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Fliff

Fliff

Sales & Business Development
Sofia, Bulgaria
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Fliff unpacks sports gaming into social, free-to-play games for all types of sports fans. We've built a social sports gaming experience that allows users to compete for leaderboard positioning, to achieve badges and build their status within the game.
We are pioneering play-for-fun sports gaming, with our flagship social sportsbook experience that includes sweepstakes promotions and loyalty rewards. We provide sports fans with fun, engaging, and free-to-play alternatives to real money gaming.
If you are passionate about technology and thrive in a dynamic environment, we want you on our team! Fliff is seeking a skilled Engineering Lead to join our growing team. You’ll lead a small team of engineers while still contributing significantly as an individual contributor.

The Role

  • Lead a team of ~4 engineers, providing technical guidance and support
  • Design, develop, and maintain high-performance distributed systems using Python and Django
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features
  • Architect and implement scalable solutions to handle large volumes of traffic
  • Write clean, maintainable, and efficient code
  • Optimize backend systems for maximum performance, scalability, and reliability
  • Write unit, integration, and end-to-end tests to ensure software quality and reliability
  • Mentor junior engineers, conduct code reviews, and provide career development guidance
  • Balance technical leadership and management duties with individual coding responsibilities

Experience Required

  • 5+ years of overall software development experience
  • Experience leading small teams or mentoring junior engineers
  • Strong understanding of distributed systems and microservices
  • Proficiency in Python and Django
  • Hands-on experience with Apache Kafka in a production environment
  • Experience using AWS or another cloud provider
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills

Benefits

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Opportunity for professional development in a dynamic, global setting
  • Supportive, collaborative, and knowledge-driven workplace
  • Engaging and challenging role with the freedom to innovate and develop effective software solutions
  • The chance to develop leadership skills while maintaining technical expertise
We are a multinational company with our headquarters based in Philadelphia, and offices in New York, Austin, and Sofia, Bulgaria. Wherever we are in the world, we pride ourselves on being a close-knit, focused team that is welcoming and friendly, and the work that we do is always interesting and rewarding. Wherever we are in the world, we pride ourselves on being a close-knit, focused team that is:
Welcoming and Friendly
We want to reflect the diversity of the cities we serve. By creating an inclusive culture where everyone can thrive, we’ll make Fliff better for employees and customers alike.
Lively and Creative
We respect and value each other’s ideas, experience and expertise. There is no such thing as a bad idea; only ideas that are executed and ideas that are discarded after consideration.
Stimulating and Rewarding
We know bright minds love a challenge, and we understand your desire to see your hard work pay off. We’ll make sure your daily tasks align with your career ambitions as we grow together.