Senior Software Developer

  • Location: London
  • Salary: ┬úCompetitive
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 25114

Our client is a boutique company within the sports betting sector made up of a dedicated team of sports traders, developers and quantitative analysts. They combine talents to model and trade sporting outcomes and to deliver product for use on proprietary bookmaker platform, as well as servicing other third-parties, including renowned bookmakers and insurance companies. 

We are looking for an experienced Senior Software Developer to join a fast-paced, ever-changing environment, offering fresh challenges which are both rewarding and enjoyable.  

This role will be responsible for the following: 

  • Helping to improve our systems, working directly with the users of your software.
  • Working independently and taking on responsibility for our trading strategies, price feeds and bookmaking activities from inception to delivery.
  • Write coding 
  • Work with technology stack which consists of:
    • Python, mainly 3.5+ for new projects and 2.7 for legacy systems.
    • Go for infrastructure services
    • Linux servers
    • PostgreSQL for data storage
    • ZeroMQ for backend communication
    • Query and React for the frontend

You will have the opportunity to explore your own ideas and suggest new tools. You will also be able to work directly with sports traders and quantitative researchers.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years commercial experience. Experience with multiple programming languages is a plus and a software development background is preferred: mathematical and numerical skills are an added bonus. Please be aware that as part of the application process, you will be asked to take an online coding test!

This client offers a laidback working environment, flexible working hours, adjustable height desks, office lunch every couple of weeks, free cereals, tea, coffee and fruit juice, as well as excellent benefits!

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