Competitive with excellent benefits + bonus
Vacancy Type:
23 (GVC)
About The Role

Ladbrokes Coral provides customers with exciting, simple and responsible betting and gaming experiences, delivered by the most passionate and committed people in the industry.

Our origins lie in the traditional business of providing betting services to generations of British customers on horse and greyhound racing. Today, we've got the biggest UK high street presence in the industry, a growing online business and leading positions in some of the world's best markets internationally.

We are recruiting for an experienced Backend Software Engineer, who will be contributing to the delivery of the biggest IT transformation in the company with hands on an exciting technology stack.

You will be part of the Retail Engineering team and as such accountable for the following:

· Engineering standards - Help define development best practices and guidelines; constructively help improving our ways of working.

· Low Level Designs – Software Engineers are required to contribute in low level designs

· Develop Code – Develop against the agreed designed architecture, best practices and guidelines.

· Quality – Always improve the quality of the code according to our standards and help identify technical debts and risks.

· Assurance of Architecture Guidelines – Assure code meets architecture guidelines

· Reliability – Assure code meet out reliability requirements (Resilience & Availability, Scalability and Automation, Performance, Monitoring, Protected UX)

Your objectives will be

  • You will support the delivery of highly transactional projects and respective transitions to BAU.
  • You will be learning from and coaching you peers to continuously help improve our engineering practice
  • You will contribute to creating a healthy workplace environment where collaboration and professional ethic are must.
  • You will continuously seek for opportunities to streamline delivery whilst keep high code quality standards.
  • You will contribute to creating a thriving development community.
  • You will work effectively with other teams such as Security, Devops, SRE, QA, Delivery and Architecture and L2 support.

To join us, all you’ll need is the following:

  • Minimum 5 years of development experience including 3+ years of Java development experience.
  • Working experience of Agile software delivery within dynamic corporate environments.
  • Experience in the betting industry –an advantage.
  • Self and fast learner.
  • Experience/Technical knowledge in the following products/technologies would be highly desirable:

○ Maven

○ Spring Framework

○ JAVA version 7 or more


○ Node.js

○ JavaScript

○ ElasticSearch

○ SQL and NOSQL Database

○ Apache Camel

○ Jenkins

○ Docker

○ Swagger

○ Apache KAFKA


○ JSON, XML,protobuf

Additional Information
About The Company
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.

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.