DevOps Automation Engineer

Posted 25 September by Castle Hill - iGaming & Crypto Careers
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DevOps Automation Engineer| Online Gaming | Gibraltar

Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits Package + Relocation Assistance

Our client, a well respected and leading Online Gaming company, is looking to appoint a highly motivated DevOps Engineer to join their team of skilled professionals. Attitude is just as important as experience with a particular set of tools. There are a lot of moving pieces to fit together, and they’re looking for people with great communication and interpersonal skills, who can communicate easily with other individuals who have various levels of technical expertise.

Passionate about Software Engineering, you must be able to integrate into a team of professionals who are continuously looking to make improvements, additionally you must also be self-motivated, and able to drive yourself out of your comfort zone to try and improve your skills and knowledge.

Key Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Automation of processes and daily routines
  • Show your colleagues the right way to build and release software
  • Design, implement and administer software build & deployment systems and environments
  • Work with development, operations, testing and others to identify and resolve bottlenecks in the path to production
  • You will be required to carry out deployments and deliver continual improvement, reducing roll backs, increasing the number of successful increments to live, improving traceability, stability and uptime
  • You will ensure operational issues are resolved rapidly and with minimum disruption, by providing the appropriate support to team members
  • Work with Software Development teams to improve the readiness for Operational Deployment
  • Explore and evaluate new techniques and tools
  • You will be required to work a rotating shift pattern with other engineers

Experience & Qualifications:

  • 3+ years’ experience in software engineering
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar
  • Experience with implementing automated build processes
  • Proficient with Linux system administration, including storage, networks, and software
  • Working knowledge of fundamental protocols (e.g. TCP/IP, HTTP, DNS)
  • Experience with continuous integration/continuous delivery principles
  • Highly motivated to embrace and promote an Infrastructure as Code mind set - software defined everything
  • Strong focus on efficiency, simplicity and maintainability
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and work independently
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent attention to detail


  • Scripting/Coding skills in at least one language
  • Experience with Git - version everything mindset
  • Deliver changes through a CICD pipeline (Jenkins or Gitlab)
  • Experience with cloud architectures (preferable AWS)
  • Knowledge of Ansible
  • Knowledge of Terraform

You will have the opportunity to learn more (or share your knowledge) on the following:

  • Programming/scripting languages: Java, Ruby, Perl, Python, Bash, Go
  • Software engineering fundamentals (data structures, algorithms, scalability, testability, maintainability)
  • Immutable images - Packer
  • Highly available enterprise environments
  • µService architectures
  • In Memory Data Grids and NoSql solutions (Hazelcast, Redis, MongoDB)
  • Message brokers (ActiveMQ, Kafka)
  • Hadoop/hdfs
  • Monitoring solutions (New Relic, OpenTSDB, Prometheus and others)
  • Database and SQL dialects: MySQL, Oracle, Postgres, SQLite

What you can expect:

  • We encourage employee development
  • We reward initiative
  • We deal with stress in a calm manner and keep an eye on the prize
  • Success is contagious here and we celebrate it!
  • We use state of the art technology
  • We embrace IT challenges!
  • We have an awesome multi-cultural work environment

Based in Gibraltar, not only is this a fantastic career opportunity, it is also a chance to experience a great lifestyle in a location with over 300 days’ sunshine per year! For further information regarding relocating to Gibraltar/Southern Spain and working in the online gaming industry, please have a look at our YouTubevideo: [Relocation to Gibraltar and working in the Online Gaming industry] youtubeDOTcom/watch?v=xj1f92a2ksU

So, if you are looking for this exciting position, and want to work for an industry leader in the sun, look no further and send your CV to Castle Hill Recruitment, or apply here on Reed.

If you have any further questions regarding working in Gibraltar, and living in Gibraltar / Southern Spain then please contact us.

Required skills

  • Automation
  • Computer Engineering
  • Information Systems
  • Software Development
  • Online Gaming

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