Backend Software Engineer in Test

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Leeds, United Kingdom IT Permanent

The role: Backend SEiT

We are looking for a Software Engineer in Test (SEiT) to join our International Sportsbook team in Leeds. You will help test and develop one of the biggest sports betting platforms in the world.

Are you our next star player?

We are expanding our tech team to support the adoption and development of our new sports betting platform within the Pokerstars International division.

Why we need you: –

As an SEiT you will join one of our small agile teams, consisting of SEiT, DevOps Engineers and Software Engineers.

You’ll be working closely with the engineers in the team designing, building and maintaining our cutting-edge sportsbook platform, using industry leading technologies.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Automation first approach to testing
  • Quality champion within your squad
  • Continuously improve testing through participation in the Test Community of Practice
  • Ensuring security and regulatory responsibilities are adhered to
  • Test monitoring & maintenance

Who we’re looking for:

We’re looking for an experienced, pragmatic and collaborative SEiT to join our team on the mission to build the best online sports betting product in the world.

Your experience:

  • Comprehensive test analysis skills
  • In-depth experience of developing and maintaining automated tests
  • Agile ways of working

Your behaviours:

  • Pragmatic with a strong understanding of effort versus business value
  • Collaborative team player
  • Problem solver with a drive to understand what’s under the hood

 Key Technologies:

  • Core Tech – Kafka / Cassandra / Kotlin / Java
  • Testing – BDD, XRAY, JIra
  • CI/CD – Jenkins / Thoughtworks Go
  • Infrastructure – AWS
  • Application Monitoring – Prometheus / Alert Manager / Grafana Loki

What’s in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and a discretionary annual performance bonus. We can also provide advice and dedicated assistance to those moving to Leeds.

We offer excellent training and development opportunities for all engineers, including dedicated L&D time every week to keep your technical skills supported, this also includes a personal allowance that can be used towards additional support materials.

We offer health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address). If you have a baby whilst you work for us, we will give you £1000 GBP as congratulations.

In addition to that, we provide the opportunity for a discounted gym membership.

What happens next?

Once you have applied, we will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we will invite you to an initial conversation and if that goes well, we will progress to a more formal interview and tech test.

The Company

PokerStars is part of Flutter Entertainment Plc, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider headquartered in Dublin and part of the FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange. Flutter brings together exceptional brands, products and businesses and a diverse global presence in a safe, responsible and ultimately sustainable way.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on any protected characteristic as defined by applicable law.

We will look to provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process. If you need assistance, please contact: talent@starsgroup.com