Software Architect


Category: IT, Software Engineering
Job Type: Full Time

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SHORT SUMMARY:

888spectate are looking for an Architect to join our Architecture team. The ideal candidate will be passionate about designing and creating web and mobile application that scale to thousands of simultaneous users and have a strong desire to push themselves to continually improve our architecture.

WHO ARE WE?

888spectate 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 Architecture team. We want 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 environment.

WHAT IS EXPECTED OF YOU:

  • Design and develop architectural frameworks for web-based and mobile applications
  • Design solutions which achieve high levels of performance, quality and end-user satisfaction
  • Create design documents
  • Provides technical guidance to developers on program coding and testing
  • Resolves complex technical issues through debugging, research, and investigation
  • Be familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Participate in the full development life cycle including requirements analysis & documentation, and design.
  • Advises development teams on development, testing and deployment
  • Participate in code reviews to ensure applications support existing architecture and follow the defined framework guidelines and coding standards
  • Develops creative solutions and functional prototypes to demonstrate proof of concepts and to enable rapid confirmation of design ideas
  • Participate as a design leader in the creation of technological solutions
  • Provide coverage and support of production application systems.
  • Mentors our software developers

WHAT YOU NEED:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or similar
  • 5+ years of experience as a software engineer/architect is required
  • Demonstrable experience of architecting and designing enterprise-level applications and Web Services for Linux servers and MySQL/Postgres databases
  • Extensive experience of asynchronous programming, MySQL, REST, JSON, SOA, XML, Redis and enterprise-level ORM
  • Expertise in designing and building multi-threaded, transactional and distributed systems
  • Good working knowledge of software configuration management and continuous integration principles using tools such as Git, Jenkins, Vagrant and Ansible
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Desirable:

  • Experience with Python highly desirable
  • Post graduate degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology or a related technical field
  • Experience with Agile software development teams and knowledge of the software development lifecycle in a large enterprise environment
  • Experience with Twisted
  • Experience with logging/monitoring tools (such as New Relic, Zabbix and Graylog)
  • Working knowledge of Amazon Web Services

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