Backend Developer - Remote Europe

Posted 28 April 2022
SalaryUp to €55000
Job type Permanent
DisciplineSoftware Engineering & Tech
Contact NameKai Wilton-Ali

Job description

We Are looking for – Backend Developer


Who are we?

We are a data led fan marketing company, but first and foremost, we are sports fans. We understand the unrivalled passion and dedication of supporters towards the clubs, leagues and players they care about.

We use technology to capture real-time fan consumption data and have enterprise scale third party data integrations enabling our clients to gain a deeper understanding of their fans, going well beyond who they are and delving deeper into their behavioural habits and fan characteristics. This approach allows our partners to drive business intelligence and to deliver relevant and timely content and marketing messages to fans, via our bespoke content and messaging tools.

Our fan facing technology products include over 25 official mobile apps, and we also provide software that powers LED and Big Screens in over 70 stadiums around the world. We work with multiple globally recognised sports organisations and clubs including…

  • Formula 1

  • Sky Sports

  • ECB / ICC / IPL

  • 14 Premier League / Championship football clubs

  • The Rugby Football League / Premiership Rugby / PRO14

  • World Snooker

  • Euroleague

We have seen rapid growth in our short history and now have a team of nearly 120 across the UK and Europe.


What You’ll Do

The Backend Developer will be part of the fully remote Backend development team - building services to support well known clients across the Europe:

  • Developing micro services and deploying on Kubernetes

  • Connecting micro services with Event Bus (RabbitMQ) and gRPC technologies

  • Deploying and maintaining CI/CD pipelines for your projects (we use

  • Bitbucket pipelines)

  • Developing at scale - our newest service has over 3.5 million active users

  • Building content, marketing and communication tools for sports clubs to Building live services with websockets at scale

Who You Are

  • Backend developer with at least three years’ experience writing GoLang services in production.

  • Strong Knowledge of Relational and Non-Relational Databases (we use MongoDB and Postgres)

  • Able to  develop Containerised microservice architecture

  • Familiar with AWS and its services.

  • Some experience in containerisation with Docker / Kubernetes would be beneficial as our stack is built upon these technologies

  • Knowledge of Java for legacy services is preferred


Lastly, we are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability status.