We’re looking for a Senior Software Developer to join our busy and dynamic team in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Our tech teams work remotely within Bulgaria, occasionally you’ll need to come to the office in Sofia. Not often, but up to 4-5 times a month and of course, we’ll cover all related expenses. Working as a team is what makes us great and spending quality time together is essential for keeping us mission-aligned.
Why we need you:
You’ll be developing leading-edge software products to provide the world’s best online gaming experience. You’ll be designing, developing and maintaining the core internals and low level libraries of our core server infrastructure. .
Who are we looking for:
You’ll have extensive demonstrable experience of C++ development along with being an expert in Windows OS internals (WIN32 API and Multi-threading), computer networks and distributed applications. You will be working on core backend server components which operate 24/7 and constitute the backbone of company gaming and CRM operations.
It is highly desirable to have a clear understanding of TCP/IP,UDP and HTTP protocols.
You must have experience in designing efficient algorithms and knowledge of STL library as you will be supporting and driving architectural decisions with respect to our core game system platforms. Along with this, you should be able to manage stress and meet deadlines to ensure our infrastructure continues to scale successfully with our growing player base.
It’s important that you have experience with relational database (SQL Server, DB2) and a Master’s in Computer Science or equivalent experience as you’ll be delivering high quality software and provide support to our QA teams.
As the ideal candidate, you will have:
Experience with test driven development and agile methodologies will be an added benefit for this role along with an understanding of poker and other card games or the online poker industry. Knowledge of network security (PKI, TLS/SSL) will be beneficial as will experience with high-demand 24/7 operations and a familiarity with OpenSSL and Pseudo/Hardware RNGs.
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 also like to throw in a discretionary annual performance bonus. In addition, we provide advice and financial relocation assistance to those moving to Bulgaria.
We offer health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address). In addition, you are entitled to a personal allowance interest which encourages our employees to upskill themselves or pursuit a hobby. A baby bounty is offered to our employees as well, granting 1000 BGN upon the birth of a child.
Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support in terms of developing your skills and helping you progress your career. In the office there is always free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks. In addition, we contribute a certain amount to the transportation and lunch expenses of our employees.
Our employees can always enrol to our sports program, and in terms of relaxation we have a playroom, including a PlayStation and a pool table. Our social team organise great events; including our sensational summer and Christmas parties.
What happens next?
Sound interesting? Get in touch! We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview
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