Senior DevOps Engineer

Job Type:
Permanent
Categories:
IT & Technical
Location:
Africa
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered
Posted:
30-Nov-21
Job Ref:
16558

Betting Jobs are working with a very established sports betting company with offices in London, Malta and Cape Town. They are looking for a Devops Engineer to join their technical team in South Africa.


The Role:

Have you ever thought of joining a hyper growth startup that’s redefining its industry? Look no further! This is one of the fastest growing companies in the sector, using innovative technology and solving the hardest problems to bring African sports fans unrivalled digital sports and gaming entertainment experiences, online, offline, 24/7.

As a Senior DevOps Engineer, you will be joining a team focused on ensuring that platforms are highly resilient, extremely low latency and scalable to massive volume. You’ll make sure that the engineering teams have a great pipeline from git repository to production system, all of which will be underpinned by a high degree of automation.

With a great understanding of modern engineering, infrastructure and test automation practices that underpin highly successful distributed transactional solutions, you will work directly with your engineering team to design, build, deliver and support their expanding product portfolio. You will share your team’s passion for producing thoroughly tested and high-quality automation and you will leave no stone unturned to help drive the company' success.



What you will be doing:

• Design it: ensure that everything is designed not just for now but for the scale over years of growth to come
• Analyze it: lead the analysis and design of solution of significant complexity with the right consideration for technology, infrastructure, security, performance, and high availability
• Build it: deliver great automation solutions that are proven to meet the need of the Engineers, Tester and Product Managers as well as your colleagues in Support and Operations
• Test it: be accountable for your own testing and for the overall quality of your output you’ll make sure testing happens fast, frequently and effectively
• Run it: check that everything is working as expected and go hunting for problems to solve, to improve the solution constantly
• Document Everything: make sure we have top class and up to date technical and use case documentation
• Mentor and coach: support and help onboard and train the less experienced members of the teams
• Collaborate: engage with other teams and users across the company to identify ways to improve and build upon the capabilities of our systems


What you need for this role:

• 5+ years of experience as a DevOps Engineer
• 3+ years working on distributed, high-volume transactional systems
• Practical knowledge of at least one programming language
• In-depth understanding of development process and software life cycle
• In-depth knowledge of the Cloud patterns and anti-patterns with hands-on
• Expert level understanding of Azure Cloud, Azure DevOps, automation in Ansible and Terraform
• At least two years working with messaging technologies RabbitMQ and Kafka
• Strong experience working with both RDBMS and NoSQL technologies is essential. Preferably with MS SQL Server
• Deep understanding of Windows and Linux environments
• Strong scripting skills in PowerShell and ideally Python
• Strong focus on security, performance, and efficiency
• Experience working with containerization technologies (Docker) and orchestration (Kubernetes) would be a real plus
• Ability to work well in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and to pick up new skill sets quickly
• A passion for detail and problem solving, with excellent verbal and written communication skills
• A high degree of experience working with remote teams
• Hyper-growth start-up experience is a strong plus


Who you are:

• Customer-focused: everything we do is about our customers and stakeholders
• Organised: millions of transactions and messages go through these systems, so you need to stay on top of your priorities and focused on what is important.
• Analytical: you should be able to look at data and insight from multiple sources and to draw informed conclusions
• Thrive under pressure: we’re hyper-growth, so there will always be challenges and more to do!
• Relevant: the marketplace, competitors and customers move fast, so you need to help us keep up by staying on top of the uprising trends in DevOps technologies. You will contribute to the Roadmap!
• Team Player: building great teams is how we will succeed. Your day won’t be the same: from creating solutions to mentor other tech and business teams with your domain knowledge.

Contact Details:
Tel: +44 (0) 1355 588 988
Contact: BettingJobs
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