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Associate Java Developer - Flutter UK&I

  • Romania Office - Cluj Napoca
  • Full time 40 hours
  • Permanent

You are enthusiastic, motivated and willing to make your mark. You have engineering skills and a passion for technology. You have experience with technologies such as Java, dependency injection, inversion of control, application servers (Tomcat, Jetty) and event streaming (Kafka). 

Our developers are instrumental to our success. They are working independently, delivering real value to our business. We support their professional growth and encourage them to take on leadership roles.  

The systems we develop and maintain are serving millions of users. Our technology supports the continuous growth of our business, so we must deliver outstanding quality and performance. You need to have exceptional technical and problem-solving skills and a positive, results driven attitude.  

Core technical competencies: 

  • Have good knowledge of secure coding and best practices 

  • Proactively identify insecure coding issues and plan remediation 

  • Make sure there is proper documentation for owned components 

  • Minimise manual processes through automation

  • Suggest improvements to the methodology in use

  • Be familiar with multiple software development methodologies and actively contribute to team and group meetings

  • Be able to identify common concerns to encourage code reuse 

Software development, continuous improvement and QA for developers: 

  • Work independently on tasks without assistance 

  • Think about multiple solutions when faced with a task; express pros and cons when choosing an approach 

  • Have strong skills in your relevant primary programming language – you'll also be able to interact with technologies outside your primary area 

  • Implement robust solutions that work under load and offer performance 

  • Analyse potential improvements on code

  • Creatively reapply existing learnings to new areas

  • Participating in code reviews

  • Improve monitoring and alerting

  • Assess the success of any changes made

  • Practice a test-driven development work style 

Architecture for developers: 

  • Demonstrate a good understanding of how the components you own live and interact with other components in the PPB ecosystem 

  • Model most problems, while considering the impact on load capacity, system reliability and availability 

  • Proactively make use of reusability techniques (e.g. design patterns, library extraction, new component creation) 

Incident management: 

  • Be able to debug user journeys on our applications, across various channels (desktop, mobile, native) 

  • Attend PIRs that are here to help us learn from failure 

  • Contribute to the creation of tasks that stop repeat incidents

  • Have tasks assigned to yourself and ensure they are completed

  • React to major incidents in a timely manner

  • Efficiently communicate with relevant people such as production operators, incident managers and stakeholders regarding any owned incident

  • Take ownership of issues with minimal support or guidance

  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of applications and the implications of making changes to them

  • Support the Service Managers to resolve incidents within their SLAs

  • Actively pursue root cause analysis

  • Be able to explain the problem in a way that production operators, incident managers and stakeholders can understand 

Key working relationships: 

  • This position involves working with and being part of a cross-skilled development team and will have regular contact with teams looking after other aspects of PPB products & tools. 

  • Adhere to our core values:

  • Relentless will to win: We strive to stay ahead of the game and achieve more for our customers and each other

  • Collaboration: We win by having the best people, working well together, and building strong relationships

  • Integrity: We take pride in doing what's right. No exceptions

  • Agility: We adapt at pace and with purpose, and thrive amid change 

  • Low Ego: We take our work seriously but not ourselves, and never believe our own hype

  • Adhere to our cultural pillars:

  • Customer Obsessed: we lead the market by creating deep customer loyalty. We do this by delivering product and experiences our customers love

  • Outcome Focused: we are ruthlessly focused on the business outcomes we prioritise. We always see things through and judge ourselves against the impact not the input

  • Openly Curious: we challenge ourselves to think differently, and we experiment to find new and disruptive ways to solve problems. We take the time to reflect and listen to others to ensure we continuously improve

What you can expect:

  • 25 days of annual leave

  • Sharesave scheme

  • „Flexible Benefits” of your choice

  • Private health insurance (includes dental insurance and health assessments)

  • Free parking

  • Thousands of courses online through ‘Udemy'

Ways of working:

Flexible working is our way of working! We're a diverse workforce and therefore a 'one size fits all' approach isn't necessarily best. Whatever your personal needs may be, let's have a chat and see how we can accommodate them;

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only the suitable candidates will be contacted for an interview.

By submitting your application online, you agree that: your details will be used to progress your application for employment. If your application is successful, your details will be used to administer your personnel record.If your application is unsuccessful, we will retain your details for a period no longer than two years, in order to consider you for prospective Paddy Power Betfair role.

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