Team Lead- Java & React (Web Poker)

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The role: Team Lead- Java & React (Web Poker)

We are looking for a Team Lead- Java & React (Web Poker) to join our Poker Development Department 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.

Are you our next star player?

As a Team Lead- Java & React (Web Poker) you will have the opportunity to see the results of your work that contributes to the experience of millions of our players. You’ll help own the development, maintenance and support of cutting-edge Poker gaming tools and features on the web for the biggest Poker company in the world!

Your role will interface with many other development teams throughout the group, working closely together, planning and sharing effort to deliver projects to production.
Are you all in?

Why we need you

As a Team Lead, Web Poker you must have a greater eye for detail from a product perspective and making sure we deliver top quality products that provide an excellent experience for players.

You will have the opportunity to join a multinational team of more than 30 experienced professionals. The role reports directly to the Department Head, Web Poker Development who is located in UK.

Some of your responsibilities will be:

  • Leading and mentoring a team of an experienced developers
  • Providing well engineered and tested software solutions
  • Facilitating the continues development of the team
  • Solving complex and interesting problems, proposing solutions
  • Hands-on work

Who we’re looking for?

Your experience:

  • Extensive experience in Java
  • 2+ years experience in React
  • 1 + year Leadership experience
  • Hands-on experience with Jenkins, Git, Jira or Confluence
  • Work in Agile environment
  • Outstanding system design, research and programming skills
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science or related field

Your skills:

  • Coaching new team members and participating in urgent cases.
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong written and presentation skills in English.

Your behaviors:

  • Problem-solver
  • Detail oriented
  • Leadership skills


What’s in it for you?

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

Your package will include:

  • Health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address).
  • A personal interest allowance to let you learn something new or pursue a hobby.
  • Social benefits package contributing to your lunch and transportation expenses.
  • 1,000 BGN as congratulations if you have a baby whilst you work for us.
  • MultiSport membership.
  • In-house training and development of your skills, progressing your career.


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.

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