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Senior Software Engineer - Rewards, Loyalty & Promotions

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Recruiter: FanDuel
Listed on: 2nd July
Location: Edinburgh
Salary Notes: Competitive + Benefits
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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FanDuel Group is a collection of brands operating at the intersection of sports, gaming, tech, and entertainment. Our mission is to give sports fans the chance to win everyday and create experiences they can't wait to share with their friends.

We're not just a company, we're a collective. And we're not just coworkers, we're a community. We're an all-hands-on-deck crew of dreamers, doers, thinkers, makers, builders, breakers, and rebuilders. We value teamwork above all else, and we believe that diversity and inclusiveness are at the core of any good team. Like any good sports team, we've got passion. Passion for building a product our customers will love, passion for being the best in our field, and passion for our own people. With a company that's as committed to its people as it is to its customers, FanDuel Group is a great place to develop yourself and your career.

SUMMARY OF THE ROLE

We're looking for a Senior Software Engineer to help coach engineers, and design systems within our Rewards, Loyalty and Promotions engineering teams. You'll work on a wide range of work from short-term asks to longer-term capability projects delivering features that'll be used across our entire Product Group.

We're looking for passionate & experienced technologists, strong communicators and those with a commitment to continuous improvement. The ideal candidate will have the confidence to propose pragmatic solutions to complex problems and be eager to learn from and educate others. As a senior software engineer, you will work in empowered, multidisciplinary teams, autonomously tackling complex challenges that provide the very best experiences and products for a growing community of millions of players. You will own and become subject matter experts of areas of product and technology stack and will be the go-to person for those areas. You thrive on technological advancement of the team and always working towards its improvement.

Desired Experience

  • Writing distributed, highly scalable and available backend systems and APIs using Java or similar programming languages.

  • Proficient working with relational, non-relational databases, messaging queues and concurrency.

  • Familiarity working with GraphQL and push (Web Sockets) based architectures.

  • Proficient in a broad range of data structures and algorithms.

  • Experience working with cloud-based infrastructure and technologies, preferably AWS.

  • Understating of containers (e.g. Docker) and orchestration (Kubernetes).

  • Passion to automate your work by using scripting languages e.g. Shell scripts.

  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.

  • Demonstrated abilities driving operational excellence and best practices.

  • Demonstrated experience in shipping high-quality products and services.

What you can expect

  • An open and collaborative team who value and respect each other
  • An autonomous environment where you are empowered to make decisions
  • A new technical challenge around every corner, we're never short of interesting problems to solve
  • An excellent wellbeing package including, flexible working & uncapped holidays, employee assistance program, full medical, dental and optical cover and cycle to work scheme.
  • Excellent development opportunities including, 10% time, hackathons, conference attendance, online and in-office training and our preference is to promote from within.
  • A stress-free financial package inclusive of, pension, life assurance, share save scheme, value creation rewards and season ticket commuter loans.

We're very proud of the company we have created and the biggest contributor to our success is our people. We strive to create an environment that allows people to bring their whole selves to work, one that promotes a healthy work/life balance and one that is dedicated to supporting the personal and professional development of its people. 

FanDuel Group is an equal opportunities employer. Diversity and inclusion in FanDuel means that we respect and value everyone as individuals. We don't tolerate bias, judgement or harassment. Our focus is on developing employees so that they reach their full potential