Senior Software Engineer IC3 - Endeavor (London · United Kingdom)

Endeavor
Jobs in London · United Kingdom
Technical Services: Technical/Engineering
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Who We Are:

The world's top sports betting and lottery brands choose OpenBet as their partner for world class content, leading tech and tailored service. We have their back, so they’re ready with exciting, memorable and safe sports betting experiences to entertain billions of players worldwide.

Endeavor is a global sports and entertainment company, home to many of the world’s most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events, and experiences. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation through entertainment agency WME; sports operations and advisory, event management, media production and distribution, and brand licensing through IMG; live event experiences and hospitality through On Location; full-service marketing through global cultural marketing agency 160over90; and sports data and technology through IMG ARENA and OpenBet. Endeavor is also the majority owner of TKO Group Holdings (NYSE: TKO), a premium sports and entertainment company comprising UFC and WWE.

OpenBet are looking for a talented Senior Software Engineer to work on the next generation of online sports betting and gaming platforms. Our world-leading sportsbook products process over 70% of all UK & Gibraltar regulated bets, on a system that offers unparalleled levels of performance and scalability.

As a Senior Software Engineer with the OpenBet team, you’ll have exposure to these systems, as well as extensive training and mentoring as you take our software and your career to the next level.

These are just some of the tasks you may work on:

  • Develop new features and functionality for high transaction, large-scale betting websites and systems;
  • Lead design and code reviews;
  • Identify and address performance bottlenecks in the software;
  • Design solutions that are modular, scalable and portable; Lead improvements to areas of system architecture;
  • Mentor, guide and potentially line manage less experienced software engineers;
  • Work with customer stakeholders to explain complex/technical concepts.If you are the right Senior Software Engineer for us you will be able to demonstrate: A bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or information systems from a well-regarded university;
  • Demonstrable coding talent in at least one major language (Java, J2EE, C, C++, C#, Python or PHP);
  • Strong fundamental programming skills (data structures, algorithms);
  • Database design/optimisation experience (any vendor);
  • Working knowledge of Web technologies and internet protocols (SOAP, WS-*, ReST, XML, HTTP, TCP/IP);
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken;
  • 5+ years of commercial experience developing software.

It would also be great to see these skills/experiences as well:

  • Familiarity developing on Linux;
  • Development skills in TCL;
  • Web development skills HTML, HTML5 and CSS;
  • Knowledge of Agile, Scrum, BDD, TDD;
  • Experience with Jenkins or other CI tools;
  • Good working knowledge of Git or other version control systems;
  • Scripting skills: Bash, Perl, Python, and JavaScript;
  • Experience in developing software that interfaces with other 3rd party systems;
  • Experience in developing large distributed systems and concepts such as caching, sharding, consistent hashing, interprocess communication and brokering;
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly.

If you are the right Senior Software Engineer for us you will be able to demonstrate:

  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or information systems from a well-regarded university;
  • Demonstrable coding talent in Java; Strong fundamental programming skills (data structures, algorithms);
  • Database design/optimisation experience (any vendor);
  • Working knowledge of Web technologies and internet protocols (SOAP, WS-*, ReST, XML, HTTP, TCP/IP);
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken;
  • 5+ years of commercial experience developing software.

It would also be great to see these skills/experiences as well:

  • Familiarity developing on Linux;
  • Development skills in TCL;
  • Web development skills React, HTML, HTML5 and CSS;
  • Knowledge of Agile, Scrum, BDD, TDD;
  • Experience with Jenkins or other CI tools;
  • Good working knowledge of Git or other version control systems;
  • Scripting skills: Bash, Perl, Python, and JavaScript;
  • Experience in developing software that interfaces with other 3rd party systems;
  • Experience in developing large distributed systems and concepts such as caching, sharding, consistent hashing, interprocess communication and brokering;
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly.

This position is hybrid, 2 days a week in the office which is located in Chiswick. Days in the office and working hours are flexible. 

Endeavor unites and brings people together in our love of sport, culture, and entertainment. We understand this can only be accomplished when we lead with a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do. As a global company that drives culture, we strive to reflect the world’s diverse voices.  

Endeavor is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.