Software Developer (Go) at bet365
Manchester, United Kingdom
🇬🇧 (Posted Oct 31 2019)
About the company
bet365, one of the world’s leading online gambling companies, is a driving force in the development of enterprise and Internet technology. We have rapidly grown into a global operation, delivering an unrivalled online experience to more than 45 million customers in 20 languages.
What will you be doing?
The Core Systems team is looking for a Software Developer to join this exciting and vital part of the bet365 family at our offices based in Central Manchester.
The Core Systems team is vital to the continued success of the business, having responsibility for developing and supporting a growing number of critical systems. You will be working alongside some of the best developers in the industry and will receive exposure to cutting edge technologies, as well as having the opportunity to influence the technical direction of the team.
The day to day work is interesting, challenging and fast paced amidst a hardworking and delivery focused company ethos.
bet365 is and always will be a technology organisation. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who are ready to tackle some of technology’s greatest challenges to continue to break new ground in software innovation.
What do you need to excel in this role?
Server side development (Services, Systems, Messaging, Middleware)
Good database application programming
Creation of concurrent distributed components
Working on Linux and GNU utilities
Excellent communicator and team player
Proactive and willing to contribute ideas
High standards of work and attention to detail
Problem solving ability
Strong academic background
If you really want to impress us, you'll also have experience in the below:
Developing low latency, highly available and scalable solutions
Working in an environment with high volumes of transactions
Any exposure to functional programming (such as Erlang, Haskell, F#, Scala, or Go)
Experience of distributed caching/memory clouds/no SQL databases
Any exposure to distributed/grid computing
Complex event processing/continuous query languages
Web development experience
We like to reward your effort:
You will have access to our Cycle to Work scheme and gym membership. If your commute to work is too far to cycle we can offer an interest free loan for public transport season tickets to help make the commute more affordable.
We recognise how important family can be and, to help you achieve a good work life balance, we offer maternity/paternity benefits, tax free childcare scheme and gifts for special family occasions. You will receive holidays appropriate to your role plus additional bank holidays, life assurance cover and income protection. We are aware that one day you will be looking to retire, so we also offer matching pension contributions.
We know how to have fun but we also know how to work hard, and your hard work will be rewarded through a bonus scheme specific to your role.
We are conscious at how fast the world is now moving and, more than ever, we need to ensure we are the best we can be. Therefore, so we have invested in an onsite training and development team to make sure we are always at the top of our game. We will also give you a personal Pluralsight account for you to build upon your technical skills at your own pace.