Genius Sports Group is hiring a

DevOps Engineer (4 vacancies)

Sofia, Bulgaria

ABOUT US

Genius Sports Group is one of the world’s largest sports technology companies, specializing in the capture, distribution and commercialization of live data, streams and digital content. We work in partnership with the biggest names in sports, betting and media to power a global ecosystem that benefits every stakeholder. Headquartered in London, we have offices in New York, Medellin, Tallinn, Sofia, Vilnius, Lausanne and Singapore, which are home to over 1,400 of our talented employees.

OUR DIVISION

GENIUS SPORTS GROUP

As the parent company of our business, Genius Sports Group is a truly global operation, spanning several continents and serving a wide variety of sectors. From immersive statistical content to live betting and sports marketing services, our technology powers ground-breaking fan experiences that deliver value to all stakeholders across sports, media and gaming.

The Role

Genius sports provides real-time sport related data to a large and demanding customer base comprising Sporting Associations, Sports Betting and Media companies. As a DevOps Engineer you will play a key role in supporting our development teams in developing and maintaining microservices. As part of our company, your primary responsibilities will include supporting and guiding developers in their journey to a cloud based environment, making sure teams gain knowledge in cloud infrastructure, and assisting with monitoring and supporting products. This vacancy is a perfect match for a person who enjoys finding innovative solutions to technical challenges with opportunities to contribute broadly in a dynamic and collaborative team-based environment.

Main Responsibilities

  • Design and development of new solutions to aid development process and delivery
  • Producing high quality, maintainable, monitored and tested infrastructure and solutions
  • Troubleshooting and resolution of problems

Required Skills

  • Linux system administration (at least basic Windows administration is a bonus)
  • Understanding of Docker and container, orchestration and registry functionality
  • AWS cloud stack experience (ec2, networking, load balancing, vpcs, s3, lambdas)
  • Infrastructure language (Such as Cloudformation)
  • Understanding of monitoring and alerting systems 
  • CI and build automation 
  • Understanding of networking & networking protocols
  • Sufficiently fluent in English that you can describe problems and solve them in collaboration with others
  • Ability to (rarely) travel for a week or two at a time
  • Desire to work in a collaborative environment within a team
  • At least one programming language excluding bash and powershell
  • Willingness to learn and explore new technologies
  • Excellent understanding of distributed version control (git)

Desirable Skills

  • Kubernetes
  • ECS
  • Ideally Gitlab-ci, but also jenkins
  • nagios, check_mk, influxdb, opsgenie
  • Configuration management (Ansible, Chef, Puppet, AWS Systems Manager)
  • Service discovery (consul, etcd, zookeeper, others )
  • Experience in developing software
  • Logging and log analysis 
  • Serverless stack experience

We Offer

As well as a competitive salary and annual leave allowance, our benefits include health insurance, skills training and much more, depending on location. We also offer a host of softer benefits, including many social events throughout the year such as summer and winter holiday parties, monthly team building events, sports tournaments, charity days and wellbeing activities.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are currently using virtual hiring processes in some locations, so that we can continue hiring great people whilst being mindful of the health of everyone involved in the recruitment process. Please therefore be aware that, among other things, interviews may take place by phone or video, and some new hires may need to be onboarded remotely (e.g. where access to office space is currently restricted). Our Talent Acquisition team will be able to advise of arrangements in relation to specific roles, so please reach out to them with any questions.

Genius Sports Group is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We recognize and celebrate the benefits that a diverse and inclusive workforce bring to our business, our customers and our staff. We welcome and will consider all applications regardless of age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage, pregnancy, maternity, race or nationality, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation (and any other status protected by applicable law)

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