Software Development Technical Lead, Sports
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Full Time
Closes 16/06/21
Full Time
Closes 16/06/21
Who we are looking for
A hands on Software Development Technical Lead to work on our flagship product and work closely with the team to help them implement correct high quality technical solutions.

Within the sports team we are developing, enhancing and supporting our online transactional processes platform; from the delivery of real time content across multiple devices, the sports website, mobile and tablet products, to the processing and settlement of transactions. We are looking for someone who wants to stay close to technology and influence solutions.

The team operates as a full stack team. Core skills within the team are Golang and Typescript, and we would like you to have solid experience in one or both of these technologies. However, the tech stack also covers SQL, .Net and Web API, Nodejs, HTML5, CSS3.

The day to day work is interesting, challenging and fast paced amidst a hardworking and delivery focused Company ethos. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who are ready to tackle some of technology’s greatest challenges.

This role is eligible for inclusion in the Company’s hybrid working from home policy.
Preferred skills and experience
Commercial experience with leading development solutions.
Ability to work in a pressured environment.
Ability to show patience in mentoring and coaching staff.
Good technical documentation skills.
High standards of work and attention to detail.
Proven track record in high availability multi browser compatible development.
Experience of working with high availability, multi user, service based systems.
Degree educated in Computer Science of relevant discipline, or relevant professional experience.
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Main Responsibilities
Assisting in driving the provision of scalable, maintainable, performant systems.
Applying active governance around overall solution design, code quality, coding rules and coding standards with the team.
Reviewing the team’s adherence and output.
Ensuring solutions meet the needs of the business.
Taking responsibility for work estimation, producing solution documents and ROMs, and ultimately ensuring accurate portrayals of effort can be obtained and subsequently delivered upon.
Having or gaining an in depth understanding of the technical structure, domain and architecture of the systems the team is responsible for and how those systems are configured in the development and production estate.
Working with all stakeholders, including principal and senior development, to create fit for purpose solutions.
Owning technical solutions from development to live at low level.
Distributing knowledge and mentoring of team members.
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The benefits of working with us
Bonus Schemes
Recognition for your performance and hard work.
Company Pension
Preparing you for later life with a top pension.
Employee Assistance Programme
Supporting the wellbeing of you and your family.
Eye Care
In a digital world, we help take care of your vision.
Income Protection
Your income is protected, just in case.
Life Assurance
Peace of mind for your family in any eventuality.
Tax Free Childcare Scheme
A bit extra in your pocket to help with your little ones.
Life Events and Long Service
To celebrate your big occasions, dedication and hard work.
We were founded here in 2000 out of a portacabin, and now have bespoke global corporate headquarters in the city.
Our location
  • Historically, the area found its fortune creating world renowned pottery.
  • We benefit from great transport links due to our central location.
  • The bet365 Stadium is home to Stoke City football club.
  • Alton Towers, World of Wedgwood and the Trentham Monkey Forest are just some of nearby attractions.
What we get up to
As well as being our corporate headquarters, our Stoke office is home to our industry leading technology provider, Hillside (Technology) Ltd, and also support services roles to our gambling operations. The opportunities are endless, with roles in Technology, Media and Customer Support departments all under one roof.

Many of our teams operate 24 hours a day, so it is a hub of activity at all times.
Some location benefits
On-Site Restaurant
Tea and Coffee Service
Great Commuter Links
Company Leisure Facility
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