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Cloud Engineering Manager

Blip is a leading tech company focused on software engineering solutions for sports entertainment.

We operate at scale. As part of Flutter Entertainment, we play an essential role in the Group's goal of becoming the global leader in online sports betting and iGaming, developing innovative products and platforms for over 14 million monthly customers worldwide.

We are serious about Tech. We are problem-solvers with big ambitions, keeping a people-first mindset at the core of our work. We prioritize flexibility as we strive to deliver the best technological products and tackle the greatest industry challenges.

Recognizing that everyone brings their own strengths, backgrounds and new perspectives, we empower you to be yourself. That uniqueness shapes the culture of belonging we are so proud of.

The Role

Blip is recruiting a Cloud Engineering Manager, responsible for leading a team of engineers that will drive the implementation, automation, and operation of our greenfield AWS cloud platform. The platform will underpin the global services consumed by the groups well-known betting brands. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to shape the technology choices across Flutter‘s cloud hosting platforms, working with all brands across the group to migrate and modernise their services, deliver technology to meet their needs, and promote knowledge sharing across the engineering community. The role will contribute to the evaluation and selection of AWS services, code and configuration management tooling and the variety of components required to achieve our group strategic objectives. 

You must be effective at articulating technology requirements, promoting cloud enablement, migrations and the methodologies required to reduce risk and achieve desired outcomes. You should be comfortable working with cross functional global teams in dynamic organisations, as the role will have interdependencies with teams in AWS, our partners, and our own engineering teams across various functions in various brands. 

The right candidate will have experience working with enterprise organisations on large scale migration/modernisation transformation projects. This will have involved a customer-obsessed and collaborative approach, coupled with a strong technical understanding to provide confidence and answer questions, an ability to engage and help crystallise business benefits of migrations, demonstrate an excellent technical understanding of cloud solutions, and a passion for helping to transform using cloud technologies. 

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Lead a team of skilled cloud engineers. 

  • Prioritise and manage engineering activities within the team, using agile methods. 

  • Build and operate a secure, performant, and cost-effective AWS Cloud Platform. 

  • Automate system deployment and operations using Infrastructure as Code and configuration management tooling. 

  • Maintain source code and artefact repositories. 

  • Write and review platform code, offering constructive feedback to ensure code quality. 

  • Enable and support engineering teams with the adoption of cloud services. 

  • Triage incidents, problems, and risks impacting Flutter cloud services. 

  • Write and maintain appropriate technical documentation. 

  • Define, document, support, and approve LLDs for Flutter cloud services. 

  • Support cloud architecture and function leads with developing the cloud technology roadmap and strategy. 

  • Act as a trusted SME offering advice and knowledge sharing to the broader technology team and internal customers. 

  • Create and drive adoption of standard operating procedures, policies, and runbooks. 

  • Facilitate the development and communication of Flutter Group standards for design, development, and deployment. 

  • Liaise with other group functions, building and maintaining relationships, and recognising opportunities for strategic collaboration. 

  • Liaise with Third Party vendors and partners. 

  • On-call is likely to be introduced in the future. 

What You’ll Bring

  • Building Support: We establish close relationships with our stakeholders, underpinned by trust, integrity, and respect. We are able to build awareness, understanding, and positive momentum behind the group technology strategy, often without being in a position to assert authority. 

  • Objective : We are impartial and unbiased, ensuring equal treatment for all and that decisions are based on objective criteria. 

  • Collaborative: We work effectively and in partnership with our stakeholders on shared goals that align towards the achievement of the group strategy. We foster a collaborative environment and assume the role of leader when required. 

  • Adaptable: We understand and appreciate different and opposing perspectives on an issue and are able to adapt our approach in order to achieve a successful outcome. 

  • Strategic Thinking: We think about the big picture and use that perspective to support our divisions to achieve competitive advantage through greater agility, faster time to market and a better customer experience. 

  • Strategic Communication: We are proactive and considered in our approach to stakeholder communications. We actively listen, provide constructive feedback and help others to consider new perspectives. 

We'd Like You To Master In

  • Leading teams of engineers in the delivery and operation of cloud services. 

  • Building and operating Infrastructure and Cloud platforms, ideally within highly available AWS environments. 

  • Relocating, rehosting, refactoring and rearchitecting services into AWS. 

  • Working with source control management (Git, GitHub) and CI/CD Pipelines. 

  • Managing deployment assets such as AMIs, container images and artefacts. 

  • Managing Infrastructure as code using CDK, Terraform, CloudFormation, Crossplane. 

  • Orchestration and management of container platforms, preferably using Kubernetes. • Delivering systems in security compliant environments 

  • Writing and maintaining technical documentation. 

  • Sharing knowledge with your peers and across the wider engineering community. 

  • Working in an agile environment. 

  • Incident, change, problem, and risk management. 

  • Bonus points for previous software engineering experience, coding, and automation. 

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

So ... are you in? 
 

Equal opportunities

At Blip, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We strongly encourage people from all backgrounds,  ways of thinking, and working to apply.
We are committed to including everyone  regardless of their race, disability, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, and religion. 
Everyone brings different perspectives and experiences; you don’t have to meet all the requirements listed to apply for this role.


If you need any adjustments to apply for the position and to ensure this role aligns with your needs, please send an email to  accommodations@blip.pt .

We will only respond to inquiries related to disabilities.

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