WORK AT BEDE GAMING

We have on open culture. We’re passionate about what we do and love sharing ideas.

We offer a superb package and benefits as well as loads of other more important stuff like free food, free mobile phone, free lunches, 10% time, break out days, regular nights out and awesome parties.

WE LIKE

Awesome people, agile engineering, Slack chat, elegant code, autonomous, teams, rapid release cycles, Github, continuous delivery, automation testing, feature switching, brown bag lunches, Hackathons, good coffee.

WE DON'T LIKE

Corporate BS, politics, fear of failure, bad code, slow delivery, dress down Fridays, bad coffee.

We’re growing fast and want talented people to join us

 

These are some of the roles that we have open at the moment, but if you don’t fit into any of the boxes and feel you can offer us something then you should still get in touch.

Maybe you’re a smart creative type who knows you can do great things but haven’t quite found your niche? We like anyone who pushes boundaries and can think outside the box.

To apply contact us now: careers@bedegaming.com

1.Sales Director

Bede Gaming is a leading supplier of software to the online gambling and social gaming industries. We power some of the biggest brands globally, working in regulated markets and processing hundreds of millions of transactions per month. Our headquarters are in Newcastle upon Tyne, in the heart of the north-east of England. We also have offices in London and Sofia, Bulgaria.

As we continue on our phenomenal growth, we require a Sales Director to help drive new revenues and build upon the huge success of our market leading iGaming Platform. In this role you will proactively seek out new prospects and opportunities and nurture them into satisfied paying customers and the greatest advocates of our business. You will possess gravitas in spades and represent our brand, our people and our products well and at the highest level. You will be relentless in your pursuit of value for our customers, always exceeding their expectations. You must be adept at liaising with decision makers at many levels, technical or commercial, and you can tailor your pitch accordingly.

You will know the whats and wherefores in the gaming industry and be able to capitalise on your strong network within it. Your pitches will be polished and won’t bore people to death. You will go above and beyond to get a deal done whilst not making promises you can’t keep.

Accountabilities

  • Seek out and nurture a credible pipeline of opportunities and bring them to fruition.
  • Work closely with Product, Operations and Legal Counsel to see deals through to completion.
  • Reporting on deal flow.
  • Ambassador for our brand and products at trade shows and industry events.
  • Staying up to date with our products and providing insight into roadmaps.
  • Knowledge of our addressable markets including the regulatory landscape and the competition
  • Contribute to the team’s best practices for success, always striving for excellence.
  • Producing accurate revenue models and drafting of thorough commercial proposals.

Required

  • 3 or more years experience of the gaming industry providing software into Tier 1operators.
  • Shrewd negotiator with strong contract negotiation skills.
  • Solid understanding of PaaS and relevant commercial models.
  • Capacity to manage multiple deal flows at once while delivering the highest quality outcomes.
  • Proven track record in similar environment.
  • Ability to work great in a team even under pressure.
  • Results focussed.
  • Experience working with demanding clients and working through technologies, competing priorities, and aggressive schedules.
  • Strong ability to build relationships across team and organisational levels to help encourage and promote a collaborative outcomes.
  • An ability to deal with complexity and ambiguity.-Excellent communication, presentation, and storytelling skills.
  • Willingness to travel, sometimes at short notice

Location​: Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK

Reports to​: Commercial Director

2.Software Engineer

​Job Title: Software Engineer

 

Bede Gaming is a leading supplier of software to the online gambling and social gaming industries. We power some of the biggest brands globally, working in regulated markets and processing hundreds of millions of transactions per month.

Our headquarters are in Newcastle upon Tyne, in the heart of the north-east of England. We also have offices in London and Sofia, Bulgaria.

We are looking to recruit a Full Stack Software Engineer to join our Platform team.

The successful candidate will display a well rounded and broad approach to their use of technologies on both the front and back end. We want people who are passionate about producing good quality code and keen to contribute positively to the working environment we’ve established at Bede.

