Backend Engineer (Node.js)

 

Location Katowice, POLAND

department PRODUCT

Type full time



ABOUT FOOTBALLCO

Footballco is a global, football focused, digital platform with an ambition to own the entire non-live football landscape worldwide and become THE digital destination for all football fans across the globe.

Combining some of the most forward-thinking minds in football, an award winning creative and production function, as well as digital platforms that are loved by 400m fans globally, FC aims to own the digital fan ecosystem across the world’s biggest sport.

With 300 permanent employees across the world, FC is a diverse, disruptive, brave, dynamic, agile and fun organisation. Our work-hard, play-hard attitude supports these values – with the football fan always front of mind, leveraging a world class tech platform and our track record (since PERFORM) of being first to market.

We connect fans to football and brands to fans, come join us and be a part of it!


ABOUT THE ROLE

Our current focus is to revolutionise our brands: Goal.com and Voetbalzone.com therefore we are looking for a Backend Engineer who will be responsible for:

  • Development of goal.com backend and dedicated services for specific markets

  • Solving problems that arise as the scale of products increases

  • Working with sports data

YOU’VE GOT TO HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS TO DO YOUR JOB WELL…
  • Knowledge of JavaScript, Typescript and Node.js

  • Knowledge of MySQL

  • Knowledge of GIT

  • Experience in building services in AWS cloud

  • Creativity and problem-solving skills

  • Fluency in written and spoken English (min. B1)

  • Ability to communicate technical ideas to others


NOT ESSENTIAL BUT GREAT IF YOU ALSO HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF...
  • GraphQL

  • REST

  • RabbitMQ

  • Redis

  • Akamai

  • Terraform

  • Docker

  • Quality assurance

  • CI/CD

  • PHP

  • Football Enthusiasm – because everything we do starts with the fan


BENEFITS INCLUDE... 
  • Annual Bonus!! - Up to 10% (UoP)

  • Newest, high quality Macbook + peripherals

  • Fully remote or office work available to all employees in technology

  • Elastic work hours

  • Contract of employment (UoP) or B2B

  • Work in an Agile environment, on high impact projects with an experienced & knowledgeable team

  • Innovative Culture - bring your best self forward, no suggestions are disregarded

  • Strong engineer influence, minimal corpo culture impact, bottom up approach

  • Educational & development resources 

  • Opportunity to participate in grassroots initiatives such as Smile Squad, Social Squad, Sports Squad, Wellness Squad and implement your own ideas within their operation

  • Birthday Bonus - extra day off

  • MultiSport card with access to thousands of sports & culture facilities

  • Employee pension scheme (Pracowniczy Program Emerytalny)

  • Co-financed private medical & dental insurance - Medicover

  • Financial compensation for ‘Refer a Friend’ scheme

FC aims to own the digital fan ecosystem across the world’s biggest sport. From kick off to the final whistle, we want to own the football space... be a part of it!

Footballco is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, colour, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. 

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