Java Developer

Technology Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear


Description

Position at LeoVegas UK

LeoVegas is where the lions play…and work! A fun, agile and fast paced environment connecting 1000+ LeoVegas employees with over 60,000 worldwide employees of MGM Resorts International, as our two leading forces come together. We’re culture focused, so if you’re an innovator, initiator and a team player, give us a roar and join the LeoVegas pride - WINNER of the iGaming Idol 2022 - Employer of the year award!

Let’s create the world's greatest iGaming experience!

LeoVegas’ scale-up culture sets a tone of courage and capacity to act. Employees are encouraged to not only say what they think, but also to do the job that is needed - “to make it happen”. 

LeoVegas does not believe in hierarchical structures, but instead that every individual employee plays an important role in the company. We trust that you thrive in these environments.

Due to our continued growth, we’re now looking for a Java Developer to join our high performing team

What you can expect from this role:

You will work with your team and the Product Development domain to focus on developing innovative and high performing features with cloud technologies and high volume transactional systems that will give our players the greatest gaming experience. We work in a high performing live environment, which enables you to deploy and deliver your code straight to production. But this also requires you to write high performing and scalable code to ensure the continuous high quality and performance of our environments.”

We can offer you the opportunity to work with challenging tasks every day, within a tight-knit team of people that you can learn & grow with and the possibility to sit in award winning offices with flexible office hours to fit around your home-life.

Your areas of knowledge and experience: 

  • You have experience with common Java frameworks such as Spring and JPA 
  • You’re no stranger to working with relational databases such as MySQL. 
  • You have experience in building scalable and fault-tolerant systems and are familiar with microservice architectures.
  • Additionally, but by no means necessary, Kotlin, Akka, Hazelcast, Elasticsearch, Kafka, RabbitMQ, Consul, Google Cloud Platform and BigQuery.

Our Culture:

At LeoVegas Mobile Gaming Group we firmly believe that our diversity is what makes us unique and that everyone and anyone is welcome to enjoy the ride -  regardless of age, gender, disability, race, national or ethnic origin, religion, language, marital or civil partnership status, political beliefs and sexual orientation. 

We are highly committed to uphold a high level of diversity and inclusion throughout our entire group. Being a global company with a widely diverse customer base makes it essential for our workforce to be a reflection of this.

By doing so, we believe we will achieve the best possible customer experience and create better value to our shareholders by doing so.

Hybrid working: 

At LeoVegas we have introduced a hybrid working environment that enables our employees to come together and collaborate in person, whilst offering ongoing flexibility to work from home. We all work from the office on  Mondays, and encourage a further day of office working with your team. 

Benefits:

  • 28 days holiday a year, plus (8) public and bank holidays in England
  • Pension contributions up to 6% employee, 6% employer
  • Access to development opportunities in a unique working environment and an Employee Assistance Program
  • An abundance of drinks and snacks (we’re feeders, sorry diets!)
  • Work from anywhere of your choice for 1 month per year
  • Overseas incentives. This year, we all went to Malta for our annual ‘Summer Summit’
  • Learning and Development budgets for each team
  • Social budgets for your team
  • Company organised team social nights 

There’s more! Upon successful completion of your probation:

  • Bupa Private Health Insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • £250 a year Health and Wellbeing allowance