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Java Developer – London based – Hybrid work from home / office Software Engineering @ Paddy Power Betfair

The Essentials

Do you have the Ideal Skillset? Java, Spring, Maven, Kafka, Oracle, Linux

Do you have the experience we require? : Minimum 2 years software development experience

The Job: Multi-faceted and fast paced, agile environment

You'll be working in a small team of 5 developers in the flagship product in Betfair

Involved in the full product lifecycle including design, delivery, and operations

Product that is Complex, High Volume, and Always On brings many issues 

Would you like to be apart of a FTSE 100 company setting the tone for the future of the industry?

Want to work across 5 global brands across 3 continents? 

Safer Gambling at the heart of what we do

At Flutter UKI, we have the most advanced betting platform in the world. Our teams work on large technical dispute day-in day-out. And are responsible for managing more than 5 billion requests per day, and billions of pounds of customers' money via our software.

Technology Used In The Department

Java to power our applications with the Spring Framework, and​ Kafka for our messaging

Oracle DB and MySQL DB to continue in our data​

Linuxas the main platform of choice on our AWS public and I2 private cloud​

Jenkins and Maven to create deployments​, with Go to link Continuous Delivery (CD)

Ansible to automate app deployment augmented by Python / Bash for scripts and Splunk and Sensu for monitoring and alerting

KDB+ for our real time data analytics​ and .NET to manage our Event catalogue​ and Boxever for the decisioning of our group-wide personalisation capability​


  • More than 2 years software development experience
  • You'll be Passionate about technology and care about code quality and best practices
  • Keen to contribute towards the vision of our next generation platform
  • Willing to take on new take exception to and work on a variety of projects and applications
  • Love collaborating with other developers, and keen to do pair programming
  • You'll have working proficiency and communication skills in verbal and written English

What You'll Do        

  • Follow a six-week onboarding programme teaching about the domain and unfamiliar technology
  • Design and develop highly available, resilient, and distributed backend services
  • Track performance and availability of the products to continuously improve the software ​
  • Trace customers' behaviours and use cases to offer the best experience possible
  • Evangelise code quality and best practices, CD, and automation within an Agile approach
  • Take leadership of your personal growth within a helpful environment, guided by your mentor

The Hiring Team

The Exchange Platform Tribe is the most mature in the Sports and Platforms department within Engineering. Our mission is to preserve, maintain and enhance the flagship product in the Betfair brand – The Exchange. We work in a highly adaptive environment with current focus on enhancing our Cash Out product to improve its availability and offering, as well as streamlining and hardening our products to carry the increasing expanse of products our group is offering. Joining our tribe, you will have plenty of opportunities to drive the direction of our technology and tools. We encourage novel solutions and enhancements to the dispute we face and promote Hackdays, self-learning and innovation and provide developers space to fulfil that potential.

Ready to join?

About Us

We strive to be a responsible operator, committed to making a positive contribution to the communities we operate within. If you have the above skills and experience and are looking to develop your Java Development skills click apply now, alternately send an email directly to me on – Thanks.


Better Flexibility For You

All our live jobs champion hybrid working, offering a flexible blend of home and office working with full autonomy to decide how many times you travel into the office each quarter.

Looking for a remote role? Let’s chat – we’re open to discussing remote working for all our live jobs.

Inclusive Employer

We are an inclusive employer and we encourage people from all backgrounds. Flexible working is our way of working! We're a diverse workforce and therefore a 'one size fits all' approach isn't necessarily best. Whatever your personal needs may be, let's have a chat and see how we can accommodate them.

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Hammersmith Office
Winslow Road, Wandsworth, London, Greater London, United Kingdom, SW11 1TN

This is who we are

Paddy Power Betfair is an international sports betting and gaming operator, with a market-leading presence in the UK and Ireland, as well as a range of operations across Europe including Romania, Portugal and Malta.

We are online-led, mobile-led and sports-led: and our proprietary technology, unique products and innovative marketing all combine to offer a superb experience to our five million customers worldwide.

Our spirit, talent and ambition has taken us into the FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange and we now employ over 7,000 people in sixteen locations across the globe; from Dublin to Los Angeles, and London to Melbourne. Our culture rewards innovation, teamwork and we like to stay fast-moving in a dynamic industry.

On a larger scale

We are part of Flutter Entertainment, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider for over thirteen million customers worldwide.

Established in 2019, Flutter merged with The Stars Group in 2020. As the parent company Flutter Entertainment now has a host of brands that sit under it including Paddy Power and Betfair (PPB), Sky Betting and Gaming, PokerStars, Full Tilt Timeform, oddchecker, Sporting Life, SportsBet, Bet Easy in Australia, FOX Bet, TVG and FanDuel in the US.

Across the globe, Flutter employs over 14,000 people across more than 40 offices and over 600 retail sites. We pride ourselves on being a responsible operator, committed to making a positive contribution to the communities we operate within.

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