Senior Java Developer


UK: Camden

Job Description


About the Role:

Senior Java Developer with experience in complex software development project(s) in a commercial environment, using Java and related technologies to be based at our Camden Town offices. You will have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with a wide range of people, from QA testers, Front End Developers, through to product and marketing team.

The main purpose of this role is to perform server-side development and is based upon standard Java Enterprise technologies, with applications deployed in WebLogic application servers. The Senior Java Developer will be working at all stages of the product lifecycle from requirements capture, through design and implementation to system testing and integration.

Focused on large scale enhancements to the existing Bingo product, including new systems built using SOA technologies, new game engines, application performance tuning and scalability, and integrations with external systems belonging to new customers


The main duties and responsibilities in this role will include, but are not limited to:-

  • Development of new software components and functionality.
  • Technical Leadership of projects
  • Team leadership of a small, highly-skilled team of Java developers
  • Maintaining and enhancing existing product code.
  • Working with members of the QA and delivery teams to ensure products are tested, installed and maintained to a high standard.
  • Maintaining high quality coding standards
  • Keeping current with new technologies

The team:

The technical division of our Virtue Fusion office consists of almost 100 people, with 25 Front End Developers, 25 Backend Java Developers, 25 QA Testers, 6 Agile Project Managers and a team of infrastructure specialists that consists of Linux Systems Administrators, WebLogic Administrators and Oracle DBA’s. We are a dedicated team that attend regular company and industry events, deliver to tight deadlines, but also reap the benefits of our hard work by socialising locally around Camden Town, attending meetup groups, playing football/basketball (if interested) on a Friday or taking a trip to the gym to unwind.

A bit about the office:

Our Camden Town offices house the world’s leading developer and licensor of internet bingo products, Virtue Fusion. Our multi-lingual and multi-currency bingo network offers the largest bingo prizes to be found, with peak traffic of over 25,000 concurrent players spread across 100+ skins. Developing bingo and networked gaming solutions for the online and mobile gambling industry, some of the worlds most renowned gaming operators, bookmakers, land-based operators and media companies use Virtue Fusion’s bingo solutions including; Mecca Bingo, Gala Coral, Ladbrokes, William Hill, Sky, Bet365, Unibet, Paddy Power and Boylesports.

We believe that our exuberant, dedicated and dynamic workforce, guided by our customer-focused approach to business is the cornerstone on which we continue to build the success of the business. This is why we continue to attract the top companies in the industry as partners.

Experience & Qualifications:

Essential skills  

  • Core Java
  • Enterprise Java – covering several of the following: Spring, Hibernate, EJB, JPA, Struts, JSP or JMS
  • Technical leadership
  • Team leadership of a small technical team
  • RESTful Web Services or SOAP Web Services
  • Degree educated

Desirable skills

  • Experience of working in IDEA with SVN or similar version control systems
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment
  • Scala
  • Microservices and Cloud technologies
  • WebLogic

About us

Playtech is a leading software provider for online gaming operators and can be positively considered as one of the pioneers of the worldwide online and land-based gaming industry. Company's business portfolio consists of the most prominent names in the business, including Bet365, William Hill, PaddyPower, Gala, Coral, Betclic, Winner, Betfair, Poker770, etc. Behind the eminent success of Playtech's products and services there are around 5,000 people located in 14 countries, the majority of whom are engaged in research and development of current and future gaming technologies. For additional information on Playtech, and the Playtech Group of companies, please visit


Playtech is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applicants. Unless otherwise instructed, we will retain your details on file for 6 months in accordance with the data protection act


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