Minimum €30,000, annual bonus and excellent benefits
Vacancy Type:
23 (Entain)

Entain is one of the world’s largest sports betting and gaming groups. Via our unique proprietary technology platform, we offer sports betting, casino, poker, and bingo and operate some of the industry’s most popular online brands including bwin, Sportingbet, partypoker, partycasino and Foxy Bingo.

We, the MS SQL database engineering team, are responsible for our sports betting databases based on Microsoft SQL server technologies worldwide. These databases are the is the foundation for our successful and popular sports betting products.

Using the latest technologies of hardware and software we are constantly improving stability, performance, and functionality.

As a junior member of our team, you will support us to maintain our rapidly growing infrastructure. While gaining experience you will be primarily responsible for operating and improving the daily operations, as well as increasing the level of automation.

While collaborating with other infrastructure teams you will work on projects, and changes as well as resolving incidents.

A highly motivated, self-driven team player with a passion for data and software, willing to learn new technologies, and a little affinity for Microsoft products ... sounds like you? Then you might be a perfect match.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Perform SQL server installations and upgrades
  • Verify backups jobs
  • Daily tickets and requests
  • Permission assignments
  • Availability group creation on failover clusters
  • Troubleshooting and investigation during incidents
  • Participation in the 24x7 stand duty rota (usually after 6-12 months)

What we need from you:

  • Completed technical education
  • Fluent English (minimum B1) is a prerequisite
  • Basic Know-How about the design of SQL Server (2008R2 or later preferred)
  • Basic knowledge of scripting technologies (like PowerShell and T-SQL)
  • Basic Know How about relational databases and SQL
  • Knowledge of Microsoft infrastructure technologies, .NET, or other SQL technologies (like SSIS, SSAS, SSRS, etc.) would be beneficial
  • Good communication skills
  • Motivated and willing to learn
  • Accurate and responsibly
  • Passion for IT (hardware and software)
  • Team player who can work self-contained if necessary

What we can offer you:

  • Salary: Minimum: € 30,000,
  • Culture – We were once a startup and still have that growth mindset (despite our size). Our industry is renowned for the speed it operates, and the incredible pace of innovation. Our values include winning together, being bold, exciting customers, and driving innovation.
  • 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.
  • 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. Counseling sessions are available through EAP. We have a monthly schedule of wellbeing sessions and talks with each office having wellbeing champions and coordinators.
  • Flexible benefits package - Annual bonus, employee share scheme, health screening, life assurance, matching pension contributions, lunch vouchers, enhanced vacation package, retail discounts, discounted gym membership, with the ability to flex your benefits package to suit your needs
  • Offices - Newly refurbished offices, with chillout spaces and modern facilities
  • 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.
  • Hybrid Working – We offer 2 days a week working from home

What the process looks like:

  • Apply and your CV will be reviewed by one of our Talent Acquisition Partner Stefani Chobanova
  • Phone screening call with Stefani
  • 30 minute online assessment
  • 1st interview with the team manager
  • 2nd interview with a Database Engineering Team Lead and other stakeholders
  • Offer and Celebrations!

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.