clients SportyBet

DevOps Engineer


Americas, Europe, EMEA, UK, USA timezones, European timezones

Job Type






Skill Set


Devops Sysadmin

Job Details

Sporty's sites are some of the most popular on the internet, consistently staying in Alexa's list of top websites for the countries they operate in.

We spend millions per year on our infrastructure in order to support millions of users across 6 countries. Our DevOps Engineers play a key role in ensuring the smooth operation of the site, as well as setting up new infrastructure for greenfield projects and geographic expansion.

Our Stack (we don't expect you to have all of these)

  • Languages: Java / Spring Boot, TypeScript / VueJS
  • Cloud Libraries: Netflix Eureka, Netflix Ribbon, Feign, Netflix Zuul
  • Database: MySQL, Oracle, Mybatis, Druid
  • Cache: Redisson, ElastiCache, Redis
  • MQ: Apache RocketMQ
  • Tasking: Elastic Job
  • Server: Netty
  • LoadBalance & Proxy: Nginx
  • Virtualization: Docker, Kubernetes, Rancher
  • Computing & Storage: AWS EC2, VPC, AWS Lambda, EBS, S3
  • Maintenance: AWS Opsworks, Salt, Chef
  • CI/CD: Drone, AWS Codepipeline, Jenkins
  • Monitoring: Grafana, Prometheus, AWS Cloudwatch
  • Logging: ELK, Rsyslog, Log4j2
  • CDN: Cloudflare


  • Work with a team of DevOps and DBA professionals
  • Improve existing infrastructure and processes in the 6 countries we're currently deployed in as well as streamlining processes deploy to new countries in the future
  • Holistically improve all aspects of our DevOps infrastructure including: reducing costs; streamlining environment provisioning; lowering response times and incorporating the latest techniques and technologies
  • Monitor and maintain the existing cloud infrastructure via autoscaling, automated alerts, and OpsWork and Grafana dashboards
  • Take ownership and responsibility for our cloud operation activities
  • Liaise with external security agencies for annual audits as well as perform our own internal security sweeps
  • Aid in reconfiguring existing architecture to allow for rapid deployments to new countries
  • Mentoring less experienced team members


  • 3+ years DevOps experience
  • Experience independently leading the planning and deployment of a project
  • Experienced with cloud platforms, especially AWS, including solid knowledge of how to utilise cloud resources to fulfil the demand from other teams and production
  • A sound understanding of modern Micro Services and Service Mesh concepts
  • Experience managing Kubernetes, including CI / CD with Kubernetes
  • Solid networking knowledge, especially the TCP / IP stack and HTTP protocol
  • A strong understanding of cache, including CDN, HTTP cache, Redis / Memcached
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills, including Linux OS issue diagnosis and OS parameter optimisation, JVM optimisation would be highly advantageous

Interview Process

  • HackerRank Test
  • Remote interview with 2 Engineers + Lead or Director
  • 24-72 hour feedback loops throughout process


  • Quarterly and flash bonuses
  • Flexible working hours
  • Top-of-the-line equipment
  • Education allowance
  • Referral bonuses
  • 28 days paid annual leave
  • Annual Global and Team company retreats - we're going on a luxury 5 day retreat to Dubai in November this year!
  • Highly talented, dependable co-workers in a global, multicultural organisation
  • We score 100% on The Joel Test
  • Our teams are small enough for you to be impactful
  • Our business is globally established and successful, offering stability and security to our Team Members