Java Software Engineer (Sports Domain - up to 60K)

Job Description

A Global sports technology organisation that offers solutions in the leisure sports industry are hiring multiple Java developers from Mid to senior levels.

From their award-winning global headquarters in Belfast, they are developing new web-based and mobile technologies and assisting golf course operators in operating profitable and sustainable companies, all while expanding and revolutionising an entire industry.

Does this sound like something you could get behind?


  • Salary up to £60,000 (flexible for the right person)
  • Free Sky (full package, broadband, phone etc)
  • Pension - up to 15% (if you contribute 5%, they contribute 10%)
  • Life insurance to the tune of 4 times your salary
  • AXA Medical
  • Free Amazon prime or Netflix subscription
  • Free sports passes/sports equipment discounts

The Role

You will develop software for their cloud services and upcoming mobile enterprise solutions. The Product, Engineering, and Operational Teams will collaborate closely in this highly visible and crucial roles to create the systems that will support tens of millions of online golf rounds each year. You will take part in the implementation and growth of the entire product development lifecycle while utilising cutting-edge technologies.

You will contribute their knowledge and experience as a Java developer to a diverse team working on new features, new products, platform maintenance, and support. You'll also perform important tasks like:

  • Contributing to the design and development of Object-Oriented software.
  • Interacting with multiple stakeholders spanning Product, Technology and Operations teams.
  • Contributing to the software development lifecycle including analysis, design, coding and testing.
  • Proactively managing their own tasks to agreed deadlines.
  • The ability to take ownership for delivery of any projects they are contributing towards.
  • Adopting and providing feedback on industry best practices to our development teams.
  • Working collaboratively within and beyond the team to identify innovative ways to improve practices and procedures.
  • Mentoring and onboarding new team members.


  • extensive practical expertise in software development
  • RDBMS and SQL expertise, preferably with PostgreSQL
  • Java and Spring/Hibernate framework development experience
  • knowledge of microservices architecture and/or Docker
  • Test Driven Development (TDD) process knowledge

Further qualifications would be advantageous, such as:

  • Unit testing and Mocking frameworks
  • CI/CD utilising build tools like Jenkins, GitHub, and GitLab
  • Principles of agile delivery and supporting procedures

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Java/Javascript/Golang jobs in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link or contact Ben Sidebotham on Linkedin.

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