Senior Front End Developer (Sportsbook)

Job Type:
Sofia, Bulgaria

The role:

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

Why we need you:

The Stars Group is looking for a passionate, innovative Senior Front End Developer who is keen to work and lead projects for innovative web-based products used by millions of players.

You will become part of the Global Sports & Trading Platform tribe where you will be developing and maintaining systems that strive to be the best in class. If you enjoy working with code and are motivated by working in a creative environment that allows you to build software using the newest technologies, our role is designed for you.

Our team is split into a number of squads, aligned with our core business areas. This means that we have end to end teams, who take ownership of our products, working closely together to directly impact their success. 

Who are we looking for:

As an experienced expert, 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:

Any experience in server-side technologies (Java), databases (MySQL), native wrapper apps and internationally distributed products will be considered as an advantage.

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.

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 Sports Development department.