Junior DevOps Engineer

Sofia, Bulgaria IT Permanent

The role: Junior DevOps Engineer

We are looking for a Junior DevOps Engineer to join our Environments team in Sofia!

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As Junior DevOps Engineer, you will oversee daily operations, release deployment and troubleshooting of any issues appeared in or Sportsbook platform. The Junior DevOps Engineer is a member of a team responsible for daily management, changes and fixtures of Sportsbook and Trading application system thus including the from-end and back-end. While your role is very technical in nature you will be called upon to discuss these matters to business-minded individuals inside the organization. Technologies are focused on Java, Nginx, Postgres, Zabbix, Grafana, SVN, GIT, Bash, Python, New Relic, PagerDuty etc.

Why we need you

You`ll take initiative to improve the performance, efficiency of the Sportsbook system; being cohesive to standard best practice and collaborate/coordinate with the Application specialist peers on change management, problem management, and work management etc. You`ll support other project activities and contribute to the knowledge and experience sharing.

Our technical operations team ensures 24/7 support coverage for our systems and as part of the team, you`ll be taking part in the on-call rotation and solving problem tickets, responding to customer requests and changing controls.

Who we’re looking for

You are going to be responsible for the installation, setup, and maintenance of our Sportsbook and Trading system with updated and patches. You`ll develop and maintain accurate documentation of all areas encompassing the Sportsbook and Trading system and infrastructure that surrounds it. In terms of security, you have a good understanding of file/system permissions and management. You have performed migration and upgrade tasks while minimizing downtime, system/application backups, restore, and recovery tasks.

Your experience:

You are familiar with Linux system administration, Networking thus including setup and troubleshooting, and you have managed services like DNS, DHCP, Web servers, PostgresDB. You`ll interact with application teams and peer support teams (DBA, SA, Storage, project management etc.) for project implementation and ongoing support.

Your skills:

(You have over 2 years’ experience as a System or Middleware Administrator working with UNIX/Linux in enterprise capacity

You have experience with Nginx and/or Apache web servers in a production environment is an asset. You have exposure to Linux/VMware environment. You have been tackling a role that involves 24×7 on-call support.

You’re experienced in security access, authentication, auditing, vulnerability assessment. You were involved in assisting the help desk center.

Your behaviours:

You have good analytical and problem-solving, proactive planning and multi-tasking skills. You have phenomenal interpersonal skills, enjoy teamwork and perform well under minimum supervision.

What’s in it for you?

Our experience-based salaries are competitive. Plus, there’s a discretionary annual performance bonus. And we provide advice and dedicated assistance to those moving to Bulgaria.

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
  • 1000 BGN as congratulations if you have a baby whilst you work for us
  • in-house training and development to develop your skills, progressing your career
  • free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks in the office
  • contribution towards your transportation and lunch expenses
  • relaxation areas around the office, including a PlayStation and Pool table
  • sports program and social events; including our sensational summer and Christmas parties

What happens next?

If you’re what we’re looking for, next up will be a phone interview. And if that goes well, we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.

The Group

PokerStars is part of Flutter Entertainment Plc, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider headquartered in Dublin and part of FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange, which 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.

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