React JS Developer

Job Type:
Sofia, Bulgaria

The role:

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

Why we need you:

As part of the Poker Web Development team, you will be responsible for both administration and client facing applications applied in a variety of different technologies. The team currently supports a number of highly available, feature rich, performance applications used by millions of players per month.

As a flawless candidate, you have a demonstrable 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.

This is a key development role requiring strong technical and communications skills. You will work as part of an agile team and with colleagues from across the greater organisation.

You will work with other developers, designers and product managers, as well as on your own, to develop high quality code that drives the front end of multi-player games and other products. You will partner with different teams to improve the customer experience through UI interactions. You`ll have deep understanding of the technical constrains and feasibility of implementing concept design

You will be part of an agile team that works on the development of modern web products. You will remain current on industry standards and trends in web development across multiple browsers and platforms.

Who are we looking for:

As an experienced developer (3+ years), you should have proven experience with React in a commercial environment. You have strong web development skills with experience in hand-coding HTML/HTML5, CSS/CSS3/SASS, JavaScript. Experience in an Agile environment will be beneficial. You have experience in a pivotal role in a development team. You have used front-end build tools such as Gulp, Webpack, Gitlab & GIT. You have a good understanding of state management concepts and Redux style libraries. 
You have experience with single page app architecture and functional programming. You are familiar with cross-browser development techniques. You have a demonstrable understanding of, and interest in, usability issues. You are skilled at building table-free layouts using semantic mark-up and CSS. You have worked with TDD and Testing Frameworks e.g. Jest, Chai, Jasmine etc.

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

You have a degree in Computer Science, or equivalent. You have experience with project management and delivering complex projects successfully. You are familiar with the online poker industry and community and you have passion for video games. It`ll be an advantage if you have experience in other game development disciplines: product, design, sound, art, or engineering.

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 Web Poker department.