Software Engineer, Java

We are looking for software engineer to join a team of talented developers. You love the idea of working with mission critical product with millions of end users and zero downtime.


The Tech organisation here at Kindred is driven by our company's purpose “To transform gambling to ensure fair play, the best deal and a great experience for our players”. 


Kindred group believes in the growth and empowerment of our people. And as a senior member of the team we expect you to mentor and guide more junior members while also act as a thought-leader. We also expect you to be able to challenge the code quality, development processes and be able to communicate this in a an effective manner. 


We promote an open and proactive culture where our developers and testers are encouraged to learn and contribute in ways outside the usual development work. This can include areas such as participating in different internal development academies, conferences, public speaking, and leadership among others. 


Some interesting facts about tech at Kindred Group:


  • We have an up-time of 99,95% across our sites
  • We did over 7400 production releases last year
  • Our platform consists of more than 200 micro-services
  • More than 25 million transactions per day
  • More than 40 game providers integrated
  • More than 20 payment providers integrated
  • Millions of events going daily to our big data platform


What you will do


You will participate in design discussions with your colleagues to find great solutions to complex engineering challenges. We strongly believe in the “You Design it, You Build It, You Test It, You Run It, You Tweak It” ethos and everyone is expected to take part of the full system life cycle to ensure reliability and uptime of the production environment.

We like to use:


  • Java, Spring, Spring Boot, JMS, Hibernate, JSON
  • Oracle, Couchbase, CockroachDB
  • Git, Maven, RPM, Docker
  • Continuous delivery
  • Best development practices
  • Agile and lean values


Your experience


  • You find the description of this role exciting and want to build scalable software in a distributed architecture, and above all are passionate about solving challenging problems in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment
  • You're a positive person by nature and have a passion for what you do, putting teamwork and collaboration above all else
  • You take great pride in your ability to grasp complex business scenarios and translating them in to solutions with clean and performant code
  • You believe in yourself and your own abilities, but also appreciate that there is an endless ocean of new things to learn and take on board, cherishing the opportunity to do so
  • You have a strong knowledge of core Java and practices and principles. You will need some exposure to highly transactional distributed architecture and understand the core principles of microservice architecture
  • In addition, you will also need a solid foundation with good design practises and principles


Application process


Click on the "Apply Now" button and complete the short web form. Please add a covering letter to let us know your motivation for applying and your salary expectation.  Our Talent Acquisition team will be in touch soon.

Kindred is an equal opportunities employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. As such we oppose all forms of discrimination in the workplace. We create equal opportunities for all our applicants and will treat people equally regardless of and not limited to, gender, age, disability, race, sexual orientation. We are committed not only to our legal obligations but also to the positive promotion that equal opportunities bring to our operations as set out in our sustainability framework.


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3 days CSR leave
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