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.
Who We Are
Sporty Group is a consumer internet and technology business with an unrivalled sports media, gaming, social and fintech platform which serves millions of daily active users across the globe via technology and operations hubs across more than 10 countries and 3 continents.
The recipe for our success is to discover intelligent and energetic people, who are passionate about our products and serving our users, and attract and retain them with a dynamic and flexible work life which empowers them to create value and rewards them generously based upon their contribution.
We have already built a capable and proven team of 300+ high achievers from a diverse set of backgrounds and we are looking for more talented individuals to drive further growth and contribute to the innovation, creativity and hard work that currently serves our users further via their grit and innovation.
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 Oracle,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: Zabbix + AWS Cloudwatch
Tasking: Elastic Job
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
Mandatory 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
Quarterly and flash bonuses
Flexible working hours
Relocation support (subject to location)
Annual company holidays - we’re hoping to make it to Koh Samui in 2021!
Highly talented, dependable co-workers in a global, multicultural organization
We score 100% on The Joel Test
Our UK team is small enough for you to be impactful
Our business is established and successful, offering stability and security to our employees
Regrettably we’re unable to support candidates requiring employer sponsorship support at this time.