Senior Software Engineer | FairPlay Sports Media

Senior Software Engineer | FairPlay Sports Media


We’re a sports media network, focused on building and nurturing a portfolio of highly engaged and connected communities of sports fans and bettors to create value for our partners.

By empowering our customer communities to compete in the sports betting game, the performance and results our betting, advertiser, and media partners need will follow.

iGaming is one of the fastest growing and technologically innovative sectors and we're on top of our game, powered by market-leading tech and driven by brilliant people.

FairPlay Sports Media currently comprises of three brands (Oddschecker, WhoScored, SuperScommesse) and a digital media agency (VIME), with Oddschecker being the leading name in sports betting and odds comparison globally. Our global media partners include Forbes, The Daily Mirror, Golf Monthly, 33rd Team, Yardbarker, and more.

We champion diversity and operate an open and inclusive culture as well as being focused, fast-paced, and always making sure to have fun along the way. So why not join us at FPSM and be part of something bigger…

Our Tech Stack:

The backend is primarily in Golang and Java using Spring Boot and exposes a REST API. We use GCP pub/sub for async messages, MySQL, Redis, and Elastic Search for data. Our platform stack is Kubernetes on GCP, defined by Terraform. GitLab manages our source code and CI/CD pipelines.

What you’ll do as a Senior Software Engineer (Backend):

  • Engage with your squad and the wider product and engineering team to build maintainable, testable, observable, and resilient software systems.
  • Provide clear technical direction, encourage and lead solution design and architecture, defining and championing new principles, practices, and patterns.
  • Be involved in designing and building systems that handle, process, and display millions of data points every hour.
  • Join a team to help us build a fully elastic platform that scales to meet the ever-growing demands of market odds comparison.
  • Lead on agile principles and enact continuous improvement with fast feedback cycles.
  • Take ownership of delivery, embracing a DevOps culture to own the lifecycle of software that powers our products, along with release automation and production observability.
  • Own one or more core areas of Oddschecker’s product and engineering stacks, iteratively delivering value continuously.
  • Manage expectations of a range of technical and non-technical stakeholders.

About You:

  • A proven track record in software development, having owned the technical delivery of at least one high-traffic web product in the past.
  • Technical excellence with strong experience of Golang and its ecosystem, or any other general-purpose programming language.
  • Product-first with a desire to learn about the business and to develop elegant solutions from high-level requirements.
  • A seasoned practitioner of agile practices and methodologies.
  • Strong experience working with CI/CD and delivery automation.
  • Strong experience of test-first development, utilizing a mix of unit, integration, and functional practices.
  • Experience designing and building cloud-native solutions.
  • A “you build it, you run it” mindset.
  • Passionate about software craftsmanship but also pragmatic, striving for the simplest possible solutions.
  • Experience of leading others, providing coaching and mentorship.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and diplomatic approach. Encourage a culture of constructive feedback.

We Are Especially Interested In:

  • TDD and/or DDD experience.
  • T-shaped engineers with the ability to work across the stack with modern frontend and platform experience.
  • Experience working in the gambling/gaming industry.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary (from 65,000 to 75,000 EUR gross annual depending on qualifications and experience);
  • Private health insurance (one of the best in the industry! promise);
  • Accident insurance;
  • Snacks and beverages all day long;
  • Truly open and flexible environment (flexible working hours, hybrid working model);
  • High-performing and growth-oriented environment for employees (1on1 culture, online training courses, conferences, office library, performance appraisals);
  • Supportive and caring culture (Selfcare day, Employee Assistance Program, supportive team leads);
  • Stress-free relaxing zones with Xbox, fun colleagues, and sports challenges;
  • Social Events, Christmas and Summer parties, poker evenings, Halloween celebrations;
  • Meet Jack Russel Terrier, Shetland Sheepdog, Spaniel, Basenji, or Bichon Frise in the office to brighten the day even more;
  • Bicycle storage and showers.

Key skills required

Google GO

Required Skills

Google GO 4-5 years

About the assignment

Vilnius, Литва
Rate (after tax)
€3200 - 3780/Month
Полная занятость

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