Principal Software Engineer

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United Kingdom remote (within UK) IT Permanent

We are looking for a Principal Software Engineer to join our Engineering team in Leeds.

We’re on an exciting journey; as part of the Flutter group we form a key piece of the world’s largest Betting and Gaming company with brands such as PokerStars, Paddy Power, BetFair and SkyBet. We’re expanding our team as we use our technical and sports betting expertise to deliver the best of breed Sportsbook.

Are you our next star player?

You’re the sort of person to provide technical leadership across multiple teams delivering key parts of our strategy to build and own the industry’s best sports betting and trading platform. You’ll be the one to be self-motivated and willing to contribute at all levels; listening and learning from those around. Culture is the foundation of our success and we want you to be a part of it and drive it. You can expect to be the person to make key technical decisions and lead with best practice.

Why we need you

We are looking for an individual to take a leading role in designing, implementing and operating our products and platforms. Working with our engineering managers in developing staff and evolving our teams through mentoring our engineers with your areas of expertise.

Who we’re looking for

You’ll be the person to take a hands-on approach with a deep and current technical expertise in your area of specialism. Mentoring and encouraging the team to be autonomous in their work whilst having a clear and set direction? That’s definitely what we are after.

Your experience:

You’d have experience of supporting solution architects in crafting technical solutions, be a well-adapted custodian of the software design of our products as we are looking for someone to have a past history of building systems that service as a definitive example for engineers whilst advocating the best engineering practice.

Your skills:

You like to drive team focus on technical delivery goals whilst balancing quality and user value. Taking strategic ownership and being responsible for the technical vision for the team. We believe in providing the best career for everyone; your progression and your teams progression begins on the day we meet.

Your behaviours:

You’re a technical guru; but you’re also a people person. We are looking for that balance of being a mentor whilst still retaining your technical capabilities and we are also looking for you to be the one to work with different teams across business functions to develop medium and short term technical strategies.

What’s in it for you?

Our experience-based salaries are competitive. Plus, there’s a discretionary annual performance bonus. And we provide advice and dedicated assistance to those moving to Leeds.

Your package will include:

  • health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address)
  • the option to join our company pension scheme
  • £1,000 as a congratulations if you have a baby whilst you work for us
  • discounted gym membership
  • in-house training and development to develop your skills, progressing your career
  • free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks in the office
  • social events; including our sensational summer and Christmas parties.

What happens next?

If you’re what we’re looking for, next up will be a phone interview. And if that goes well, we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.

The Group

PokerStars is part of Flutter Entertainment Plc, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider headquartered in Dublin and part of FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange, which 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.

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