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Cluj - Napoca
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Betfair Romania Development is Paddy Power Betfair’s Software Development Center in Cluj.

We offer career opportunities in Java, Web, Data Warehousing, QA, Linux, Application & Network Security, Project Management, Product, User Experience, Agile and SCRUM, in 3 main project streams: Gaming, Platform Development and Data.

The people in our Technology teams are passionate about creating products that are unrivalled across the industry. 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.

If you’ve got the ambition to work on challenging projects and take responsibility from the word go, it’s time we got together.

The Role

We are looking for a Database Developer with proven data integration skills to develop and support Integration, ETL (ELT), Data Warehouse and Reporting solutions delivered by the Data team. Working within an agile environment you will team up with Data Warehouse developers, QA Engineers and system integrators to work on projects prioritized by various areas of the business;

The successful candidate will have good technical and problem solving skills, with a positive and results driven attitude, a strong communicator who is capable of interacting with both technical and non-technical people.

Key Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Work as an effective member of a scrum team – understanding and contributing to the agile delivery process, and taking ownership for your team’s software quality from concept to production
  • To promote the production of reusable code and modules where appropriate with a view to maximising effort and reducing development costs applying principles of Agile delivery.
  • To ensure risks and issues are identified in a timely manner and effectively communicated with proposed resolution and mitigation strategies to the Data Delivery Manager.
  • Work as an effective member of a scrum team – understanding and contributing to the agile delivery process, and taking ownership for your team’s software quality from concept to production
  • Write and maintain functional and technical specifications

  • Monitor, optimize and trouble shoot database performance

  • Analyse code for problem resolution

  • Thorough, demonstrable unit testing

Experience & Qualifications:


  • Proven SQL development skills
  • Qlik view knowledge
  • Dimensional data modelling
  • Experience on database performance analysis and design
  • Unit testing knowledge
  • Experience using relational databases such as Oracle
  • Demonstrable experience with high-volume data loads (terra bytes and above)
  • Knowledge of ETL from highly transactional (1000s records/second) OLTP systems
  • Exposure to Continuous Delivery / Continuous Integration tools (e.g. Go, Jenkins)
  • A proven ability to influence technical decisions in a fast moving commercial environment
  • Demonstrates excellent people skills
  • Demonstrates exceptional communication, interpersonal skills and consistent high energy levels


  • Experience in Real-time Data Integration using tools such as Spark or Kafka
  • Experience of large data warehouse (10 TB+) with multiple sources and outputs
  • Agile
  • Knowledge of the online gaming/gambling industry
  • Educated to degree level in a science or technology related field

Key Skills and Attributes:

  • Proactive work ethic with the ability to deliver results and meet challenging deadlines
  • Passion & flexibility to work the hours required to see projects to completion in a timely, accurate & efficient manner.
  • Self-motivating.
  • Attention to detail with a high degree of pride in work produced.
  • Proven ability & desire to innovate.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Enthusiasm for the software development process.
  • Good English language skills.