Headquarters: London


Sporty’s sites are some of the most popular on the internet, consistently staying in Alexa’s list of top websites for the countries they operate in
In this role, you’ll be responsible for developing microservices in a distributed deployment environment with an emphasis on containerisation with Docker and K8S. You won’t just be writing simple CRUD applications, but instead will be working on the core logic of complex systems that are accessed millions of times a day. We wrote our system from scratch about 3 years ago, so you’ll be working with the latest technology and won’t have to worry about decades old legacy code.
A willingness to work in Springboot is fine – as long as you are willing to learn and have demonstrable experience in an object-oriented programming language.
Our Stack (we don’t expect you to have all of these)
Backend Application Framework: Spring Boot (Java Config + Embedded Tomcat)
Micro Service Framework: Spring Cloud Dalston (Netflix Eureka + Netflix Zuul + Netflix Ribbon + Feign)
Database Sharding Middleware: Lede Cetus
Database: MySQL and MongoDB,Mybatis, Druid
Public Cache: AWS ElastiCache + Redis
Message Queue: Apache RocketMQ
Distributed Scheduling: Dangdang Elastic Job
Data Index and Search: ElasticSearchLog
Real-time Visualization: ElasticSearch + Logstash + Kibana
Business Monitoring: Graphite + Grafana
Cluster Monitoring: AWS Cloudwatch
Tasking: Elastic Job
Server: Netty 
Develop highly-scalable mobile internet backends for millions of users
Work with Product Owners and other development team members to determine new features and user stories needed in new / revised applications or large/complex development projects
Participate in code reviews with peers and managers to ensure that each increment adheres to original vision as described in the user story and all standard resource libraries and architecture patterns as appropriate
Respond to support calls for applications in production for quick diagnosis and repair to keep things running smoothly for users
Participate in all team ceremonies including planning, grooming, product demonstration and team retrospectives
Mentoring less experienced team members 
Potential On-Call responsibilities depending on team and tenure
Minimum of 4+ Years within a relevant role
Preferred experience in Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, Spring Data and iBATIS
Strong experience with highly-scalable web backends
Experience designing highly transactional systems
Advanced proficiency in Object Oriented Design (OOD) and analysis
Advanced proficiency in application of analysis / design engineering functions
Advanced proficiency in application of non-functional software qualities such as resiliency and maintainability
Advanced proficiency in modern behavior-driven testing techniques
Deep understanding of Microservices
Proficient in SQL
Expert knowledge of application development with technologies like RabbitMQ, MySQL, Redis etc
Strong experience with container and cloud solutions such as Docker, Kubernetes and AWS Cloud
An ability to work independently
Excellent communication skills in English
Quarterly and flash bonuses
We have core hours of 10am-3pm in a local timezone, but flexible hours outside of this
Top-of-the-line equipment
Referral bonuses
28 days paid annual leave
Annual company retreat
Highly talented, dependable co-workers in a global, multicultural organisation
Payment via DEEL, a world class online wallet system 
Our teams are small enough for you to be impactful
Our business is globally established and successful, offering stability and security to our Team Members
Interview Process
90 min HackerRank Test 
Remote video screening + ID check with our Talent Acquisition Team 
Remote video interview loop with 3 x Team Members (45 mins each)
ID Check Via Zinc & 2 references from previous employers
24-72 hour feedback loops throughout process

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