Senior Software Developer (Middle Tier)

Job Type:
Sofia, Bulgaria

We are looking for a Senior Software Developer (Middle Tier) to join our busy and dynamic team based in our Bulgaria service office.

Why we need you:

As part of Web Development team you will be responsible for building the design, development, and support of integration applications in Spring/Java with some HTML/CSS and JavaScript and to integrate the core system functionality with 3rd party systems. In order to understand and modify complex systems which are already in use you will work closely with Business Analyst to formalize requirements and develop implementation plans.

The developed applications will be aligned with the business requirements as set by the business partners. You will collaborate and suggest solutions through participation in peer code reviews and you will debug and analyze software performance.

In line with clear requirements and requests from the business you`ll work with other developers, designers and product managers, as well as on your own, to develop high quality code that drives the WMT applications for a stable, performant and secure WMT applications. You`ll be an integral part of the team and remain current on industry standards and trends in web development across multiple browsers and platforms.

Who are we looking for:

You are well versed in software engineering principles, frameworks and technologies and have at least 5 years of experience of Java Development. You have knowledge and hands-on experience with Spring framework and HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript. Having the clear understanding of Internet communication protocols such as TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP and also knowledge of computer networking and distributed applications patterns.

You have good understand of C++ code, highly skilled in Java 8/9 and deep understanding of OOP, HTTP/S, Cross Domain Integration, Web Application Security, WebSockets and communication protocols.

You are familiar with Git and the best standards in Source Control Management. You are a Developer with excellent coding skills, ability to produce clean, robust, accurate, and efficient code that meets specifications You have good knowledge of micro service architecture. You can work under pressure and meet deadlines. You have excellent interpersonal skills and easily communicate with both technical and nontechnical team members. You have a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent.

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

Knowledge of modern Java application frameworks and JavaScript frameworks (AngularJS or React). As a super match for the role you should have experience with Docker, Kubernetes, AWS and to have the understanding of GraphQL protocol and framework.

You are familiar with the online poker industry, sports betting and community and/or financial industry.

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 amazing 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 Development department.