 

Skills required:

  • A minimum of 2 years experience using .Net and C# based applications
  • Experience in developing web applications in Asp.Net, MVC or ASP.Net Web API
  • Design and optimisation of SQL Server Databases
  • Dependency Injection (Ideally autofac)
  • Unit Testing (Ideally Nunit)
  • Version Control (Ideally Git)
  • Creation and use of a RESTful interface (Web API)
  • Experience of modern Javascript standards and some exposure to front end frameworks, especially backbone, angular & react
  • Server side experience using node.js
  • Experience with Azure web services
  • Experience of working in a Continuous Deployment Setting
  • Familiarity with TeamCity and/or Octopus Deploy
  • Experience of working in an Agile process using SCRUM techniques.

 

Personal characteristics:

  • Passion for delivering quality software solutions
  • Must work well individually or as part of a team, irrespective of team size
  • Self-starter willing and able to take ownership and assume responsibility
  • Ability to manage own time, prioritise effectively and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills at both a technical and non-technical level
3.Solution Architect

Bede Gaming is a leading supplier of software to the online gambling and social gaming industries. We power some of the biggest brands globally, working in regulated markets and processing hundreds of millions of transactions per month.

Our headquarters are in Newcastle upon Tyne, in the heart of the north-east of England. We also have offices in London and Sofia, Bulgaria.

We are looking to recruit a passionate and enthusiastic Solution Architect to join our team.

Working with Bede’s Director of Solution Architecture, the SA will provide support to Bede’s strategic, sales, client services, platform and product functions by governing the design of platform initiatives and changes in line with Bede’s overall strategic vision.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assisting commercial team with early stage understanding of potential opportunities, helping score opportunities in terms of feasibility and alignment with technology strategy and reviewing technical aspects of HoTs and contracts
  • Running discovery workshops with existing clients, prospects and suppliers to understand their problems and guide them towards technology solutions that meet Bede’s strategic objectives
  • Evangelising Bede’s approach to developing and deploying unique gambling technology solutions through our SDK and open platform approach using industry best practices for API design
  • Recognising sub-optimal APIs/solutions/proposals and understanding how to leverage suppliers to improve their offering instead of ‘working around’ limitations
  • Helping represent the emerging technology needs of operators and prospects in developing Bede’s product strategy
  • Providing architectural oversight of initiatives on Bede’s platform change board in line with platform tech strategy
  • Providing solution designs for “type 3” initiatives which have critical platform architecture impacts
  • Working closely with Bede’s Product Director, develop relationships with key suppliers to encourage deep integrations and nurture joint ventures and support new product initiatives by providing technical oversight
  • Mentoring of technical leads within Bede to create a pool of solution resources able to meet the needs of the business.

Reports to: Director of Solution Architecture

4.BI Engineer

Bede Gaming is a leading supplier of software to the online gambling and social gaming industries. We power some of the biggest brands globally, working in regulated markets and processing hundreds of millions of transactions per month.

Our headquarters are in Newcastle upon Tyne, in the heart of the north-east of England. We also have offices in London and Sofia, Bulgaria.

We are looking for a motivated individual with a background in ETL, data-integrations and Data Warehousing to join our growing BI team. The BI team at Bede is responsible for maintaining a mature and rich data product. Built primarily on Microsoft SQL Server for storage, using Pentaho Data Integration for ETL and hosted in the Microsoft Azure Cloud, the Bede data product suite is designed to enable operators on the Bede platform to intelligently analyse their data and integrate specialist tooling requiring data into their business process. This includes;

  • Staging raw-data from the Bede platform enterprise service bus in near-real-time into the Bede Data Vault
  • Refining the staged data into the Data Warehouse presentation layer
  • Supporting a range of low-latency and refined data feeds to operator data ecosystems
  • Developing and maintaining high-quality integrations into an operator’s chosen 3rd party tooling, for example CRM, ERP or financial processing systems
  • Supporting an out-of-the-box data visualisation tool allowing non-technical business users to easily interrogate Bede’s Data Warehouse

Working in an agile-scrum team, your responsibilities as a BI Engineer would include;

  • Collaborating with the team to refine scope and define solutions to business requirements.
  • Developing ETLs using the Pentaho Data Integration tool refining Bede platform data and integrations into external services.
  • Performing peer-review of other team members’ code
  • Supporting the testing of new data flows
  • Monitoring and maintaining the data pipeline in pre-production and production environments.

