Java Developer

Job Type:
Sofia, Bulgaria

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

Why we need you: 

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

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 so it’s important you have shown experience in developing java based applications. You’ll be highly skilled in Java, WebSockets, Maven, Spring framework with expertise in web development and distributed applications. You’ll have experience in designing efficient algorithms along with coding skills, ability to produce clean, robust and accurate code that meets the specs. You’ll also be familiar with Git and best practices in source control management.

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, RabitMQ. 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 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). You can make the most of our personal interest allowance in order to learn something new or pursue a hobby. If you have a baby whilst you work for us, we will give you 1000 BGN as congratulations.

Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support to develop your skills and support you in progressing your career.

In the office there is always free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks. In addition, we contribute a certain amount to your transportation and lunch expenses. You 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 organisegreat 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 Web Applications & Tools department.