Manchester
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Brand:
23 (Entain)
About The Role

Entain is one of the world’s largest sports betting and gaming groups, operating both online and in the retail sector. With offices across five continents and licences in more than 20 countries, we operate some of the most well-known and iconic brands in the industry with more than 250 years of combined history – names such as Ladbrokes, partypoker, bwin and Coral.

 

We are looking for a Junior Developer who wants to start into their development career. You should be enthusiastic about a software development and learning about software craftmanship.

You will join a team that is building the next generation of betting products whilst working with cutting edge technologies. All teams are working in an Agile, international environment.

As part of this experience, you will collaborate closely with Product Managers, Business Analysts and other developers of the company. As a member of a Scrum team, you will work on backend/server-side applications (C# or JAVA based) and clients (web-based: Angular, or windows: Winforms/WPF) for our trading systems.

 

What you'll be doing:

  • Work as part of a team that is energetic, dynamic, hardworking, full of ideas, fun and friendly
  • Apply state of the art software design to ensure high availability, scalability, maintainability and performance of high-traffic web applications
  • Work on high-frequency, low latency backend systems
  • Work with TDD and BDD approaches
What we need from you:
  • Solid technical education (computer science, software engineering)
  • Strong knowledge of OOP, web technologies
  • First experience with (micro-)service development in .net C# or JAVA
  • General understanding of design patterns
  • Ability to learn from team members
  • Experience with some of following topics and technologies is an asset:
    • Git, NuGet,
    • NCover/dotCover, nUnit
    • SignalR, Tibco, Kafka, Redis, Cassandra, Elastic Search

What we can offer you:

  • Culture – We were once a start-up and still have that growth mindset (despite our size). Our industry is renowned for the speed it operates at, and the incredible pace of innovation. Our values include winning together, being bold, exciting customers and driving innovation.
  • Development – Both personal and professional development are important to us. Everyone gets 2 paid days to focus on development, along with subscriptions to learning resources like cross knowledge, linkedin learning and our own learning room. Monthly Empower talks from inspirational leaders from outside the industry.
  • Wellbeing – Our employee assistance program offers free advice on everything from work advice, relationship advice, legal information, and financial advice. Everyone gets a free subscription to the unmind (mental wellbeing) app. Counselling session are available through EAP. We have a monthly schedule of wellbeing sessions and talks with each office having wellbeing champions and coordinators.
  • Flexible benefits package - Annual bonus, employee share scheme, private medical, life assurance, income protection, matching pension contributions, enhanced vacation package, discounted gym membership and cycle to work scheme, with the ability to flex your benefits package to suit your needs
  • Offices - Newly refurbished offices, with chillout spaces and modern facilities
  • Social - Fantastic programme of free social activities, from our summer parties and Friday night drinks, we've got you covered.
  • Sports - We're as passionate about sports as you are, if you can name a sport, we've probably got a company team.
  • Hybrid Working – We offer 3 days a week working from home

About Entain

We may sit on the FTSE100, but for millions of customers worldwide, we’re the brands they hold in their hands – and heart. As the home of household names like Ladbrokes, Foxy and PartyPoker, to name just a few, we elevate lives with moments of excitement. And right now we’re elevating ourselves above the competition. We’re leading the industry in bold new directions - and it’s our diverse and talented team who are making this possible. Believe us, the best is yet to come. For our customers. For our future. For your career.

DEI and Wellbeing @ Entain

At Entain we do what’s right. It’s one of our core values. Which is why we’re taking the lead when it comes to creating a diverse, equal and inclusive future - for our people, our industry and our society. We’ve created a culture where everyone can feel psychologically safe, included and heard. Where being accepted for who you are is a given. Here, we celebrate our individual differences, and make sure everyone feels supported, respected, and empowered to thrive – and that starts from the moment you apply to join us. We want our employees to feel healthy and supported at home and at work. That’s why we have our Well-me programme, which provides information, tools and training to help our people look after their mental and physical wellbeing in ways that matter to them.

Life @ Entain

We’re a team who love to play, and win, together. We love building bonds between our people, and we love to build your career up too. Join us, and we won’t just be your employer, we’ll be your biggest cheerleader. We’ll give you the power to lead the conversation on your learning and career goals from day one, and then get behind you with all the support you need to take your career – and our business – to new heights.