Senior Full Stack (Node.js & React)

IT Sofia, Bulgaria

Position at PokerStars

The role:

We are looking for a Senior Developer with Full Stack experience with the mentioned technologies to join our busy and dynamic team based in our Bulgaria office.

The main vision for this role is to find someone who will help us build our internal Web Operations platform.

Why we need you:

As a perfect candidate, you have a proven record of delivering highly operable and maintainable software on time. You have relentlessly high standards for yourself and everyone around you and will drive engineering best practices throughout, while constantly looking for ways to make the systems we own better. You will be passionate about people, and get as much joy from mentoring junior developers, as shipping a new feature.

Who are we looking for:

Your core responsibility will be for delivering code in collaboration with our Senior Web Architect, whilst also mentoring junior developers. You have keen interest in new technologies and the 'web' in general. To succeed, you should be focused on building better, more efficient programs and creating a better end-user experience. You should be knowledgeable, collaborative, and motivated.

You have the ability to write well designed, efficient code.  You easily gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs. You have in-depth knowledge of web standards and superb communication skills (written and oral) with the ability to communicate effectively with both technical and nontechnical colleagues. You'll be collaborating with different teams across the organization in order to build positive relationships in a distributed environment.

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

On a personal level, we’re looking for someone with experience working in Agile software development teams, who is able to leverage their experience to help mentor and grow junior developers, while also delivering enterprise quality code.

On a technical level, we would like to see experience with the following technologies:


  • Microservices
  • NodeJS
  • Typescript
  • GraphQL


  • Postgres
  • React
  • Docker
  • Jenkins
  • RabbitMQ
  • Vagrant


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 a discretionary annual performance bonus.

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 pursuing 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 to develop your skills and support you in progressing 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 enroll to our sports program, and in terms of relaxation we have a playroom, including a PlayStation and a pool table. Our social team organizing 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 Web Applications and Tools department.