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Senior DevOps Engineer

  • Primary Location:
    Clonskeagh Office, Cluj - Napoca, Hammersmith Office, Leeds, Porto
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent
  • Employment Basis:
    Full-Time
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3 extra days of vacation

FlexAppeal

Internal International Opportunities

Health insurance

Mobile allowance

Choose your Operating System

Learning and Development

Fully provisioned kitchen

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The Role...

As part of the group Global Betting Platform (GBP) function, the Senior DevOps Engineer will be part of the team accountable for the GBP platform adoption process. Reporting to the Implementation Manager, the Implementation team will supply the required level of oversight, support, and guidance providing the vision and direction for effective platform adoption, consulting Group Divisions on:

  • adoption best practices, standards, tooling, and automation
  • structured adoption planning
  • structured resource planning
  • the integration process of the GBP capabilities

As a Senior DevOps Engineer, you will be consulting adopting divisions on the optimal strategies for platform capability service hosting, continuous integration, continuous deployment, metric collection and tooling. All the above done having in consideration divisional specific requirements.

What You'll be Doing... 

  • Provide a division a GBP deployment plan blueprint;
  • Provide consultancy for divisions ramping up to integrate partially or totally the GBP capability scope on platform deployment, maintenance, and monitoring, while finding opportunities for scale to meet divisional demand;
  • Provide consultancy on the best way to plan the implementation making use of existing divisional tools/platforms and potential new ones;
  • Provide consultancy for divisions on the process for identifying, raising, and tracking requirements to have an independent hosting platform where GBP can be operated;
  • Definition and curation of patterns used across divisions to provide standardized deployment tooling and hosting platforms;
  • Provide consultancy and guidance on application/service support models and adoption process;
  • Drive the shared development process for hosting and operations, defining/building common tools to ease the deployment/operational process;
  • Develop flowcharts, layouts, and documentation to support the divisional teams with requirements;
  • Write well-designed, testable, and efficient code;
  • Integrate software components into a fully functional software system;
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade existing systems;
  • Break down complex problems into steps that drive the scalability, performance, and stability of our platform.

What We're Looking For...

·     Building Support - We establish close relationships with our stakeholders, underpinned by trust, integrity and respect. We are able to build awareness, understanding and positive momentum behind the Group technology strategy, often without being in a position to assert authority.

·     Objective - We are impartial and unbiased, ensuring equal treatment for all and that decisions taken are based on objective criteria.

·     Collaboration - We work effectively and in partnership with our stakeholders on shared goals that align towards the achievement of the Group technology strategy. We foster a collaborative environment and assume the role of leader when required.

·     Adaptable - We understand and appreciate different and opposing perspectives on an issue and are able to adapt our approach in order to achieve a successful outcome.

·     Strategic Thinking - We think about the big picture and use that perspective to support our Divisions to achieve competitive advantage through greater agility, faster time to market and a better customer experience.

·     Strategic Communication - We are proactive and considered in our approach to stakeholder communications. We actively listen, provide constructive feedback and help others to consider new perspectives.

We'd love to see…

  • Proven experience on organizational adoption processes of complex software systems based on service-oriented architectures from an Operational perspective is preferential;
  • Linux systems administration, including bash, python, or ruby scripting;
  • Configuration management experience, preferably ansible or chef;
  • Experience working with Kafka and message queueing systems;
  • Knowledge of Scala, Memcached, Apache Storm, Apache Cassandra, ZooKeeper;
  • Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery experience, preferably in Jenkins and GoCD;
  • Experience in using established design patterns;
  • Awareness and experience in using agile methodologies
  • Technical experience in managing a highly available and highly scalable cloud environment;
  • Hands-on knowledge of container orchestration;
  • Strong desire to automate and simplify your way out of technical challenges;

What You'll Get in Return... 

Our passion has helped us take the betting industry by storm. So we think it's only fair that you enjoy excellent rewards.  

The Fun Stuff 

  • Competitive salary and bonus scheme
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Games room
  • Snacks and drinks
  • Sharesave scheme 
  • Career progression
  • Global mobility 
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • In-office shower and locker rooms
  • Health and well-being classes (Yoga, Bootcamp, etc.)
  • Free breakfast 
  • In-office masseuse, nutritionist, and ergonomist 

The Boring Stuff 

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Lunch credit
  • Health assessments
  • Travel allowance
  • Own your own laptop scheme
  • Thousands of online learning courses
  • Mobile allowance
  • Employee Assistance Programme 

There is more, but we won't go on... 


 
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Avenida de Camilo 96, Porto, Portugal, 4300-492
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This is who we are

Blip is a Tech and Innovation Hub with a strong knowledge in software development, mobile apps, web platforms and retail applications for betting and gaming.

We are part of Flutter Entertainment – one of the World´s Largest Groups in the bookmaking industry, with an annual revenue of around 2 billion euros. The Code we develop, powering brands such as PaddyPower, Betfair and Fanduel, is used by over 5 million people in more than 100 countries and we are in the API Billionaire Club alongside players such as Google, Facebook and Twitter.

The Missing Piece

At Blip people always come first, that’s why we believe we can complement each other. You are our missing piece to be a better company, to build a better business for everybody, including ourselves.On the other hand, we are your missing piece, giving you the flexibility, work life balance and the tech challenge you´re lacking.
It all starts here!

This is your Challenge

  • Delivering product at scale for over 5 million customers, 99,9% of transactions in less than a second
  • Our systems process more than 7 million transactions every day (more than all the European stock exchanges combined)
  • Deliver high transitional products, serving more than 2.5Bn calls a day
  • Diverse and up to date technical landscape to explore, leverage and innovate
  • The products you’ll develop will comply with ambitious uptime targets: less than 50 minutes downtime expected per year
  • Continuous Integration, Deployment and Testing