The client is one of the world’s leading names in sports betting technology and trading. The Group employs almost 300 staff, predominately at its central London HQ, and has two principal divisions – a B2C operation, the pre-eminent sports spread betting company, and a rapidly growing B2B operation which supplies real-time pricing and sports trading capabilities to sportsbooks around the globe. The ideal candidate needs to have experience in continuous delivery automation, tests automation, cloud infrastructure, containers architecture and process (re)-engineering.
Day to day responsibilities
Collaborates with the team to ensure operational performance;
Supports the team on deployment schedule;
Solves live performance and stability issues and prevent their recurrence;
Provides recommendations to development teams based on operational analysis.
During product definition:
Provides guidelines and expertise during the conception of the product tailored
Provides expertise on DevOps tooling to ensure product optimal time-tomarket and quality;
Provides guidance in building an evolving solution based on containerization strategy.
During iterative continuous delivery:
Ensures availability of continuous integration tooling;
Ensures availability of testing tooling;
Ensures availability of continuous deployment tooling;
Ensures respect of principles of immutable architecture;
Ensure maintaining and managing Google Cloud Platform based production system.
Skills and competencies required
Technical expertise on version control software source code versioning, pipelines, integration, deployment and automation tools;
Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and tools (Gitlab, BitBucket, Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform);
Experience with end-to-end DevOps process conception and implementation from business to ops;
Reviewing and researching potential new products, communicating them to the wider team to highlight their potential;
Knowledge of web hosting industry and associated technologies (Apache, NGINX)
Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration;
Strong knowledge of Google cloud solutions (GCP VPC, GCE, GKE, GCR, GCS)
Ability to code and script (bash, PowerShell, Python);
Ability to work with databases (MySQL);
Strong problem-solving skills, intelligence and initiative;
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (detail oriented);
A strong focus on business outcomes;
Fluent in English (verbal and written);