The Role… 

At Paddy Power Betfair we have built the most advanced trading platform in the world. Yet our Exchange is still evolving and improving thanks to our amazing developers. We are tackling some of the biggest technical challenges, in the gaming and financial industries, by utilising the latest cutting-edge technologies and approaches all while we continue to disrupt and revolutionise the market.

With responsibility for software that processes 5 billion requests a day and millions of pounds of our customer’s money – the demand on our services only increase day-by-day. We require high quality developers that think smart, deploy often, take ownership and want to be part of something big.

As a graduate joiner you will:

  • Initially join a 6-week Blended Learning training scheme for you to upskill as a developer
  • Join a small agile development team led by your manager who will provide day to day support
  • Link up with a mentor as soon as you join who will help you settle in and provide guidance
  • Learn from Knowledge Sharing sessions, Hackdays and a wealth of knowledge from your peers
  • As a member of a small team in a focused technology department, you will:  

  • Learn how to develop software for the Exchange, including release management, maintenance and understanding the infrastructure platform on our distributed micro service architecture
  • Play a part in technical discussions and soak up knowledge and experience from your peers
  • Start writing code with quality, testing and performance in mind from the first line
  • Have the opportunity to enhance your skills and keep up to date with the newest technologies
  • Technologies we use:

  • We primarily write our software in Java and associated frameworks like Maven, Spring etc
  • Some projects may call for SQL or even Python, Node.js, AngularJS or .NET
  • Focus on cutting edge technologies like Kafka, Hazelcast, and Amazon Web Services
  • Mature Continuous Integration platform with Go and Jenkins on our internal IaaS solution
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