Onsite
Full Time

iGaming:
If it’s iGaming, we know a thing or two. Light & Wonder’s digital team leads the global gaming market, providing jaw-dropping content and innovative software that powers the world's most successful online gaming providers.

Position Summary

Authentic Gaming is a supplier of Premium Live Casino software and services. With an established global presence, we offer the players of our B2B clients, premium, interactive, live-streamed games from exotic land-based casinos and live broadcasting studios. Our live casino games can be found on more than 200 websites, many of whom belong to leading Tier 1 online gaming operators. Core to Authentic Gaming’s ongoing success is our technology, a no legacy live gaming platform as well as our talented specialist team. The company employs 200 gaming professionals that are located in offices and studios in Malta, Slovakia and Spain.

Authentic Gaming is a player-centric company with a passion for creating the best mobile and desktop live casino products & experience.

Since November 2021, Authentic is part of Light & Wonder – a world leader in entertainment offering dynamic games, systems and services for casino, social gaming and online gaming. Light & Wonder offers the gaming industry’s broadest and most integrated portfolio of game content, advanced systems, cutting-edge platforms and professional services. Committed to responsible gaming, Light & Wonder delivers what customers and players value most: trusted security, engaging entertainment content, operating efficiencies and innovative technology.

Our team is expanding, and we are looking to recruit a Lead Frontend Developer who will play a key role in developing the next generation of our tech. This is a managerial position with responsibility for leading a small, international frontend development team. You will work in close collaboration with the Head of Development to devise and implement the development strategy, being a key ‘middleman’ between the frontend development team and senior management.

Key responsibilities:

  • Building and leading a strong Front End Devs team

  • Working with the Head of Devs and CTO to develop and implement the development strategy.

  • Communicating with key stakeholders across all levels of the business

  • Liaising with UX/UI team

  • Being interactive and communicative with Back End Developers

  • Developing and setting up automated tests to optimize web designs.

  • Setting and maintaining professional standards of technology content, display and performance.

  • Installing a mobile first approach to development within the team ethos, including mentoring, training and developing more junior team members.


Supervisory Responsibilities

This position carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Supervisory responsibilities include, but are not limited to: training and mentoring employees; planning, assigning, delegating and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; and resolving employee issues.


Job Level Description

Top individual contributor technical position.

Qualifications

Education

Bachelors degree in related field.


Years of Related Experience

Years of experience 5 to 7 years.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Strong leadership capability and the ability to communicate with stakeholders across all levels

  • Proven Frontend Developer experience with a minimum of 5 years

  • Significant experience working with React web and mobile along with tools like Flux, Flow, Redux, etc.

  • A complete understanding of the full mobile app development lifecycle right from prototyping

  • Solid understanding of Javascript, Node/NPM or Yarn, and React

  • Have used build tools such as Webpack, Gulp, or Grunt

  • Experience working with Rest APIs and Socket services

  • Ability to build responsive designs with great UI

  • Experienced in working with dockerised pipelines

  • Well-versed in a variety of React Native software and technologies such as Jest, Enzyme, etc.

Skills:

  • Core JavaScript

  • Single Page Apps and front-end frameworks (Angular, React, Vue.js, etc.)

  • HTML5, CSS3 (flexbox, animation, etc)

  • Responsive UI

  • Unit Testing and Mocking frameworks

  • Modern JS tools (babel, typescript, webpack, node.js, etc)

  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills

  • Self-motivated with strong capability of fast learning

  • Technical understanding of web technologies

  • Experience with versioning systems

  • Worked with Jira / Slack


Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend, use hands, operate a computer, and have specific vision abilities to include close and distance vision, and ability to adjust focus working with computer and business equipment.


Work Conditions

What we offer:

  • Full-time contract

  • Competitive salary

  • Health Insurance

  • Fast career progression

  • Investment in training and personal development

  • The chance to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment.

  • Autonomy to be involved in decision making.

  • Flexibility between office and remote work


This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive; it is intended to identify major responsibilities and requirements of the job. The employee in this position may be requested to perform other job-related tasks and responsibilities than those stated above. 

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Lead Frontend Developer