Oddschecker - Technology Graduate Roles

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Salary:
£Competitive
Location:
London, Nationwide
Apply by:
Ongoing
Start date:
Various
Job type:
Graduate job

About Oddschecker


Oddschecker is the UK’s #1 Odds Comparison site and is made up of a team of 90 motivated and hardworking individuals based in Hammersmith, Italy and Sydney. Established in 1999, we are entering an exciting new chapter following the recent acquisition of Sky Bet & Oddschecker by The Stars Group, which in doing so has become the world’s largest listed gaming business.


Tech is at the heart of our business, and we cater for over 24 million customers per year and at peak times our platform can be processing 3000 events per second! Our products span desktop, mobile web, iOS, Android and via OC Connect (our B2B product). These incredibly high rates of user interaction on our services mean that using the best technology is key in providing the best possible experience for our eager customers around the world, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


As an Oddschecker graduate in Tech, you’ll be part of a bespoke 18 month rotational programme where you’ll learn a lot and come out the other side a tech ninja! We will help you do this through our bespoke, on the job training delivered by our experienced and innovative in house tech team. We work in agile development squads, all of whom directly impact our success by maintaining and improving our capability to create the best experience for thousands of customers at any one time.


You'll be encouraged to share your ideas, try new things (and not worry if they don't go right the first time!) and take ownership of your own development. We have a training fund for you to spend each year, as well as the opportunity to earn an impressive performance related bonus. We also have; a beer fridge, pizza Friday's, sport always on in the office and regular social events at graduate and company level!


Frontend Tech Graduates at Oddschecker


As part of our frontend graduate scheme you’ll learn about and contribute to the frontend, customer facing, components for a number of our web and app products from which you’ll develop a solid grounding in the fundamentals of developing large scale consumer facing products.


Frontend at Oddschecker means:


Working on sites, app and widgets that are viewed by tens of millions of people every week.


Experimenting and using the most cutting-edge technologies.


Fast paced iteration.


Gaining exposure to backend and platform technologies along the way.


You’ll work in a TDD environment as part of our multi-disciplinary squad structure. Working closely with Product Owners, Designers and Analytics teams, you will be constantly engaging with our products to make sure our customers are given the ultimate experience every time they use our platform.


You’ll work in a fast paced and innovative business, which is 100% cloud based, running our services in Kubernetes on Google Cloud Platform.


We set ourselves high targets - so when we hit these high targets, we celebrate. You can expect a lot of fun being thrown your way. Our socials aren’t particularly ordinary. We get up to all sorts, from bowling to axe throwing, to some awesome end of year parties.


• Backend Tech Graduates at Oddschecker


We’ll give you the chance to develop your career working with the best tech as Back End developer (Java & Kubernetes)


As Back End developer at Oddschecker you will deal with algorithms, handle live streams of high volume of data and integrate different platforms and services to support every other product offered by the company.


You’ll work in a TDD environment as part of our multi-disciplinary squad structure. Working closely with Product Owners, Designers and Analytics teams, you will be constantly engaging with our products to make sure our customers are given the ultimate experience every time they use our platform.


You’ll work in a fast paced and innovative business, which is 100% cloud based, running our services in Kubernetes on Google Cloud Platform.


We set ourselves high targets - so when we hit these high targets, we celebrate. You can expect a lot of fun being thrown your way. Our socials aren’t particularly ordinary. We get up to all sorts, from bowling to axe throwing, to some awesome end of year parties.


  • DevOps (Platform) Tech Graduates at Oddschecker

Do you have the insatiable curiosity to know how things are built? Are you the type of person who thrives on complex problems and solving them regardless of technical discipline? Do you enjoy writing code but feel just as at home tweaking your OS, building networks or hosting you own website? Do you enjoy taking theory and applying it to real world problems?


What we do in Platform:


  • Build – We build, maintain and scale Oddschecker backend platform tech stack hosted in GCP (Google Cloud)
  • Automate – We ensure that all tech stacks and solutions are resilient, repeatable and redundant by using tools such as Terraform, Ansible and Gitlab.
  • Measure and Log – We measure and graph everything! You can only solve something once you can measure and understand it. We use a combination of tools including Grafana, Prometheus and Elasticsearch to help prevent and identify issues in a proactive manner.
  • Scale – We build and improve systems so that the can grow from handling 100 request’s a second to 100000 request’s a second.
  • Tech stack that we work with:
  • Java, Python, Go, Bash,
    • Terraform, Ansible
    • Nginx, Elasticsearch, MySQL, Rabbitmq.
    • Docker, Kubernetes
    • Google Cloud Platform
    • Grafana, Prometheus
    • Gitlab

What it takes to join the team


  • Ambition! We work in a fast paced and exciting environment, so are looking for graduates who want to take charge of their career, are self-motivated and challenge the status quo.
  • We are looking for someone with Computer Science or STEM degree, with a real passion for programming and solving practical problems
  • A passion for sport is imperative, but knowledge of betting and gambling sector can be developed and will be key aspect of your induction and ongoing learning.
  • If you’re interested in, or have heard of, any of the following technologies/frameworks then working in frontend at Oddschecker might be for you:
  • Java (Spring)
    • Python
    • Nodejs
    • Go
    • DBs (postrgres, MySql)
    • NoSQL (Elasticsearch)
    • Apache Camel
    • Apache dataflow

What you’ll get back from us


  • Alongside of being challenged daily and a real interest in your development, you will also receive:
    • Competitive bonus scheme, directly impacted by your performance
    • Free SkyQ package, broadband and discounted sky talk
    • Free puregym membership
    • Free healthcare with Bupa, life assurance and income protection
    • Pension scheme with up to 9% contribution from the company
    • £1,000 training fund each financial year, to spend on your professional development
    • 25 days holiday which increases by 1 day for each year of service (up to 30 days)

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