min €50,000, plus bonus and great benefits
Vacancy Type:
03 (Bwin)

Entain is one of the world’s largest Sports Betting and Gaming groups, operating both online and in the retail sector. With offices across five continents and licenses in more than 25 countries, we operate some of the most well-known and iconic brands in the industry with more than 250 years of combined history – names such as bwin, Coral, Foxy, Gala, Ladbrokes, and PartyPoker.

The role in a nutshell:

As Automation Engineer - Linux you will join one of our Engineering Teams responsible for high performance and high available IT Environment. You’ll support given applications in terms of automation, operations, maintenance, deployments. For our complex environment it’s key that our applications in production run smoothly. You’ll need to ensure a fast resolution of incidents. Further, you’ll automate the roll-out of new versions for applications and services.

Are you ready for solving incredibly complex problems in a-typical environments? We bet you are.

Joining a team of talented individuals, you will be passionate about technology and your enthusiasm and energy will transpire to your work!

What you’ll be doing:

  • Support & maintain Java based applications.
  • Manage multiple installations of a wide variety of NoSQL databases and messaging middleware.
  • Champion observability by maintaining, adapting and improving monitoring and reporting (OpenTelemetry, Prometheus, Grafana, AppDynamics).
  • Set-up, optimize and fine tune application environments.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement of operating processes (deployment capabilities, GitOps).
  • Advise and support product developing teams as well as infrastructure teams on all topics.
  • Supports implementation of standards and best practices working closely with the architecture team.
  • Improve system performance, application delivery and efficiency through, automation, process refinement, post-mortem reviews, and in-depth configuration analysis.
  • Optimization and application fine-tuning alongside software engineers.
  • Participate in on-call rotation as 2nd & 3rd line of incident support (additionally compensated on top of base salary!)

What we need from you:

  • Deep understanding of the Linux operating system.
  • Hands-on experience managing and deploying Linux based applications.
  • Hands-on experience with technologies in our stack:
  • NoSQL DBs: Cassandra, Redis, Neo4J, SOLR, MongoDB
  • Automation Frameworks: Ansible, RunDeck
  • Enterprise Messaging & Supporting Software: Apache Kafka, Confluent Kafka, TIBCO EMS, ZooKeeper
  • Monitoring & Alerting Tools: AppDynamics, ELK Stack + Beats, Prometheus & Grafana, SCOM
  • CDN / DNS Solutions: Cloudflare, AD DNS, F5 GTM
  • Experience with automation & configuration management (Ansible or similar).
  • Strong scripting skills (Bash).
  • Good application server skills (in at least on of: JBoss, Jetty, Tomcat).
  • Basic programming experience in Java or Node.js is a plus.
  • Fluent English - written and spoken, German is a plus.
  • Self-driven personality who is eager to learn.
  • Good communication and training skills.

What we can offer you:

  • Salary - Dependent on experience, but with a minimum of €50,000
  • Hybrid working – We offer 3 days a week working from home.
  • Flexible benefits package - Annual bonus, employee share scheme, health screening, life assurance, matching pension contributions, lunch vouchers, 5 weeks annual leave per year, retail discounts, discounted gym membership, with the ability to tailor your benefits package to suit your needs.
  • Development – Both personal and professional development are important to us. Everyone gets 5 paid days to focus on development, along with subscriptions to learning resources like cross knowledge, LinkedIn learning and our own learning room. Monthly Empower Talks from inspirational leaders from outside the industry.
  • Onboarding - We've an experienced team who will help you get settled into your role, and you'll have all the support you need
  • Culture – We were once a startup and still have that growth mindset (despite our size). Our industry is renowned for the speed it operates at, and the incredible pace of innovation. Our values include winning together, being bold, exciting customers and driving innovation.
  • Wellbeing – Our employee assistance program offers free advice on everything from work advice, relationship advice, legal information, and financial advice. Everyone gets a free subscription to the unmind (mental wellbeing) app. Counselling session are available through EAP. We have a monthly schedule of wellbeing sessions and talks with each office having wellbeing champions and coordinators. Furthermore, we have a company doctor as well as a work psychologist coming to the office.
  • Offices - Newly refurbished offices, with chillout spaces and modern facilities (free coffee, tea, water and fresh fruits)
  • Social - Fantastic programme of free social activities, from our summer parties and Friday night drinks, we've got you covered.
  • Sports - We're as passionate about sports as you are, if you can name a sport, we've probably got a company team.

“The minimum basic salary for this position would be set at 50k €. Depending on experience and qualifications, there is a willingness to offer more. In addition, we offer annual bonus and stock options. Furthermore, if working on call you will receive additionally an on-call allowance.”

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About Entain

We may sit on the FTSE100, but for millions of customers worldwide, we’re the brands they hold in their hands – and heart. As the home of household names like Ladbrokes, Foxy and PartyPoker, to name just a few, we elevate lives with moments of excitement. And right now we’re elevating ourselves above the competition. We’re leading the industry in bold new directions - and it’s our diverse and talented team who are making this possible. Believe us, the best is yet to come. For our customers. For our future. For your career.

DEI and Wellbeing @ Entain

Our vision is to be the world leader in betting, gaming and interactive entertainment, and we know that the most successful businesses are the most sustainable ones. Diversity and inclusion is key to sustainability and success and our goal is to attract, engage and retain the best talent globally, bringing the best thinking to our business from inside and outside of our sector. Our ambition is to make sure everyone at Entain feels valued, respected and included. Inclusion is embedded in everything we do, because we know when we feel respected and heard, we do our best work. Sustainability drives everything we do, and doing what’s right is one of our core values. Diverse teams have more creativity, imagination, innovation and problem solving capabilities. We are committed to tackling inequalities and creating a diverse and inclusive business. Here, we celebrate our individual differences, and make sure everyone feels supported, respected, and empowered to thrive – and that starts from the moment you apply to join us. We want our employees to feel healthy and supported at home and at work. That’s why we have our Well-me programme, which provides information, tools and training to help our people look after their mental and physical wellbeing in ways that matter to them.

Life @ Entain

We’re a team who love to play, and win, together. We love building bonds between our people, and we love to build your career up too. Join us, and we won’t just be your employer, we’ll be your biggest cheerleader. We’ll give you the power to lead the conversation on your learning and career goals from day one, and then get behind you with all the support you need to take your career – and our business – to new heights.