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Senior Cloud Systems Engineer - Flutter UK&I - 1408


Senior Cloud Systems Engineer - Flutter UK&I

  • Primary Location:
    Clonskeagh Office, Cluj - Napoca
  • Contract Type:
  • Employment Basis:

Flexible Working

(when applicable)

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Global Mobility

Ongoing Learning

Pension Scheme

Health Insurance

Pizza and Drinks Fridays

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What you are going to do:

The Cloud System Engineer will work on multiple technologies providing centralised Platform Tooling to distributed development and infrastructure teams across PPB.
The Cloud System Engineering team will own and manage the Operational Tooling strategies for all services supporting PPBs customers. This includes services hosted on-premise and across multiple public cloud platforms.
The team will work closely with the other Cloud Platform teams maintaining a focus on automation and integration with other platform capabilities, thereby reducing the complexity and organisational overhead in the provision of infrastructure services.

Key Skills:
• Constantly improving our infrastructure, monitoring, standards and tooling.
• Maintains the performance and availability of core operational toolsets.
• Build/Develop and supports solutions that provide visibility into the operational health of PPBs technology stack.
• Identifies groups not utilising the platform tooling efficiently and identifies actions to improve.
• Assists in filling any operational readiness gaps for products making their way into Production.
• Keeps ahead of technology trends that may affect PPB by self-education, training courses and industry conferences.
• Conducts regular reviews of any areas of the estate, and agrees action plans to remediate any gaps or inefficiencies found relating to operational health (observability).
• Contributes to Technology Risk Register.
• Contributes to capacity and reliability planning for our technical services

The ideal candidate will be an engineer or developer, with a minimum of 4 years' experience in complex systems. (S)he will have deep and broad technology interest and specifically in areas such as observability, monitoring and performance, which can quickly get up to speed to apply that knowledge to a variety of systems to reflect the quality of the customer experience.
• Knowledge of automation, tooling and capabilities. Strives to maintain competitive advantage through efficiency.
• An understanding of large scale, highly transactional site delivery and operations across native, private and public cloud platforms.
• Strong experience in one or more of Java, Go and Python to compliment Linux and networking knowledge. Programming expertise is required to build automation solutions, deliver new operational tooling and custom monitoring.
• Monitoring/alerting (Sensu, Grafana etc.).
• Experience in aggregated log solutions (Splunk, log shipping solutions etc.).
• Configuration Management (Chef, Ansible etc.).
• Experience with Continuous Deployment/Integration.

What you can expect:

• 25 days of annual leave;
• Free breakfast;
• Sharesave scheme;
• „Flexible Benefits” of your choice;
• Private health insurance (includes dental insurance and health assessments);
• Free parking;
• Thousands of courses online through ‘Udemy.'
• Working from home options.

Ways of working:

Flexible working is our way of working! We're a diverse workforce, and therefore a 'one size fits all' approach isn't necessarily best. Whatever your personal needs may be, let's have a chat and see how we can accommodate them;

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only the suitable candidates will be contacted for an interview.

By submitting your application online, you agree that: your details will be used to progress your employment application. If your application is successful, your details will be used to administer your personnel record. If your application is unsuccessful, we will retain your details for a period no longer than two years, to consider you for prospective Paddy Power Betfair role.


Better Flexibility For You

All our live jobs champion hybrid working, offering a flexible blend of home and office working with full autonomy to decide how many times you travel into the office each quarter.

Looking for a remote role? Let’s chat – we’re open to discussing remote working for all our live jobs.

Inclusive Employer

We are an inclusive employer and we encourage people from all backgrounds. Flexible working is our way of working! We're a diverse workforce and therefore a 'one size fits all' approach isn't necessarily best. Whatever your personal needs may be, let's have a chat and see how we can accommodate them.

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Blvd. 21 Decembrie 1989, no. 77, The Office building, Betfair Romania Development, Entrance A, 4th Floor, Cluj, Romania, 400124

This is who we are

Paddy Power Betfair is an international sports betting and gaming operator, with a market-leading presence in the UK and Ireland, as well as a range of operations across Europe including Romania, Portugal and Malta.

We are online-led, mobile-led and sports-led: and our proprietary technology, unique products and innovative marketing all combine to offer a superb experience to our five million customers worldwide.

Our spirit, talent and ambition has taken us into the FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange and we now employ over 7,000 people in sixteen locations across the globe; from Dublin to Los Angeles, and London to Melbourne. Our culture rewards innovation, teamwork and we like to stay fast-moving in a dynamic industry.

On a larger scale

We are part of Flutter Entertainment, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider for over thirteen million customers worldwide.

Established in 2019, Flutter merged with The Stars Group in 2020. As the parent company Flutter Entertainment now has a host of brands that sit under it including Paddy Power and Betfair (PPB), Sky Betting and Gaming, PokerStars, Full Tilt Timeform, oddchecker, Sporting Life, SportsBet, Bet Easy in Australia, FOX Bet, TVG and FanDuel in the US.

Across the globe, Flutter employs over 14,000 people across more than 40 offices and over 600 retail sites. We pride ourselves on being a responsible operator, committed to making a positive contribution to the communities we operate within.

This is your Challenge

  • 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