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Platform Engineer

 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  
The UKI Infrastructure and Platform team provide core services to our product and technology teams to enable them to have delivery and execution independence.  As a Platform Engineer in the Flutter UKI Infrastructure and Platform team, your role is crucial for maintaining and evolving the organisation's technology infrastructure too enhance our customers' enablement. Responsibilities include platform development and maintenance, system monitoring and optimisation, capacity planning, infrastructure automation, security and compliance, and incident management and support. 
 

What You’ll Be Doing  

  • Demonstrates Good Knowledge of Infrastructure & Platforms Systems: Applies comprehensive understanding of group engineering systems management  as key responsibility involves contributing to designs, implementing, and maintaining the Flutter UKI platform infrastructure. This includes both the development of new platforms and the enhancement of existing ones to meet evolving business needs. 
  • Driving Improvements: actively seek out opportunities to improve processes, adopt new technologies, and enhance the reliability, performance, and security of the platform 
  • Automation Contributor: Actively seeks and implements automation solutions and practices to reduce reliance on manual processes, and promotes self service 
  • Ownership :  Exhibit ownership of squad deliverables, demonstrating a sense of responsibility and accountability. Lead and take charge of a work stream or incident. 
  • Mentorship: Act as a mentor to peers in the squad, actively sharing knowledge and teaching skills. 
  • Role Modelling: Serve as a role model both behaviourally and in terms of capabilities, inspiring Associate/Graduate Engineers through their actions. 
  • Consistency: Demonstrate a consistent delivery approach, providing a reliable and solid pair of hands in all tasks. 
  • Stakeholder Management: Exhibit comfort in engaging with non-technical stakeholders, showcasing effective communication and high-level engagement. 
  • Collaboration: Developing effective communication and collaboration with other teams, such as development and operations. You'll work closely with these teams on initiatives, embracing feedback with a positive attitude. 

What You’ll Bring  

- Experience with managing the following technologies 

  • Splunk 

  • Vault 

  • Sensu 

  • Elasticsearch/ECE 

- Experience coding with 

  • Python 

  • Ruby 

  • Golang 

- Working knowledge of using the supported products in a production environment  

  • CDK 

  • Kubernetes/Docker  

  • Networking 

  • AWS 

  • Git 

  • Jenkins (or similar CI system) 

  • Configuration Management (Chef, Ansible) 

  • General Linux operations. 

  • Infrastructure Specific Products (Virtualization, Storage technologies, Hardware appliances) 

We'd Like Y ou To Master In  

- Aptitude for evaluating and embracing new technologies and tooling

- Experience with managing high-load, high-performance applications 

- AWS experience supporting cloud native infrastructure through tooling and automation

- Able to input into the ways of working and structure of the squad 

  • Develop engineers 

  • Identify and fill skills gaps. 

- Strong People and communication skills. 

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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