Front End Developer (React)

Chatter - Sky Betting Gaming
Bonus + Benefits
28 Jul 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Front End Developer (React)

At Oddschecker, our technology is now available 'as a service' for business partners to use to power their business with odds comparison, search and integrated betting capabilities. This means that our partners are able to use our world class tools to bring betting and gaming to life for their visitors and ultimately, monetise their traffic.

As such, we are now building a small development team to work solely on this product and the key focus of your role will be on the building and maintaining of the Oddschecker API product suite.

You will be working with key stakeholders and third parties who are consuming the APIs and therefore will need to be confident in a client facing role.

Key Responsibilities

* Responsible for creating & enhancing the B2B widgets
* Maintaining high standards through Oddscheckers client facing products
* Responsible for Enhancing/Maintaining the Oddschecker API from a front end perspective,
* Collaborate with the solution design team, product managers and developers to design build & maintain customer-facing elements of the API
* Working directly with third party API consumers
* Maintain and troubleshoot existing web properties and website functionality
* Understand integration with APIs and components with external partners and software platforms as needed

Key Characteristics and Experience

You should be proficient in working as part of a team and dealing directly with third parties. A self-starter, who is keen to get things done and ideally has an interest in the sports industry.

The candidate should have the following technical skills:


* Strong experience with React

* Strong web development skills with experience in hand-coding HTML/HTML5, CSS/CSS3/SASS, JavaScript/jQuery, Angular JS, Gulp
* Good knowledge of front-end build tools such as Gulp/Grunt, Webpack, Gitlab & GIT

* Experience working in an Agile environment


* Containers experience (Docker)
* NoSQL data stores (elasticsearch)
* Strong command of cross-browser development techniques
* Experience of working with restful API's
* Experience of, or ability to work with 3rd party development teams
* Interest in the sports & gaming industry


* You will be entitled to a full Sky benefits package, which includes:
* 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
* Contributory Pension
* Life Assurance
Healthcare Plan
* Free SkyQ, Broadband & discounted Sky Talk after four weeks and completion of mandatory e-learning.
* There are also further optional benefits, which you can choose to opt into.