can demonstrate knowledge of development best practices.

What’s in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and also like to throw in a discretionary annual performance bonus. In addition, we provide advice and financial relocation assistance to those moving to Bulgaria.

We offer health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address). In addition, you are entitled to a personal allowance interest which encourages our employees to upskill themselves or pursuit a hobby. A baby bounty is offered to our employees as well, granting 1000 BGN upon the birth of a child.

Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support in terms of developing your skills and helping you progress your career. In the office there is always free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks. In addition, we contribute a certain amount to the transportation and lunch expenses of our employees.

Our employees can always enrol to our sports program, and in terms of relaxation we have a playroom, including a PlayStation and a pool table. Our social team organise great events; including our sensational summer and Christmas parties.

What happens next?

Sound interesting? Get in touch! 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 Bulgaria service office in the Stars Tech department.