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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

Latest vacancies

We have internship vacancies in 8 areas:

Java Developer
  • basic Java/OOP knowledge
Database Developer

• Writing SQL
• ETL/ELT/BI Tools
• Unit testing knowledge
• Experience using relational databases such as Oracle

QA Engineer
  • Contribute to the overall testing effort on projects
  • Increase automated test coverage
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.

• 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

Business Continuity & Security Awareness

Role purpose

  • Internship will provide a unique opportunity to learn about multiple departments within Paddy Power Betfair through the lens of business continuity and security awareness.
  • Assist in managing the daily lifecycle of business continuity planning and related task;
  • Assist in the creation and writing of security awareness messages, social media contents;


  • Planning business recovery sessions with key operational teams within PPB;
  • Drive documentation process for Business Continuity deliverables and templates;
  • Develop ideas for means of delivering awareness campaigns considering current and planned topics;
  • Support development & design of information security training materials such as posters, infographics, power point presentations;
  • Seek and analyze benchmarking data and best practices related to material and digital content;
  • Assist in brainstorming and idea planning;



  • Strong written communication skills and attention to detail;
  • Ability to handle simultaneous projects and adapt to a fast-paced, changing environment;
  • Experience in creating communication campaigns and best practices for effectively sending message across a population;
  • Experience with creating marketing materials ex. posters, infographics, campaign plans;
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Solid interpersonal skills with a focus on teamwork;
  • Willingness to learn on the job.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook and tools for image editing, creating infographics;
UI/Front-end Developer

• HTML, CSS, Javascript basic knowledge

• Self learning is considered to be a plus.

• Creative problem solver

Scrum Master

The Scrum Master is responsible for enabling agile teams to successfully deliver projects within the Agile Life Cycle, from concept to cash. This individual will have a strong track record of guiding and motivating Scrum teams in fast paced organizations where time to market, quality and managing emergent change well are critical to the company’s success. The Scrum Master will also be capable of coaching the Scrum Team on the Scrum methodology, agile principles and behaviors if required.


Key Skills and Attributes:

• Strong team player;
• Positive, result-focused attitude;
• Ability to bridge gaps and communicate effectively between cross-functional teams;
• Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills for effective dialogue with stakeholders;
• Tracking and reporting on sprint status with the relevant tools;
• Adopts a positive, innovative and committed approach to overcoming obstacles and problem solving;
• Works well under time and environmental pressures.

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

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