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As one of the world’s fastest growing gaming company Stanleybet has a lot of opportunities to offer potential employees. If you are interested in any of the positions listed please use the form at the bottom of the page to submit the application.


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Our headquarter is located in the heart of Liverpool, home of The Beatles and fastest growing city in the North-West of England. Our offices in the prestigious Exchange Station Building – right in the middle of the Business District – host the key Departments of the Company.


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Joining Stanleybet means becoming a member of the glorious English bookmaker family. In Liverpool you will find a Company founded on values such as freedom, tradition and innovation. Stanley encourages the growth and connection between employees in a challenging environment and with a shared goal: becoming the biggest betting operator in the world.

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Regulatory Compliance Assistant

Posted: 09/09/16 |  Location: Liverpool  |  Reporting to: Regulatory Compliance Manager


The Regulatory Compliance Assistant within the Gaming Industry will be working with the Regulatory Compliance manager to ensure that the organisation understand and comply with any regulations that apply to this type of business.

Regulatory Compliance maintain records of compliance activities, including adhering to licensing conditions, any complaints or investigations raised by the authorities or customers. They provide reports to the senior executive team, highlighting any areas of potential risk to the company. They also file copies of such reports with regulatory authorities or approved organisations to demonstrate that the company is following appropriate procedures. If a breach of regulations occurs, they must report it to the proper regulatory authority.

They require excellent analytical skills so that they can understand the implications and complexities of different regulations and have good communication skills to be able to talk about regulatory requirements to a wider technical audience. They perform periodical checks and evaluation of the technical compliance by verifying that procedures and policies are followed as specified during the authorization process.

The Regulatory Compliance team is required to take responsibility for regulatory compliance within the company. They will be required to monitor, assess, review and report to management on any upcoming gaming/gambling related regulatory changes, ensuring that products and systems comply with rules and regulations.


The successful individual will develop an in depth knowledge of regulatory requirements within the gambling industry and will undertake a variety of tasks including, reviewing and understanding jurisdictional regulations, assist in the planning of activities to ensure compliance activities are delivered in a timely manner, creation of regulatory change and incident reports, ……

The Regulatory Compliance assistant will report directly with the Regulator Compliance Manager, and on occasion will liaise with senior managers and project teams to provide guidance and support from a compliance function perspective.

The main duties and responsibilities of the Regulatory Compliance Assistant will include, but are not limited to:

  • Create and maintain the regulative compliance reports for each licensing authority, namely Change Management and Incident Management reports.
  • Manage high profile licensing incidents that create a compliance risk to the business.
  • Build and maintain relationships with the management and staff within the internal IT and other business functions.
  • Build and maintain relationships with third party providers (e.g. Approved Testing Organisations (ATOs) and other regulatory stakeholders).
  • Assist in the collating and documenting information necessary for licence applications and renewals and regular compliance audits.
  • Assist in the coordination of jurisdictional requirements with the company work plans.
  • Support in adapting and improving compliance processes to adhere to all regulatory requirements.
  • Policing business processes ensuring compliance with the licensing conditions for each jurisdiction.
  • Working closely with other business functions (e.g. business analysts, project managers and IT operations and support), providing guidance and support to regulations, codes and standards.
  • Document changes to existing and new business processes.


  • 2+ years’ experience in online and/or retail gaming and gambling systems
  • Working knowledge and experience of regulatory compliance within the gaming industry.
  • Experience in developing and implementing policies, procedures and processes.
  • Ability to work independently and confidently, under own initiative, as well as with other teams.
  • Exceptional communication (oral/ written) skills.
  • Self-motivated with a positive attitude and good attention to detail.
  • Evidence of strong interpersonal skills and the ability to establish positive relationships with employees at all levels of the business.
  • Proven experience with MS Office tools.
  • Professional work ethic.
  • Awareness of ISO 27001 Information Security Standard.
  • Familiar with ITIL Service Management practices.

Junior UX Developer / Front-End Developer

Posted: 09/09/16 |  Location: Liverpool  |  Reporting to: Trading Tools Lead Developer / Senior Front-End Developer

Primary Purpose

The ideal candidate will live and breathe front-end development, be experienced in developing rich interactive interfaces and data driven Internet applications. They should be proficient in the latest HTML/JavaScript technologies. They will be well acquainted with coding principles and be expected rise to the challenge of a fast-paced and creative development environment, following solid programming practice while also bringing new and interesting ideas and techniques to the team. The candidate will work alongside both the design and development teams within an Agile project team environment whilst liaising with other departments within the business to gather detailed requirements.

