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Senior Full Stack Developer - Flutter UK&I

  • Cluj-Napoca, Cluj, Romania
  • Full time 40 hours
  • Permanent
  • Betfair Romania Development

You are enthusiastic, motivated and willing to make your mark. You have engineering skills and a passion for technology. You have extensive experience with technologies such as Java, application servers (Tomcat, Jetty), http, event streaming (Kafka) and build tools (e.g. Maven). You have used dependency injection and inversion of control in previous projects.   

Our senior developers lead us to offer world class experiences to our customers. They are the technical leaders of our teams and drive the solutions and architecture of our systems. We encourage them to involve in the business aspects of the solutions we deliver. 

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 pragmatic, leadership attitude.  

Core technical competencies:  

  • Have good knowledge of secure coding and best practices 

  • Make sure there is proper documentation for owned components 

  • Create and confirm clear requirements with stakeholders 

  • Minimise manual processes and provide automated solutions 

  • Understand the dependencies between components and how they combine to deliver service to the consumer and business 

  • Easily recognise system deficiencies and implement effective solutions 

  • Suggest alternative methodologies that may be more efficient and actively improve the tooling to improve use cases 

  • 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:  

  • Be able to guide the team on the best approach to large pieces of work which span multiple components and teams 

  • Tackle tasks by researching and weighing up the pros and cons of various routes to select the right approach 

  • Be an expert in your primary programming language, and be competent in others 

  • Implement robust solutions that work across multiple channels, platforms and browsers 

  • Evaluate the impact of changes and guide improvements to your function, area or product 

  • Use your experience to lead reviews of changes 

  • Actively generate several alternative solutions to problems 

  • Continually improve monitoring and alerting of owned TLAs 

  • Identify areas of technical risk across the department and communicate it to the relevant delivery managers and architects 

  • Drive QA best practice across multiple components and projects, including adequate UI unit test coverage to ensure that changes do not happen unwantedly 

Architecture for developers:  

  • Be a business and tech expert who can guide the team on the best approach for large pieces of work which span multiple components 

  • Model high complexity problems - always considering load capacity, system reliability and availability 

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

  • Support and mentor junior colleagues 

Incident management:  

  • Be able to debug the applications you own 

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

  • Coach your team on best practices for incident management - you'll be the go-to person for this in area 

  • Look out for potential problems to avoid incidents 

  • Make sure that recurrence of incidents is minimised by applying appropriate immediate actions as well as long-term solutions 

  • React to major incidents in a timely manner 

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

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

  • 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 

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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