DevOps Lead [online recruitment]

DevOps Lead [online recruitment]
Miejsce pracy: Kraków, Rynek Główny 6

Playbook Engineering offers a global betting platform that provides a service to established operators and new entrants who are looking to disrupt the industry. We have offices in London and Krakow and are a young and fast-growing company.

Job Description

As a DevOps Lead within our Service Delivery department, you will be responsible for a team that provides tools and platform for product development teams. Your team, Platform Engineering, maintains tools that are crucial to developers, from artifacts registries, through CI/CD pipelines and systems, to automated platforms for development and testing environments creation.

The perfect candidate is expert in DevOps practices, knows what’s the best approach to CI/CD is and can propose the best solution to problems and developers needs. 

Our stack? We are using Google Cloud Platform for our core infrastructure, we use Gitlab for code and CI pipelines, Argo CD for CD pipelines and Kubernetes (GKE + Anthos) for workload management. All infrastructure is maintained with Terraform and Ansible.


We develop tools in range of languages, mainly in Python but Rust and Go are also welcome - you decide.

You will join a community of DevOps Engineers in the Service Delivery department who collaborate and support each other in providing services to Product Development teams by building devops platform and tools for other teams to use.



What you will be doing?
  • Build and maintain internal, developer-focused tools and solutions
  • Write build/test/deploy CI/CD pipelines and implement them in our services’ delivery process
  • Implement tools for configuration management of services
  • Automate all not-automated processes in software development lifecycle
  • Provide DevOps expertise to product development teams
  • Work with latest tech stack from Cloud-native landscape
  • 5+ years of experience as DevOps Engineer
  • Incentive to propose improvements for the development teams (software design patterns, best practices, code styles)
  • Strong practical knowledge of Linux/Unix, networking/administration
  • Experience with cloud (and cloud-native) services, mainly Google Cloud Platform
  • Experience in building pipelines for automation of applications scaffolding, testing, building, deployment with zero-downtime approach and auto-scaling
  • Experience with containers and Kubernetes, preferably with GKE and Anthos
  • Hands-on experience of writing scripts with at least one of scripting language i.e. Python, Go, Rust or Bash
  • Experience with Gitlab, Gitlab CI/CD Pipelines or similar CI/CD solutions, focusing on pipelines as code
  • Experience with Argo CD or similar GitOps solutions
  • Experience with Terraform/Ansible for Infrastructure as a Code solutions
  • Knowledge of artifacts registries like Nexus, GCP Container Registry, including knowledge of Maven/Ivy/Gradle for JVM stack and other languages registries like PyPi, Npm or Crate.
Prefered skills:
  • Experience with developing in-house IaaS/PaaS solution
  • Shift-left mindset, including moving forward DevSecOps approach
  • Growth mindset and willingness to learn
  • Proactive approach, can-do attitude
  • Problem-solving skills, Ability to dig into code
  • You built it, you run it approach, taking ownership of services and applications
  • Excellent communication skills with fluent English
Nice to have:
  • Understanding of ITIL and Agile methodologies (i.e. Kanban)
  • Experience with Confluence and JIRA
What We Offer:
  • Health Care and Multisport
  • Training budget
  • Table Soccer and Game console
  • Place for your bike 
  • Office in a convenient place - Rynek Główny
  • Company library
  • Startup atmosphere 
  • Employee referral program
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