About Us Paddy Power Betfair plc is an international sports betting and gaming operator, with a market-leading presence in the UK, Ireland, Australia and the USA, as well as a range of operations across Europe including Romania, Portugal and Malta.
We operate five sports betting and gaming brands; Paddy Power, Betfair, Sportsbet, FanDuel and TVG. We are online-led, mobile-
led and sports-led : and our proprietary technology, unique products and innovative marketing all combine to offer a superb experience to our five million customers worldwide.
from Dublin to Los Angeles, and London to Melbourne. Our culture rewards innovation, teamwork and we like to stay fast-moving in a dynamic industry.
Description We are looking for an enthusiastic dedicated, self-motivated Graduate DevOps Engineer to work within our team to implement and support the front end of a highly transactional and highly available product.
The role is responsible for delivery and support from development through to production for a given product portfolio.The successful candidate will be proactive, thorough and have good technical and problem solving skills, with a positive and results-
driven attitude. They will be striving to learn in short time how to provide high quality products within agreed timelines, aiming for right first time, every time results and driving continuous improvements across the Linux environments.
Key Responsibilities : Fast learner of Deployment and configuration of new software application releasesOn-going support of a given applications portfolioFast learner of Installation of standard build from development through to productionOpen to learn on Assisting other engineers and developers within the team to build and scale the infrastructure for growth, security, and resilienceUnderstanding of hardware and software design documentsLearning resource estimations for projects and software releasesStay with a Devops mentor so that he learn quick how to act as an escalation point for 1st line support for various issues within the teamStart learning on how to perform system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups.
Experience & Qualifications : EssentialStarting knowledge and experience of Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems administrationBasic Experience in application deployment and configuration on Linux platformsBasic Experience of supporting JBoss / Tomcat / CougarBasic Oracle and Networking knowledgeEager to learn and help in problem solving, analytical, troubleshooting and root cause analysis capabilities.
Basic knowledge in using scripting technologies (Shell, Bash, Perl, Batch, python, ruby) to create / modify scriptsAbility to build on and use open-
source tools / projects.DesirableKnowledge of automation tools (Chef / Puppet / CFengine)Implementation and configuration of monitoring toolsExperience with packaging of applicationsNetworking experience and knowledgeUnderstanding of high-
volume transactional systems and distributed applicationsBasic knowledge of AWS (Compute, Storage), Openstack Cloud solutions.
Key Skills & AttributesExcellent communication skillsProven and demonstrable troubleshooting and logical fault-diagnostic skillsAttention to detail and proactive can-
do approach to all aspects of systems administrationAbility to take ownership of an issue and work to tight timeframes as necessaryAbility to work as a strong team member, enforcing standards and completing documentationKeen interest in working with new technologiesProven ability and desire to innovateFlexible working is our way of working! We’re a diverse workforce and therefore a one size fits all’ approach isn’t necessarily best.
Whatever your personal needs may be, let’s have a chat and see how we can accommodate them.Our Values Our values are important to us.
In fact they shape and guide everything we do from improving our performance and working as a team, to hiring the right people and developing our talent.
There are five key values that we live by : Relentless Will To Win : We strive to stay ahead of the game and achieve more for our customers and each other.
Collaboration : We win by having the best people, working well together and building strong relationships.Integrity : We take pride in doing what’s right.
No exceptions.Agility : We adapt at pace and with purpose, and thrive amid change.Low Ego : We take our work seriously but not ourselves, and never believe our own hype.