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Associate Backend Developer

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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

Our Developers know their stuff – they're busy working independently and setting high standards. That's why we start gearing them towards a leadership role.

As 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. You will be required to program well-designed, testable, efficient code to solve business needs, as well as testing and documenting the implemented solutions.


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:

  • Execute full software development life cycle;
  • Develop flowcharts, layouts and documentation to support the Product Owner with requirements and the team with solutions;
  • Autonomously write well-designed, testable and efficient code;
  • Produce specifications and determine operational feasibility;
  • Integrate software components into a fully functional software system;
  • Develop unit, component and integrated tests, with the guidance of team's QA;
  • Document and maintain software functionality;
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade existing systems;
  • Deploy applications in a Continuous Integration platform;
  • Ensure software is updated with latest features / versions in a timely manner.


We are looking for someone who:

  • Has at least 3 years of proven track record of working with Java (preferable, 8+) or similar OOP Languages
  • Has experience working with a high concurrency/high transactional platform
  • Is used to work with Client-server protocols such as SOAP, REST;
  • Has experience of using established design patterns.


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 awareness and experience in using agile methodologies.
  • Is passionate for building a great consumer product that our customers will love;
  • Demonstrates ability to interact effectively with other functional teams;
  • Is an excellent communicator, common sense and a passion for the art of problem solving.

The Fun Stuff 

  • Competitive salary and bonus scheme
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Sharesave scheme 
  • Career progression
  • Global mobility 
  • Discounted gym memberships

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 

The office stuff (currently on-hold due to covid-19 restrictions)

  • Games room
  • Snacks and drinks
  • In office shower and locker rooms
  • Health and well being classes (Yoga, bootcamp, etc.)
  • Free breakfast 
  • In office masseuse, nutritionist and ergonomist 

There is more, but we won't go on... 


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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