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Team Overview:

This role would join the growing global 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 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.

 

Job Purpose:

The successful candidate must have excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. You 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. You must be familiar with all the policies, procedures and technical issues related to software development cycle. You will manage the activities of the java games team. This will involve working with technical colleagues, project managers and business owners to develop and maintain a complex games engine. The successful candidate is 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.

 

As the core games platform embarks on a period of transformation you'll help to extend the delivery process with a highly automated pipeline; explore new ways to run software more efficiently in a distributed environment, including micro services and containers; look at ways to leverage big data technologies as well as getting involved with hands-on design and development of exciting new online gaming products.

As a Java Games Lead you'll drive the technical product roadmap alongside the product team, provide guidance and support, break down and refine features to provide high level estimates and ensure architectural and non-functional requirements are captured as well as mentoring members of the team.

 

Description of Job Responsibilities:

  • Working with project managers, business owners, and external customers to implement new projects functionality in a fast paced agile environment
  • Lead development role on GAN game’s engine, 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
  • Documenting developed solutions
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Requirements: 

  • 5 -10 years’ experience in Java games development and delivery
  • Strong technical leadership experience, developing, coaching, and mentoring a team
  • The 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 (daily stand-ups, code reviews, task estimation, unit testing, continuous integration, short bursts of delivery)
  • Experience working in small teams, using agile methods
  • Results driven, assertive and independent
  • Work closely with the Games Product Manager to balance project delivery requirements amidst operational issues
  • Continuously work on improvements, refining and refactoring the code base to make sure we roll out integrations faster and smoother
  • Experience of working on multiple projects in a fast paced team whilst supporting others and self-managing workload within defined priorities
  • A solid foundation in the basics of software development including object-oriented design, debugging, unit testing, and continuous integration.
  • In-depth knowledge of core Java
  • Java 8 and JavaEE
  • Strong mathematical skills
  • Strong analytical and reverse engineering skills
  • Strong understanding of how slots and table games work (RTP, bets, compliance, etc…)
  • Source Control Management (BitBucket, Crucible)
  • Experience of high and low level design, architecture and modelling
  • Build & Continuous Integration tools (Maven, Jenkins, Ansible)
  • Application/Web servers (Tomcat, Tomee, Apache)
  • Experience with message brokers (Rabbit MQ, Redis)
  • Web Application frameworks (SpringMVC, Spring Boot, Spring Security)
  • Other Enterprise level technologies (CDI, JAXB, JAX-RS, Taglibs, Servlets, JSP, AMQP, JMS)
  • Webservices, REST and Enterprise Integration (Spring Boot, JAX-RS, CXF, Camel)
  • DB (Cassandra, Mongo, SQL Server)
  • Experience with Containers, Docker
  • Microservice Paradigm
  • Strong emotional IQ (EQ) and demonstrated ability to create relationships with new people quickly and easily and manage those relationships effectively over time
  • 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

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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