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Technology Lead

The role: We are looking for a Technology Lead for PokerNews to be based in our Lithuania office.

Are you our next star player?
Specialising in high-quality content for millions of users around the globe, PokerNews is the world’s leading authority on all things poker. The site provides a range of daily news, reviews and strategies, and prides itself on comprehensive live coverage of poker events from all corners of the world. Attracting both new and experienced players alike, our customers also find exclusive videos, podcasts, poker room reviews, and much, much more.

Why we need you:
The Tech Lead is responsible for managing technical aspects of software development flow, enabling the team to work with quality. It is part of the job to plan, design, lead, and execute technical solutions and improvements. You will collaborate with backend & frontend developers and web designers, focusing on the life cycle of the system, to improve usability. You will also maintain and improve code quality standards, making them part of the Continuous Delivery process.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Provide architectural and code design direction.
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability.
  • Enable team to deliver against Product Roadmap in a timely fashion while ensuring technical debt is kept to a minimum.
  • Troubleshoot technical issues that involve software development, infrastructure, engineering tasks and product releases.
  • Supervising system modifications.
  • Collaborate with security team to maintain high security standards.
  • Promote collaboration and engagement, including through regular show and tells.
  • Hiring, training and mentoring of team.
  • Stay up to date with the latest technologies.
  • Contribute to an internal wiki with technical documentation, manuals and IT policies.

Who we're looking for:
We are looking an expert in PHP & Symfony framework, that has proven experience in a similar position. You ideally hold a qualification in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or a related discipline. You are data savvy and understand how Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery works & be able to build one from ground up. You understand the basics of SEO and MYSQL, with excellent knowledge in using Git (GitLab, GitHub). Similarly, you have Agile (Scrum/Kanban) experience.

You are a creative thinker and enjoy coming up with innovative solutions. You have a strong attention to detail and excellent communication skills and the ability to lead a team.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • Certifications related to PHP, Symfony and Web Application Security
  • Reasoned opinion and analytical thinking.
  • Hands-on experience on how to decouple monolith into micro-services architecture.
  • Experience writing Unit, Functional & End-to-end tests.

The Group
PokerNews is part of Flutter Entertainment Plc, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider headquartered in Dublin and part of FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange, which brings together exceptional brands, products and businesses and a diverse global presence in a safe, responsible and ultimately sustainable way.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on any protected characteristic as defined by applicable law.

We will look to provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process. If you need assistance, please contact: [email protected].

Please note we cannot accept general applications; this inbox is just for providing support to those who need it.




Frontend Developer

The role: We are looking for a Frontend Developer for PokerNews to be based in our Lithuania office.

Are you our next star player?
Specialising in high-quality content for millions of users around the globe, PokerNews is the world’s leading authority on all things poker. The site provides a range of daily news, reviews and strategies, and prides itself on comprehensive live coverage of poker events from all corners of the world. Attracting both new and experienced players alike, our customers also find exclusive videos, podcasts, poker room reviews, and much, much more.

Why we need you:
As Frontend Developer, you will be an integral part of the PokerNews product development process. You will design, implement, test and maintain web-based applications, ensuring that the website operates smoothly and fulfils its functions for the user. You will be involved at all stages of the product development cycle, working closely with the product owner, designers and other developers to transform requirements into experiences that our users will love.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Work closely with product owner, designer and other developers to plan and lead frontend features development from start to finish.
  • Write high quality code using appropriate technologies and techniques.
  • Ensure that the website operates smoothly and fulfils its functions for the user.
  • Actively contribute to discussions about improvements to how design, develop, test, and deploy our software, adding to our Continuous Delivery Process.
  • Participate in the code review process, both giving and receiving feedback.
  • Expand your knowledge of the software development process while solving challenging tasks.Work with agile processes that are adapted to the team’s and project’s needs.
  • Experiment with new ideas and technologies to improve the PokerNews product.

Who we're looking for:
We are looking for someone with 2/3 years front-end development with expert knowledge in HTML5, CSS3, SASS, Vanilla JS. You will also have thorough understanding of UX/UI design principles and understanding of SEO best practices and Core Web Vitals. You will have excellent communication skills and attention to detail and are comfortable using software’s such as; Git, Gitlab, Adobe XD, Figma

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • Bonus points for Vue.js and Webpack
  • Have knowledge of Bootstrap, Material UI or other frontend framework.
  • Have experience and knowledge of RESTful API’s

The Group
PokerNews is part of Flutter Entertainment Plc, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider headquartered in Dublin and part of FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange, which brings together exceptional brands, products and businesses and a diverse global presence in a safe, responsible and ultimately sustainable way.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on any protected characteristic as defined by applicable law.

We will look to provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process. If you need assistance, please contact: [email protected].

Please note we cannot accept general applications; this inbox is just for providing support to those who need it.




Marketing Manager

The role: We are looking for a Marketing Manager for PokerNews to be based in our Leeds office.

Are you our next star player?
Specialising in high-quality content for millions of users around the globe, PokerNews is the world’s leading authority on all things poker. The site provides a range of daily news, reviews and strategies, and prides itself on comprehensive live coverage of poker events from all corners of the world. Attracting both new and experienced players alike, our customers also find exclusive videos, podcasts, poker room reviews, and much, much more.