Required skills

  • Thorough understanding of SQL
  • Experience working with ETL processes (any off the shelf solutions)
  • Ability to interpret complex business requirements

Desirable skills

  • Experience working with Pentaho
  • Experience tuning SQL Server
  • Demonstrable experience with OLAP concepts & MDX
  • Understanding of DataVault pattern
  • Experience with Near Real Time Reporting
  • Experience in working with Multi Terabyte Data Warehouse projects
  • Experience integrating data into 3rd party products such as CRM systems.
5.Platform Support Engineer

​Job Title: Platform Support Engineer

 

Bede Gaming is a leading supplier of software to the online gambling and social gaming industries. We power some of the biggest brands globally, working in regulated markets and processing hundreds of millions of transactions per month.

Our headquarters are in Newcastle upon Tyne, in the heart of the north-east of England. We also have offices in London and Sofia, Bulgaria.

We are looking to recruit a passionate and enthusiastic Platform Support Engineer to join our Service Delivery Team.

The role of Platform Support Engineer is to successfully investigate and resolve
issues that arise on the Bede platform, working to achieve agreed SLA’s. Working as part of the Bede Service Delivery team, using the ITIL framework and working with the latest technologies, you will be responsible for ensuring that the Bede platform is performant and reliable. You will also have the opportunity to work with experienced professionals and grow your capabilities and skill sets in a fast moving and dynamic environment. This is a complex and varied role that would suit an individual wanting to develop and challenge themselves.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide incident triage, investigation and resolution
  • Problem solving
  • Identify, and document changes would be required to enable to resolve such issues in the future
  • Proactively identify potential issues, before they become issues, and act to resolve
  • Work with development teams to resolve issues
  • Ownership of issues escalated from Clients and internal Bede teams until such time as the incident is resolved, and follow up investigations are logged.
  • Ensure that tickets are kept up to date with ongoing investigation status
  • Always be seeking to expand the knowledge base of the individual and the team, documenting issue resolution approaches wherever possible
  • Always questioning the information available to diagnose issues, and creating a demand for improved tooling
  • Participation in service reviews and post incident reviews
  • Seek out answers and solutions to problems

 

Skills,​ ​Education,​ ​Experience:

  • A passion for technology
  • Previous experience in a technical support/problem solving role
  • Live service/application support experience
  • A demonstrable knowledge of cloud computing
  • Excellent verbal and personal communication skills
  • Fast learner, with a desire to expand knowledge and skills
  • Flexible, adaptable and calm in under pressure
  • Windows Server
  • Solution focused
  • ITIL Foundation

 

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of scripting
  • Linux
  • SQL – A good understanding of how to query a relational database is required so that ad-hoc reports and investigations can be performed on the application data
  • Experience of GitHub
  • Experience of supporting websites, and or web based applications
6.Automation QA (Sofia)

Bede Gaming is leading supplier in the online gambling and social industries showing great progress over the last few years. We build world class platforms for the online gambling industry and we power some of the biggest brands globally, working in regulated markets and processing hundreds of millions of transactions per month.

The company is headquartered in the UK and employs a total of 160 people. The Sofia office currently accounts for 40 high quality engineers. We are dedicated to providing an outstanding working atmosphere and making Bede Gaming one of the best places to work.

Bede is passionate about crafting outstanding software. We are strong advocates of continuous integration and won’t be shy if you ask about our test coverage. Bede works on a cutting edge technology stack and isn’t afraid to use the latest tools.

We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic Automation QA Engineer to join one of our development teams. The successful candidate will based in the Sofia office, have a proven track record of experience in testing Client-Server applications and will conduct automation testing of all features developed by the team.

