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Backend Developer

  • Portugal Office
  • Full time 40 hours
  • Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Blip is a Tech and Innovation Hub with a strong knowledge in software development, mobile apps, web platforms and retail applications for betting and gaming. 
 
We are part of Flutter Entertainment Group – one of the World´s Largest Groups in the bookmaking industry, with an annual revenue of around 5 billion euros.  

Its strong and diverse portfolio of market-leading brands and best-in-class products provides excitement and entertainment in a safe and responsible way. 
The Code we develop, powering brands such as Paddy Power, Sky Betting & Gaming, Betfair, Sportsbet, FoxBet, FanDuel, and PokerStars, is used by around 14 million people in more than 100 countries, and we are in the API Billionaire Club alongside players such as Google, Facebook and Twitter. 

The Role ... 
 
Our Developers know their stuff – they're busy working independently and setting high standards.  

As a Backend Engineer, you are part of a Software Development Team, responsible for the full lifecycle of an application.  

Reporting to a Delivery Manager in a delivery team formed by 5 Developers and 1 QA, you will be using cutting-edge technologies to deliver amazing value to our customers, while scaling our platform to meet the demands of worldwide markets. You will be required to program well-designed, testable, efficient code to solve business needs, as well as testing and documenting the implemented solutions.  

You will have a bias for action and can break down complex problems into steps that drive the scalability, performance and stability of our products. 

 
What you will be doing... 

As a team player in an Agile Team, working together to keep delivering at pace, scale and with demanded quality to support our products, you will be able to: 

  • Execute full software development life cycle; 

  • Develop flowcharts, layouts and documentation to support the Product Owner with requirements and the team with solutions; 

  • Autonomously write well-designed, testable and efficient code; 

  • Produce specifications and determine operational feasibility; 

  • Integrate software components into a fully functional software system; 

  • Develop unit, component and integrated tests, with the guidance of team's QA; 

  • Document and maintain software functionality; 

  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade existing systems; 

  • Deploy applications in a Continuous Integration platform; 

  • Ensure software is updated with latest features / versions in a timely manner. 


 
What We're Looking For... 

We hope you have... 

  • Passion for building a great consumer product that our customers will love; 

  • At least 3 years of proven track record of working with Java (preferable, 8+) or similar OOP Languages; 

  • Experience working with a high concurrency/high transactional/ highly available platform; 

  • Experience of using established design patterns; 



We´d love to see... 

  • Familiarity working with Client-server protocols such as SOAP, REST; 

  • Experience working with Kafka and message queueing systems; 

  • Knowledge of Scala, Akka, memcached, Apache Storm, Apache Cassandra, ZooKeeper; 

  • Awareness and experience in using agile methodologies; 

  • Ability to interact effectively with other functional teams; 

  • Excellent communication skills, common sense and a passion for the art of problem solving. 

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