Front End Developer

  • Sportyvna Square, 1a, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Full-time

Company Description

We are Playtech, market leaders in the gambling and financial trading industries.

Leaders in next generation technology and content; regulated markets and responsible gambling.

Pioneers of Omni-channel gambling offering seamless, anytime, anywhere gameplay; of the ultimate gaming experience; and the best-performing content.

Innovators in games design; software and services; and data-driven optimisation.

We deliver the complete solution and game changing results for the world’s biggest brands.

One-stop Shop for Gaming Operators.

Playtech is the world's largest online gaming software supplier traded on the London Stock Exchange Main Market, offering cutting-edge, value added solutions to the industry's leading operators. Since Playtech's inception in 1999, its approach has been centred on the continual development of best-of-breed gaming products and content, and its success built upon strong partnerships with our licensees.

 

Job Description

The Bingo platform supports 50+ bingo sites hosting over 250 unique games/features which run in 1000s of different configurations. 

We have customers around the world who play in different languages and under different rules /regulations (e.g., UK UKGC, Italy). We maintain a multitude of games, integrations, admin screens, live monitoring tools and native apps. 

Our development team in Kiev has a key role in modernising and enhancing the Bingo platform, designing and developing a new suite of tools which will take Bingo to the next level. 

This is truly open platform and provides a flexible solution that maximizes player gaming experience whilst minimizing operational costs. Our development unit offers agile environment, welcomes new ideas and technologies, as well as improvements of day-to-day processes and activities. This is a great opportunity for a professional who is looking for challenge and experience cooperating in dynamic truly cross-territory environment. 

Technology Stack 

As an organization, we provide white label products which required multi-language, configurable, maintainable, stable, readable, performant and innovative product solutions. These core principles drive our technology choices. 

We develop for only recent browser versions so we can use the latest and greatest features. We use design patterns, OOP and well supported / popular frameworks to structure our code (eg React, Redux). 

We need to know what our code is doing so we avoid using heavy and unnecessary frameworks (eg JQuery). 

Our use of unit tests and automation ensure that we are confident that our new features won’t break anything. 

Just to name a few: 

· Pixi.JS 

· Node.JS 

· Webpack 4 

· HTML 5 

· ES6 

· LESS 

· JS 

· Babel 

· Grunt 

· Jest 

· Hogan

Responsibilities: 

· Design, code and debug core platform components 

· Working at all stages of the product lifecycle from requirements capture, through design and implementation to system testing and integration 

· Increase efficiency through automation, workflow streamlining, and system optimization 

· Keeping current with new technologies and making recommendations to the team 

· Maintaining and enhancing existing product code 

· Cooperate with members of the QA and delivery teams to ensure products are tested, installed and maintained to a high standard 

· Maintaining high quality coding standards within the team 

· Active participation in agile scrum process 

· Help, support and share knowledge with colleagues within the team

 

Qualifications

· 3+ years of experience in professional software development 

· Degree in Computer Science or related discipline 

· Formal OO programming training/experience. 

· Experience with modern Web technologies 

· Good knowledge of JavaScript in Browser 

· Node.JS, ES6, CSS (and/or Less/Sass) 

· Understanding of Software Development Lifecycle and CI/CD concepts 

· Experience with unit testing 

· Experience with troubleshooting live issues in production environment 

· Good Communication Skills 

Good to have: 

· Experience with TypeScript 

· Experience with WebSocket / SockJS 

· Experience with HTML5 features such as browser storages, canvas and other 

· You know how to build multi-platform product (desktop, mobile, native mobile) 

· Knowledge or experience with AngularJS, React, Pixi.JS 

· Experience with TDD practices using Jest 

· Experience with Mocha, Jasmine and other test tools - Chai, Karma 

· Experience with Node.JS, its usage as auxiliary infrastructure and integration instrument 

· Experience with adaptive and cross platform design

Additional Information

We offer:

• Professional growth
• Educational possibilities
• Competitive compensation
• Fully-equipped perfect office space located in the city center (“Palats Sportu” metro station)
• Warm and friendly attitude to every specialist
• Possibility to cooperate with a product company

If you are creative, “out of box thinker” and ambitious enough to make a difference in such a large scale International business, you are more than welcome to apply for one of our open positions at Playtech Kyiv. We’ll contact you if there’s a fit with one of our opportunities.

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