Team Lead (Node.js & React)

IT Sofia, Bulgaria


Position at The Stars Group

The role:

We are looking for a Team Lead (Node.js & React) ideally with a Senior person with Full Stack experience with the mentioned technologies who will help us build our newly established CMS team in the Sofia office.

Why we need you:

You, as part of the CMS Development team at The Stars Group Sofia, will be joining a dynamic, exciting Agile team, working as a key part of a globally distributed development unit.

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:

This is a hands-on, team lead role. Your core responsibility will be for delivering code, whilst also mentoring and leading a small team of junior developers. You have keen interest in new technologies and the 'web' in general. You are passionate about improving UX with strong understanding of UI, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions and standards. You have a solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management. 

You have the ability to write well designed, testable, 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 relationship in a distributed environment.

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

On a personal level, we’re looking for someone with experience leading Agile software development teams, who is able to leverage their experience to help mentor and grow junior developers, while also delivering enterprise quality code. Bare in mind that your core technologies are mainly Java and Java Script.

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

  • React
  • Redux
  • Node JS
  • Headless CMS Systems

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.

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 join our company pension scheme.

Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support in terms of developing your skills and helping you progress your career.

Our social team organise great events; including our sensational summer and Christmas parties.

What happens next?

Sound interesting? Get in touch! 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 Ireland service office in the Web Development.