Key Responsabilities

  • Developing accessible and semantic HTML/CSS/JS, on a huge variety of large web applications across desktop, mobile, tablet and touch screen platforms to enhance the User interface and experience.
  • Implementing object-oriented code to enhance the User Experience and User Interface.
  • Work within an agile, cross-functional team taking responsibility for the development team deliverables, quality and best practice.
  • Assist the agile team to convert user stories into workable sprint tasks.
  • Understand the impact changes will have on load and performance
  • Actively promote and ensure compliance to web standards, W3C validation and progressive enhancement.
  • Strong user experience skill set including strategy, information architecture, and design aesthetic
  • Guide and mentor within the team and provide feedback to the line manages around performance and reviews.
  • Educate the creative teams to ensure their design do not adversely affects the sites performance/scalability

Knowledge, Attributes, Skills & Experience

Skills expertise:

  • Strong experience with JavaScript frameworks Libraries (AngularJS and Node.js).
  • Proficient with HTML, HTML5, CSS3
  • Proficient with PHP, SQL query writing and optimisation techniques.
  • Experience with controllers, views & models at UI level
  • Experience developing responsive design for desktop, tablet and mobile viewports.
  • Experience with version control eg. Subversion or GIT. (Desirable)

Knowledge and experience:

  • Solid and extensive coding experience in a commercial environment.
  • Queries and analysis on large data sets
  • Experience implementing cross-browser development and progressive enhancement
  • Extensive Agile development practices
  • Experience with a Postgres database
  • Working knowledge of version control
  • Implementation of mainstream development frameworks and design patterns.


  • Experience of REST API / Consume REST service from Javascript
  • Experience with JavaScript Frameworks and Libraries eg. Angular.js or Node.js
  • Experience with Front-end unit testing such as Jasmine and Grunt
  • Attributes
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to establish positive relationships with employees at all levels of the business as well as external partners.
  • Resilient, approachable with the ability to work successfully in a dynamic, fast paced pan –european environment.
  • Ability to operate as a team player, with a flexible and positive attitude.
  • Always operates with the highest levels of honesty, integrity and fidelity, acting in the best interest of the business at all times.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines, effectively prioritise and deliver to a high standard whilst under pressure.


Junior C++

Posted: 09/09/16 |  Location: Liverpool  |  Reporting to: Solution Architect


The junior C++ Software Developer will design, develop, test and integrate solutions as part of an interactive team. Provide innovative ideas and techniques to the team and following solid programming practice


  • Full software development lifecycle experience
  • Work closely with business managers, Technical Lead to develop application solutions.
  • Write great documentation and provide ample “testability”.
  • Communicate constantly, usefully, and precisely.
  • Provide the Project Manager with reliable estimates for technical work and review risk lists for completeness and accuracy.
  • Work with the QA to ensure timelines are met.
  • Supporting operations team.
  • Deliver high-quality components that meet all project requirements.



  • 1+ year(s) in C++, Linux development
  • Skilled in STL, template and design pattern use.
  • Database skills, specifically with PostgreSQL.
  • Knowledge of other languages (Perl, PHP), Web services (Axis2, GSOAP)
  • Knowledge of version control tools (e.g. CVS, SVN, GIT)
  • Knowledge of Makefile, IDE, Linux editors/tools


  • XML messaging systems
  • Use of boost libraries
  • Experience in JavaScript, .NET
  • Qt development skills, GUI design
  • C++ Debugging Skills
  • Experience with multi-threading and TCP / socket programming


  • Experience developing C++ applications.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Experience in Test Driven Development.
  • Experience with Agile, Lean Software Development
  • A passion for organized, high-speed development.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work both collaboratively and with limited supervision.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering.

QA Test Lead with Automation

Posted: 20/05/16 |  Location: Liverpool  |  Reporting to: Head of QA


The role of the Test Lead (with automation) is to help the software development team achieve quality and performance goals. The ideal candidate will be an active software testing professional who has a passion for it. This role requires an inquisitive, proactive mind and a genuine interest in technology.

The Test Lead (with automation) is responsible for evaluating and reporting on the quality of software products. This includes the planning and estimating of overall test strategy, submitting bugs, developing test plans, designing and running tests, progress reporting and reporting on product quality, covering both functional and non-functional requirements. Knowledge of automated tools and techniques is highly desirable. The role also involves working closely with the Development Team to make sure everything is executed as effectively and efficiently as possible.


  • Plan, estimate, and review test strategy (including automation) on a project basis meeting deadlines
  • Develop and execute comprehensive test plans (including automation) that explain the test strategy for a project.
  • Implementing change control records and monitoring
  • Review requirements and designs
  • Create and maintain documentation for QA procedures
  • Report on test lifecycle progress
  • Log bug reports with attention to detail
  • Alert team to emerging issues and concerns
  • Champion process improvement to drive quality and best practice.
  • Support junior testers by reviewing work and providing feedback
  • Work with the QA Manager and Problem Analyst to improve QA processes
  • Produce progress reports for Project Managers with Project Status from QA perspective in a timely and efficient manner.

Skill Expertise:

  • Proficient in test plan development and execution.
  • Performs system testing of functional and non functional requirements.
  • Ability to work within multiple software development lifecycle processes.
  • Analyse business requirements and procedures to define, build and execute test scripts and document expected results
  • Driven by quality and professionalism
  • Knowledge of automated web and API testing tools, such as Selenium / Cucumber / Gherkin / SOAPUI or bespoke tools and also load and performance tools (e.g. LoadRunner)
  • An understanding of test automation techniques
  • Knowledge of design and implementation of automated frameworks for both online and API solutions and plan for the scalability and maintenance of any implementation
  • Ability to work within, teach, and improve multiple software development lifecycle processes.

