Senior Java Server Developer – Casino Games - London

Location London, UK
Job Type Permanent
Salary up to £75,000 pa
Reference 30149

My client in the iGaming industry is looking for a Senor Java Server Developer with experience in the online gambling industry. This position is a senior role, which in a few months would become the lead of the now growing team.

You would lead the server development of new and existing games including core game engines, games development toolkits, RTP simulation and monitoring in line with the company roadmap, and to provide ongoing support for the live platform.


Key responsibilities

  • Maintain and develop in-house games and related applications as required
  • Deliver high quality code that is well tested and actively improved and maintained
  • Prepare games for certification
  • Ownership of high code standards and propagation of this message throughout the team
  • Self-driven learning and investigating and suggesting ways to improve games technology
  • Distil business requirements into technical requirements and plan the implementation
  • Work effectively with business owners and other members of the technology team on design, implementation and support of games
  • Actively participate in all aspects of the games delivery process and communicate progress and issues effectively and in a timely manner
  • Produce and maintain technical documentation as required
  • Liaise with Head of Product to form a strong developmental relationship and communication channel
  • Recruit and manage a team of games server developers



  • Extensive knowledge of modern Java development and associated frameworks (Core Java, Java testing frameworks, Hibernate, Spring (core and security), Spring Boot)
  • Strong knowledge of design patterns and best practices in Java development
  • Meticulous pursuer of unit testing coverage and extensive experience using automated integration testing with JUnit or similar frameworks
  • Extensive experience of designing, consuming and documenting RESTful APIs
  • Extensive experience of building microservices using Spring Boot
  • Strong working knowledge of databases and SQL
  • Web development (in a back-office application capacity)
  • A successful track history of delivering online gaming games 
  • Desire to automate recurring tasks or minimise human error by creating tools around complex tasks.
  • Management and recruitment experience
  • MySQL, Redis, RESTful APIs, Docker and containerisation, Message queues
  • Bonus Skills: TypeScript with Angular 4, Scripting with sh, python or similar, git with GitLab, Jenkins, SonarQube
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