For the Polish branch of the British company, servicing the sports betting and gaming industry, which specialises in high traffic applications and websites using the most advanced technologies, we are looking for:


Java Development Lead


Location: Krakow




  • leadership of the development team with a focus on delivery and team morale
  • work to & feed into development standards & best practices and ensure developers adhere to them
  • design, implementation & documentation of solutions in collaboration with developers, solutions architects and applications architect
  • line management of developers in their delivery team
  • understand strengths / weaknesses of developers & support strengthening of skills through personal development plans
  • regular 1-to-1 catch ups, objectives setting, probation assessment
  • delegation of development tasks to the developers
  • planning & pre-planning sessions with PO, BA, Architect. Translate non-technical and technical requirements to appropriate audiences
  • drive the improvements in KPI's (code quality, defects, performance, security, resiliency)
  • responsible for the integrity of the software, ensuring technical debt is managed effectively (avoid creating it & remove it whenever there's opportunity)
  • take responsibility for the product and your contributions to it. Review code and provide constructive feedback
  • collaborate with QA to ensure tests are aligned with the solution and complement tests written by development
  • responsible for CI & release pipeline being set up for all applications delivered. Organise & execute releases
  • support production environment for products and services delivered by the team during office hours
  • recruitment of developers & continuous improvement of recruitment process

We expect:


  • 5+ Years professional development experience in development with Java (7, 8) and technologies such as Spring Boot, Spring Framework, Akka, Active MQ, Kafka, Oracle, Riak, Cassandra, Scala
  • 2+ Years leadership experience
  • experience in DevOps activities, production support. All aspects involved in delivering web applications to a production system in an enterprise
  • experience in automated software testing through unit/functional/integration test suites
  • experience in / knowledge of Agile delivery principles and practices such as Scrum or Kanban
  • all traits of a good Developer & an experienced leader of people
  • approachable, rational & respectful
  • committed. Will see things through to the end and set the example for their team to follow
  • has a creative approach to problem solving while keeping solutions as simple as possible
  • not afraid to work outside of their comfort zone and knows what benefit can be given even without deep knowledge of the systems or people
  • professional and discrete with managerial matters

We offer:


  • development opportunities, including IT conferences, internal training, lunch and learn sessions and an individual development budget
  • complex work and the chance to make an impact
  • Mac OS or Windows hardware to choose from
  • some opportunities for International travel to our offices in London, Leeds and Gibraltar (our office is 5 minutes away from the beach)
  • a great working atmosphere in a collaborative team of amazing people, with forward thinking managers
  • competitive salary and benefits fully paid private healthcare, multisport pass, daily fruit, and employee referral program
  • flexible working practices
  • and some fun in the office – integration events and company parties, internal football league, gamification initiatives, FIFA, board games, company competitions with cool prizes


We kindly inform you that we will contact only chosen candidates.





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