Backend Engineer

December 17, 2023

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Sporty Group

Our mission is to be an everyday entertainment platform for everyone.

201 - 500


• Sporty's sites are some of the most popular on the internet, consistently staying in Alexa's list of top websites for the countries they operate in • Developing microservices in a distributed deployment environment with an emphasis on containerisation with Docker and K8S • Working on the core logic of complex systems that are accessed millions of times a day • Developing highly-scalable mobile internet backends for millions of users • Participating in code reviews and adhering to original vision • Responding to support calls for applications in production • Participating in all team ceremonies • Mentoring less experienced team members • Potential On-Call responsibilities depending on team and tenure


• Minimum of 3+ Years within a relevant role • Preferred experience in Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, Spring Data and iBATIS • Strong experience with highly-scalable web backends • Advanced proficiency in Object Oriented Design (OOD) and analysis • Advanced proficiency in application of analysis / design engineering functions • Advanced proficiency in application of non-functional software qualities such as resiliency and maintainability • Advanced proficiency in modern behavior-driven testing techniques • Deep understanding of Microservices • Proficient in SQL • Expert knowledge of application development with technologies like RabbitMQ, MySQL, Redis etc • Strong experience with container and cloud solutions such as Docker, Kubernetes and AWS Cloud • An ability to work independently • Excellent communication skills in English


• Quarterly and flash bonuses • Core hours of 10am-3pm in a local timezone • Flexible hours outside of core hours • Education allowance • Referral bonuses • 28 days paid annual leave • 2 x annual company retreats (Lisbon + Dubai in 2022 / Phuket in Q2 2023 + 1 more TBC!) • Highly talented, dependable co-workers in a global, multicultural organisation • Payment via world class online wallet system DEEL • Top of the line equipment supplied by market leader Hofy • We score 100% on The Joel Test • Our teams are small enough for you to be impactful • Our business is globally established and successful, offering stability and security to our Team Members

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