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DevOps Manager

  • Portugal Office
  • Full time 40 hours
  • Permanent

Blip is a top-of-the-edge Portuguese IT company, focused on software engineering solutions for sports betting and gaming.  

As part of the Flutter Entertainment group, we are an essential piece of the business, delivering safe and entertaining websites, mobile apps, and retail systems for over 7.6 million monthly customers around the globe.   

Creating safe and fun software for sports betting and gaming it’s what we do. But the way we do it is what makes us one of the top options when it comes to choosing the best place to boost your career. Our Agile-oriented mindset, together with the most exciting technology and a team of 500 bold and inspiring people, will drive your star-quality skills to another level.  

We bet on people first. That’s why employer branding and flexible practices are cornerstones of our working culture. And our working culture is more than job benefits, it empowers you to come as you are and find the perfect balance between your life and your working challenges. We focus on autonomy, diversity, lifelong learning, and work-life balance.  

So… It’s not a job. It’s a way of being and it all starts here.  Are you in 

What You'll Be Doing...   

As a DevOps Manager, you will lead a team of DevOps engineers to deliver automation, tooling, and support common components across our tribe.
You and your team will be working as part of a multiple-team, multiple-location environment contributing to delivering best-in-class products that delight our customers. Using lean and agile methodologies, you will be responsible for the pace, scale, and performance of your team delivery. Having a technical background, with experience in all aspects of software delivery processes, from inception, to release, will set you up for success. 

As a DevOps Manager, you will also be accountable for hiring, performance appraisal, and the reward of your team, focusing on helping your people define their career paths and goals for the short and long term. 
Your exceptional communication skills will be key, not only to leading your team through a challenging, continuously changing environment, but also to your constant interactions with a diverse group of stakeholders.

To become one of us you should have... 

Delivery excellence: Possesses the ability to manage change and minimize complexity. Focus on continuous improvement and stakeholder management to ensure that the squad operates effectively. Is resilient and confident under pressure, handles and manages crises effectively.

Leadership: A natural leader of people as well as a strong team player with a collaborative style; a proven track record building and effectively delivering through teams.

Stakeholder management: Strong communicator with a logical, structured, clear, credible, and mature style. Capable of engaging non-technical audiences of different levels.

Support to delivery:

  • You will support the Sportsbook and Trading Tribe delivery teams by owning and supporting the shelf in in-house created systems;

  • You will support the engineering community of the tribe, working to identify opportunities to automate and simplify processes while reducing operational overheads;

  • You will work with Service management and the operations management team to ensure service, stability, and security are maintained across our platforms.

Operational excellence:

  • Understands intimately the dependencies between components and how they combine to deliver service to the end consumer;

  • Ensure high levels of uptime and rapid resolution of customer-facing issues, ensuring the right level of support to meet our business needs and customer expectations;

  • Experience in leading operational (DevOps) teams;

  • Experience developing distributed, redundant, and transactional systems;

  • Ability to set priorities and focus teams on what is most important;

  • Structured thinking and a clear ability to plan and deliver customer outcomes;

  • Experience working closely with other technology teams.

But, above all, we’re looking for a people-focused person with strong team management skills that can lead and multiply each team member’s potential to its fullest while promoting a challenging but rewarding work environment.   

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