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JackPocket // lottery tickets app
 
Engineering, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Wednesday, February 12, 2020
 
   
 
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Jackpocket is the first mobile lottery app in the U.S. that offers players a secure way to order official state lottery tickets, such as Powerball, Mega Millions, & more, via their smartphones. We're creating a more convenient, fun, & responsible way to play the lottery by modernizing the $300B global lottery market with a mobile platform that everyone, including grandma, can feel good about.

Jackpocket is looking for an experienced, self-driven Senior Software Engineer that will help the company scale its operations systems as it expands into new markets. As a member of the operations tech team, youll be tasked with improving existing systems by building for durability, stability & scalability. With opportunities to work on technologies that range from embedded system development to redundant distributed clusters, this position is perfect for a versatile engineer with a breadth of skills who craves variety.

Responsibilities

  • Work alongside & mentor Developers & DevOps to ensure that the system is stable & scaling as designed
  • Introduce & implement new features across the Jackpocket operations infrastructure. This includes:
    • Retrofitting existing systems to add scalability & concurrency
    • Implementing new devices to improve operational efficiency
  • Participate in the architectural evolution of the Jackpocket system
  • Profile systems to determine bottlenecks & to forecast system capacity
  • Provide support to local lottery operations to ensure live systems are performing properly
  • Work with the operations team, retailers, & the product team to implement requirements
  • Document operations policies & instructions to aid in troubleshooting

Qualifications

  • 4+ years of work as a Software Engineer or a comparable position
  • Mentored junior engineers & assisted in team development
  • Comfortable working with & developing for Linux systems
  • Knowledge & experience with multi-threading, concurrency & building resilient systems
  • Experience with Elixir & Java
  • Experience with SQL & working with RDBMs such as Postgres
  • Worked with message queue systems such as RabbitMQ or Kafka. Familiarity with queue topologies
  • Participated in the design, development, deployment & maintenance of live systems
  • Strong knowledge of functional programming & architectural design principles
  • Able to diagnose live systems & trace errors
  • 2+ years working with highly scalable or distributed systems
  • Experience with Git & version control
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal & written

Bonus

  • Kubernetes & Docker experience
  • Familiarity with Ruby, Erlang or C++
  • Protocol development & RPC based systems
  • Experience with networking technologies

We are an equal opportunity employer & all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 
 
 
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