Your Application

In support of your application, we need your covering letter to respond to the questions below:

  • What skills and experience make you a good fit for Amelco?
  • Where do you see the online gaming industry in 12 months and why?
  • What technology could benefit the Amelco suite of products and why?

The covering letter should be no more than 500 words and the best response will win a pair of tickets to one of the rugby world cup games.

Junior Java Developer

Amelco Head Office | Full Time

Salary - Graduate Programme Package, including:
- Discretionary bonus
- Discounted gym membership
- Travel loan, and 
- Cycle to work scheme

Are you willing to take up the challenge of developing new features and functionality for high transaction, large scale online gaming websites, producing robust, clear and polished code to tight time-scales? Then this could be the company for you!

We are expanding fast and need quality Java Developers to match our ambition to become leaders in this competitive sector. We are a Fast Growing Technology Company providing trading solutions to three of the UK’s top online gaming companies while delivering market leading sportsbook development including automated, algorithmic sports betting trading solutions.


Proposing and implementing technical solutions by developing and maintaining Java based components and interfaces. 
Helping to define technical objectives by analysing user requirements; envisioning system features and functionality. 
Designing and developing features and managing their implementation through the development life cycle; 
Integrating applications by designing database architecture and server scripting; studying and establishing connectivity with network systems, search engines, and information servers.
Completing development by coordinating requirements, schedules, and activities; contributing to team meetings; troubleshooting development and production problems across multiple environments and operating platforms.
Supporting customers (internal and external) by developing documentation and assistance tools.
Updating job knowledge by researching new internet/intranet technologies and software products; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations. 
Enhancing the company’s reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.


Spring framework 
Multi-threading programming 
Knowledge of sports betting and trading systems 
Working in agile/scrum environment 
Experience of working with Jira/Confluence/Test Rail. 
XML processing 
Strong Unix scripting experience 
Unix system monitoring skills, for example CPU, memory, I/O, network 
Proficient in Java debugging 
Jstack, jmap 
Strong SQL.


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