Lead DevOps Engineer

Job Type Permanent
Salary Attractive salary and Bonus
Reference 34053

A client in iGaming is looking for a Lead DevOps Engineer to be instrumental in the growth and scaling of the DevOps culture and practices in the company.

The position can be based in Croatia or remote in a B2B contract.


  • You will be responsible for the technical delivery of the cloud infrastructure. You will join a first-class technical team of engineers to solve complex architectural challenges. And, you will help define technical standards and culture from the very beginning of the company.

  • The company is looking for a highly experienced DevOps engineer with extensive knowledge of designing, implementing, and operating cloud infrastructures.

  • The candidate will work on defining the infrastructure design, its Infrastructure as Code (IaC), as well as building reusable automated pipelines and making scalable and resilient applications by applying cloud native practices.

  • You will also manage a small team of DevOps engineers and provide business and technology stakeholders insight into infrastructure cost and budgets.

  • You’ll provide insight during due-diligence processes in order to evaluate between technical solutions.

  • You’ll be in close contact with InfoSec and will be responsible in ensuring the company's infrastructure is safe and protected as the company is operating under strict regulatory requirements.

  • As a senior member of the team the company's expect you to be a problem-solver and active, hands-on, individual contributor. Your deep specialised knowledge and experience should allow you to mentor your peer and understand well the domain that you will support.

  • Your competency should expand to be able to help other departments (product, design…) and drive business development.

  • While leading a project, you’ll have to make well-reasoned decisions about software design and implementation based on the knowledge of the best practices in the field.


  • At least 2-3 years experience with one of the major cloud providers, Oracle Cloud or AWS preferred.

  • Experience in Systems administration, shell scripting, and one other higher-level scripting language (Python, Ruby, etc.).

  • Good experience dealing with distributed systems and micro-services architectures.

  • Proven record of dealing with issues due to system communication and failure as well as experience in designing and building highly available and resilient systems.

  • Expert levels of working within an agile development cycle and exposure to: Git and versioning software.

  • Build systems (e.g. Maven) and common build patterns. Containerisation of applications using Docker or similar tools.

  • Jenkins Pipelines or similar CI/CD patterns.

  • Expert level knowledge of Kubernetes and Helm charts both in terms of application as well as infrastructure maintenance (creation, scaling, security, upgrades…)

  • Practitioner knowledge of Configuration Management/Infrastructure as Code (e.g. Ansible or Terraform).

  • CI/CD automation with Jenkins pipelines and ArgoCD. Load balancing (e.g. NGINX, HAProxy, Varnish).

  • Messaging systems (e.g. Kafka, RabbitMQ).

  • Log ingestion (e.g. Logstash, Filebeat, Telegraf, Vector). Log management (e.g. ELK stack, Grafana Loki). Security posture (security rules, roles and groups management, infrastructure segregation, firewalls, iptables, security audit). 


  • Exciting work in a fast-paced, ever-growing environment

  • Working in an agile environment of an international team across Europe and America

  • Working in an exciting and dynamic sports betting industry

  • Competitive benefits: Private medical cover Multisport card with 50% co-financing to get some exercise into your body

  • Flexible time. Start late or finish early.

  • Work to get the job done.

  • Numerous opportunities for education, personal growth, and further training, supported by a personal, educational budget

  • Social Friday bars, team buildings, Christmas parties, team activities, and other similar perks

  • New laptop and any extra peripheral devices that you might need Dog-friendly office

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