Sporty Group is hiring a

DevOps Engineer

  • Worldwide
  • Full-Time
  • 3 applicants (12%)

DevOps Engineer

GLOBAL REMOTE

SPORTY TECHNICAL

FULL-TIME

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.

Who We Are

Sporty Group is a consumer internet and technology business with an unrivalled sports media, gaming, social, and fintech platform which serves millions of daily active users across the globe via technology and operations hubs across more than 10 countries and 3 continents.

The recipe for our success is to discover intelligent and energetic people, who are passionate about our products and serving our users, and attract and retain them with a dynamic and flexible work life which empowers them to create value and rewards them generously based upon their contribution.

We have already built a capable and proven team of 300+ high achievers from a diverse set of backgrounds and we are looking for more talented individuals to drive further growth and contribute to the innovation, creativity and hard work that currently serves our users further via their grit and innovation.

Our Stack

  • 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

Responsibilities

  • 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

Requirements

  • 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

Benefits

  • Quarterly and flash bonuses
  • Flexible working hours
  • Top-of-the-line equipment
  • Education allowance
  • Referral bonuses
  • 28 days paid annual leave
  • Annual company retreat – we all went to Dubai in 2022 and are planning 2 more retreats for 2023!
  • 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

Our Mission

Our mission is to be an everyday entertainment platform for everyone

Our Operating Principles

  1. Create Value for Users
  2. Act in the Long-Term Interests of Sporty
  3. Focus on Product Improvements & Innovation
  4. Be Responsible
  5. Preserve Integrity & Honesty
  6. Respect Confidentiality & Privacy
  7. Ensure Stability, Security & Scalability
  8. Work Hard with Passion & Pride

Working at Sporty

The top-down mentality at Sporty is high performance based, meaning we trust you to do your job with an emphasis on support to help you achieve, grow and de-block any issues when they’re in your way.

Generally employees can choose their own hours, as long as they are collaborating and doing stand-ups etc. The emphasis is really on results.

As we are a highly structured and established company we are able to offer the security and support of a global business with the allure of a startup environment. Sporty is independently managed and financed, meaning we don’t have arbitrary shareholder or VC targets to cater to.

We literally build, spend and make decisions based on the ethos of building THE best platform of its kind. We are truly a tech company to the core and take excellent care of our Team Members.

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