Senior Python Software Developer


Category: IT, Software Engineering
Job Type: Full Time

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Short Summary:

888 Spectate are looking for an experienced Python Software Developer to join our development team. The ideal candidate will have excellent programming skills with a focus on quality, performance, extensibility and maintainability of code within an agile software  development environment.

Who Are We?

888 Spectate is part of the 888 Group, a global leader in the online gaming industry for over 20 years. 888 is listed on the London Stock Exchange since 2005.  888 offer an innovative and world-class experience in online games including casino, poker, sports betting and bingo. In Dublin we are developing the next generation of 888’s sports betting platform.

Through innovation we aspire to give our customers the most compelling and entertaining gaming experience possible. We are bringing the very best in e-Commerce practices to the sportsbook sector.

What We Want:

We are looking for a dynamic, skillful and enthusiastic person to join our Software Development team. Someone who takes ownership for their work, is committed to building high quality, extensible code and who has experience working within an agile software development team is the ideal.

What is Expected of You:

  • To design and develop code with performance optimisation, extensibility and maintainability in mind
  • Own and drive development tasks that you are involved in, participating and supporting your agile development SCRUM team. Provide support to the business for critical issues.
  • Functionally and Unit test all developed code to a very high standard to enable QA to test efficiently

What You Need:

  • Demonstrable experience with Python, MySQL & Linux
  • 5+ years experience developing with Python
  • Experience in version control systems, ideally Git
  • Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced development schedule
  • Strong communication skills and fluency in verbal and written English are essential
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or similar

Desirable:

  • Experience/understanding of working in an Agile environment
  • Experience with asynchronous networking library such as Twisted or Tornado
  • Redis or other modern non-relational data storage systems
  • Testing. Especially unit testing, test-driven development and behaviour-driven development
  • Modern Python web frameworks. e.g. Flask, Django and Python ORM e.g. storm, sqlalchemy

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