Senior DevOps Engineer

Location Malta
Discipline: Technology, IT Infrastructure, Software Development
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Daniel Genuis

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 16013
Published: 10 months ago

Our client, an exciting iGaming start-up backed by a large gaming organization, are now looking into expanding their technical team with a DevOps Engineer based in Malta to support the infrastructure platforms and the software development team to ensure they remain on the forefront of technology. Together with team, the candidate will be busy developing the first online arcade games as well as the platforms and associated infrastructure required to support them. To make this happen, various systems have been setup at the company's game locations in Germany as well as on the cloud. The role is based in Malta with the occasional travel to Germany.

Description:

  • Take ownership of the physical and virtual , on-premise and on the cloud systems infrastructure including servers and networking infrastructure , ensuring they are adequately monitored, protected and kept up to date.

  • Lead the introduction of the DevOps function together with the software and data development teams to provide a streamlined pipeline of regular updates to the online platforms and facilitate operational troubleshooting of the live platforms

  • Introduce automation in the rollout of software and infrastructure updates

  • Keep 24x7 system availability and related KPIs to an acceptable level

  • Work with the systems and network administrators to develop and maintain the operational and development platform environments in use by the company

  • Liaise  with external service providers in the provision of IT system engineering services

  • Maintain systems documentation as required from time to time

Requirements:

  • 2 years practical experience managing on-premise and public cloud infrastructure services such as those on MS Azure. Industry-standard certifications in this area would be an asset.

  • 2 years of practical experience in working in a DevOps role, creating and improving automation systems and providing platform operational support

  • 1 year technical leadership experience in the area of DevOps

  • Experience in building and managing complex Linux environments.  Industry-standard certifications in this area would be an asset.

  • Experience in DevOps, i.e. providing operational support to s/w development teams.

  • A highly-recognized IT related degree is highly-desirable.

  • Good communications skills including well spoken English required to relate with colleagues of different nationalities and based in various offices in Europe.