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Senior Software Engineer

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Recruiter: FanDuel
Listed on: 18th August
Location: Edinburgh or Glasgow
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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FanDuel Group is a world-class team of brands and products all built with one goal in mind " to give fans new and innovative ways to interact with their favourite games, sports, teams, and leagues. That's no easy task, which is why we're so dedicated to building a winning team. And make no mistake, we are here to win, but we believe in winning right. That means we'll never compromise when it comes to looking out for our teammates. From our many opportunities for professional development to our generous insurance and paid leave policies, we're committed to making sure our employees get as much out of FanDuel as we ask them to give.

FanDuel Group is based in New York, with offices in California, New Jersey, Florida, Oregon and Scotland. Our brands include:

  • FanDuel " A game-changing real-money fantasy sports app
  • FanDuel Sportsbook " America's #1 sports betting app
  • TVG " The best-in-class horse racing TV/media network and betting platform
  • FanDuel Racing " A horse racing app built for the average sports fan
  • FanDuel Casino & Betfair Casino " Fan-favorite online casino apps
  • FOXBet " A world-class betting platform and affiliate of FanDuel Group
  • PokerStars " The premier online poker product and affiliate of FanDuel Group


Our Roster has a spot with your name on it

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 it's improvement.

Free to play is a new and growing vertical in FanDuel group, with the aim to bring new users in the ecosystem with new, exciting, fun & free games, make users feel more welcome and give them a seamless experience across all FanDuel products. This engineering-led, small vertical, is formed with teams which pride themselves in being efficient, self-managed and cohesive. You are going to be an integral part of one of these teams. You will be working on frontend apps for a variety of games (not to be confused with video games) which are greenfield and also developing platform capabilities.


Everyone on our team has a part to play

  • You own parts of product and technology and become subject matter experts.
  • You help your team evolve by actively participating in the code review process, design discussions, team planning, and ticket/metric/COE reviews.
  • You work to resolve the root cause of complex problems, leaving software better and easier to maintain than when you found it.
  • You are able to train new team-mates on how your team's software is constructed, how it operates, how secure it is, and how it fits into the bigger picture.
  • You help recruit and interview for your team.


What we're looking for in our next teammate

  • Building native apps (Kotlin, Swift) or web apps using react (JavaScript or TypeScript) or hybrid apps using react native.
  • Integrating frontend Apps with Analytics systems (e.g. Amplitude).
  • Release process of native apps on AppStore and web apps on production systems.
  • Proficient in a broad range of data structures and algorithms.
  • Experience working with cloud-based infrastructure and technologies, preferably AWS.
  • Most importantly, you are; humble, pragmatic, self-managed, thirsty for knowledge, never satisfied and always challenging the norm.


We treat our team right

Competitive compensation is just the beginning. As part of our team, you can expect:

  • An exciting and fun environment committed to driving real growth
  • Opportunities to build really cool products that fans love
  • Mentorship and professional development resources to help you refine your game
  • Flexible vacation allowance to let you refuel
  • Hall of Fame benefit programs and platforms

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.