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Architect Java Developer - FanDuel - 8224


Architect Java Developer - FanDuel

  • Primary Location:
    Cluj - Napoca
  • Contract Type:

Flexible benefits of your choice

Learning and development opportunities

25 days annual leave

Customized wellbeing programs

Extended health and travel insurances

Top trending technologies

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The role:

This position involves working with and being part of a cross-skilled Web, Android and iOS development team and will have regular contact with teams looking after other aspects of FanDuel products & tools.

Our Principal Engineers are part of a community of our most senior engineers focusing on the organisations most complex, ambitious problems. You will take ownership for technical architecture and operational excellence and lead on some of the most important bodies of technical work in the organisation. You will be a core contributor to the organisations “north star” technical strategy, working with other engineering leaders to drive decisions around programming languages, architecture, products, tools, approaches and processes. Free of line management responsibilities you will provide mentorship and guidance to other engineers, acting as a role model and supporting career progression. Everyone on our team has a big part to play. 


What will you do:

  • Take ownership of a vertical's architecture, aligning the vertical's Engineers on a common technical strategy;
  • Take ownership of a vertical's operational excellence, taking a hands on approach to the resolution of the vertical's most complex issues when needed;
  • Write simple code, taking complex paradigms and implementing them in a way that Engineers at all levels can understand and contribute to. Insist on high standards for code quality while not letting perfection be the enemy of good;
  • Influence the strategy of the teams, helping them understand how to make technical trade-off decisions between short-term business needs and long-term technology needs.
  • Drive engineering engagement best practices (e.g., Operational Excellence, Security, Quality, etc.) and set standards for your vertical;
  • Help others leverage your expertise, by coaching and mentoring in your organisation. Contribute to the professional development of Engineers within the vertical, improving their technical knowledge and engineering practices;
  • Support our software as part of an On-Call rotation;


Qualifications Required:

  • At least 8+ years experience using Java technnologies (Java 11 and/or JavaEE);
  • Expert level experience building and designing highly scalable, fault tolerant and highly available systems;
  • Experience influencing technical decisions across 25+ person Engineering verticals;
  • Understand a broad range of complex data structures and complex algorithms;
  • Expert level understanding of design patterns and architectural principles;
  • Experienced in making pragmatic trade-off decisions between short term needs and long-term needs;
  • Experienced in many modern programming languages e.g. Java or Python or any Functional/OO programming language;
  • Demonstrated abilities driving operational excellence and best practices through influence;


What you can expect:

  • 25 days of annual leave;
  • Sharesave scheme;
  • ”Flexible Benefits” of your choice;
  • Private health insurance (includes dental insurance and health assessments);
  • Free parking;
  • Thousands of courses online through ‘Udemy';


Ways of working:

Flexible working is our way of working! We're a diverse workforce and therefore a 'one size fits all' approach isn't necessarily best. Whatever your personal needs may be, let's have a chat and see how we can accommodate them;

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only the suitable candidates will be contacted for an interview.

By submitting your application online, you agree that: your details will be used to progress your application for employment. If your application is successful, your details will be used to administer your personnel record.If your application is unsuccessful, we will retain your details for a period no longer than two years, in order to consider you for prospective role within the company.


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Cluj - Napoca
Blvd. 21 Decembrie 1989, no. 77, The Office building, Betfair Romania Development, Entrance A, 4th Floor, Cluj, Romania, 400124


We are the largest technology and shared services hub of Flutter Entertainment Plc, an FTSE 100 company, with over 1,000 people powering the world’s leading brands in sports betting, gaming and entertainment.

Over 18 million customers worldwide enjoy the exciting, immersive and safe experiences delivered by our teams in Cluj-Napoca operating a unique portfolio of diverse proprietary brands such as Betfair, PokerStars, Paddy Power, FanDuel or SportsBet.


We’re home to the talented and the brave. If you’re tired of business as usual and want to create something new, you’ll love it here.

Just like our brands are leaders at global scale, that is the standard we hold up to when it comes to the opportunities we offer to our people, ensuring they have everything they need to succeed.

At Betfair Romania Development, one thing is for sure: you will experience different. Quick-thinking, adaptable and disruptive, we believe the future is what you make it.