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Senior Engineer Infrastructure

Gaming Technology Solutions Limited
Closing date
14 Jun 2021

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Technology & New Media
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Playtech PLC is the world's leading supplier of systems and content for the online gambling industry with other 5,000 employees worldwide. Playtech provides a complete solution for the management of omnichannel gambling across a range of verticals (casino, sports, poker and bingo) and is committed to supporting responsible gambling and protection of vulnerable players.

Our Manchester office (M60 J21), is the home of Neon, the world's fastest-growing system for bricks-and-mortar casinos. Neon's prestigious international client base includes:
  • SBM Monte Carlo (operator of the legendary casinos in Monaco)
  • Sun International (South African operator of some of the world's leading integrated resorts)
  • MSC Cruises (operator of 15 high-end cruise ships with onboard casinos)
  • Grosvenor Casinos (55 UK casinos connected to a central system hosted in Microsoft Azure)
  • Olympic Casinos (Eastern Europe's largest casino operator with over 100 casinos in 6 countries)

We continue to grow rapidly despite the devastating effect of COVID-19 on our industry and are currently expanding and reorganising to establish Neon as the global market leader. Alongside our Manchester office, we have teams in Nice, Nova Gorica, Ho Chi Minh City, Johannesburg and Buenos Aries which each serve the local market.


The success of Neon is built on strong client relationships, modern technology and customer-focused innovation. The product consists of a suite of modern, loosely coupled web and mobile applications which can be installed in the cloud or on-premise to deliver:
  • The casino team with effective tools to manage risks and optimise revenue and efficiency
  • Players with the best gaming experience and protection technology can enable
  • Leading-edge CRM, marketing and engagement
  • Enterprise-level business intelligence and machine learning

Working for Playtech

We operate a people first approach to our business and are highly focused on providing our team with the tools they need to excel. The team work hard and smart, investing their time and expertise in an environment which provides the freedom to express themselves and innovate.

We are a fast-growing, fast-moving company in a dynamic industry. Our sales teams bring many exciting opportunities and our strike rate in closing business is excellent. Our R&D teams are always working on new, innovative products. You will need to be a self-starter who can adapt to a changing environment to support the company's ambitious growth plans.
Your Responsibilities
You will report to the Technical Services Manager and your responsibilities will include:
  • Design and deploy complex infrastructure, using manual and automated deployment tools
  • Configure high availability including Clustering, Microservices and Load Balancing
  • Install and upgrade Neon in high-availability environments (cloud, VMware Fault Tolerance, SQL clustering, Service Fabric etc)
  • Plan, script and implement business critical Neon upgrades, minimising business impact
  • Act as technical lead on a project
  • Supervise and support system implementations and go lives
  • Maintain internal development and QA environments
  • Produce high-quality system and implementation documentation
  • Provide second-line support for technical incidents and generally assist and advise the helpdesk team
  • Remain customer focused to ensure that we always deliver an outstanding level of service
Your Experience and Skills
As we expand our Technical Services department, we are open to a variety of skillsets and candidate profiles to support our varied product range. As a senior member of the team, you will be expected to meet most or all the following criteria:
  • Very good PowerShell and general scripting skills
  • Microsoft Azure and cloud computing knowledge
  • Microservice Orchestration Knowledge would be an advantage
  • Understanding of certificates, deployment and renewals
  • Excellent planning skills, including the ability to manage your own workload and communicate effectively with our team
  • Very good communication skills, including the ability to lead a team on site, communicate with our customers' technical and senior management and deliver technical training and overviews to customer and internal audiences
  • Quick learner. We would like to get you at the coal face as quickly as possible so you will need to be a self-starter and working with our training team, take responsibility for your own learning
  • In depth knowledge of network communications
  • Basic Linux
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Azure Service Fabric would be a distinct advantage
General Expectations
Our basic expectations within you to perform this role are that:
  • You are prepared to travel when required subject to proper planning and personal circumstances
  • You understand that we don't work in a 9-5 environment due to our international client base
Remuneration and Package
You will receive:
  • Basic salary
  • Annual bonus based on company and personal performance
  • On-call payments in line with the out of hours support policy
  • Overtime in line with the company overtime policy
  • Company phone and laptop
  • Health plan and company pension contributions

Playtech is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applicants. Unless otherwise instructed, we will retain your details on file for 6 months in accordance with the data protection act.

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