Delivering product at scale for over 5 million customers, 99,9% of transactions in less than a second
Our systems process more than 7 million transactions every day (more than all the European stock exchanges combined)
Deliver high transitional products, serving more than 2.5Bn calls a day
Diverse and up to date technical landscape to explore, leverage and innovate
The products you'll develop will comply with ambitious uptime targets : less than 50 minutes downtime expected per year
Continuous Integration, Deployment and Testing
What You'll be Doing...
We deliver Paddy Power Betfair's infrastructure automation and support 200 software developers. We, also, develop automation for private (OpenStack) and public cloud (AWS) to provide deployment facilities for Paddy Power Betfair's services.
You are a Linux engineer and you have Python (or similar) and scripting experience. You feel comfortable around config management tools.
Our services run on 1000's of machines. You should be comfortable working at scale and supporting clustered computing across a number of technologies that range from web application services to message queues, data streaming and data storage technologies.
You'll be part of the automation community at Paddy Power Betfair. This role is based in Porto, but the community is spread across our offices in the UK, Ireland and Romania as well, so it would be desirable if you could travel from time to time.
What We're Looking For...
Using configuration management tools such as Ansible and Chef to create self-service workflows
Mentoring / Coaching of existing engineers and the broader development community
Inspiring and shaping high level best practice for infrastructure within the department
Working closely with development teams and product owners as part of an Agile software development team to ensure the required functionality is present keeping in mind resilience at all times
Driving the full integration of automated workflows into a Continuous Delivery framework
Supporting the development teams on all infrastructure related subjects
Research and development of tooling / process to enable delivery and infrastructure teams.
Participating in the design of core technology and infrastructure, and driving adoption
We hope you have...
Experience in Linux based operating systems
Experience in configuration management tools (such as Chef or Ansible)
Experience in virtualization and cloud technologies (Openstack, AWS preferred)
Automating for AWS and Cloud Native Services.
Experience in artifact packaging and repositories (such as Yum and RPM)
Experience in container technology
Programming skills and SDLC good practices
Advocate of Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery practices
Track record of delivery in an agile environment
Team player, who strives to maximize team and departmental performance
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Experience with automation of recurrent tasks
We'd love to see...
Passion for building a great consumer product that our customers will love;
Ability to interact effectively with other functional teams;
Excellent communicator, common sense and a passion for the art of problem solving.
What You'll Get in Return...
Our passion has helped us take the betting industry by storm. So we think it's only fair that you enjoy excellent rewards.
The Fun Stuff
Competitive salary and bonus scheme
25 days annual leave
Snacks and drinks
Discounted gym memberships
In office shower and locker rooms
Health and well being classes (Yoga, bootcamp, etc.)
In office masseuse, nutritionist and ergonomist
The Boring Stuff
Own your own laptop scheme
Thousands of online learning courses
Employee Assistance Programme
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