DevOps Team Lead

10588 Bulgaria, Sofia IT Permanent

We are looking for a DevOps Team Lead Engineer to join our Sports Development team in Sofia, Bulgaria.

This role follows a hybrid approach to working, allowing you to combine working from home with working in our modern offices. These discussions are between you and your manager to find the best pattern for you both! We will kit you out to work from home but know that working as a team is what makes us great and spending quality time together is essential for keeping us mission-aligned.

Are you our next star player?

Come and join a new team to build exciting new products featuring rock-solid stability, high-velocity code-shipping and ground-breaking innovation. We’re lean, we’re agile, and DevOps is at the centre of everything we do! And you’re in good company: you’ll be standing on the shoulders of the giants who created the most popular apps and products of their kind.

Why we need you

You’ll work on the most critical, strategic projects at the heart of the world’s largest public online gaming business, with funding and opportunities to match our huge ambition.

It’s your chance to work on greenfield developments where you’ll build and run new products that will ultimately be used by millions around the world, building on your career so far and learning new tech skills to solve problems that only exist at this scale

You’ll be part of the award-winning Stars Group tech family, working with the best product and technology professionals, learning new skills and developing yourself in new ways.

Some of your responsibilities:

  • Line managing and Leading a team of DevOps engineers
  • Input and influence are technical operations and service strategy
  • Own the delivery of key strategic projects across the department
  • Mentoring other squads in operational readiness and SRE-ready services
  • Technical leadership of complex, cross-company projects to deliver operational improvements
  • Setting the benchmarks for service standards and driving change to implement them
  • Providing incident analysis, error budget analysis
  • Leading major incidents from a technical perspective

Our DevOps team ensures 24/7 coverage of our systems and as part of the team you`ll have to take part in the on-call shift schedule. Your focus will be the American market so occasionally you might be required to work out of standard working hours (for example during Sunday NFL, Super Bowl etc.)

Who we’re looking for?

Your experience:

  • An extensive experience in IT Infrastructure role at a Senior/Lead level
  • Working with Linux/ UNIX
  • Cloud services (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)
  • Automation/configuration management (Salt/ Puppet/ Chef)
  • Build systems (Apache Ant/Mode/Maven)
  • Strong knowledge of Jenkins
  • CI/CD enterprise experience
  • Docker and Kubernetes are plus

Your skills:

  • Good communication and mentoring skills
  • Sharp in time-management
  • Ability to prioritize

Your behaviours:

  • Analytical thinking
  • Flexibility and resistance in fast-paced working environment
  • Problem- solver

What’s in it for you?

Our experience-based salaries are competitive, and we provide advice and dedicated assistance to those moving to Sofia.

Your package will include:

  • Health and Dental Insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address)
  • A personal interest allowance to let you learn something new or pursue a hobby
  • A great yearly bonus based on performance
  • Looking to extend your family? You will receive a cash gift of 1,000 BGN for your new addition whilst working for us
  • Personal e-learning courses and training supporting the development in your career
  • 25 days annual leave
  • A sports’ card membership valid across the country
  • In-house yoga and gymnastic classes, as well as dances
  • Discounts as a compliment form us among different services

About the Group

PokerStars is part of Flutter Entertainment Plc, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider headquartered in Dublin and part of the FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange. Flutter brings together exceptional brands, products and businesses and a diverse global presence in a safe, responsible and ultimately sustainable way.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on any protected characteristic as defined by applicable law.

We will look to provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process. If you need assistance, please contact: talent@starsgroup.com (mailto:talent@starsgroup.com)

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