Senior Release Engineer
SG Digital leads the global gaming market, providing innovative software that powers the world’s most successful operators.
We pride ourselves on product innovation and technical excellence and are constantly adding new applications and new functionality to our product suite, used by billions of end users. And, while many other companies have been downsizing, we continue to see growth across our business.
Want to be part of our story?
You will be working on release projects for the leading sports providers and the greatest online casino operators in the industry.
This role’s focus will be to coordinate and create product release versions coming out of our Product Engineering teams, and to manage them through our integration and release testing processes through to handover to our Delivery teams.
You will coordinate deployments, carry out initial triage on issues, and feedback to Engineering teams, ensuring issues are fixed at source in a timely manner.
In coordination with the Release Managers, you will collate product fixes into maintenance versions for older releases, keeping close communication with the Delivery teams timescales.
A key part of the role is continuous improvement, reviewing existing processes and looking for opportunities for increasing quality and efficiency.
You will also setup?and manage internal integration and test environments with the?SG Digital platform, products, and APIs.
The ideal candidate will need to find innovative solutions to challenging integration problems and have the hands-on technical ability to design and implement solutions.
Managing versioning, branching and tagging of product release candidates
Owning internal Integration and Release environments to ensure high availability for the QA and Engineering teams
Reviewing and understanding business requirements
Configuring and deploying the Sportsbook product versions
Automating release and deployment processes
Analysis, troubleshooting and testing of integrated software systems
Providing 2nd level technical support for integration issues
Contributing ideas for?process and automation tooling enhancements
Proactive monitoring of existing platforms to ensure on-going stability utilizing SRE dashboards and alerts
Tracking and reporting key performance indicators for the Release process
If you are the right Senior Release Engineer for us, you will be able to demonstrate:
Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken, including the ability to communicate technical information to non-IT professionals
Ability to establish confidence, rapport and foster cooperative relationships with customers, partners and co-workers
Excellent analysis and problem-solving skills
Good knowledge of Linux/Unix OS
Demonstrable knowledge of a scripting language (Bash, Python, Perl, TCL)
Knowledge of configuration management tools (Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Saltstack)
Understanding?of?Version Control systems (GIT, SVN, etc.)
Good knowledge of continuous integration practices and tools (Jenkins)
Demonstrable knowledge of SQL (any vendor/dialect)
Highly motivated, able to work without supervision, eager to learn on the job and willing to work as part of a team
A bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, information systems, or equivalent experience
The ideal candidate should also have:
Working experience in systems development life cycle (technical analysis & requirements capturing, development, testing, release, maintenance and support)
Understanding of containers and container provisioning (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes)
Awareness of provisioning tools (Terraform)
Experience with systems integration, XML and JSON APIs (SOAP, REST)
Knowledge of software development methodologies - Waterfall, Agile (Scrum, Kanban)
Working experience with distributed systems deployment and maintenance
Awareness of http servers, reverse proxies, load balancers (nginx, haproxy, apache http server)
Working knowledge of computer networks and the Internet protocol suite
Understanding of object-oriented software design principles, data structures and algorithms (preferred Java)
Some knowledge of different Java development frameworks: Spring, Log4j, JMS
Why would you enjoy working with us at SG Digital?
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 OpenBet, 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.