Posted Jun 15, 2017
Bristol, UK

Fresh8 Gaming needs your skills in back end development, integration and SQL to advance the data feed technology that underpins our high traffic content serving platform.

This position is about onboarding data feeds from clients, helping automate processes and to build out our backend systems. It's a mix of API discovery and integration work, data manipulation and normalisation, and new feature coding.

You’ll be supported by Senior Back End Developers following TTD principles, within a Kanban delivery framework. We’re about collaboration and openness not command-and-control. We’re fast moving and we iterate and ship code fast.

We’re an early stage business with ambition. We offer a strong technical challenge and ongoing personal development from the many milestones ahead.

Example upcoming projects in your team

  • Improving the software to increase throughput of data to near real-time
  • Integrating new third-party operator JSON and XML data feeds into our operator DMP
  • Investigating automation and code generation to drive developer efficiency
  • Developing new services to restructure and improve existing data sources

About you

  • Positive, hard-working and easy to get on with
  • Proven OOP skills, particularly at at the middle and back end layers
  • Ready to transfer to Golang from any of: Python | Ruby | Scala | Node.js | Clojure | PHP | Java | JavaScript | C++ | etc.
  • Competent writing Web services, using XML and JSON
  • Competent with SQL and you welcome chance to work on a high throughput database
  • Relish the challenge of understanding, modifying and extending APIs
  • Can apply the principles of clean code to your work through TDD, pairing and review
  • May be considering Junior or Mid-level software engineer jobs in Bristol such as: Go Developer | Golang Developer | Java Developer | Node.js Developer | PHP Developer | Python Developer | Ruby Developer | Back End Developer | Web Application Developer | Web Developer | etc.

Our current technology mix – we'll help you get up to speed

Golang | microservices | Python | BigQuery | Prometheus | PostgreSQL | Redis | distributed systems | Google PubSub | GCP technologies | machine learning | data mining | and more...

About us

Fresh8 Gaming is developing a content serving platform that delivers contextually relevant sports betting adverts and information to existing subscribers within large betting platforms; BetStars, BetVictor, Coral, Sky Bet, The Telegraph and William Hill are example customers. This utilises open source, machine learning and runs in the cloud at scale, supporting millions of subscribers worldwide.

Salary and benefits

  • £25,000 – £30,000+ negotiable
  • Flexible working practices | 25 days paid holiday | a broad range of practical benefits provided via Perkbox | opportunities to grow your skillset using the latest technologies| personal development time/resources/conferences budget | choose your own hardware | season ticket loan and bike scheme | team outings and inter-office socials, we have offices both in Bristol and London | our whole stack is based on open source software, we've contributed to open source frameworks and plan to open source the reusable components from our application

Location: central Bristol, by Temple Meads

RECRUITERS: Fresh8 Gaming has selected techfolk as our recruitment partner and cold calling is not welcomed.

Even if your CV isn't ready, please talk with Andrew at techfolk to find out more:

(0117) 318 2447| | @we_are_techfolk

How to apply

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