Java Developer (PokerStars)

IT Sofia, Bulgaria

Position at The Stars Group

We are looking for a Java Developer to join our busy and dynamic team Web Poker Team based in our Bulgaria service office.

Why we need you:

Are you an experienced Java Developer looking to work at the forefront of technology and innovative products used by millions of players?

As you will be developing and maintaining systems to enable people to have fun, we truly believe you in turn should have fun doing this.

As part of this team, you will produce applications providing live real money Poker gaming on our platform which serves millions of users.

Who are we looking for:

As one of our highly skilled Java Developers, you will analyse user requirements and help design and architect scalable Back - End software components to serve Front -End applications across multiple platforms.

You will be responsible for the development of web technology based functions, features and tools. You have an enviable experience in developing Java based applications. You are highly skilled in:

Java, WebSockets, Maven, Spring framework and you have strong knowledge of Redis, SQL, MongoDB, RabbitMQ, Tomcat, Docker, GIT.

You will interact and coordinate with team members, including Project/Product management, Creative/Design, QA on a daily basis as part of our Agile process of working.

You have expertise in web service development and distributed applications and experience with systems that operate 24/7/365. You have excellent coding skills, ability to produce clean, robust and accurate code that meets the specs and experience in designing of efficient algorithms.

You are able to work under pressure and not scared of meeting deadlines.

You have great communication skills, writing skills and people skills. You are goal oriented and you say what you do and then do what you say. You have a Bachelor's Degree in: Engineering, Computer Science, or Mathematics.

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

You will be building applications supporting millions of people and therefore have previously worked on designing these for large volume usage by end users.

We’ll also want you to be comfortable working in a Linux environment. If you have hands-on experience with container platforms, that’s a bonus too.

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. In addition, we provide advice and financial relocation assistance to those moving to Bulgaria.

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 pursuit 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 in terms of developing your skills and helping you progress 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 enrol to our sports program, and in terms of relaxation we have a playroom, including a PlayStation and a pool table. Our social team organise 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 Platform department.