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Associate Backend Developer

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  • Contract Type:
    Fixed Term Contract
  • Employment Basis:

3 extra days of vacation


Internal International Opportunities

Health insurance

Mobile allowance

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Learning and Development

Fully provisioned kitchen

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The Role

As an Associate Backend Developer, you are part of a Software Development Team responsible for the full lifecycle of an application.

Reporting to a Delivery Manager in a Blip team formed by 5 Developers and 1 QA, you will be using cutting-edge technologies to deliver amazing value to our customers, while scaling our platform to meet the demands of worldwide markets.


What you will be doing?

As a team player in an Agile Team, working together to keep delivering at pace, scale and with demanded quality to support our products you will be able to:

  • Work independently on a variety of tasks and see them through to completion;
  • Identify and discuss possible solutions with the team and proactively anchor the decision;
  • Apply your good working knowledge of the primary programming language and complete most tasks with some guidance.


We are looking for someone who:

  • Ideally has, at least, 1 year of proven track experience working with Java (preferable, 8+) or similar OOP Languages;
  • Can complete user stories will small to medium level of complexity and perform defect corrections, by coding, testing and applying best practices in delivering quality software;
  • Is capable of implementing various types of tests to their own code, like unit, component and integration tests;
  • Is able to participate, learn and contribute to code reviews;


We´d love to see someone who:

  • Has experience working with Kafka and message queueing systems;
  • Has Knowledge of Scala, Akka, Memcached, Apache Storm, Apache Cassandra, ZooKeeper;
  • Has basic knowledge of performance optimization
  • Shows knowledge of common modeling approaches – you'll be capable of overcoming simple challenges;
  • Grasps reusability techniques (e.g. design patterns, library extraction, new component creation) and identify some of the appropriate usages;


What You'll Get in Return... 

Our passion has helped us take the betting industry by storm. So we think it's only fair that you enjoy excellent rewards.  

The Fun Stuff 

  • Competitive salary and bonus scheme
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Games room
  • Snacks and drinks
  • Sharesave scheme 
  • Career progression
  • Global mobility 
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • In office shower and locker rooms
  • Health and well being classes (Yoga, bootcamp, etc.)
  • Free breakfast 
  • In office masseuse, nutritionist and ergonomist 

The Boring Stuff 

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Lunch credit
  • Health assessments
  • Travel allowance
  • Own your own laptop scheme
  • Thousands of online learning courses
  • Mobile allowance
  • Employee Assistance Programme 

There is more, but we won

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Avenida de Camilo 96, Porto, Portugal, 4300-492

This is who we are

Blip is a Tech and Innovation Hub with a strong knowledge in software development, mobile apps, web platforms and retail applications for betting and gaming.

We are part of Flutter Entertainment – one of the World´s Largest Groups in the bookmaking industry, with an annual revenue of around 2 billion euros. The Code we develop, powering brands such as PaddyPower, Betfair and Fanduel, is used by over 5 million people in more than 100 countries and we are in the API Billionaire Club alongside players such as Google, Facebook and Twitter.

The Missing Piece

At Blip people always come first, that’s why we believe we can complement each other. You are our missing piece to be a better company, to build a better business for everybody, including ourselves.On the other hand, we are your missing piece, giving you the flexibility, work life balance and the tech challenge you´re lacking.
It all starts here!

This is your Challenge

  • Delivering product at scale for over 5 million customers, 99,9% of transactions in less than a second
  • Our systems process more than 7 million transactions every day (more than all the European stock exchanges combined)
  • Deliver high transitional products, serving more than 2.5Bn calls a day
  • Diverse and up to date technical landscape to explore, leverage and innovate
  • The products you’ll develop will comply with ambitious uptime targets: less than 50 minutes downtime expected per year
  • Continuous Integration, Deployment and Testing