Infrastructure Engineer

Sky Betting and Gaming
02 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
What you'll do:

As an Infrastructure Engineer you'll support, secure, maintain & continuously improve the SB&G Data Centres, physical compute platforms, out of band management & associated network services: DNS, IPAM and DHCP.
  • Own and run technologies as a domain subject matter expert in a small autonomous Infrastructure & Security squad
  • Be a strong Site Reliability Engineering practitioner with broad Dev/Sec/Ops skills
  • Provide Significant input into the roadmap for squad services, coached by Team Leaders / Engineering Managers
  • Run and delivers value streams independently, with support from the rest of the team
  • At a senior domain engineer level:
    • Act as a go-to subject matter expert for the squad on technologies, advising the squad on their domains best practice and best way to deliver squad goals
    • Lead in operational incidents for the squad

How you'll do it:
  • Designing and implementing projects for new automation and shared tooling
  • Development in an appropriate programming language
  • Support and develop our squad products and services
  • Supporting other Operational and Delivery teams with automation and shared toolset queries and requests
  • Work closely with other teams, implementing changes that help improve speed and release quality
  • Responsible for reviews of platform code changes, approving or suggesting improvements to authors as appropriate
  • Be a go-to domain expert on critical components making up the squad products and services
  • Own issues from initial diagnosis through to implementation of a fix
  • Write and keep up to date documentation
  • Challenge and suggest improvements to existing systems or processes on an ongoing basis
  • Own improvements to the tools, following the software development lifecycle through test and into live

What experience we would like you to have…
  • Supporting enterprise level physical compute such as Dell or HP
  • Data Centre management
  • Redhat and Windows O.S support
  • Automation tools for example Chef and Jenkins
  • Monitoring & associated tooling for example Opsview, Prometheus & Graphite
  • Programming and scripting for example Bash, Powershell, Python & Ruby
  • Networking, DHCP, DNS and IPAM
  • Working within an agile environment
  • Working within a small focused team

We will consider remote working (with at least 50% of time being in the base office), part-time working and flexible hours to accommodate your personal circumstances, providing we can meet our business needs.

We also offer an attractive relocation package for candidates that live outside the Yorkshire region, including those outside the UK.

Based in Yorkshire, we have grown to become one of the UK's leading online betting and gaming companies. A business driven by bleeding edge technology, that brings the excitement of sports betting, casino games, poker and bingo to over 700,000 customers a day & growing!

It's a workplace like no other, with a mission to make Betting & Gaming better.

And we want you to be part of it.

Our People Ambition is to attract & develop diverse & talented people to meet the current and future growth needs of SB&G. Together, our aim is to create the Best Digital Business to work at.
This job was originally posted as