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At Betfair Romania, we take pride in having the best people, the best ideas and the best products. So it’s not surprising that we lead in the industry. In fact, we’re the best there is. The people in our teams are passionate about creating products that are unrivalled across the industry.

You’ve got the drive. We’ve got the success and we’ve hit the big time. So we can take you where you need to go.

Learn from the best

In our 3 month internship you’ll learn from the brightest minds and gain exposure to a mind-boggling array of languages, tools and platforms. Java, JavaScript, HTML, Oracle, AWS, Angular, Spring, GitLab, Chef, and Cloud Compute are only the first in line.

From our modern offices to our regular FedEx Days, there are loads of reasons to get involved. Not least the chance to work on innovative projects that will give you the skills for a successful and exciting career.

If you’ve got the ambition to work on challenging projects and take responsibility from the word go, really becoming a part of what makes Betfair tick, it’s time we got together.

What areas does the internship cover?

Our paid internship programme lasts all year round. The placements can cover skills in all of the following areas.

  • Java
  • QA
  • UI
  • DevOps
  • Database
  • Project Management
  • Product
  • Scrum Master
  • International Operations Project Management
  • Delivery assurance

Just check the latest vacancies to see what’s on offer right now. To apply for the internship, submit your CV at Romania.Internship@betfair.com

Latest vacancies

We have internship vacancies in 8 areas:


Java Developer
  • basic Java/OOP knowledge
Sports Operator

Department Overview:

The Risk and Trading function within Paddy Power Betfair works with various functions across the Group striving to deliver industry leading sports betting product, pricing and customer experience. The function is split into three Risk & Trading verticals (Racing, Football and Sports), an analytics & modelling team, an operations team and a trading product team. We strive for excellence in every aspect of the operation and look for people who are numerate, smart and ambitious to take on leadership roles within the function.

Exchange Ops is a proactive, customer obsessed, data-driven team responsible for managing the day to day running of Betfair’s Exchange as well as driving the strategic development of the Exchange proposition. The team is expected to manage Exchange markets flawlessly to ensure the best possible customer experience and, working closely with teams across the business such as Trading, Product, Commercial, Marketing & Technology to devise, optimise and deliver strategies to leverage the many strengths and benefits of the Exchange for Betfair’s customers.

Role Overview/Purpose:

This role involves working in rotating shifts. The business schedule includes day shifts (9 A.M. to 12 P.M. timeframe), weekends included. Night shifts might occur, according to the business needs.

In this entry-level position you will be responsible for the supporting the Betfair Exchange and both the Paddy Power and Betfair Sportsbooks in a wide range of tasks in order to facilitate the business in delivering the best customer experience and product offering. It also provides the opportunity to contribute to the evolution of the Exchange and Sportsbook products and gain exposure to the key operations of what makes an industry leading betting company. This position can provide a solid platform for progression throughout the organisation for high performing successful applicants.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supporting the Exchange and Trading teams with the creation, management and settling of events and markets
  • Working with the teams to ensure we have relevant and accurate content onsite
  • Conducting regular and timely checks of our markets across Exchange and Sportsbook and escalate any gaps
  • Responsible for ensuring all of our Live Video streams and In Play data appear on our site
  • Execute operational best practice while consistently providing ways to improve operational processes to drive departmental efficiencies
  • Supporting the Trading & Exchange teams to ensure critical operational tasks are completed to a high standard
  • Seek to improve, optimise and evolve current working practices to drive efficiency and quality

Behavioural Competencies

  • Ability to learn new role in fast pace environment constantly reviewing processes with a long term strategy in mind.
  • Effective collaboration. Work cooperatively and partner with others across the organisation to get work done
  • Resilient and confident under pressure. The ability to handle and manage crises effectively.
  • Ability to seek to improve, optimise and evolve current working practices to drive efficiency and quality
  • Effectiveness in communication to Team Members to finish Projects to a high level.
  • Customer focused. Ability to identify opportunities that benefit the customer and deliver these through solutions that meet customer expectations.

