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Lead Software Engineer_FanDuel

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3 extra days of vacation


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The Role...

As a Lead Software Engineer, you are part of a Software Development Team, responsible for the full lifecycle of an application. Reporting to a Delivery Manager in a FanDuel 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 the US market. You will lead the design, implementation, and delivery of software in ambiguous and complex problem spaces while you will be required to program well-designed, testable, efficient code to solve complex and ambiguous problem, as well as testing and documenting the implemented solutions.

You will lead the team in best practices and support them addressing new problems as we continue to push technology forward and our fast-paced business, grow and evolve.

What You'll be Doing... 

Team player on an Agile team, working together to keep delivering at pace, scale and with demanded quality to support our products;

  • Provide guidance, mentoring and lead the team in best practices across technologies in large projects;
  • Execute full software development life cycle;
  • Develop technical solutions in an inventive, secure, easily maintainable, appropriately scalable, and extensible way to complex business problems;
  • Develop/perform tests of all new and existing software to ensure they are free of errors and function as intended, with the guidance of team's QA;
  • Documents and demonstrates solutions/features by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts and code comments;
  • 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;

What We're Looking For... 

At least 5 years working with Java 8+ and/or development experience of a high concurrency/high transactional platform;

  • Strong data structures, algorithms and design patterns knowledge;
  • Experience working with Kafka and message queueing systems;
  • Knowledge of Scala, Akka, Memcached, Apache Storm, Apache Cassandra, ZooKeeper;
  • Used to work with Client-server protocols such as SOAP, REST;
  • Proactive attitude;
  • . Test-oriented mindset
  • Excellent communicator, common sense and a passion for the art of problem solving;
  • Awareness and experience in using agile methodologies;
  • Familiarity with configuration management e.g. Chef, Ansible;
  • Passion for building a great consumer product that our customers will love;
  • Ability to interact effectively with other functional teams;



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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