Senior Mobile Developer - iOS

Job Type:
Sofia, Bulgaria

The role:

As the Mobile Application Developer, you will work on outstanding mobile games that are enjoyed by millions of players all over the world. You will work with experienced teams who have a proven track record of delivering best of breed software for the online gaming market.  You will work closely with our Product Development and Graphics/UI design teams to translate business requirements and innovative UI design concepts into industry leading client software that will be used by a vast player base.

Note: Please note that this position is 12-month maternity cover placement

Why we need you:

In line with clear requirements and requests from Group management, you will partner with other developers, designers, and product managers, as well as work on your own, to develop high-quality code that drives mobile applications. We like to keep it simple and agile and you`ll have a pivotal part in the daily scrum meetings. In order to build top quality products, you`ll have to remain current on industry standards and trends in mobile development across multiple platforms.

You`ll develop and maintain a suite of mobile online gaming clients across a diverse set of mobile technologies. On a daily basis, you`ll communicate with Stakeholders, gathering business requirements and translating them into technical solutions. Working closely with QA teams, you`ll deliver high-quality software. You`ll contribute to planning and prioritization of development activities and provide technical estimates.

Who are we looking for:

You have relevant professional experience as an iOS Developer. You have a deep understanding of Computer Science fundamentals (OOP, data structures, algorithms). You are an expert developer with solid experience in Objective-C, Swift and iOS SDK. You have the ability to develop and maintain high code quality and optimize performance. Most of your experience revolves around the following technologies Objective-C, Swift, JSON, REST, Web Sockets. You have a solid understanding of OOP design patterns and methodologies.

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

You have a good understanding of poker, sportsbook and casino games and are familiar with the online gaming industry. You have some experience developing client/server applications.

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 Mobile Development.