Education, Technical Competencies & Experience

  • Higher Education, qualifications in numerical based subjects desirable
  • A passion for Sports
  • An interest in betting and knowledge of both fixed odds and exchange betting
  • Proficient Microsoft Office user, particularly Excel
  • Minimum of 1 years’ relevant experience in an operational capacity desirable
  • Proven track record of delivering targets
  • Experience working in a team and helping to create a proactive team environment.
DevOps

• Server builds and implementation of new virtual and physical infrastructure
• Administration of development tools
• Deployment and configuration of new software application releases
• Offering support for Development and QA teams

UI/Front-end Developer

• HTML, CSS, Javascript basic knowledge

• Self learning is considered to be a plus.

• Creative problem solver

Events Assistant

Please note that this is a 1 year fixed-term contract.

Role Overview/Purpose:

The Internship Events Assistant is part of the Relations Management Department and is passionate about developing and implementing internal and external events concepts in alignment with the events roadmap. This internship carries out cool responsibilities such as: attending events on behalf of the company, logistics arrangement of specific events, promotional campaigns ‘implementation in the appropriate channels, execution of events from concept to reality. The position is a wizard interacting and works closely with the Relations Managers and other relevant internal and external stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Administers various events plans and attends the events on behalf of the company
  • Assists in the development and implementation of site events and conferences
  • Creates and publishes social media content prior and post events communications
  • Assists in evaluation of reports, decisions and results post events
  • Maintain the events suppliers’ database and identify new suppliers utilized during an event lifecycle, maintaining consistency to Paddy Power Betfair procurement standards
  • Works closely with the Finance, HR, Talent Management, Legal in terms of events set up and procurement policies
  • Assists with reviewing and updating the Events Roadmap as required

Key Skills & Competencies:

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, relationship building and influencing skills
  • Self-motivated and ability to work on own initiative, prioritize work and deliver results
  • Excellent administration and organization skills, strong attention to detail
  • Problem solving and orientation towards solutions identification
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Comfortable with working with tools, data and Microsoft packages
QA Engineer

• Contribute to the overall testing effort on projects

Data Developer

• Knowledge & experience in writing SQL
• Competent with object oriented or functional programming
• Knowledge/ experience using relational databases such as Oracle

eGaming Operations Executive

This is a 7 months-fixed term contract.

 

This role will report into the Operations Team Lead, and will have the following responsibilities: 

• Setting up new game content 

• Supporting roll out of new product 

• Contributor to overall Gaming/Betfair operational performance 

• Promotional management: Working closely with marketing teams to define and create customer promotions and then execute/fulfil. Build bonuses, perform customer segmentation, payment handling. 

• Resolve customer queries relating to current and past promotions 

• Design and build automated promotions 

• Fulfil scheduled promotions 

• Making ad hoc credits and bonuses 

• Review new player registrations, closing out exploits/fraud and passing potential high rollers to VIP teams 

• Set and be familiar with Game limits configuration for Casino based products 

• Act as a customer for product and technology teams on the backend tools used day to day. Work cooperatively for defining scenarios and requirements on how operational efficiency can be increased. 

• Focused on results and being a problem solver on a daily basis 

• Contribute to best practices for operational execution 

• Contribute to planning excellence by providing input on how to do things 

Skills and experience 

– Good understanding of internet technology and devices 

– Familiar with the processes and toolset used within an e-commerce function, including CMS, Microsoft Office etc. 

– Great communication and relationship building skills. 

– Drive, energy and a sense of humor 

– Strong problem solving skills with clear attention to detail 

– Demonstrable experience of issue resolution within an online organization 

– Educated to Bachelor degree level, major in computing or e-commerce preferred. 

Note: this role will involve weekend and out of normal business hours work (possible UK hours schedule /11 am – 8 pm Romania time), as required, to deal with site issues and particularly busy periods in the sporting calendar

All internship candidates have to meet the following criteria:

  • Very good English mastery and communication skills
  • Excellent planning and organizing skills and ability to multitask
  • Capacity to plan and deliver the desired outcome
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Sounds like you?  Submit your CV at Romania.Internship@betfair.com, mentioning the role you have applied for

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