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Team Lead (Fanduel)

  • Primary Location:
    Cluj - Napoca
  • Contract Type:
  • Employment Basis:

Flexible benefits of your choice

Learning and development opportunities

25 days annual leave

Customized wellbeing programs

Extended health and travel insurances

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Who we are:

Betfair Romania Development is the development powerhouse behind the Paddy Power Betfair Group. We are in Cluj-Napoca since 2009, now employing over 900 highly skilled professionals who cover a wide range of tech and non-tech areas such as development, data, information security, infrastructure, product and project management, digital marketing or sports operations.


We work on delivering unrivalled products across the industry, therefore being a Center of Excellence not only amongst PPB's European offices, but also for supporting our colleagues at Sportsbet (AUS) and FanDuel (US) in creating a safe and excitement experience to our customers around the world.

At Betfair Romania Development, we know that an inclusive workplace makes for more engaged employees. As an industry leader, we continuously strive to maintain and grow a diverse and inclusive environment whilst also ensuring that we set the standards in ethical conduct and corporate responsibility.


Why Betfair?


Think Betfair. Experience Different.


It is no question that we, as a business, thrive on leveraging the power of people. We have a passion for innovation and a pace of change that creates a whirlwind of opportunities. At Betfair Romania Development, we believe in experiencing different. If you're tired of business as usual and want to create something new, you'll love it here. Quick-thinking, adaptable and disruptive, we believe the future is what you make it. Welcome to software development with a difference.


This our challenge:


  • Delivering product at scale for over 5 million customers, 99,9% of transactions in less than a second
  • Our systems process more than 7 million transactions every day (more than all the European stock exchanges combined)
  • Deliver high transitional products, serving more than 2.5Bn calls a day
  • Diverse and up to date technical landscape to explore, leverage and innovate
  • The products you'll develop will comply with ambitious uptime targets: less than 50 minutes downtime expected per year
  • Continuous Integration, Deployment, and Testing





What you are going to do:



  • • Lead a new team that will be in charge of integrating Promotions inside the Fanduel Casino product
  • • Requirement analysis, code reviews, design, implementation, testing, problem analysis and resolution, technical documentation
  • Support the team in developing codebases for rich, interactive modern applications
  • Spreading technical knowledge inside the team, mentoring juniors and coaching the team
  • Identify inconsistencies in architecture and determine simpler and optimal programming solutions
  • Propose optimal application architecture
  • Able to create a user interface for small components and participates and contributes to research projects
  • Ensure quality and timeliness of deliverables by employing strategies such as code reviews, TDD, continuous integration
  • Involvement in technical and architectural decisions that shape the course of the project
  • Involvement in product shaping decisions and empowerment to propose new features
  • Understanding of technical requirements and how they relate and familiarity in general performance practices
  • Document and update the design and architecture of projects
  • Knowledgeable of all aspects of the project and can jump into support as needed




  • Demonstrated team player and technical leader in a dynamic, fast-moving, and fast-growing product development environment
  • Proactive in solving issues
  • Ability to identify steps needed to finalize stories and to persuade team members to proactively work towards closing stories
  • Willingness to mentor colleagues
  • • Comfortable with Java and React Native
  • Solid understanding of HTTP protocol
  • Solid knowledge of OOP, data structures, algorithms, design patterns
  • Excellent knowledge of HTML5 and related APIs
  • Solid understanding of CSS architecture and best practices; knowledge of a CSS preprocessor
  • Comfortable with NodeJS
  • Basic knowledge about all areas of development (API, UI, QA, DevOps)
  • Functional Programming skills are a plus
  • Knowing how to write Reusable Components is a major plus
  • Knowing GraphQL is a plus
  • Experience with creating build systems and configuring the tools provided by the ecosystem
  • Experience with debugging and performance tuning; knowledge of Chrome Dev Tools
  • Solid understanding of functional programming principles
  • Solid understanding of large scale architectures, scalability techniques, patterns such as MVC, REST APIs best practices, and implementation
  • Solid Git understanding/experience
  • Ability to tackle interruptions from colleagues in order to unblock them while also finishing one's tasks
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies and processes such as code reviews, Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery
  • Commitment to teamwork, processes, and planning in order to ensure the success of the project and client objectives
  • The ability to complete delegated tasks on time and work in a collaborative development environment
  • Excellent Romanian/English written and verbal communications skills applied to both team members as well as clients


What you can expect:




25 days of annual leave;

Free breakfast;

Sharesave scheme;

„Flexible Benefits” of your choice;

Private health insurance (includes dental insurance and health assessments);

Free parking;

Thousands of courses online through ‘Udemy'

Working from home options





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 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 the prospective Paddy Power Betfair role.

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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

This is who we are

Betfair Romania Development is the development powerhouse behind the FTSE 100 company Flutter Entertainment, located in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, since 2009.

We’re the employer of choice for over 900 highly skilled people in a wide range of Programming Languages, Information Security & Governance, Product & Program Management and Sports Operations.

We support an agile environment where bold ideas meet online innovation as the teams deliver excellence worldwide through 7 main project streams: Gaming, Customer Management, Infrastructure, Security, Data Warehouse, Marketing, and Risk & Trading.


We’re an international family of the talented and the brave. If you’re tired of business as usual and want to create something new, you’ll love it here. Quick-thinking, adaptable and disruptive, we believe the future is what you make it. Think Betfair. Experience Different.

This is your Challenge

We are part of Flutter Entertainment, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider for over thirteen million customers worldwide.

Established in 2019, Flutter merged with The Stars Group in 2020. As the parent company Flutter Entertainment now has a host of brands that sit under it including Paddy Power and Betfair (PPB), Sky Betting and Gaming, PokerStars, Full Tilt Timeform, oddchecker, Sporting Life, SportsBet, Bet Easy in Australia, FOX Bet, TVG and FanDuel in the US.

Across the globe, Flutter employs over 14,000 people across more than 40 offices and over 600 retail sites. We pride ourselves on being a responsible operator, committed to making a positive contribution to the communities we operate within.