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Lead QA Engineer - FanDuel

  • Primary Location:
    Porto
  • Contract Type:
    Fixed Term Contract
  • Employment Basis:
    Full-Time
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3 extra days of vacation

FlexAppeal

Internal International Opportunities

Health insurance

Mobile allowance

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Learning and Development

Fully provisioned kitchen

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The Role...

This role is to work on one of our FanDuel sportsbook platform teams. FanDuel is the premier gaming destination in the United States, FanDuel Group consists of a portfolio of leading brands across gaming, sports betting, daily fantasy sports, advance-deposit wagering, and TV/media, including FanDuel, Betfair US, and TVG. FanDuel Group has a presence across 45 states and 8 million customers.

It all starts here!

  • 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

What You'll be Doing... 

As a Lead Quality Engineer, you'll work with the Quality Engineering team to deliver and enhance test infrastructure at platform and client levels to help facilitate the successful release of quality products. You will be a technical leader on the team, working in collaboration with other Quality Engineers in guiding both hands on and strategic initiatives as it relates to the creation, maintenance, and enhancement of test infrastructure. In this role, you will provide technical solutions for development teams to help in testing their software effectively and efficiently. You know how to divide a software project into parallel work that can be performed by you and other Quality Engineers and then reassembled successfully into a cohesive delivery. As a Lead, you will also work to contribute to the professional development of colleagues, improving their technical knowledge and engineering practices.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take ownership of the building and improving test infrastructure
  • Be a technical leader in the Quality Engineering team
  • Provide solutions for development teams to improve the testing of their code
  • You breakdown work that your team can deliver upon that forms a single cohesive delivery
  • Key Influencer in team strategy
  • Resolve bottlenecks that affect the ease of use of testing infrastructure
  • Bring the team together by resolving discordant views and finding a path forward
  • You make appropriate architectural trade-offs (e.g. coarse or fine-grained service separation?)
  • You take ownership of team architecture, providing a system-wide view and design guidance.
  • You drive engineering engagement best practices (e.g., Operational Excellence, Security, Quality, etc.) and set standards within your team.

What We're Looking For... 

  • At least 5-year experience in developing testing infrastructure, part of it in a Lead capacity
  • You have built test infrastructure at a platform level that is part of a continuous delivery pipeline that is reliable, has provided meaningful value to development teams and does not cause considerable drag. Examples could include service/API level integration tests, consumer-based contract testing.
  • Excellent grasp in a broad range of data structures and algorithms.
  • Solid understanding of test infrastructure design patterns and architectural principles.
  • Expert in at least one modern programming language. Preferably Java.
  • A good grasp on relational, non-relational databases, messaging queues and concurrency.
  • Experience working with cloud-based infrastructure and technologies, e.g. AWS or Azure.
  • Passion to automate your work by using scripting languages e.g. Shell scripts.

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't go on... 


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