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Software Engineer (Backend NodeJS) - Flutter Studios

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Description

Job Purpose

We are looking for a talented software developer within Flutter Studios to help us build a new reliable and stable platform, that will become a fully featured supplier of in-house content for any operator or game studio to use. We are an exciting new product within the company, revolutionizing the world of Gaming by using a Platform agnostic game development and runtime environments that will take operator/brand integrations where they have never been before.

You will have the opportunity to work in an agile environment alongside colleagues passionate about JavaScript with its related supersets and frameworks (Typescript & ReactJS), Node.js with its related frameworks, asynchronous programming, and its quirks as well as server-side templating languages, while also having an integral role in bringing this product and integration mechanism to life, through crafting a user experience that engages and delights our customers.

The successful candidate should have technical and problem-solving skills, a positive results-driven attitude and be a good communicator who can interact with both technical and non-technical stakeholders and teammates.

Key responsibilities

  • Be an effective team player in a Scrum Team while understanding the agile delivery process and following the team’s ways of working.

  • Work with stakeholders to model and analyse functional business requirements for the required software components, where SDLC and best-practices are followed.

  • Participate in the software development process from design to release including: design, document, test and develop solutions as well as code review and peer design activities.

  • Participate in researching, producing POCs, and evaluating new methodologies and technologies that improve quality, reliability, scalability, security, and performance of Flutter Studios Technology.

  • Help Architects and Technical Leads perform system and gap analysis with given requirements to define functional and non-functional requirements needed to design the best technical solutions.

  • Design and implementation of low-latency, high-availability, and performant applications.

  • Be involved in the implementation of projects within agreed deadlines.

  • Implementation of security and data protection.

  • Write reusable, testable, and efficient code.

  • Integration of data storage solutions.

  • Be proactive in the identification of opportunities to improve applications and processes across the whole platform, working in close collaboration with other team members and subject matter experts.

  • Be aware and ready to identify and escalate any risks & issues identified in a timely manner to the Data Delivery Manager while also suggesting resolution and mitigation strategies.

  • Mentor and guide other developers by providing quality coaching and ensuring proper execution of their tasks.

Experience & Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree or technical diploma in computer science, computer technology or related field

  • 3+ years of experience in software development

  • Strong proficiency with JavaScript and related supersets and frameworks

  • Knowledge of Node.js and frameworks available for it (Nest.js)

  • Understanding the nature of asynchronous programming and its quirks and workarounds

  • Basic understanding of server-side templating languages

  • Experience working with Docker / Kubernetes

  • Understanding accessibility and security compliance

  • User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments

  • Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system

  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application

  • Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests

  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git

  • Excellent coding skills, ability to produce clean, robust and accurate code that meets the specifications

  • Knowledge of probability, statistics and different casino game rules is an asset

  • Strong understanding of the software development life cycle, analytical, problem-solving and communications skills

  • Understanding server-side CSS preprocessors or front-end technologies, such as HTML5, and CSS3 is a plus

  • Capacity for being detail-oriented, well organized and the ability to manage multiple projects at the same time

  • Experience working with Agile methodologies and JIRA is an asset

  • Exposure to Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery tools

  • Very good people skills, communication interpersonal skills, high energy

  • Proactive work ethic with the ability to deliver results and meet deadlines

  • Passion & flexibility to see projects completed in a timely, accurate & efficient manner

  • Self-motivating and Desire to innovate

  • Attention to detail with a high degree of acknowledgement in work produced

  • Analytical skills

  • Enthusiasm for the software development process

  • Good English language skills

  • Having Knowledge of the online gaming/gambling industry is a plus

What you can expect:

  • 25 days of annual leave

  • Share save scheme

  • ” Flexible Benefits” of your choice

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

  • 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 role within the company.

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