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 OpenBet Sportsbook Product
Division
. The team encompasses three main workstreams: Pipeline, Infrastructure Virtualisation and SRE tooling and is focused primarily on two pillars: 

  • Delivering technical solutions for improving the overall quality of product build, deployments, monitoring, and alerting, with emphasis on NFRs (resilience, stability, scalability, security). 
  • Building infrastructure as code, currently with Ansible and Terraform, that is used to build environments on-premises (VMware) or on the cloud (AWS).  

As a member of the team, you will:  

  • Work within one of the DevOps workstreams, in close collaboration with the Software Engineering teams and the Delivery teams. 
  • On occasions, be temporarily transferred to one of these teams for cross-pollinating knowledge or close collaboration in projects.  
  • Ensure the provisioning of all our environments is fully automated and tested. 
  • Ensure stable environment provisioning and upgrade capability.
  • Help ensure all underlying technologies managed by the team (open-source software, commercial software, frameworks etc.) used across Sportsbook Product Engineering teams have a clear version deprecation and upgrade path. 
  • Implement and evolve our CI / CD strategy and the tools to support it in collaboration with the wider Engineering and QA teams. 
  • Participate in defining and prioritising a backlog of work for the team. 
  • Part of the team participates in an out-of-hours support rota. You will have the opportunity to join once you gain confidence with the work and processes. 
  • Ensure the right level of visibility on environment health, for example exposing the required metrics. 

Qualifications

If you are the right candidate for us you will be able to demonstrate: 

  • Commercial hands-on software development, implementation, and ongoing automation experience in a previous role. 
  • Able to articulate on processes and tools utilized to ensure quality, stability, performance, scalability, deployment, security, maintenance, and documentation 
  • 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.
  • Knowledge of both relational databases and various NoSQL-based data storage solutions. 
  • Well-versed and experienced with open-source tools commonly used to build continuous integration / delivery solutions, such as Git, Maven, Jenkins and Sonar. 
  • Experienced with open-source solutions for configuration management, elastic scaling, service discovery, and cloud management. 
  • Matured views on continuous delivery, automation, testing and the development processes in general. 
  • Experience working with infrastructure as code (Terraform or others) 
  • Demonstrable experience with agile methodologies and tools for development and operations. 

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

  • Experience with creating solutions to ensure ALL deployed environments are the same. 
  • Some experience in working in an environment using Domain Driven Design, the actor model, event-sourcing and CQRS. 
  • Betting/Gaming domain knowledge is not required but having worked on major e-Commerce or any significant widely distributed system is preferred. 

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 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.

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