Senior Full Stack Developer [£55,000 - £63,000[

Job details
Posting date: 13 November 2019
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 13 December 2019
Location: Holborn, Central London
Company: Playtech plc
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: SFSD-HHV

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About the Role

The Bingo platform supports 50+ bingo sites hosting over 250 unique games/features which run in 1000s of different configurations.

We have customers around the world who play in different languages and under different rules and regulations. We maintain a multitude of games, integrations, admin screens, live monitoring tools and native apps.

This is truly open platform and provides a flexible solution that maximizes player gaming experience whilst minimizing operational costs. Our development unit offers agile environment, welcomes new ideas and technologies, as well as improvements of day-to-day processes and activities. This is a great opportunity for a professional who is looking for challenge and experience cooperating in dynamic truly cross-territory environment.

As full-stack developer you will be working at all stages of the product lifecycle from requirements capture, through design and implementation to system testing and integration and deployment and will take up key role in the team.

Focused on large scale enhancements to the existing Bingo product, including new systems built using SOA technologies, new game engines, application performance tuning and scalability, and integrations with external systems belonging to new customers

Technology Stack

As an organization, we provide white label products which required multi-language, configurable, maintainable, stable, readable, performant and innovative product solutions. These core principles drive our technology choices. Our use of unit tests and automation ensure that we are confident that our new features won’t break anything.

We develop for only recent browser versions so we can use the latest and greatest features.

Just to name a few:
• Pixi.JS
• Node.JS
• Webpack 4
• HTML 5
• ES6
• Three.JS
• Babel
• Grunt
• Jest
• Hogan
• Core Java
• Enterprise Java – covering several of the following: Spring, Hibernate, EJB, JPA, Struts, JSP or JMS
• RESTful Web Services or SOAP Web Services

Experience & Skills


• 6+ years of experience in professional software development
• A degree (with honours) in Computer Science or related discipline.
• Formal OO programming training/experience.
• Design overall architecture of the web performant web application
• Experience in modern Web technologies
• Webpack, NodeJS, NPM, ES6 modules, CSS (and/or Less/Sass), Java, Oracle, PostgreSQL or other relational databases
• You know how to build multi-platform, multi-lingual product (desktop, mobile, native mobile)
• Experience working with large codebases
• Collaborate with the rest of the engineering team to design and launch new feature


• We are using HTML5 interfaces so it would be great if you know web-sockets, browser storages and canvas
• AngularJS, React, Pixi.js
• Microservices and Cloud technologies
• WebLogic
• Build and architect JS components/frameworks

Main Duties & Responsibilities

• Design, code and debug core platform components
• Work at all stages of the product lifecycle from requirements capture, through design and implementation to system testing and integration
• Increase efficiency through automation, workflow streamlining, and system optimization
• Keeping current with new technologies and making recommendations to the team
• Provide coaching to other team members
• Collaborate with members of the QA and delivery teams to ensure products are tested, installed and maintained to a high standard
• Promote high code standards within the team
• Maintain and enhance existing product code
• Active participation in agile scrum process
• Excellent Communication Skills

About Playtech

Playtech is a market leader in the gambling and financial trading industries. Founded in 1999 and listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange, we have more than 5,000 employees in 17 countries. Playtech is the gambling industry’s leading software and services supplier and partners with many of the world’s leading regulated online, retail and mobile operators, land-based casino groups, government sponsored entities such as lotteries and new entrants opening operations in newly regulated markets.

About our Office

Our new central London hub in Holborn, just minutes from Oxford Street and the famous West End, houses more than 300 employees, bringing all the Playtech London teams together under one roof for the first time. We offer a stimulating work environment in a state-of-the-art, purpose-designed space, including a brand new communal area, with games including pool, table football, table tennis and video games. Our regular benefits include free cereal, fruit, tea, coffee and soft drinks, plus regular Friday drinks, Summer and Christmas parties and lots of other social events. When you join Playtech, you join a global family!

[Opening Date] - 13.11.19
[Closing Date] - 13.12.19

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