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Core Automation Engineer

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.    
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.    

The role   

The Core Automation Engineer will be involved in multiple initiatives involving our public and private clouds while also developing and supporting our native compute environment. The successful candidate will be someone who can learn from the current members of the team while also bringing their own skills and knowledge with them. The ideal candidate will be proficient in continuous delivery of products and services into both production and non-production environments. The ideal candidate will be familiar with a variety of Linux distributions and automation tools. This role requires communication & technical skills along with the ability to deal with all levels of the organisation. We will require a person who has a customer-centric and collaborative approach to everything they do within the team.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Support, maintain and improve the Flutter UKI private cloud running on OpenStack

  • Support, maintain and improve the Flutter UKI native environment consisting of multiple technologies running on multiple types of hardware spread across a number of data centres

  • Triage incidents, problems and risks impacting the products and services the team are responsible for

  • Maintain and monitor capacity within our private cloud environment

  • Help create, update and support our image building process across both public and private clouds

  • Maintain source code and repositories while reviewing team members code update requests

  • Adhere to the principal of our Infrastructure as Code (IaC) approach.

  • Write, review and maintain appropriate technical documentation

  • Liaise with 3rd Party vendors and partners for support and maintenance issues while using the same channels to discuss product and feature developments

  • Actively seeks and implements automation solutions to reduce reliance on manual processes

  • Adhere to our Flutter UKI ways of working using Agile

​To become one of us you should have 

  • Knowledge of how DevOps operates or have worked in a Dev Ops role previously

  • Experience of working on various operating systems and distros

  • Proven track record of being involved in delivering on software & infrastructure projects in a matrix environment

  • Knowledge or have experience of source control management (Git, GitHub) and CI/CD Pipelines

  • Worked with monitoring and alert tooling (PagerDuty, Grafana and Splunk)

  • An understanding of networking and pipeline delivery across virtualised and non-virtualised environments

  • Experience working with either or both private\public cloud computing environments

  • Have worked previously with server hardware

  • Exposure to Incident, change, problem, and risk management processes

  • Excellent stakeholder engagement and communication skills.

  • Strong analytical skills needed to identify technical dependencies, risks, issues and constraints

  • Technical understanding of multiple infrastructure domains (OpenStack, Linux, Networking, AWS, framework, automation, tooling and server hardware)

  • Ability to communicate on infrastructure subject matter

  • Willing to listen and learn while also prepared to contribute

  • Be a team player who has Operational Excellence as a core value in all their work

This is what you should have. What do we have, you ask? can check our  amazing perks & benefits right   here !

So ... Are you in? 

Core Automation Engineer

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