Solutions Architect (web)

Cracow, Poland

Grand Parade, we’re part of William Hill. We’re a technology hub building great betting and gaming products enjoyed by millions of people all over the world

We bet we can be a great match

Do you want cool projects focused on online sports betting and gaming? Are you keen on working on highly reliable systems with low latency, much like the transactional systems of the best financial institutions but… with fun included? Would you like to work with some of the best Developers, QAs, DevOps Engineers and Project Managers in Cracow?

Welcome to Grand Parade.

Working with us you’ll be at heart of the technological revolution of one the world’s most trusted betting and gaming companies. We deal with projects ranging from widgets, desktop or mobile casinos and betting sites… just to name a few. Did you know that we process as many online Sportsbook bets per second on a typical Saturday as does Amazon UK on its busiest day of the year, deal with more than 20 million of users and gigabytes of data daily? Impressed? You can be sure there are many more challenges waiting for you to face them.


You will be:

  • Consulting throughout the design process and approving software component design that contribute to the development in the business channel
  • Creating and maintaining a generic list of application non-functional requirements that all developed software components should consider; working with the teams to establish the priority regarding the delivery
  • Continually identifying and driving improvements through technical debt reduction. Directly influencing the teams planned work through review of candidate sprint work and directly inputting into what should be done
  • A key stakeholder in the way the development should be done and the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Identifying the way we should be working and working on improvement areas with the development team. Flagging any process issues direct to the channel technical lead
  • Responsible for the reusable software component architecture within the business channel, and ensuring components can be consumed by and produced for other channels.  Definition of the target state software architecture, aligned to product and enterprise architecture goals. Being responsible for all new solutions conforming to this target architecture
  • Aligning with other application architects across the business channels, to ensure there’s a consistent approach to software architecture
  • Actively contributing to and reviewing code, ensuring good software design patterns are implemented, there are adequate tests and adhere common development guides
  • Displaying effective leadership, good communications skills and a delivery / goal orientated work ethic

We expect you to have:

  • 5+ years of professional development experience
  • Hands on experience in JavaScript development, testing, analysis, optimization
  • Experience with React.JS and Node.JS is a must
  • Familiarity with design philosophy of React.JS, its core principles and key frameworks (Redux, Flux, Relay, GraphQL)
  • Strong Understanding of HTML5, CSS, SASS
  • Familiarity with performance metric tools
  • NPM, GIT, GitFLow
  • Design Patters
  • Application Security
  • Infrastructure experience: Docker, OpenStack
  • Attention to quality of code
  • Good understanding of REST API design principles
  • Attention to detail and quality
  • Good problem solving and analytical thinking
  • Self-reliant, communicative, accurate
  • Excellent English skills (written and spoken)

We offer you:

  • Development opportunities, including IT conferences, internal trainings, lunch and learn sessions and individual development budget
  • Complexity of work and a great influence on business results of the whole Group
  • Mac OS or Windows hardware to choose from
  • International exposure and business trips to our offices in London, Leeds and Gibraltar (our office is 5 minutes away from the beach)
  • Great working atmosphere in a team of amazing people without bored managers who prefer 10-years old solutions
  • Competitive salary and benefits (fully paid private healthcare, Multisport pass, daily fruits), employee referral program
  • Employment contract
  • Flexible working hours
  • Stable employment
  • And some fun in the office – integration events and company parties, internal GP football league, gamification initiatives, FIFA, board games, company competitions with cool prizesPlease send us your CV in English with the following passage included:“I hereby express my consent to process my personal data included in my job offer by Grand Parade Sp. z o.o. with its registered seat in Cracow, 31-539, Kotlarska 11, St. or any other entity of William Hill group for recruitment purposes and once the recruitment process is closed, I agree that Grand Parade Sp. z o.o. or any other entity of William Hill group places and processes my personal data in its database pursuant to the Recruitment Policy Notice accessible at /address/ the provisions thereof I understand and accept. I also express my consent to sending my personal data to third parties within William Hill group, also outside the European Economic Area. I submit the data voluntarily. I have been informed about the scope and nature of the data processing as well as about my rights related to the data processing.”

    Please note that we will contact chosen candidates only.

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