Software Development Technical Lead
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Full Time
Closes 20/01/21
Full Time
Closes 20/01/21
Who we are looking for
A Software Development Technical Lead to focus on the Gaming area of the bet365 website responsible for Casino, Poker, Slots, Games and Bingo products across web and mobile platforms.

A Software Development Technical Lead to join the expanding Gaming Development team at our offices based in Sofia, Bulgaria.

The primary technology stack is Microsoft, specifically the .NET Framework and SQL Server, however other commercial and open source technologies and tools play a crucial role.

Ideal candidates will have the experience and talent required to deliver efficient, scalable, enterprise class software solutions. With a strong background in software development you will combine practical development skills with ability to devise solutions to business problems and lead developers in the implementation.

You will thrive in a fast moving and technologically innovative environment and provide technological and architectural leadership to a team of skilled technology professionals.
Preferred skills and experience
Extensive software development experience as a Technical Team Lead, Lead Developer or Architect.
Excellent understanding of security best practices in software development.
Experience of designing and developing and continuously improving high availability, multiuser, n-tier, distributed systems.
Experience working with IT Operations and Infrastructure teams to introduce change to the live estate.
Proven ability to provide technical leadership and mentoring to others.
Excellent understanding of unit testing concepts and frameworks dependency mocking.
Experience creating software development standards and QA processes.
Excellent understanding of software version control concepts and tools.
Excellent understanding of Continuous Integration (CI) concepts and tools.
Strong communication skills with ability to convey complex technical concepts to both technical and non technical audiences.
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Main Responsibilities
Understanding functional and technical requirements at a detailed level, and producing technical solutions for work items allocated to their team or shared amongst several teams.
Ensuring solutions are fully understood by those implementing the solution and those signing it off.
Producing key technical documentation.
Being a point of escalation for technical issues within the team, making sure they are open and available to assist the team, taking ownership of issues raised to them.
Carrying out a mentoring and coaching role to other team members in order to assist in their technical development, imparting knowledge and technical understanding.
Taking responsibility for work estimation within the team alongside team leads, producing solution documents and ultimately ensuring accurate portrayals of effort can be obtained and subsequently delivered upon.
Ensuring technical quality of the deliverable.
Producing proof of concept solutions to assist in mitigating risk in larger projects and programmes of work.
Understanding the technologies used by the team, contributing suggestions or proposals for the addition of new technologies where applicable for the business requirement.
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The benefits of working with us
Our Bulgarian office opened in the capital, Sofia, in 2016 and supports Hillside (Technology) Ltd with Software Development devoted to Gaming products.
Our location
  • Sofia is a vibrant European city and we are located in the heart of the city centre.
  • The area has always been a cultural hub with a wealth of ancient history.
  • Today the city has great infrastructure, with easy access to the rest of Bulgaria.
  • Showcasing the best of both worlds the nearby Vitosha Mountain provides endless outdoor activities.
What we get up to
Our office is home to a number of the Development teams who build our Casino, Games, Poker, Slots and Bingo products.
Software Developers, Testers and Product Analysts work on projects that constantly improve and maintain our popular platforms.
Some location benefits
Nearby Restaurant and Shops
Sports Memberships
Free Medical Insurance
City Centre Location
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