Job Description

Company Description

OpenBet is sport. The world's top sports betting brands choose OpenBet as their partner for world class content, leading tech and tailored services. We have their back. So they’re ready with exciting, memorable and safe sports betting experiences, to entertain millions of players worldwide.

OpenBet’s mission is to power growth and player engagement for operators through a global betting ecosystem that delivers at scale, at speed, at every great sports event. Our 1000 talented colleagues are the market's top team. We achieve billions of bets in a season; 60,000+ per second (more transactions than Amazon on Prime Day); 100% uptime (zero Superbowl crashes!) and we're built on 25 years of imaginative technology that is iterated daily.  

OpenBet has established a premium client base of more than 75 operators worldwide and has 34 licences across the fastest growing regulated sports betting markets in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. The team is growing at scale driven by accelerated demand for our products and significant investment. We offer the speed, dynamism and growth opportunities of a start-up, underpinned by the stability and strength of a global employer.  

Working at OpenBet every day is an opportunity for you to create exciting betting entertainment for millions of sports fans across the globe. 

Want to be part of our evolving future growth?

Job Description

The DevOps Engineer role is a key function within the Sportsbook Product Division.  You will contribute to different areas of the software delivery pipeline, supporting the software engineering processes as well as the delivery to production environments.

You will be implementing and enhancing our deployment and operational management tooling.  The Sportsbook Product Division is adopting new technologies and architectural principles, as well as approaches to delivery, deployment, scalability and monitoring. The successful candidate is expected to be a strong technologist, with both software engineering and technical operations backgrounds.

DevOps Engineers are focused primarily on delivering technical solutions for improving the overall quality of product build, deployments, monitoring and alerting, with emphasis on NFRs (resilience, stability, scalability, security etc.)

As a DevOps Engineer within OpenBet you will:

  • Work within one of the DevOps workstreams, in close collaboration with the Software Engineering teams (Feature teams) and the Delivery teams.
  • On occasions, you will be temporarily transferred to one of these teams for cross-pollinating knowledge or close collaboration in projects. 
  • Become an evangelist of the DevOps best practices and methodologies across the company.
  • Help to ensure security considerations are robustly incorporated into Sportsbook Product Engineering deliverables from day one.
  • Participate in an out-of-hours support rota.


If you’re the right candidate for us you’ll be able to demonstrate:

  • Knowledge and understanding of latest trends in DevOps methodologies, processes and tools, as well as emerging solutions and ability to recommend/apply them when appropriate.
  • Hands-on experience in automation and systems architecture, with a particular focus on Linux and open source technologies.
  • Knowledge of industry-leading public IaaS solutions (AWS and/or Google Compute).
  • Knowledge of both relational databases and various NoSQL-based data storage solutions.
  • Understanding of open source solutions that enable the implementation of highly distributed, scalable, durable, and performant platforms such as Akka, Kafka, Scala and Cassandra.
  • Demonstrable experience with Agile methodologies and tools for development and operations.
  • Well-versed and experienced with open source tools commonly used to build continuous integration/delivery solutions, such as Git, Maven, Gradle, Jenkins, and Sonar.
  • Practical knowledge of the Docker container platform.
  • Experience with Python or more general-purpose programming languages (e.g. Ruby, Go, C, C++).
  • Experience deploying and running metrics collection platforms such as Prometheus.
  • Experience with orchestration and configuration management tooling at scale, including Ansible and Kubernetes.

It would also be great to see these skills/attributes as well:

  • Implementing Java-based application performance monitoring solutions.
  • Some experience in working in an environment using Domain Driven Design, the actor model, event-sourcing, and CQRS.
  • Experience with Terraform (ideally on AWS or VMware).

Additional Information

Why would you enjoy working with us at OpenBet?

  • Competitive benefits, an open and supportive environment as well as a modern and exciting workplace

  • The opportunity to interact with global teams on a regular basis and the possibility to switch teams and projects as you and our business continues to develop and grow

  • Tangible and genuine development - at SGDigital, you can take your career where you want it to go!

  • Exposure to real work, business-critical projects and the chance to develop some of the world’s leading e-commerce sportsbooks whilst working on exciting client projects and interact with lots of code!

And if that’s not enough; you will get to enjoy flexible working whilst we provide you with the guidance and development skills you need to progress quickly and enhance your career.


Application Instructions

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