Vacancy Type:
23 (GVC)
About The Role

Our technology teams won’t settle for second place when it comes to keeping millions of customers up with the action. That’s why we give them the best resources to work with. Bring your focused expertise and drive to a business that will give you the freedom to innovate and explore. Join GVC in Stratford and grab your opportunity to make things better for millions of sports betting and gaming customers worldwide. For the good of entertainment. 

We have an exciting opportunity as Java Developer to join a small, focused and competent development team in Stratford. As a Java Developer, you are striving to build a highly available, performance, consistent betting product. You will be a key member of a highly technical Agile Betstation development team.

Primary responsibilities

  • Excellent understanding of the Java language
  • Broad and deep knowledge of the core SDK
  • Good understanding of software design principles
  • Good understanding of software development methodology
  • Experience of several substantial software projects (at least)
  • Ability to communicate software ideas verbally and visually
  • Ability to solve problems

Knowledge of most / all these areas:

  • REST API design
  • Persistance
  • NoSQL
  • Messaging
  • Threading

Our project is technically interesting, and there is an opportunity to work directly with some very strong backend developers.

At Ladbrokes Coral, we believe we’ve got the best brands in betting and gaming; and the best people behind them too.

There’s never been a more exciting time to join us. Our recent merger combined more than 230 years of heritage and opened up a world of exciting opportunities for the future. With the biggest UK retail estate in the industry, a growing digital business and an ever-expanding international presence, we want to be the world’s best betting and gaming company, where customers want to play and people want to work.

Our portfolio of sports betting and gaming companies includes some of the most well-known brands in the industry, such as Ladbrokes, bwin, and Coral. We’ve a huge high street presence with an increasing share of online gaming activity. We take our commitment to safeguarding our customers extremely seriously. We make sure they know their limits and we work with them to make sure everyone enjoys our products and services responsibly.
Additional Information
 We will consider a candidate with demonstrable knowledge of an alternative front-end framework, provided they can commit to learning React. Likewise, we will consider a candidate who has coded Java prior to version 8 but who has gained experience of functional programming by other means. Although the work will be mainly on the front-end initially, we need a developer who knows how to build maintainable, extensible software that can handle high throughput at acceptable latency, with upmost attention to data integrity. Such experience should have been gained though at least one substantial back end project.
About The Company


Our Culture As Real As It gets

At GVC we're a diverse team, sharing a commitment to quality and success

Whether you're playing a key role in your local community as part of our retail team, or working out the next big gaming trends in our digital team, you'll enjoy a culture and a benefits package that we're extremely proud of.