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Principal Engineer

  • 496235
  • Melbourne, VIC, Australia
  • Full time

About us!

Sportsbet's purpose is to bring excitement to life for its customers and we do this by over delivering on excitement through serious fun, disrupting the status quo and living our values. We’re a flexible, progressive, open-minded, and inclusive employer with over 7000 cool, clever and curious people around the world. We’re a global player, but in Melbourne, Sydney and Darwin we’re tight knit, with 800 of us bringing excitement to life every day.

Our commitment to responsible gambling is genuine and demonstrated through the wide range of responsible gambling initiatives and tools – take a look: https://responsiblegambling.sportsbet.com.au/hc/en-us 

About the role

Do you love technology? Are you passionate about a customer's digital experience? Then this Principal Engineer role might be for you.

This role is to be responsible for the thought leadership, technical direction, platform design and the strategic roadmap of our most important front-end applications (iOS app, responsive website and Android app) which are integral to giving our customers a fun, fast paced & reliable experience. In addition, you will:

  • Provide the technical & strategic direction of the platform
  • Scope initiatives in accordance with cross domain solution objectives
  • Enable the regular & efficient delivery of all working solutions 
  • Own the technical quality of the CX & ES Platform 
  • Support the transition of product solutions to customers and ongoing production support
  • Work closely with Lead Engineers & other stakeholders to ensure strategic alignment across outcomes

About you

To ensure your success and enjoyment in this role you will have:

  • Proven experience in cross domain, multi-functional projects
  • Strong JavaScript, AWS, React/React Native knowledge 
  • Commercial experience in creating Single Page Applications, knowledge of adaptive and responsive web design principles
  • Deep knowledge of Typescript
  • Good experience with DevOps practices and MLA tooling (like NewRelic, CloudWatch, PagerDuty, SUMO Logic)
  • Advanced CSS and complimentary extensions like SASS, LESS, TypeStyle, and FlexBox
  • Strong knowledge of microservices and best practices in APIs / networking / low latency services architecture
  • A strong focus on unit testing, integration testing and automation

The Perks

We don’t expect you to do all this for free, so along with a very competitive salary we will also provide you with:

  • 25 days annual leave (a whole extra week of holidays)
  • Tailored career development programs, as well as a commitment to developing Thought Leader and Specialist Talent programs
  • Genuine flexible working and remote working policy
  • Discounted gym memberships, free breakfast and loads of event and conference tickets and many more
  • Best in class Parental Leave program with six months paid leave for Primary Carers

We’re a flexible, progressive, open-minded, and inclusive employer who welcomes you for who you are, as you are.

If this all sounds good, then we can’t wait to connect with you… so please apply now!

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