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Java Developer (Gaming)

Location: 

Manchester, MAN, GB, m17 1hh

Requisition ID:  8496

IGT is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines to Lotteries to Interactive. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has over 12,000 employees.

Role Overview

Java Developer

Do you want to build fun, online games that attain leading positions in the emerging new media markets, take full advantage of the possibilities presented by innovative new technologies, and leverage the assets of an industry leader?

 

If so, we are currently seeking an enthusiastic and creative Software Engineer to join our successful team to help create the next generation of interactive mobile, tablet, and desktop web-based gaming products. You will play a key role in the design, development, testing, and maintenance of our interactive, server-side game logic engines (GLE) for web gaming products. Based in MediaCityUK, Manchester (with remote working option available) and working closely with teams in the U.K., Serbia, and U.S., you will develop interactive casino games for an international audience.

 

If you have the vision, energy, and a passion for game development, we would like to hear from you.

 

Responsibilities

 

•    Perform hands-on software design and development.
•    Design solutions to novel problems using a homegrown rules engine.
•    Develop server-side game logic components and game simulations.
•    Work closely with your game logic team to develop real-money, online, gambling-style games.
•    Support and improve game logic engine (GLE) updates.
•    Write unit tests and perform peer design/code reviews.
•    Work closely with game designers (mathematicians) to determine feasibility of game features.
•    Work with remote teams in various time zones.
•    Design and develop tools that drive efficiency in workflows.

 

Qualifications

 

•    Minimum 3 years of software development experience, with an emphasis on OOP/OOD development.
•    Relevant bachelor’s degree.
•    Proficient knowledge of Java language, platform, and core Java EE technologies.
•    Experience with build automation tools like Jenkins, Maven, and ANT required.
•    Good teamwork and communication skills.
•    Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
•    A logical approach to problem-solving.

 

Advantageous Skills


•    Experience building tools
•    Knowledge of GCP or AWS
•    Strong understanding of Mathematics
•    HTML5, C#

 

Company Benefits

 

•    Competitive salary
•    Flexible working schedule
•    Remote working opportunities
•    Pension
•    Life insurance x 3
•    Income protection
•    Travel Insurance
•    Private medical
•    Private dental
•    25 days holiday

 

Life at IGT


•    12,000 employees
•    Market leader in industry
•    US$6B revenue
•    Lots of opportunity for development
•    Informal work environment
•    Global footprint
•    We are IGT: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1rclUl_sOS8

 

IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, and to creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged. IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship, covered veteran status, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable local, state, federal laws or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.  IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.
 

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IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, and to creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship, covered veteran status, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable local, state, federal laws or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.


IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming.  For more information, please visit www.igt.com.