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Backend Engineer (Java)

Global Sports media company
Prague, Czech Republic
Job Type
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Media & Entertainment Vendor


We are looking for an experienced Java Engineer to build the next generation Sports Platform using the latest technologies in a relaxed innovative environment in the beautiful city of Prague!

The ideal person will be responsible for the development, delivery and maintenance of new and existing features. You will work closely with other engineers, QA, Product and other studios (London and Ukraine). Our systems are designed to handle millions of transactions a minute and you will play a key part in making sure our code is optimal.

What you’ll do

- Solve challenging technical problems within a Cloud Environment (GCP)
- Actively participate in design and code reviews
- Use best engineering practices to enable quick transactions
- Adopt Agile and Lean methodologies

Essential skills

- Core Server side Java development using either Java 8, Java 11 or Java 12 in a Cloud environment
- NOSQL and Relational database skills
- Unit Testing Frameworks ( such as JUnit, TestNG, Mockito, Cucumber, Jasmine, Mocha etc) and testing best practices
- Build Automation and Continuous Integration
- Scripting with the Linux command shell
- Messaging Technologies - (e.g. EMS, ActiveMQ, Camel, Google Pub/sub etc)
- REST and RESTful API design and implementation
- Experience working on high-throughput, low latency systems and/or high-volume websites

Desirable – any of these are a plus!

- Google Cloud Platform
- Google Dataflow and Pub/Sub
- Sports or sports betting knowledge

They can also offer very competitive salaries and full relocation support if required! If you think this could be a good fit for you, please apply with your CV and I will be in touch to discuss!

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If you would like to apply to be part of our team, please email Mark Thompson – MD, with a copy of your CV and the five most interesting things about you.


German HQ: Mindspace, Friedrichstraße 68,
10117 Berlin, Germany

UK HQ: 3rd Floor, News Building,
3 London Bridge Street,
London, SE1 9SG, UK

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