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6243 Bulgaria remote (within BG) IT Permanent

The Role:

We are looking for a Software Developer to join our busy and dynamic team based in our Bulgaria service office.

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:

The Stars Group is looking for passionate, innovative Software Developer who is keen to work and lead projects for innovative web based products used by millions of players.

You will become part of the Global Sports & Trading Platform tribe where you will be developing and maintaining systems that strive to be the best in class. If you enjoy working with code and are motivated by working in a creative environment that allows you to build software using the newest technologies, our role is designed for you.

As one of our highly skilled Developers, you will help define and analyze business requirements and implement solutions to business needs, ensuring their completion by putting together a robust end to end process. You will also maintain our existing systems, develop new system applications and improve functionality to ensure high quality in any software releases. You will also become an expert in technologies that drive internet giants like Twitter and Netflix.

You will collaborate with other engineers and architects to develop highly scalable distributed systems that handle high volumes of financial and gaming transactions in a high load environment. You will actively participate in application design, database design, data-flows and detailed technical design. Ensure that analysis includes the wider view of technical and business impact.

You will analyze business requirements and assist with development of technical requirements to meet the goals laid out in the business requirements. You will implement, document and unit test code that implements the functionality required by the business to meet business objectives. You will be partnering with load testing and QA teams and work with them together as a team to produce quality software with 99.999% uptime.

Who we are looking for:

You are an expert with more than 3 years developing backend REST software for high load environments and you have used Java 8 (or above), including streams and lambdas. You have good understanding of object oriented programming. You are familiar with Spring Framework. Some of your experience includes SQL and writing performant complex queries and architecting data solutions in high concurrency environments.

You have deep understanding of REST as well as Web Socket based infrastructures including HTTP 2.0. You are eager to work and solve problems in a team but with lower supervision. You have solid interpersonal skills including excellent English language skills, solid writing skills and solid people skills.

Overall you are highly motivated developer who is passionate about writing good code.

As the ideal candidate,

You have experience with distributed streaming platforms like Kafka and NoSQL databases. Knowledge of the Gaming industry is a huge advantage. You have Bachelor’s Degree in either Engineering, Computer Science, or Mathematics.

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?

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.


The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry leading gaming brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and the PokerStars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming companies. This role is in the Group’s Bulgaria service office in the Sports Development department.