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Backend Engineer_FanDuel

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Role area:
CIO
Contract type:
Full Time
Location:
Porto
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This is who we are

Blip is a Tech and Innovation Hub with a strong knowledge in software development, mobile apps, web platforms and retail applications for betting and gaming.

We are part of Flutter Entertainment – one of the World´s Largest Groups in the bookmaking industry, with an annual revenue of around 2 billion euros. The Code we develop, powering brands such as PaddyPower, Betfair and FanDuel, is used by over 5 million people in more than 100 countries and we are in the API Billionaire Club alongside players such as Google, Facebook and Twitter.

The missing piece

At Blip, our people always come first, that´s why we believe we can complement each other.

You are the piece we are missing to further improve as a company, to build a better business for everybody, including ourselves. On the other hand, we are your missing piece-we will give you the flexibility, work life balance and the tech challenge you strive for.

It all starts here!

This is your Challenge

  • Delivering product at scale for over 5 million customers, 99,9% of transactions in less than a second
  • Our systems process more than 7 million transactions every day (more than all the European stock exchanges combined)
  • Deliver high transitional products, serving more than 2.5Bn calls a day
  • Diverse and up to date technical landscape to explore, leverage and innovate
  • The products you’ll develop will comply with ambitious uptime targets: less than 50 minutes downtime expected per year
  • Continuous Integration, Deployment and Testing

What you are going to do

As a Backend Engineer, you are part of a Software Development Team, responsible for the full lifecycle of an application. Reporting to a Delivery Manager in a FanDuel team formed by 5 Developers and 1 QA, you will be using cutting-edge technologies to deliver amazing value to our customers, while scaling our platform to meet the demands of the US market. You will be required to program well-designed, testable, efficient code to solve business needs, as well as testing and documenting the implemented solutions. You will have a bias for action and can break down complex problems into steps that drive the scalability, performance and stability of our platform.

Key Responsibilities

  • Team player on an Agile team, working together to keep delivering at pace, scale and with demanded quality to support our products;
  • Execute full software development life cycle;
  • Develop flowcharts, layouts and documentation to support the Product Owner with requirements and the team with solutions;
  • Write well-designed, testable and efficient code;
  • Produce specifications and determine operational feasibility;
  • Integrate software components into a fully functional software system;
  • Develop unit, component and integrated tests, with the guidance of team’s QA;
  • Document and maintain software functionality;
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade existing systems;
  • Deploy applications in a Continuous Integration platform;
  • Ensure software is updated with latest features / versions in a timely manner.

We hope you have

  • At least 3 years working with Java 8+ and/or development experience of a high concurrency/high transactional platform;
  • Experience working with Kafka and message queueing systems;
  • Knowledge of Scala, Akka, memcached, Apache Storm, Apache Cassandra, ZooKeeper;
  • Used to work with Client-server protocols such as SOAP, REST;
  • Experience of using established design patterns;
  • Awareness and experience in using agile methodologies.

We´d love to see

  • Passion for building a great consumer product that our customers will love;
  • Ability to interact effectively with other functional teams;
  • Excellent communicator, common sense and a passion for the art of problem solving.

What you can expect

  • 3 extra days of vacation
  • FlexAppeal – Flexible Hours and possibility to work from home
  • Doctor, masseuse, nutritionist and ergonomist at the office
  • Health insurance for employee+spouse+children
  • Mobile Allowance
  • Choose your Operating System (Windows or macOS)
  • Own your laptop and accessories after 3 years in the company
  • CSR – 2 social days allowance
  • Training and Certification
  • Fully provisioned kitchen with free breakfast and coffee breaks
  • Community groups
  • Sports Training
  • Showers and Locker Rooms
  • Partnerships discounts
  • Teambuilding budget + activities
  • Internal International Opportunities (between Porto, London, Dublin, Cluj, Malta, New York, Orlando, Los Angeles, Edinburgh and Glasgow)

Are you our missing piece? If so, apply here