Senior Java Developer

Senior Java Developer

Team Overview:

The talented technology team develops proprietary in-house software running upon these technologies, which underpins gaming applications across multiple formats, including HTML5, Flash and native applications for Apple IOS and Android. Additionally, GAN creates and distributes casual mobile games applications such as Solitaire Quest, which are made available through the Apple App Store and Google Play.

 

This role would join the growing London based team where the successful candidate will enjoy working in a dynamic, fast paced and exciting environment using the latest technologies.  You will be comfortable in working within an agile and creative development environment on a wide variety of exciting products and features, reacting to constantly evolving and rapidly expanding market.

 

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic, motivated and confident developer who will work directly with key stakeholders and closely with cross-functional development teams to deliver world-class software, meeting the highest standards of technical certification.

 

Job Purpose:

The successful candidate will work within the Java team and be involved in all aspects of Java development. This will involve working with technical colleagues, project managers and business owners to develop and maintain a multi-tier platform. Successful candidates are expected to take ownership of development tasks and provide estimates and documentation for the chosen solution. Support will form part of the responsibilities and will involve liaising with internal personnel to help investigate and resolve issues.

               

Excellent written and spoken English is critical, as you will be required to communicate with colleagues, line managers and occasionally large multinational clients.

 

Description of Job Responsibilities:

  • Working with project managers, business owners, and external customers to implement new projects and functionality in a fast paced agile environment
  • Taking lead development roles on projects, including making architectural decisions, and taking responsibility for the full development lifecycle
  • Maintenance of existing code including bug fixes and optimisations
  • Identifying root cause of incidents to improve operational efficiency and deliver suitable solutions
  • Enhancing our back-office tools, including identifying and implementing enhancements for teams such as Customer Services and Account Management as well as development
  • Documenting developed solutions.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Essential Skills:

  • 7+ years of experience Java (preferably Java 8)
  • Clean coding methodologies (SOLID, YAGNI)
  • Spring MVC, Spring Boot
  • Extensive experience with REST
  • Good understanding of microservices architecture and DDD (Domain Driven Design)
  • Unit testing frameworks (Junit, Mockito)
  • Git
  • Maven
  • Jenkins
  • SQL

 

Desirable Skills:

  • Event driven architectures based in RabbitMQ or Kafka
  • NoSQL (Cassandra/Mongo)
  • In-memory caches (Redis, Hazelcast)
  • BDD Concepts
  • Performance monitoring and tuning
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Self-motivated and solution-oriented
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail and follow-through
  • Confident, strategic thinker
  • Strong presentations skills
  • Demonstrates ability to adapt to various Client corporate cultures
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to plan strategically, but stay on top of tactical execution
  • Demonstrate strong ability to contribute ideas and solutions which will make a real difference to this fast growing business in the exciting and evolving US gaming market

Travel Requirements:

This role may require travel, as mutually agreed from time to time. International travel to GAN’s European offices may be required to facilitate training with other GAN team members

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Why work with GAN?

An opportunity to work and build a career in an established multinational company with a start-up feel and community.

  • GANtastic Culture

    We are a group of hard-working, smart individuals from all around the world. We value a healthy work/life balance, providing flexible work hours while offering a fun, lively, and supportive work environment - including activities like zoom happy hours and employee-friendly competitions (just wait until you submit your pet photos, talent videos, and written stories for prizes). We believe in helping the company flourish by championing each other's personal and professional growth.

    At GAN, you're more than just an employee - you're family.

  • Compensation and Benefits

    Competitive total compensation package - including generous Holiday (EU) / PTO (US) programs and company paid Bank Holidays (EU) / Holidays (US).

    Benefit packages are dependent on the country, as some countries have healthcare through the government. In addition, GAN offers pension plans (EU) / 401(k) matching (US), paid maternity and paternity leave, and health and wellness coverage in the US (including medical, dental and vision, HSA, short-term and long-term disability insurance, and life insurance).

  • GAN Perks

    Fitness, gym, and sports reimbursement programs or vouchers, payday drinks, social events and competitions, employee referral bonuses, and much more are perks.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    GAN is committed to attracting and retaining the best-qualified people available, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability or status as a veteran of the military and armed forces, or any other basis protected by country, federal, state, or local law. We are fully committed to employing a diverse workforce and creating an inclusive work environment that embraces everyone’s unique contributions, experiences, and values.

GAN Workplace & Culture

GAN offers an empowered work environment that encourages creativity, initiative, and professional growth. We provide a competitive salary and benefits package. 

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