Backend Engineer

Technology Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear


Position at LeoVegas UK

We are seeking experienced backend engineers for our platform domain to start as soon as possible, don’t worry if you can’t, we’ll always wait for the right person for our teams!

Working in a full stack team, you will work with your team & the Product development domain to focus on developing innovative and high performing features that will give our players the greatest gaming experience, helping us reach our bigger organisation passion of becoming “King of Casino” and keep us at the forefront of mobile gaming.

Although the company has grown, and continues to do so, the team work very much as a small company within. Having end-to-end responsibilities, the team gets to agree on what to build and follows it up with user testing, measuring and verifying the value and outcome of it. 

This is a great opportunity for you that would like to have a bigger picture and impact on what to build and what they’re being built for.

But why us? Our Team Leads said “We work in a high performing live environment, which enables you to deploy and deliver your code straight to production right away. But this also requires you to write high performing and scalable code to ensure of the continuous high quality and performance of our environments.”

In return for your amazing hard work, we can offer you the opportunity to work with challenging tasks every day, 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 real life.

Who are we looking for?

We're looking for a real software craftsman that has significant experience in PHP and backend system development and thrives in an atmosphere where learning new technologies is key and satisfying.

We’d love to hear from you if:

  • You have solid commercial experience developing PHP web applications using PHP 7.4+
  • You have experience building scalable & highly performant applications
  • You have experience in MVC Frameworks
  • You adhere to SOLID Principles & Software Design Patterns
  • You understand unit testing
  • You have knowledge of version control systems e.g. git

Desirable but not essential:

  • Experience with Laravel 7+
  • Working with containers/Docker
  • Experience with microservice/SOA
  • Experience with DevOps, specifically GCP/Kubernetes
  • Front end developer skills such as CSS, Javascript, React

Additional information

**As our company working language is English so we’d like to see your CV in English please**

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.

Working Hours - Covid-19

We have a work from home policy during COVID times however would like someone who would work predominantly from the office in the future.