Required​ ​skills:

  • 2+ years experience in any object oriented programming language (C# is preferred)
  • 3+ years of specialized experience in software testing, data and functionality validation
  • Ability to translate business requirements into test cases
  • Experience with Git or other version control system
  • Ability to drive process improvements
  • Outstanding analytical skills and a keen eye for detail

Personal​ ​characteristics:

  • Excellent communication skills at both technical and non-technical level
  • Passion for delivering quality software solutions
  • Work well individually or as part of a team
  • Self-starter willing and able to take ownership and assume responsibility
  • Ability to manage own time and prioritise effectively

What​ ​we​ ​offer:

  • Competitive salary and an opportunity for career growth
  • Flexible working hours, 23 days annual leave
  • Opportunity to work from home up to 4 days a month
  • Social package – vouchers and a gift card
  • Supplemental health insurance
  • Team buildings and social events
  • Friendly working environment
7..NET Developer (Sofia)

Bede Gaming is leading supplier in the online gambling and social industries showing great progress over the last few years. We build world class platforms for the online gambling industry and we power some of the biggest brands globally, working in regulated markets and processing hundreds of millions of transactions per month.

The company is headquartered in the UK and employs a total of 160 people. The Sofia office currently accounts for 40 high quality engineers. We are dedicated to providing an outstanding working atmosphere and making Bede Gaming one of the best places to work.

Bede is passionate about crafting outstanding software. We are strong advocates of continuous integration and won’t be shy if you ask about our test coverage. Bede works on a cutting edge technology stack and isn’t afraid to use the latest tools.

We are currently looking for Software Developers to join our .NET team. The successful candidates will be based in the Sofia office and have a proven track record of experience in developing .NET web based solutions.

Required​ ​skills:

  • 3+ years experience in the .NET Framework Web Stack (ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET Web
    API)
  • Good understanding of OOP and SOLID principles
  • Experience with SQL or NoSQL databases
  • Good understanding of design patterns
  • Experience with HTML5/Javascript/CSS is not required, but will be considered a plus

Personal​ ​characteristics:

  • Excellent communication skills at both technical and non-technical level
  • Passion for delivering quality software solutions
  • Work well individually or as part of a team
  • Self-starter willing and able to take ownership and assume responsibility
  • Ability to manage own time and prioritise effectively

What​ ​we​ ​offer:

  • Competitive salary and an opportunity for career growth
  • Flexible working hours, 23 days annual leave
  • Opportunity to work from home up to 4 days a month
  • Social package – vouchers and a gift card
  • Supplemental health insurance
  • Team buildings and social events
  • Friendly working environment
8.Site Reliability Engineer (Newcastle & Sofia)

Site Reliability Engineer

Bede Gaming is a leading supplier of software to the online gambling and social gaming industries. We power some of the biggest brands globally, working in regulated markets and processing hundreds of millions of transactions per month.

Our headquarters are in Newcastle upon Tyne, in the heart of the north-east of England. We also have offices in London and Sofia, Bulgaria.

We are looking to recruit a Site Reliability Engineer to join our Fabric Team. You’ll work in a highly collaborative way to drive efforts to build, support and improve our infrastructure and tools used by our development teams to run the services that make up our platform. We expect that you demonstrate and apply exemplary engineering practices to increase agility, improve quality and help reduce downtime in all our solutions.

As Bede embraces DevOps culture you’re also expected to drive this change and ensure that we embed Agile and DevOps principles in everything we do. We are looking for candidates for both our Newcastle and Sofia offices.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Automate, automate, automate
  • Deliver solid infrastructure as code and desired configuration state solutions by
    using automation tools such as Terraform and Puppet
  • Design and implement solutions that boost the stability , scalability , performance
    and security of Fabric products
  • Support services once they are live by measuring and monitoring availability,
    latency and overall system health
  • Work towards integrating the delivery of the infrastructure into the CI/CD pipeline,
    including helping to implement automated testing.
  • Mentoring / supporting engineers regarding tools, concepts and best practices
  • Evangelise DevOps culture of continuous improvement within Bede
  • Conduct knowledge sharing sessions with people within and outside the team and
    evolve Fabric products documentation
  • Contribute to healthy team culture and engagement in the team’s current
    priorities.
  • Escalate any issues and propose solutions for mitigation

