The Senior Software Engineer role will be a key one for the LnW CMS team. Reporting to a Development Lead, the Senior Software Engineer will be working alongside other Senior Software Engineers, Project Managers, QA, Software Architects and Operational Excellence in order to shape and implement the technology and people vision of the team that will drive forward this strategic initiative.
The CMS team will be more aggressively adopting newer technologies, architectural principles and approaches to development, deployment and monitoring.
The Senior Software Engineer will be critical to ensure the highest coding standards and quality of deliverables to the QA and Operational Excellence teams and for adoption by operators.
A Senior Software Engineer will be expected to both lead and mentor less experienced developers, actively contributing to their day-to-day activities and training needs.
Key Accountabilities :
Development of new features and functionality for CMS component and services, including the production of unit tests as and where required
Code reviews for all the changes done in CMS component
Ensuring that implemented features adhere to agreed performance KPIs and are delivered in line with CMS pipeline requirements
Ensuring that all implemented features have agreed levels of test coverage, in line with CMS component requirements, and adhere to agreed architectural and technology (including security) standards
Provision of detailed release documentation for handover to BAU team
Key Responsibilities :
Take general ownership of the CMS component that is built on top of Drupal.
Active participation in solutions architecture and design, including KPI definition
Ability to act as the design authority and provide high level estimates of software deliverables for planning purposes
Supporting the Development Manager and Head of QA to ensure continuous quality improvement in the development teams
Proactively identify and address areas of material improvement, notably around performance, security and scalability
Where applicable, ensuring that development team processes are aligned with technical processes prevalent in the wider company
Ensure that all team members have a clear understanding of the overall system architecture and design components, in the context of meeting product requirements
Experience of Agile development processes and scrum roles and responsibilities
As required, technically lead an Agile workstream
Knowledge & Experience
A minimum of 5 years ’ hands-on experience in designing and developing applications using PHP on UNIX / Linux
Extensive and demonstrable experience understanding of :
Web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
Server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
Asynchronous request handling, partial page updates using internet data protocols and services ( RESTful / JSON, SOAP, WS , HTTP ).
Excellent knowledge of Relational Databases , SQL
Extensive experience is the use of Docker, Ansible, Maven, Jenkins, Sonar and Git (BitBucket)
Familiarity with Drupal 8+ or any other common internet PHP based CMS.
Previous experience and knowledge of GraphQL
Domain knowledge is not required, but having worked on major eCommerce or any significant widely distributed system is.
Why would you enjoy working with us at LnW?
Competitive benefits, an open and supportive environment as well as a modern and exciting workplace
The opportunity to interact with global teams on a regular basis and the possibility to switch teams and projects as you and our business continues to develop and grow
Tangible and genuine development - at LnW, you can take your career where you want it to go!
Exposure to real work, business-critical projects and the chance to develop some of the world’s leading e-commerce sportsbooks whilst working on exciting client projects and interact with lots of code!
And if that’s not enough ; you will get to enjoy a stunning work location and flexible working whilst we provide you with the guidance and development skills you need to progress quickly and enhance your career.