• Location: South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town
  • Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
  • Technology: Java Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 30th Aug, 2019
  • Reference: JALDNREM300819
Job Type: Platform Developer

Location: Remote (company offices in London, Malta, Gibraltar and Cape Town)

Contact name: Liam Burrell

Telephone: +27 87 237 9834

Salary: £60,000 - £85,000 per annum

This company is regarded as one of the top online casino technology and services companies in SA, with offices in Cape Town, London, Malta and Gibraltar.

We are looking for Platform Developer's focused on the server side to help improve core platform services and ultimately build a next generation system.


* Working remotely
* Adding new features to the existing platform
* Adding new integration's to the existing platform
* Working with the rest of the team to migrate the platform to a new architecture and technology stack based around Scala + Akka.
* Developing services to support websites and administration UI, working with front end developers as necessary
* Diagnosing and fixing production issues
* Taking part in code reviews
* Not being phased by the strange variety of things that need doing in a small growing company
* Being proactive and not just waiting to be told the next thing to do
* Finding better ways that we can get things done


* An expertise in the Java language (3 years minimum)
* Exposure to at least one other JVM based language
* The ability to write raw SQL beyond just simple select statements (1 year minimum)
* Familiarity with automated testing
* Good interpersonal skills and a great team attitude
* The ability to quickly learn new things and adapt

Ideal candidate would have:

* Some experience with Scala and its ecosystem such as Play and Akka
* Familiarity with Java Servlets, because there's always legacy code
* A working knowledge of functional programming and its advantages
* An understanding of asynchronous/reactive programming
* Exposure to integrating third party APIs
* Experience in performance profiling and tuning Java applications
* Some experience with PHP as some parts of our system are written in it

To apply, please send your CV to l.burrell@pearsonfrank.com or call +27 87 237 9834

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