Front End Developer

Location

UK: Camden

Job Description

 

Job Role

As an experienced software developer you will join our front end development team that works alongside existing Java teams to continue development on cutting edge bingo games and applications in HTML5. You will work at all stages of the product lifecycle from requirements capture, through design and implementation to system testing and integration.

Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Development of new software components and product features.
  • Maintenance and continual improvement of client codebase so that it is well architected and optimized.
  • Creation of high quality code in line with company standards and practices.
  • Active participation in agile scrum process.
  • Working alongside members of the QA and delivery teams to ensure products are tested, installed and maintained to a high standard.
  • Remaining current with new technologies.
  • Capable of organising their time effectively and responding positively to an environment where flexibility and adaptability to swiftly changing situations is required.

Requirements

  • A degree (with honours) in Computer Science, Maths or related discipline.
  • Formal OO programming training/experience.
  • HTML5 / JavaScript (ideally ES6) development experience (if no work experience then should be able to demonstrate an interest).
  • A solid understanding of OOP.
  • Passion for programming, good problem solving skills, determination.
  • Demonstrable keen interest in front end technologies (self learning/portfolio/github etc..)
  • CSS (and/or Less/Sass)

Desirable

Pixi.js, Three.js, React, Redux, Websockets, SVG, SVN, Git, Grunt, Gulp, Webpack, AJAX, Node.js

 

The team

The technical division of Playtech Bingo consists of almost 100 people, with 20 Front End Developers, 20 Backend Java Developers, 20 QA Testers, 6 Agile Project Managers and a team of infrastructure specialists that consists of Linux Systems Administrators, WebLogic Administrators and Oracle DBA’s. We are a dedicated team that attend regular company and industry events, deliver to tight deadlines, but also reap the benefits of our hard work by socialising locally around Camden Town, attending meetup groups, playing football/basketball (if interested) on a Friday or taking a trip to the gym to unwind.

 

A bit about the office

Our Camden Town offices house the world’s leading developer and licensor of internet bingo products, Playtech Bingo. Our multi-lingual and multi-currency bingo network offers the largest bingo prizes to be found, with peak traffic of over 25,000 concurrent players spread across 100+ skins. Developing bingo and networked gaming solutions for the online and mobile gambling industry, some of the worlds most renowned gaming operators, bookmakers, land-based operators and media companies use Virtue Fusion’s bingo solutions including; Mecca Bingo, Gala Coral, Ladbrokes, William Hill, Sky, Bet365, Sun Bingo, Paddy Power and Boylesports.We believe that our exuberant, dedicated and dynamic workforce, guided by our customer-focused approach to business is the cornerstone on which we continue to build the success of the business. This is why we continue to attract the top companies in the industry as partners. 

 

About us

Playtech is a leading software provider for online gaming operators and can be positively considered as one of the pioneers of the worldwide online and land-based gaming industry. Company's business portfolio consists of the most prominent names in the business, including Bet365, William Hill, PaddyPower, Gala, Coral, Betclic, Winner, Betfair, Poker770, etc. Behind the eminent success of Playtech's products and services there are around 5,000 people located in 14 countries, the majority of whom are engaged in research and development of current and future gaming technologies. For additional information on Playtech, and the Playtech Group of companies, please visit http://www.playtech.com

Playtech is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applicants. Unless otherwise instructed, we will retain your details on file for 6 months in accordance with the data protection act.

 

 

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