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Senior Game Developer

Location - Sunderland

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Game Developer based in the Sunderland Office.

tombola is a family owned company based in Sunderland (with offices in Madrid, Milan and Gibraltar) which operates the UK's, Spain's and Italy's biggest on-line bingo websites.

What will you do?

Be part of an expanding team responsible for developing games using our current tech stack of Typescript, Pixi and Vue. Working alongside colleagues within the product team, QA, design, and animation teams.

Skills you'll have

  • Javascript/Typescript
  • HTML(5)
  • Good understanding of OOP and class-based coding

Knowledge that would come in handy

  • Building games in any language
  • PixiJS
  • WebGL
  • Code optimisation
  • Webpack

About you

We want game developers, people who are focused on delivering the best games possible to our customers. Someone who is looking to push their ability to the limit and expand their knowledge and skillset on the way. The stack we use isn’t as important as the person using it and being able to overcome challenges, deal with pressure and make everyone around you a better developer and person is just as valuable.

We’re looking for someone with an "anything is possible" mindset, impossible is just a challenge.

Benefits

We offer a competitive salary as well as an amazing new HQ, free food and snacks, generous pension, discretionary bonus & private medical to name a few... To check out all of our perks please visit our benefits & perks page.

Product Manager

Location - Sunderland

Who are tombola

tombola is one of the leading online gaming companies in Europe. We are passionate about our players, our people and our products. We believe that our unique products and approach of responsible gambling being at the heart of everything we do, differentiates us from our competitors.

Who are we looking for

You have experience working with digital products in a fast paced fun environment, where the customer comes first. You will be passionate about data driven decision making and working with a range of teams and stakeholders to create ‘win win’ solutions that enhance our players’ experience with us. Confident working individually or as part of a team you’ll be confident around people using your abilities to help influence project outcomes. You embrace online gaming across all platforms, and have a passion for creating new games and content. You will be very organised and have a collaborative approach. You might have experience working with delivery teams in a software company, maybe you have delivered online games.

What will you be doing

Working with the software delivery teams you will be instrumental in delivering projects that add value to our players for example; game development, payments and website updates. You will strategise our existing products making recommendations for improvements and leading them to successful completion. You will play an instrumental role in the creation of new products and their release. You will be agile in thinking, always looking to improve the next task, for you your colleagues and our customers.

What are we offering

We offer a competitive salary as well as an amazing new HQ, free food and snacks, generous pension, discretionary bonus & private medical to name a few... To check out all of our perks please visit our benefits & perks page.

Game Engine Developer - Bingo

Location - Sunderland

An exciting opportunity to be part of an expanding technology company. The game engine team are an integral part of developing products and ensuring the backend applications run reliably and are highly available.

Your responsibilities will include

  • Be part of a growing engine team working with some of the latest technologies. Developing game mechanics into massively multiplayer bingo games with the focus on high availability and accurate processing. Champion the investigation and adoption of modern technologies to further enhance our products.
  • Heavily collaborative with colleagues within the game, product, platform, infrastructure and QA teams to ensure a cohesive product delivery and utilising the fundamentals of DevOps.
  • Be involved in all phases of development, from conception all the way to release and beyond. Building highly available applications using languages and technologies such as C#, T-SQL, Redis and AWS.
  • You will be actively involved in team discussions, decision making and contributing to the development processes.
  • Actively support the implementation of continuous integration to ensure a solid deployment process.

Key skills you will need

  • Proficiency in at least one modern OO language, preferably C#
  • Good understanding of OOP and class-based coding
  • Async and concurrent code experience will be beneficial

About you

We want enthusiastic developers with a proactive attitude and strong team working skills as well as being confident working independently. You must be committed to collaborated problem solving and have an excellent attention to detail. You must be numerically competent and having a mathematical background would be advantageous.

Mid-level Game Developer

Location - Sunderland

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Game Developer based in the Sunderland Office.

tombola is a family owned company based in Sunderland (with offices in Madrid, Milan, Denmark and Gibraltar) which operates the UK's, Spain's and Italy's biggest on-line bingo websites.

What will you do?

Be part of an expanding team responsible for developing games using our current tech stack of Typescript, Pixi and Vue. Working alongside colleagues within the product team, QA, design, and animation teams.

Skills you'll have

  • Javascript/Typescript
  • HTML(5)
  • Good understanding of OOP and class-based coding

Knowledge that would come in handy

  • Building games in any language
  • PixiJS
  • WebGL
  • Code optimisation
  • Webpack

About you

We want game developers, people who are focused on delivering the best games possible to our customers. Someone who is looking to push their ability to the limit and expand their knowledge and skillset on the way. The stack we use isn’t as important as the person using it and being able to overcome challenges, deal with pressure and make everyone around you a better developer and person is just as valuable.

We’re looking for someone with an "anything is possible" mindset, impossible is just a challenge.

Benefits

We offer a competitive salary as well as an amazing new HQ, free food and snacks, generous pension, discretionary bonus & private medical to name a few... To check out all of our perks please visit our benefits & perks page.

Graduate C# Developer

Location - Sunderland

An exciting opportunity has come up to be part of an expanding team within tombola. The game engine team are looking for a graduate who will play an integral part of developing products and ensuring the backend applications run reliably and are highly available.

We want an enthusiastic developer with a proactive attitude and strong team working skills as well as being confident working independently. This person will be committed to collaborated problem solving and have an excellent attention to detail. They’ll be numerically competent and having a mathematical background is a must.

Key skills we look for

  • Statistics Degree or minimum A-Level mathematics.
  • Proficiency in at least one modern OO language, preferably C#
  • Good understanding of OOP and class-based coding

Advantageous

  • RESTfulAPI experience

The responsibilities will include

Be part of a growing engine team working with some of the latest technologies. Developing game mechanics into readily deployable API’s with the focus on scalability. Champion the investigation and adoption of modern technologies to further enhance our products.

Heavily collaborative with colleagues within the game, product, platform, infrastructure and QA teams to ensure a cohesive product delivery and utilising the fundamentals of DevOps.

Be involved in all phases of development, from conception all the way to release and beyond. Building highly available applications using languages and technologies such as C#, T-SQL, Redis and AWS.

Product Manager (12 Months Fixed Term Contract)

Location - Sunderland

Who are tombola

tombola is one of the leading online gaming companies in Europe. We are passionate about our players, our people and our products. We believe that our unique products and approach of responsible gambling being at the heart of everything we do, differentiates us from our competitors.

Who are we looking for

We’re looking for the type of person who can make an impact on the product we deliver.

Experience of product management is an advantage but not essential.  We’re really interested in how you approach tasks and your personality – we can give you the skills you need.

You’ll be able to demonstrate: 

  • Understanding the value of relationships in delivering the best output
  • Creative both in terms of ideas and problem solving
  • Up for a challenge
  • Open minded and willing to learn
  • Balanced decision maker

If you have a background in one of these disciplines it would be an advantage but we won’t rule you out if you come from a different background:

  • Marketing (in house or agency)
  • Digital marketing
  • Project management

What will you be doing

Working with the software delivery teams you will be instrumental in delivering projects that add value to our players for example; game development, payments and website updates. You will strategise our existing products making recommendations for improvements and leading them to successful completion. You will play an instrumental role in the creation of new products and their release. You will be agile in thinking, always looking to improve the next task, for you your colleagues and our customers.

What are we offering

We offer a competitive salary as well as an amazing new HQ, free food and snacks, generous pension, discretionary bonus & private medical to name a few... To check out all of our perks please visit our benefits & perks page.