Backend Engineer | Scala

  William Hill
  Jersey City, NJ
  Sports Technology
  Posted/Updated: 04/06/21

Job Summary

Working with William Hill, you will be at the heart of the technological revolution with one of the world’s most trusted betting and gaming companies. William Hill deals with projects ranging from desktop or mobile casinos and betting sites, to name a few. We process 500 online Sportsbook bets per second each Saturday, that’s the same as the number of orders processed by Amazon UK, on its busiest day of the year. We deal with more than 20 million users daily; impressed? You can be sure there are many more challenges waiting for you. 

When we say cutting edge, we mean it.  Here, you can work on highly reliable systems with low latency, much like the transactional systems of the best financial institutions, but…with the fun included. 

You will have access to development opportunities, including IT conferences, internal training, and lunch and learn sessions.  You will be part of a great working atmosphere, performing complex work in a collaborative team of amazing people, with forward-thinking managers.  You will have the opportunity to make an impact. 

What You Will Do: 

  • Integrate our application with all required systems and services and provide clean and easy to use API for the front-end part of the system
  • Design and develop the business logic and back-end systems of the product
  • Decipher existing software systems and be able to hook in application to applicable data sources

 

What You Will Need: 


You are either already proficient in Scala and functional programming or enthusiastic about learning.
Your language experience includes any of the following:
• Scala (most desired)
• Haskell
• OCaml
• Clojure
• F#

 

William Hill provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, civil union/domestic partnership status, familial status, domestic violence victim status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws. William Hill complies with applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. 

 

Essential Functions/Exposures:

  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time                                          
  • Must be able to type and talk on the phone for extended periods of time                                     

 

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