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Senior Software Engineer

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Recruiter: FanDuel
Listed on: 29th March
Location: Edinburgh
Salary/Rate: £45,000 - £70,000
Type: Permanent

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. 

Millions of sports fans use FanDuel products every day to get closer to the action, so we take pride in building products that make sports more exciting, are easy to use and incredibly reliable.

We're passionate about creating a collaborative culture where every Engineer has a real impact so whether you're just getting started building small components or a highly experienced engineer leading on strategic and complex architectures you'll understand the value you deliver to our fans and how much they appreciate it. 

The role

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.

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

  • Writing distributed, highly scalable and available backend systems and APIs using Java and/or Python 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.
  • Most importantly, you are; humble, pragmatic, self-managed, thirsty for knowledge, never satisfied and always challenging the norm.

What you can expect

  • Interesting work - working in a fast-paced and ever-changing industry, new problems and exciting solutions are never too far away. There are always opportunities to learn new skills and broaden your horizons

  • A sense of achievement - Our teams own their own software and when that awesome new feature ships to users and the positive feedback starts rolling in, you can feel really proud of what you and your team created

  • Personal development - clear and defined career pathways for every role at every level, a supportive manager, loads of learning opportunities and even 10% of your time to dedicate to your learning.

  • Belonging - everyone at FanDuel works for each other, we win together, make mistakes together and have lots of fun doing it.

  • Trust - A trusting work environment where productivity is valued above all else, giving you autonomy and ownership of your time and work

  • Great financial package - this includes salary, pension, private healthcare, flexible working & holiday policy and a number of other benefits.

FanDuel 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.

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Reference: TJ/9535/FDAW01
Job ID: 2914275

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