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Senior Software Engineer

Betfair

Where you’ll play

The Exchange Platform Tribe is the most mature in the Sports and Platforms department within Engineering. Our mission is to preserve, maintain and enhance the flagship product in the Betfair brand – The Exchange.

We work in a highly adaptive environment with current focus on enhancing our Cash Out product to improve its availability and offering, as well as streamlining and hardening our products to support the increasing expanse of products our group is offering.

At Flutter UKI, we have the most advanced betting platform in the world. Our teams work on large technical challenges day-in day-out. And are responsible for managing more than 5 billion requests per day, and billions of pounds of customers' money via our software.

Joining our tribe, you will have plenty of opportunities to drive the direction of our technology and tools. We encourage novel solutions and enhancements to the challenges we face and promote Hackdays, self-learning and innovation and provide developers space to fulfil that potential.

How you’ll play it

  • Java to power our applications with the Spring Framework, and​ Kafka for our messaging

  • Oracle DB (PL/SQL) and My SQL DB to persist our data​

  • Linux as the main platform of choice on our AWS public and I2 private cloud​

  • Jenkins and Maven to create deployments​, with Go to link Continuous Delivery (CD)

  • Ansible to automate app deployment augmented by Python/Bash for scripts

  • Splunk and Sensu for monitoring and alerting

What you’ll bring

  • More than 4 years software development experience

  • Ideally led projects and mentored team members or looking to step up into that role

  • Passionate about technology and care about code quality and best practices

  • Keen to contribute towards the vision of our next generation platform

  • Willing to take on new challenges and work on a variety of projects and applications

  • Love collaborating with other developers, and keen to do pair programming

About Betfair

Imagine a job that doesn’t feel like work at all

At Betfair, we’re here to play. To explore. To innovate. To challenge.  And we’re hoping you are, too.

Our business was born to create a fairer betting marketplace. Today, we’re the worlds biggest online betting exchange, one of the top 75 most valuable brands in the uk, and part of Flutter, one of Time100’s most influential companies.

Joining us means believing that we do our best work together. It means fighting what’s unfair. And it means aiming high and having fun while we do it.

So, if you’re ready to play too, this looks a lot like your next big career move. Plus, Betfair is part of the Flutter UK & Ireland family – a collection of big-hitting entertainment brands such as PaddyPower, Sky Betting & Gaming and Tombola.

Flexible Working

All our live jobs champion hybrid working, offering a flexible blend of home and office working.

What’s on offer

  • £1,000 learning fund

  • Twice-yearly bonus (with part of it guaranteed!)

  • Unlimited Holiday

  • Pension contribution scheme

  • Private healthcare

  • Flexible ways of working – home or office, it’s your choice!

  • Access to thousands of Udemy courses

  • Invest via the Company Sharesave Scheme

  • 16 hours paid volunteering time per year

We’re working to be an inclusive employer, and we encourage people from all backgrounds, ways of thinking and working to apply. Everyone brings different perspectives and experiences; you don't have to meet all the requirements listed to apply for this role.

If you need any adjustments to make this role work for you let us know, and we’ll see how we can accommodate them.