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Software Architect

You will be part of the team developing the next generation of Grand Parade’s Sportsbook platform. Through innovation we aspire to delight with world class gaming experiences. We are bringing the very best in e-Commerce practices to the Sportsbook sector.

The Architecture team are the brain of our Tech Division. The Software Architects are the ones responsible for designing and developing architectural frameworks for web and mobile based applications.

They are a key team that have to make strategic decisions considering not only the technical feasibility of what has been proposed, but also the impacts these proposals will have in the business as a whole.

What you will be doing

  • Design and develop architectural frameworks for web-based and mobile applications
  • Design solutions which achieve high levels of performance, quality and end-user satisfaction
  • Create design documents
  • Provide technical guidance to developers on program coding and testing
  • Resolve complex technical issues through debugging, research, and investigation
  • Participate in the full development life cycle including requirements analysis & documentation, and design.
  • Advise development teams on development, testing and deployment
  • Participate in code reviews to ensure applications support existing architecture and follow the defined framework guidelines and coding standards
  • Develop creative solutions and functional prototypes to demonstrate proof of concepts and to enable rapid confirmation of design ideas
  • Participate as a design leader in the creation of technological solutions

Who we are looking for

We are committed to responsible gambling, and we are looking for people who can support our ethos. To apply to this post, you will:

  • Experience as a software engineer/architect is required
  • Demonstrable experience of architecting and designing enterprise-level applications and Web Services for Linux servers and MySQL/Postgres databases
  • Extensive experience of asynchronous programming, MySQL, REST, JSON, SOA, XML, Redis and enterprise-level ORM
  • Expertise in designing and building multi-threaded, transactional and distributed systems
  • Working knowledge of software configuration management and continuous integration principles using tools such as Git, Jenkins, Vagrant and Ansible

What we offer

Our roles offer more than just a job, you’ll become part of the Grand Parade family! We have created an environment where our people can thrive. Check out some fantastic benefits on offer:

  • Financial: You’ll be compensated a competitive base salary and benefits.
  • Life assurance: Safeguarding your financial future and offering peace of mind with a company-sponsored life assurance plan.
  • Wellbeing events: Including workshops, webinars; Psychological Helpline for you and your loved ones; access to psychological platforms such as Unmind.
  • Social activities: We love a chance to share knowledge and have fun, coordinating meetups, quality questions events and hackathons.
  • Free parking: You’ll have access to underground parking space for cars, motorcycles and bikes.
  • Other perks: Fully paid Multisport pass or MyBenefit cafeteria points, employee referral program, and an extra day off for your birthday. We also offer free English and Polish classes for our colleagues!

More about Grand Parade

We’re a business that embraces change and progress. With a rich history behind us, we’ve learned a lot and have led the industry in many ways. Now part of evoke, we are marking a new sense of purpose, direction and ambition for the business.

Our culture is all about creating great experiences, for both our customers and our people. You’ll benefit from flexibility and trust. We’ll give you the space to be yourself and the tools you need to protect our customers while they play. We’ll invest in your future to help you develop your unique strengths and build a career that’s right for you. By investing in you, we’ll raise our game. Across all that we do, we aim for excellence, encourage creativity, and have fun.

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At Grand Parade, we prioritise diversity, equity, and inclusion for the benefit of our company, employees, and communities. We foster a welcoming and safe workplace that values all forms of diversity and provides opportunities for growth. We win together by working as one inclusive team to achieve great things.

So, what’s next? The first step in the recruitment process is to submit your online application, which will be followed by an initial screening call with our Talent Acquisition team, and if successful, you will then be invited to interview.

Apply today to kickstart your application with the Grand Parade family!

Would you like to join us?

Great! Find out all about the recruitment process and see how step by step you can become a part of our Grand Parade community.

1. Apply

Send your resume via our website and if you’re successful, we’ll contact you via email or phone.

2. HR screen

Our Recruitment Team will arrange a call to discuss your experience and learn more about your job expectations.

3. Technical interview

The next step on the road will be phone (Skype or BlueJeans) call with one of our technical recruiters who'd like to learn more about your skills and knowledge.

4. F2F interview

...and we're almost there! The final step is meeting with Development Lead or Hiring Manager who will tell you more about what we do and will be happy to answer your questions.