Knowledge and experience:

  • Able to provide evidence of successfully working in software QA development
  • Experience of working in both Linux and Windows environments is desirable
  • SQL Server experience desirable
  • Experience of Automated Testing and Continuous Integration desirable
  • Understanding of either C++, C# or JavaScript desirable.


  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to establish positive relationships with employees at all levels of the business as well as external partners.
  • Resilient, approachable with the ability to work successfully in a dynamic, fast paced pan–european environment.
  • Ability to operate as a team player, with a flexible and positive attitude.
  • Always operates with the highest levels of honesty, integrity and fidelity, acting in the best interest of the business at all times.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines, effectively prioritise and deliver to a high standard whilst under pressure.


Software Engineer / C#

Posted: 14/06/16  |  Location: Liverpool  |  Reporting to: Director of IT Services 


We are now looking for a talented and self-motivated person that is passionate about developing gaming platforms and engines. You will be writing code in C# and adopt the state of the art web technologies (Web services, web APIs, Restful services, data feeds).

You are not afraid to challenge design ideas and you have the ability to present alternatives which may be similar in design but at a fraction of the cost of development.

Furthermore you are open-minded to changes and work efficiently and goal oriented.

You must be responsive to deadlines and work well under pressure.

We believe you possess excellent communication skills.

Developing our games means working very tightly integrated with other teams as well as close cooperation with the own team where productive communication is key to a successful product.

The ideal candidate has a bachelor’s degree in computer science area or similar adequate education and we believe you also have the following skill sets:

Technical Qualifications

  • Excellent C# skills
  • Multi-threading experience
  • Knowledge of Frameworks (.Net 4.0 ++, Service Stack, etc…)
  • Experience in Web Service interfaces and web technologies
  • Agile development
  • Basic SQL and database knowledge (Postgres)
  • Experience from developing for systems with limited resources, e.g. memory and CPU
  • Excellent grasp of object oriented programming
  • BS or MSc in Computer Science or similar discipline
  • Upper-Intermediate English writing and spoken Language skills
  • Knowledge of Design patterns
  • SVN or GIT knowledge
  • Knowledge od XML, SOAP, JSON


Good to have

  • Experienced with big projects
  • C++ knowledge
  • Experience in HTML, CSS and JavaScript skills, preferably experience with developing single page applications
  • Experience with N-Tiers architecture and distributed software.
  • Previous experience in Gambling Company
  • Experience or interest with developing computer games
  • Other languages will be considered as a merit

Salary: very competitive with attractive package (DOE).

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Betting Shop Manager

Posted: 14/09/16 |  Area: Merseyside


Stanleybet was initially formed as the international arm of Stanley Leisure Plc, one of the biggest retail Betting operations in the UK. Following the sale of the UK business by Stanley Leisure, Stanleybet became a Private Company in 2007, with the key directive of building and growing a retail betting business in Europe. Although still based in Liverpool, Stanleybet has grown to be one of the largest retail operators in Europe with over 2,000 outlets in 7 Countries.

There is now an exciting opportunity to be part of our team.  In this role, you will be responsible for delivering the overall performance of the shop. You will manage a team of staff, ensuring that all company policies and processes are followed. Previous experience of working in a management role and knowledge and understanding of the Betting Shop product are also crucial to ensure success in this role.

Customer Service

  • As a Stanleybet Betting Shop Manager you will be responsible for building customer relationships in order to create a relaxing shop atmosphere and maintain customer loyalty.
  • You will conduct regular reviews of customer activity, and identify clear strategies for managing customer expectation along with a focus on increasing both margin and customer profitability.

Managing Shop Team

  • Manage shop rota’s to ensure continuity of service to the customer.
  • Managing performance of all shop staff, encouraging teamwork and promoting Stanleybet loyalty.
  • Responsible for on-the-job training of shop staff
  • To work with and respond to Group HR requests and requirements and ensure that all policies and procedures

Running a Stanleybet Shop

  • Manage all controllable costs within your agreed shop budget.
  • To ensure that racing papers are displayed in the shop before opening
  • Ensuring that the shop is safe, tidy and clean to increase comfort of customers
  • Monitoring stock levels of slips and stationery in the shop.
  • Taking part in promotions and promoting the business locally.
  • Displaying marketing materials in order to actively promote the Stanleybet brand.
  • To assist Marketing Department in promotional activities, designed to increase shop profitability
  • Monitor competitor activity.
  • Responsible for all in shop security, including recognizing betting patterns, monitoring, and logging customer business as required.
  • Maintenance of shop technical equipment, and responsibility to report faults immediately to the service provider to ensure continuity of service.
  • Take all possible steps to provide a safe working environment to comply with the law and with Company policy.
  • Regularly audit the working environment to ensure full compliance with health & safety standards.


Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
Hours per week
: 40

Salary: Competitive Benefits Package


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