Software Engineer - Java/Scala, Akka/Play, Microservices

London (North)
From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum Annual Bonus plus great benefits
14 Oct 2016
27 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Software Developer required with experience in either Java/J2EE or Scala/Akka/Play, as well as microservices, Kubernetes, Docker or Kafka to join our team in Camden Town. We have wider team that is established in the delivery of high quality services for a number of high profile clients within the online gaming sector. As a lead Software Developer you will be responsible for designing and implementing new capabilities on the server side, while adopting new technologies in a modern and scalable architecture. You will be working at all stages of the product lifecycle from requirements capture, through design and implementation to system testing and integration. What you will be working on Explore, investigate and learn new technologies for the new Bingo platform Design and development of new software components and capabilities Work with members of the QA and delivery teams to ensure products are tested, installed and maintained to a high standard Maintain high quality coding standards Work with agile software development methodologies Support DevOps tasks for enabling continuous integration, testing and deployment Experience Must have made a significant technical contribution to at least 2 complex software development projects that reached production stage in the industry Designed and developed high throughput and large-scale distributed Web applications Hands-on experience in server-side Java (JEE) and/or Scala development Architecture and implementation of micro-services Reactive programming Worked with various NoSQL databases Worked in an Agile environment Added experience would be great Team leader Technologies: Akka, Play frameworks, Couchbase DB, Docker, Kubernetes, Kafka On-line Gaming The team The technical division of our P laytech Bingo Business Unit consists of almost 100 people, with 25 Front End Developers, 25 Backend Java Developers, 25 QA Testers, 6 Agile Project Managers and a team of infrastructure specialists that consists of Linux Systems Administrators, WebLogic Administrators and Oracle DBA’s. We are a dedicated team that attend regular company and industry events, deliver to tight deadlines, but also reap the benefits of our hard work by socialising locally around Camden Town, attending meetup groups, playing football/basketball (if interested) on a Friday or taking a trip to the gym to unwind. A bit about the unit Playtech Bingo (formerly Known as Virtue Fusion) is the world’s leading developer and licensor of internet bingo products. Our multi-lingual and multi-currency bingo network offers the largest bingo prizes to be found, with peak traffic of over 15,000 concurrent players spread across 100 skins. Developing bingo and networked gaming solutions for the online and mobile gambling industry, some of the worlds most renowned gaming operators, bookmakers, land-based operators and media companies use Playtech’s bingo solutions including; Mecca Bingo, Gala Coral, Ladbrokes, William Hill, Sky, Bet365, Unibet, Paddy Power and Boylesports. We believe that our exuberant, dedicated and dynamic workforce, guided by our customer focused approach to business is the cornerstone on which we continue to build the success of the business. This is why we continue to attract the top companies in the industry as partners. This job was originally posted as