SG Digital is a world leader in gaming entertainment offering the industry's broadest and most integrated portfolio of game content, advanced systems, cutting-edge platforms and professional services.
The company is #1 in technology-based gaming systems, digital real-money gaming and sports betting platforms, casino table games and utility products and lottery instant games, and a leading provider of games, systems and services for casino, lottery and social gaming.
Committed to responsible gaming, Scientific Games delivers what customers and players value most : trusted security, engaging entertainment content, operating efficiencies and innovative technology
At SG Digital we have 1,650+ employees and over 200 customers. We currently provide our technology to customers across the globe.
Our head office is in Las Vegas with principal offices in London, Stockholm, Athens, Sydney, Montreal, and Chicago, as well as 27 other offices worldwide.
The Senior Software Engineer (UI) role will be a key one for the SG Digital Portal Consolidation Project . Reporting to a L4 Senior Software Engineer, the Senior UI Software Engineer will be working alongside other Software Engineers, Project Managers, Scrum Masters, Product Owners, QA, Software Architects and Operational Excellence in order to shape and implement the technology and product deliverables that will drive forward this strategic initiative.
These are just some of the tasks you may work on :
Work as part of a self-organising SCRUM team to develop new features and functionality for high volume, large scale betting websites;
Ensuring that UI features and functionality adhere to the agreed corporate and product UX standards and design guidelines;
Mentorship of less experienced Software Engineers;
Work with Product Owners and designers to create a great UX to the platform end-users ;
Proactively identify and address areas of material improvement, notably around UI performance and code complexity ;
Supporting the Development Manager, Tech Leads and Head of Operational Excellence to ensure continuous quality improvement in the development teams;
Ability to act as a tech lead for a scrum team, working along the Scrum Master and the Product Owner to define features and oversee their development.
Knowledge & Experience
A Bachelor's degree (1st or 2 : 1) in a traditional science subject, ideally computer science, engineering or information systems from a well-regarded university
At least 4 years of experience developing commercial web applications
Ability to document technical solutions in a variety of formats and to constructively share knowledge with less experienced team members
Ability to learn and critique new technologies quickly
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including presentations to peer groups
Excellent teamwork skills, capable of supervising a small sub team or deputizing in a management role
Demonstrably being able to deal with change on a daily basis; must be comfortable both with external factors driving this change as well as internal
Experience in contributing to and influencing technical strategic planning or responsibility for a technical strategy
Technical skills of relevance :
At minimum of 4 years of hands-on experience developing commercial, large-scale web application
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)
Extensive understanding of general UX principles for web applications, including responsive and adaptive design principles
A good understanding of SEO principles
General understanding of the use of Docker, Ansible, Jenkins and Git (Stash)
Some knowledge of Relational Databases, SQL and ORM technologies (JPA2, Hibernate etc.)
Familiarity with tools such as as Gimp or Photoshop
Experience with LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) website design
Familiarity with Drupal 8 or any other common internet PHP based CMS
Some experience with Node.js
Some experience with TDD and / or BDD
Domain knowledge is not required, but having worked on major eCommerce or any significant widely distributed system is .