The DevOps Engineer role will be key to the NYX New Product Development (NPD) team. Working alongside others within the central DevOps team and across the New Product Development team you will deliver the changes to our software delivery processes needed that will drive forward this strategic initiative.
The NPD team is aggressively adopting new technologies and architectural principles, as well as approaches to delivery, deployment, scalability and monitoring.
The successful candidate is expected to be a strong technologist, with both software engineering and technical operations backgrounds.
The NPD team structure continues to evolve, so a "can do" attitude and out-of-the-box thinking will be prerequisites! Key Tasks Work within the team of DevOps Engineers focused primarily on delivering technical solutions for improving the overall quality of product build, deployments, monitoring and alerting, with emphasis on NFRs (resilience, stability, scalability, security etc.
Help ensure that NPD test environments managed by DevOps are effectively managed. Help implement a CI / CD strategy to incorporate the entire product development lifecycle as well as the continual evolution of cross functional collaboration, associated best practices, and standards Help ensure all underlying technologies (open source software, commercial software, frameworks etc.
used across NPD teams have a clear version deprecation and upgrade path Create accurate documentation for use by the Development, QA, Technical Operations, Product, Support, and Customer teams Work on ongoing R&D effort into tools, processes, and people to further enhance DevOps capabilities Help manage consistent application of the DevOps methodologies amongst the NPD team Help ensure security considerations are robustly incorporated into NPD deliverables from day one
Commercial hands-on software development or infrastructure architecture, implementation and ongoing systems administration experience in a previous role Sound experience in identifying, implementing and maintaining IT solutions / systems in heavily regulated markets / industries Proven accountability for delivering technical components of both major IT or commercial projects and ongoing BAU programmes Ability to work as part of a small team that is part of a larger product division Proven communication and presentation skills Comfortable in a rapidly changing environment Able to articulate on processes and tools utilized to ensure quality, stability, performance, scalability, deployment, security, maintenance and documentation Knowledge and understanding of latest trends in DevOps methodologies, processes and tools, as well as emerging solutions and ability to apply them when appropriate Technical skills Essential Hands-
on experience in all facets of systems administration and infrastructure architecture, with particular focus on Linux and open source technologies Knowledge of industry leading public IaaS solutions (AWS and / or Google Compute) Knowledge of both relational databases and various NoSQL based data storage solutions Understanding of open source solutions that enable the implementation of highly distributed, scalable, durable, and performant platforms such as Akka, Kafka, Scala and Cassandra Demonstrable experience with agile methodologies and tools for development and operations Well versed and experienced with open source tools commonly used to build continuous integration / delivery solutions, such as Git, Maven, Gradle, Jenkins and Sonar Experienced with open source solutions for configuration management, elastic scaling, service discovery, and cloud management Practical knowledge of the Docker container platform Preferred Implementing java based application performance monitoring solutions Hands on knowledge of private cloud solutions Hands on knowledge with different containers and orchestration platforms Experience with creating solutions to ensure ALL deployed environments are the same Some experience developing operational excellence strategies for software developed using Akka, Kafka, Scala and Cassandra Some experience in working in an environment using Domain Driven Design, the actor model, event-
sourcing and CQRS. Betting / Gaming domain knowledge is not required, but having worked on major e-Commerce or any significant widely distributed system is.