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

 

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1.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, Bulgaria and Canada.

We are looking to recruit a passionate and enthusiastic Platform Support Engineer to join our Service Delivery team. This successful candidate will be d​elivering a world class service to major clients, supporting Bede’s applications, platform and Azure infrastructure. This is a great 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 in a rapidly growing team that would suit an individual wanting to develop and challenge themselves, and wants the opportunity to influence change and development.

Responsibilities

  • Manage and support Bede’s infrastructure and applications
  • Maintenance and configuration of source controlled environments
  • Design and maintain monitoring, measuring and alerting systems
  • Progression and Resolution of incident within SLA
  • Collaborate with others to troubleshoot and resolve escalated production issues
  • Proactively identify potential issues, using monitoring solutions, before they become issues, and mact to resolve
  • Identify, and document changes would be required to enable to resolve such issues in the future
  • Work with engineering teams to implement support for pre-existing and new Bede products, providing engineering teams with assistance in identifying and adopting operational concerns
  • Ensure the Bede Platform is performant and reliable
  • Training and support of new team members.
  • Identify and document missing processes, procedures and knowledge base articles

Education, skills, experience

  • Passionate
  • Driven to succeed
  • Understanding of APIs and Cloud technologies specifically Azure
  • Experience with Cloud provisioning tools such as Terraform
  • Strong understanding of both Windows and Linux Operating Systems
  • Configuration management of Linux and windows systems using tools such as Puppet, Docker etc.
  • Experience in developing Puppet code, Puppet Modules and Hiera Version Control Systems (GIT, GitHub)
  • Understanding of NoSQL – Redis etc
  • Monitoring tools: Nagios, Icinga, Elastalert, Grafana, Prometheus or others.
  • Experience using scripting & programming languages to automate frequently executed activities
  • Ability to learn and adapt quickly to new technology
  • Self-starter

Applicants will have experience delivering a support service to external customers ideally in a digital or online environment. A strong technical understanding of cloud based technologies would be an advantage. ITIL certification would be desirable but it not essential.

Aptitude and attitude is everything for this role, and only those with a real passion to deliver a world class service need apply.

Reports to: S​ervice Desk Duty Manager

2.Software Engineer (Front End)

We are looking to expand our Portal team and are looking for a front end software engineer with excellent technical & communication skills to join the existing team. We are looking for people who are passionate about producing good quality products and keen to contribute positively to our products and sites. This is a very exciting opportunity to work with modern tools to maintain and deliver compelling user experiences against our RESTful platform API, with our current toolstack consisting of technologies such as ES6, SASS & websockets.

Needed:

  • Experience of modern standards for HTML, CSS (SASS), and Javascript.
  • Experience with RESTful web services and JSON
  • Confident building responsive mobile​ first web sites and applications
  • Experience with asset build processes and tools
  • Knowledge of version control with Git
  • Adherence to web standards and best practices for user-experience and accessibility
  • Confident providing code reviews and sharing knowledge
  • Experience problem solving and debugging
  • Experience writing clean, lean and scalable Front End code
  • Be comfortable with completing individual tasks, as well as collaborating with a team.

Nice to Have:

  • Awareness of testing methodologies
  • Experience using Javascript MVC Frameworks
  • Basic understanding of back-end technologies, e.g. C#, ASP.NET MVC, IIS
  • Knowledge of development lifecycle
  • Experience with / understanding of the Orchard CMS platform.
  • Experience of working in an Agile process using SCRUM techniques.

Responsibilities:

  • Contributing to the Scrum team
  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimize features and sites for maximum speed and scalability
  • Contributing to product documentation and knowledge base
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders as part of scrum team
  • Provide quality feedback to development team and stakeholders
3.Software Engineer (UK & Bulgaria)

​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
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 tens 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, utilising 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 Gaming 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.

Reports to: Head of Data.

5..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
6.Site Reliability Engineer

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.
7.Automation QA 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 Automation QA Engineer. The successful candidate will conduct automation testing of all upcoming features developed by the team throughout different components of the Bede platform as well as maintain any existing automated tests under the team’s remit.

Required skills

  • 1+ years experience in any object oriented programming language (C# is preferred)
  • 2+ 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

BEDE CASE STUDIES

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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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Sofia (Bulgaria)

Floor 7
23 A Dragan Cankov
Sofia 1113
Bulgaria

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