Front End Web Developer

IT Sofia, Bulgaria


Position at The Stars Group

The role:

We are looking for an experienced Front End Web Developer to join our busy and dynamic team based in our newly established Bulgaria office.

Why we need you:

You, as part of the Web Framework 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.

The squad consists of both frontend and middle tier skill sets. Technologies, frameworks, and repositories used within the teams supported product list are: React, Typescript, Webpack, AngularJS to Angular 4, JAVA Spring, Redis, Apache, Jenkins, Gherkin/Cucumber, GIT, GIT Flow, JIRA and Confluence.

Who are we looking for:

You have deep expertise and hands-on experience with large scalable Web Applications frameworks. You are passionate about improving UX with a strong understanding of UI, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions and standards. On this position, you`ll be working closely with distributed teams, including technical teams, PM’s, BSA’s, Business Stakeholders and Release Managers. You have a solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and best development practices. You have a strong grasp of security principles and cross-site scripting vulnerabilities. You have the ability to write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices. You easily gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs. You have a keen interest in new techniques and services for development and the 'web' in general. You`ll be collaborating with different teams across the organization in order to build a positive relationship in a distributed environment. 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.

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

As a perfect candidate, you have a keen interest in new techniques and services for development, and the 'web' in general. You can demonstrate knowledge of development best practices.

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.

We have a canteen which offers hot and cold options for breakfast and lunch. In addition, there is free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks.

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 Bulgaria service office in the Stars Tech department.