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Graduate Programme – Platform Development – Risk & Trading

Why Our Graduate Programmes are Unique

At Paddy Power Betfair, we understand that to stay ahead of the game, you’ve got to have top talent. That’s why we’ve designed our graduate programmes to accommodate different ambitions and learning styles.

Department Overview

In this role you will be joining a team who develop cutting-edge bespoke software and unparalleled quantitative trading techniques. Paddy Power Betfair is able to offer its B2C and B2B customers an unequalled breadth of pricing, product and risk management systems 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Risk & Trading Technology

This team develops high-quality risk and trading applications for Sports Traders, Racing Traders and Risk Managers on the Trading Room floor. They work closely with the Quantitative Analytics team to build in pricing models to their applications which produce fast and accurate prices to supply to our customers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and develop software in languages such as C#, Java, Scala, JavaScript
  • Write high quality, maintainable code using best industry standards
  • Write economical, scalable, and high performance code
  • Be flexible to changing requirements and priorities, while managing own task list and time
  • Work with Product Owners and Traders to define scope, features and estimates for new projects
  • Analyse and gather business requirements and architect appropriate solutions
  • Communicate progress updates in daily stand-ups
  • Attend retrospectives that continually improve our software processes
  • Be a team player – take ownership of code and responsibility for the team’s reputation
  • Troubleshoot and debug real-time development issues
  • Support and modernize existing trading application
  • Learn new technologies, methodologies and opinions

Do you have what it takes?

  • To have achieved or be on course for a minimum of a 2.1 in your degree
  • A minimum of 450 points on your Leaving Certificate (or equivalent)
  • A minimum of 260 UCAS Tariff points (or equivalent)
  • The ambition to succeed in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment
  • The motivation for career progression
  • The flexibility to work well in teams and on your own
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A high record of achievement and delivery

Start Date: The Programme will commence in September 2018

Location: Based in Dublin

Paddy Power Betfair is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.

By submitting your application online, you agree that: your details will be used to progress your application for employment. If your application is successful, your details will be used to administer your HR record. If your application is unsuccessful, we will retain your details for a period no longer than two years, in order to consider you for prospective Paddy Power Betfair roles.