Why we need you:
Reporting to the Senior Marketing Manager, you will be responsible for the planning and delivery of the marketing strategy on both a US and global scale. You will use your management skills to coordinate SEO content, as well as the execution of landing pages, and paid social media and PPC campaigns.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Leading on acquisition campaigns and other marketing activities.
  • Testing positioning and identifying target audiences, then using this information to develop marketing plans with specific objectives across different channels and segments.
  • Analysing conversion funnels, managing custom promotions, and reporting on KPI’s.
  • Planning newsletters, broadcasts, and push notification services, whilst analysing and reporting on KPI’s.
  • Communicating with stakeholders across Product, Commercial, Content and Social.

Who we're looking for:
We are looking for someone with a deep knowledge of the gambling field and of the US market and regulations, with excellent management skills and the ability to multitask. You will have strong SEO Onsite skills, SEO Offsite rudiments and deep knowledge of SEO tools, such as Google Search Console, SEMRush, and AHREFs.

The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years’ experience in digital marketing and a passion for poker.

The Group
PokerNews is part of Flutter Entertainment Plc, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider headquartered in Dublin and part of FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange, which brings together exceptional brands, products and businesses and a diverse global presence in a safe, responsible and ultimately sustainable way.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on any protected characteristic as defined by applicable law.

We will look to provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process. If you need assistance, please contact: [email protected].

Please note we cannot accept general applications; this inbox is just for providing support to those who need it.




Marketing Executive

The role: We are looking for a Marketing Executive for PokerNews to be based in our Leeds office.

Are you our next star player?
Specialising in high-quality content for millions of users around the globe, PokerNews is the world’s leading authority on all things poker. The site provides a range of daily news, reviews and strategies, and prides itself on comprehensive live coverage of poker events from all corners of the world. Attracting both new and experienced players alike, our customers also find exclusive videos, podcasts, poker room reviews, and much, much more.

Why we need you:
Reporting to the Marketing Manager, you will be responsible for the execution of the marketing strategy on both a US and global scale. This will involve developing content for regularly scheduled posts on social media channels and delivering daily newsletters, promotions and push notification services.

Other responsibilities include:

  • SEO: Finding Search Intents, performing SEO Keyword research, creating high-quality content that fits the needs, and checking and optimizing the results achieved via SEO Tools (Semrush, AHREFs).
  • PAID: Using paid advertising to execute all of our marketing campaigns on a daily basis.
  • CRM: Creating and delivering daily newsletters, promotions, and push notifications services.

Who we're looking for:
We are looking for someone with a deep knowledge of the gambling field, along with strong SEO knowledge and copywriting skills. You will have experience in using paid advertising (via Facebook and Google) for marketing campaigns and strong CRM skills.

The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years’ experience in digital marketing and a passion for poker.

The Group
PokerNews is part of Flutter Entertainment Plc, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider headquartered in Dublin and part of FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange, which brings together exceptional brands, products and businesses and a diverse global presence in a safe, responsible and ultimately sustainable way.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on any protected characteristic as defined by applicable law.

We will look to provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process. If you need assistance, please contact: [email protected].

Please note we cannot accept general applications; this inbox is just for providing support to those who need it.




Office Support Executive

The role: We are looking for an Office Support Executive for PokerNews to be based in our Lithuania office.

Are you our next star player?
Specialising in high-quality content for millions of users around the globe, PokerNews is the world’s leading authority on all things poker. The site provides a range of daily news, reviews and strategies, and prides itself on comprehensive live coverage of poker events from all corners of the world. Attracting both new and experienced players alike, our customers also find exclusive videos, podcasts, poker room reviews, and much, much more.

Why we need you:
As Office Support Executive, you will provide support to various areas of the business to ensure efficient operation of our office and services. This will include carrying out administrative duties such as filing contracts and agreements, storing locally and via internal systems, as well as acting as a point of contact for staff regarding enquires about using internal systems. You will also make travel arrangements for our Live Reporting operation, booking flights, cars, and hotel or restaurant reservations.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Answering phone calls, scheduling meetings, and supporting visitors.
  • Providing support to the finance and data teams.
  • Working with the HR Business Partner to ensure key messages are delivered to staff.
  • Translating documents from English to Lithuanian from time to time.
  • Ensuring operation of equipment by completing preventative maintenance requirements, calling for repairs, maintaining equipment inventories, and evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Providing information by answering questions and requests via central mailboxes.
  • Maintaining the supplies inventory by checking stock to determine the inventory level, anticipating needed supplies, and placing and expediting orders for supplies.

Who we're looking for:
We are looking for a well organised individual with at least one years’ experience in a similar role, and excellent written and verbal communication skills in both English and Lithuanian. Strong Microsoft Office skills, particularly in Word and Excel, and careful attention to detail are also required for this role.

The Group
PokerNews is part of Flutter Entertainment Plc, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider headquartered in Dublin and part of FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange, which brings together exceptional brands, products and businesses and a diverse global presence in a safe, responsible and ultimately sustainable way.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on any protected characteristic as defined by applicable law.

We will look to provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process. If you need assistance, please contact: [email protected].

Please note we cannot accept general applications; this inbox is just for providing support to those who need it.