Senior DevOps Engineer - Java

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Location

Krakow - Grand Parade

Contract type

Full-time

Job description

We bet we can be a great match

 

Do you want cool projects focused on online sports betting and gaming? Would you like to work on highly reliable systems with low latency, much like the transactional systems of the best financial institutions, but… with fun included? Would you like to work with some of the best Developers, QAs, DevOps Engineers and Project Managers in Krakow?

 

 

About us 

Working with us you’ll be at heart of the technological revolution of one the world’s most trusted betting and gaming companies. We deal with projects ranging from desktop or mobile casinos and betting sites… just to name a few. We process 500 online Sportsbook bets per second each Saturday, that’s the same as orders processed by Amazon UK, on its busiest day of the year. We deal with more than 20 million users daily. Impressed? You can be sure there are many more challenges waiting for you.

 

Your role in the team 

As a Senior DevOps Engineer in Krakow, you’ll be working on  continuous deployment, automated rollback and failover. You’ll be working on continuous integration too, writing build / test / deploy pipelines, measuring performance and working with developers to improve it. You will take care of troubleshooting various issues in private cloud environment.  You take pride in writing clean, tested, reusable code using best practice principles, following a Test-Driven Development (TDD) approach to software development, and of course working to continually improve the quality of the codebase (for the product).

 

You'll need to support out of hours on a rota basis, when you're up to speed and confident in your role.

 

 

Skills needed 

 

Essential

 

 

  • Experience in a DevOps / Ops role, administration of production software environment,
  • Professional development experience as a software development
  • Experience in troubleshooting issues in distributed systems
  • Profound insight of Java 8 and functional programming
  • Excellent knowledge of Relational Databases and NoSQL
  • Practical knowledge of Git SCM and good understanding of Git flow concepts
  • Experience in building pipelines for automating of applications scaffolding, testing, building, auto-scaling and integration
  • Incentive to propose improvements for the development teams (software design patterns, best practices, code styles)
  • Experience with real-life deployments to any of the major cloud providers (i.e. AWS, Azure, Openstack)
  • Willingness to work in the challenging, fast-paced world of betting
  • Excellent English skills (written and spoken)
  • Experience in / knowledge of Agile delivery principles and practices such as Scrum or Kanban

 

 

Desirable

 

 

  • Experience in infrastructure provisioning with Puppet
  • Understanding of Mesos and Marathon
  • Experience with Brocade networking solutions
  • Experience with developing in-house IaaS/PaaS solution
  • Work experience with configuration management tools such as Ansible, Chef
  • AWS understanding (at least Associate level of any area)
  • Experience in working with developers on middleware / frontend tier

 

 

What we offer

 

  • Development opportunities, including IT conferences, internal training, lunch and learn sessions and an individual development budget.
  • Complex work and the chance to make an impact.
  • Mac OS or Windows hardware to choose from.
  • Some opportunities for International travel to our offices in London, Leeds and Gibraltar (our office is 5 minutes away from the beach).
  • A great working atmosphere in a collaborative team of amazing people, with forward thinking managers.
  • Competitive salary and benefits fully paid private healthcare, multisport pass, daily fruit, and employee referral program.
  • Flexible working practices
  • And some fun in the office – integration events and company parties, internal football league, gamification initiatives, FIFA, board games, company competitions with cool prizes.

 

William Hill in Krakow

 

Our office sits on Kotlarska and our brilliant building has a range of different workspaces, hangouts and breakout areas to suit your every need. Situated in the centre of Krakow next to Vistula river – we're in the heart of one of the world’s most iconic cities. There are parks everywhere, you can enjoy a walk along Planty, or go to Kościuszko Mound to admire the city from above. With plenty of culture on your doorstep, you’ll be spoilt for choice. In fact, why not have a sneak peek around our office with Street View and see if you can picture yourself