Software Engineer
FanDuel
Edinburgh
1d ago

FanDuel Group is an innovative sports-tech entertainment company that is changing the way consumers engage with their favorite sports, teams, and leagues.

The premier gaming destination in the United States, FanDuel Group consists of a portfolio of leading brands across gaming, sports betting, daily fantasy sports, advance-

deposit wagering, and TV / media, including FanDuel, Betfair US, DRAFT, and TVG. FanDuel Group has a presence across 45 states and 8 million customers.

The company is based in New York with offices in California, New Jersey, Florida, Oregon, and Scotland.

The FanDuel platform handles tens of thousands of requests a second across hundreds of services; it’s absolutely critical to the company’s success that this platform remains available and rapidly scalable and the DevOps team have a leading role in making that happen.

Our growing team features a diverse range of skills, from generalist to specialist, but one thing our team does have in common is a deep understanding of how our system works and hangs together.

We’re looking for passionate technologists, strong communicators and those with a commitment to continuous improvement. The ideal candidate will have the confidence to propose pragmatic solutions to complex problems and be eager to learn from and educate others.

What you’ll do

  • Push changes to production within the first week.
  • Build, deploy and maintain the architecture that’s critical to FanDuel’s success.
  • Learn from others, and be a coach and mentor to other engineers, irrespective of experience.
  • Guide continuous deployment as an active member of the development team.
  • Write software that enables our engineering team to push changes to development, performance testing, and production environments dozens of times a day.
  • Explore a multitude of technology to solve complex problems.
  • Work in collaboration with development work-streams to provide operational consultancy on behalf of the infrastructure team.
  • Reflect our values in day-to-day working.
  • Characteristics of successful candidates

  • Flexible in learning and working with new technologies.
  • Enjoy solving challenging problems with highly trafficked architecture.
  • Linux systems administration, including python or ruby scripting experience.
  • Configuration management experience, preferably puppet or chef.
  • Technical experience in managing a highly available and highly scalable cloud environment, preferably AWS.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Strong desire to automate.
  • Bonus points for

  • CI / CD expertise.
  • Technical experience in managing a highly available cloud environment, preferably AWS
  • Experience with distributed systems
  • Hands on knowledge of container orchestration
  • Experience of building scalable, concurrent, high-availability systems
  • What you get in return Beyond working with such a great team? An exciting environment with real growth Build innovative products used by a highly passionate user base 10% time and regular hack days.

    Learning and development opportunities, including conference attendance Unlimited holiday allowance Pension with company contribution Private medical coverage that we respect and value everyone as individuals.

    We don't tolerate bias, judgement or harassment. Our focus is on developing employees so that they reach their full potential.

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