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Strong understanding of both Windows and Linux Operating Systems
  • Experience with cloud operations and site reliability
  • Understanding of emerging technologies and practices for operating modern
    distributed services within the cloud
  • Experience with common monitoring systems such as Nagios, Icinga, New Relic.
  • Strong understanding of Git
  • Experience in using Puppet or other similar tool like Chef, Ansible etc.
  • Skilled in one or more scripting languages (e.g. Bash, Python, Powershell)
  • Experience with SQL and/or NoSQL data store technologies.
  • Familiarity with agile development practices, continuous integration and test
    automation
  • Desire to continually learn, improve and challenge our current methods of
    operating the Bede platform

DESIRABLE SKILLS: 

  • Experience in Terraform or similar
  • Experience in Azure
  • Experience in Automated Infrastructure Testing (e.g. Beaker, Test Kitchen)
  • Understanding of compiled or interpreted programming languages such as C#, Go, Ruby.
  • Knowledge of/experience with containerisation technologies such as Docker,  Kubernetes, Nomad etc.
9.Software Engineer - Site Reliability (Newcastle & Sofia)

Software Engineer – Site Reliability

Bede Gaming is a leading supplier of software to the online gambling and social gaming industries. We power some of the biggest brands globally, working in regulated markets and processing hundreds of millions of transactions per month.

Our headquarters are in Newcastle upon Tyne, in the heart of the north-east of England. We also have offices in London and Sofia, Bulgaria.

We are looking to recruit a Software Engineer to join our Fabric team.

The successful candidate will display a well rounded and broad knowledge in their use of technologies and have a desire to work within a multi disciplinary team alongside our Site Reliability Engineers helping to drive the Bede platform forward to meet our scalability, stability and performance requirements as Bede expands rapidly.

We want people who are passionate about producing good quality code and keen to contribute positively to the working environment we’ve established at Bede. The role requires good software development skills and an interest in DevOps culture.

We are looking for candidates for both our Newcastle and Sofia offices.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design and implement solutions that boost the stability , scalability , performance and security of Fabric products.
  • Amend platform components to respect latest Fabric product updates. Components are mostly built on C#.NET, but there are few on F#.NET and Node.js
  • Contribute to open source technologies used in Fabric products (like Consul, Terraform, Puppet, etc.)
  • Strive to automate and simplify how we work.
  • Support services once they are live by measuring and monitoring availability,
    latency and overall system health
  • Provide guidance and coaching to developments teams around the usage of and
    contribution to Fabric products
  • Evangelise DevOps culture of continuous improvement within Bede
  • Conduct knowledge sharing sessions with people within and outside the team and
    evolve Fabric products documentation
  • Contribute to healthy team culture and engagement in the team’s current priorities
  • Escalate any issues and propose solutions for mitigation

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • A minimum of 2 years experience using .Net and C# based applications
  • Dependency Injection (Ideally autofac)
  • Unit Testing (Ideally Nunit)
  • Version Control (Ideally Git)
  • Excellent practical knowledge of OOP concepts and SOLID principles
  • Solid understanding of HTTP and RESTful design
  • Hands-on experience with SQL and NoSQL
  • Cloud experience
  • Experience of working in a Continuous Deployment Setting
  • Familiarity with TeamCity or similar build tools
  • Deep understanding of Microservice Architectures and their pros and cons
  • Experience of working in an Agile process using SCRUM techniques.
  • Desire to continually learn, improve and challenge our current methods of
    operating the Bede platform

DESIRABLE SKILLS:

  • Experience in one or more other languages (e.g. Go, Python, Javascript)
  • Knowledge of Infrastructure as Code and its benefits
  • Knowledge of Desired State Configuration and its benefits
  • Experience with Azure
  • Experience with container technologies

BEDE CASE STUDIES

An aspiring dressage rider, an artificial intelligence graduate and a former teacher are among the team to have joined fast-growing Bede Gaming recently. All sorts of exciting paths have been taken to join Bede and add to our thriving company dynamic and culture. Read on for more on our talented team…

CONTACT BEDE

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BEDE OFFICES

Newcastle (Headquarters)

Bevan House,
1 Esh Plaza,
Sir Bobby Robson Way,
Newcastle upon Tyne,
NE13 9BA

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London

Bede Gaming
The Handbag Factory
3 Loughborough St
London
SE11 5RB

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Sofia (Bulgaria)

Floor 7
23 A Dragan Cankov
Sofia 1113
Bulgaria

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