Java Developer (Advanced)

Job Type:
Sofia, Bulgaria

The role: Java Developer (Advanced)

We are looking for a Java Developer to join our busy and dynamic team based in our Bulgaria service office.

Why we need you: -

Are you a web developer looking to work at the forefront of technology and innovative products used by millions of players?

As you will be developing and maintaining systems to enable people to have fun, we strongly believe you in turn should have fun doing this.

Focusing more on the job itself, as one of our highly skilled Developers, you will analyze user requirements and produce corresponding development tasks, ensuring their completion by putting together a robust end to end process. You will maintain our existing systems, develop new system applications and improve functionality to ensure high quality in any software releases.

You will be working on innovative public faced applications which serve more than 100 million online users.

The Java Developer job is based in our Bulgaria service office forming part of our Integration Middle Tier team. As part of this team, you will provide contract research and development services to our gaming companies. And trust us, there are plenty of pioneering projects across the Group.

Who are we looking for: 

You`ll be responsible for the development of web technology level functions, features and tools and you have 3+ years of experience in developing java based applications. You are highly skilled in
Java,WebSockets, Maven, Spring framework and you have strong knowledge of Redis, MongoDB, RabbitMQ, Tomcat.

You have expertise in web development and distributed applications and experience with systems that operate 24/7/365. You have excellent coding skills, ability to produce clean, robust and accurate code that meets the specs and experience in designing of efficient algorithms. You work well under pressure and meet deadlines.

You are familiar with Git and best practices in Source Control Management. You have solid communication skills, writing skills and people skills. You are goal oriented and you say what you do and then do what you say. You have a Bachelor's Degree in: Engineering, Computer Science, or Mathematics.

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

As our ideal candidate, it is essential that you have solid experience with the following technologies: Java, Spring framework, multi-threading, websockets, Docker, Redis, MongoDB, RabbitMQ. You will also have an in depth knowledge of RDBMS and SQL.

You will be building applications supporting millions of people and therefore have previously worked on designing these for large volume usage by end users.

In terms of education, we’ll want you to have a bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or Mathematics (or equivalent).

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?

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 Platform department.