What we offer We take the safety and wellbeing of our employees seriously, especially at this challenging time. We have put in place robust Covid19 measures and are supporting our new employees with a smooth onboarding and training programme and making you feel welcome and part of our team.World class mentoring, career development opportunities, internal training and an individual development budget Mac OS or Windows hardware to choose from A great working atmosphere, in a collaborative team of amazing people, with forward thinking managers Competitive base salary and benefits, with fully paid private healthcare (Lux Med), fully paid Multisport pass, employee referral program, and an extra day off for your birthday. Meetups, quality questions events, hackathons, we love any chance to share knowledge and have fun. Flexible working practices Excellent city centre location with a tram stop right outside the office, and free parking spaces cars, motorcycles and bikes. Relocation costs support for rent and travel, and VISA support. Colleagues from all round the world including Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Estonia, Brazil, Romania, Ireland, Israel, India, Portugal, United Kingdom, and Libya.William Hill in Krakow Our office sits on Kotlarska and our brilliant building has a range of different workspaces, hangouts and breakout areas to suit your every need. Situated in the centre of Krakow next to Vistula river – we're in the heart of one of the world’s most iconic cities. There are parks everywhere, you can enjoy a walk along Planty, or go to Ko?ciuszko Mound to admire the city from above. With plenty of culture on your doorstep, you’ll be spoilt for choice. In fact, why not have a sneak peek around our office with Street View and see if you can picture yourself here.  Join us behind the bet

Grand Parade

Kraków, PL

Scala Developer

We bet we can be a great match

Do you want to solve exciting problems in the fast-paced sports betting and gaming industry? Would you like to work in an engaging environment while creating highly reliable and low latency systems? Does working with modern cloud architecture, SRE, and DevOps sound exciting? Then welcome to William Hill.

About us

Working with us, you'll be at the heart of the technological revolution of one of the world's most trusted betting and gaming companies. We deal with projects ranging from mobile Casinos to online Sportsbooks and everything in between. The software you write will process 500 online bets per second, accommodate 20 million users, and process 160 terabytes a day. You can be sure there are many more challenges waiting for you.

Your role in the team

Our team is building the next generation Sports Betting platform that optimizes flexibility, performance, and responsiveness. The project's technologies include Scala (ZIO/Cats/Akka-HTTP/Http4s/Alpakka), Cassandra, Kafka, Kubernetes, AWS, Postgres, and JavaScript (React/Redux).

Working directly with the business, in an agile team, you will deliver high-quality, customer-focused, technical solutions to exceed the customer's expectations. You will be active in all phases of the development lifecycle, including:

  • Writing well designed, testable, efficient code
  • Maintaining automated unit and integration test cases
  • Supporting continuous improvement through active collaboration, refactoring, and testing within our team
  • Following software development practices into the group with passion and enthusiasm
  • Working closely with other agile delivery teams

Skills needed

If you're passionate about technology and excited about the impact of emerging and disruptive technologies this will be the perfect role for you. At William Hill, we have a strong culture of transparency and trust and we work in an environment that fosters and rewards an ownership mindset. We're looking for people who will thrive in this environment and are excited by the opportunity to learn new ideas, concepts and ways of working.

We need you to be a real self-starter who is goal focused and you’ll be a good communicator. Confident contributing to team meetings and all ceremonies, you’re a team player with a can-do attitude. You're highly organised and committed to producing high quality work with a healthy respect for quality and standards.

You will have:

  • BS/MS degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related subject.
  • Proven hands-on software development experience in Scala
  • At least three years of proven work experience in Java or other JVM-based languages
  • A willingness to learn and write code in two programming languages, Scala and Java
  • A proficiency in database schema design and messaging solutions, preferably Cassandra and Kafka
  • Experience of Object-Oriented or functional analysis and design using common design patterns
  • Experience in building microservices exposing REST APIs
  • Experience with test-driven development
  • Experience developing CI/CD automated solutions
  • Worked with agile methodologies and concepts such as Scrum, Kanban
  • Exemplary communication and people skills in a technical context

We would also love you to have:

  • Experience in using Cassandra, Kafka, Spark
  • Familiarity with Scala libraries like ZIO, Cats/ScalaZ, Akka-HTTP/Http4s, Alpakka or Akka Streams
  • Familiarity with Domain-Driven Design and Event Sourcing
  • Experience of software development for high capacity, high traffic, high availability websites
  • Experience in DevOps activities, familiarity with AWS, Gitlab, and Gitlab CI
  • Experience in working with ticketing systems (preferably JIRA ticketing system)