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Solutions Architect

Sky Betting and Gaming

A phenomenal opportunity has opened up for a Solutions Architect, to become part of our UK&I Infrastructure team!

This role is a fantastic chance to work as part of highly skilled and friendly team that will value your input. The team is more than happy to share their vast knowledge and help you settle into the role. In no time at all you’ll be contributing to the Flutter UKI technology roadmap, working with team members to identify how we turn long term vision into practical solutions.

Who you'll work with

As part of the UK&I Infrastructure Strategy and Solutions function, your task will be focused on providing solution design, technical planning and consultancy to the UKI technology teams and business.

With the establishment of the Flutter UK&I Centres of excellence and wider UK&I divisional operating model the team will play a critical role in providing integration solutions to support the business mobilisation. They will also contribute significantly to the delivery of UKI Infrastructure roadmaps including design of solutions to support public cloud adoption. By its nature Infrastructure is a collection of diverse technical domains, the team play its part by providing solutions that integrate these domains and meet the objectives of the business.

Your role in 'better'

The Solutions Architect is a key role to deliver scalable, reliable on-premise infrastructure and public cloud platforms across Flutter UKI. Working closely with technical partners across the division you will design and document solutions capable of meeting the ambitious requirements for availability, stability and scalability necessary to support a rapidly growing online gaming and betting business.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Contribute to the infrastructure platforms & public cloud platforms roadmap by identifying how solutions based on the latest products/services can deliver the UKI infrastructure strategic vision.

  • Technical ownership of the end to end solution, providing technical leadership during project planning & delivery.

  • Produce practical designs and solutions for sophisticated demands and requirements.

  • Ensure that solution designs are aligned to architectural principles and can meet demands of large-scale workloads.

  • Deliver fit for purpose solutions by ensuring that functional and non-functional requirements are well understood.

  • Seek opportunities to remove technical debt from infrastructure platforms and reduce complexity.

  • Maintain high quality solution documentation, detailed drawings and plans.

  • Communicate efficiently through face to face interaction, presentation and consumable documentation, both at a deep technical level and for senior non-technical audiences.

  • Work with 3rd party vendors and internal teams to evaluate how new hardware/software services will deliver on solution requirements.

  • Provide consultancy to UKI stakeholders on project and discovery engagements. 

  • Collaborate with other architects & designers across Flutter to deliver end to end solutions.

  • Contribute to technical implementation plans and providing guidance to project teams

  • Support the PPB/SBG Infrastructure engagement leads to triage technical requirements for new demand.

  • Provide accurate estimation for cost, effort and risk.

  • Contribute to the wider UKI architectural community.

How you'll create 'better'

Working as a design authority across private and public cloud infrastructure platforms you will produce high quality designs which meet the functional and non-functional requirements identified, demonstrating how these have been met clearly. A key part skill required is the ability to collaborate with wide set of partners both highly technical & non-technical. For larger initiatives you will be required to set technical direction and provide guidance when solving complex problems.

About Sky Betting & Gaming

And at Sky Betting & Gaming, better is just the beginning. When you work here, you’ll be able to build the next big thing in a fast- paced, exciting industry.

Our story began in 1999, and we’ve since grown to house a family of iconic brands including Sky Bet - the UK’s no.1 betting app, Sky Vegas - the UK’s no.1 online casino, as well as Sky Bingo, Sky Casino and Sky Poker.

We want to empower you to create a career you’re proud of, to feel like you belong, and provide you with everything you need to do your job.

Plus, Sky Betting & Gaming is part of the Flutter UK & Ireland family — a collection of big-hitting entertainment brands such as Paddy Power, Betfair and Tombola.

Flexible Working

All our live jobs champion hybrid working, offering a flexible blend of home and office working with full autonomy to decide how many times you travel into the office each quarter. Looking for a remote role? We’re open to discussing remote working for all our live jobs.

Helping you live your life better

  • £1,000 learning fund each year

  • 32 hours paid volunteering time per year

  • Free SkyQ Ultra HD premium TV package worth £1,200

  • Twice-yearly bonus (with part of it guaranteed!)

  • Pension contribution scheme

  • Private healthcare

  • Flexible ways of working – home or office, it’s your choice!

  • Access to thousands of Udemy courses

  • Invest via the Company Sharesave Scheme

We’re working to be an inclusive employer, and we encourage people from all backgrounds, ways of thinking and working to apply. Everyone brings different perspectives and experiences; you don't have to meet all the requirements listed to apply for this role.

If you need any adjustments to make this role work for you let us know, and we’ll see how we can accommodate them.

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