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Associate Engineering Manager

A great opportunity has opened up for an enthusiastic Associate Engineering Manager to join our Platform Delivery Services team, part of our Infrastructure Tribe!

Your team

The Platform Services function is accountable for ensuring that all critical Flutter UK&I systems are maintained at peak uptime, performance, and quality standards to provide the highest possible level of access to our customer products.

As part of Platform Services, the Platform Delivery Services team provides technical implementation, development, and operational support of a wide number of products and services, supporting the delivery teams and the wider business, while allowing the business to scale at speed.

What you’ll do

Our Associate Engineering Managers lead us to offer world class experiences to our customers. They take the lead of our teams, as well as being the technical experts that drive the solutions and architecture of our systems. They are responsible for providing guidance, support and solutions for our customers.

Day to day, you can expect to:

  • Provide support to the development and Quality Assurance teams for Platform Services

  • Excellent problem solving, analytical, troubleshooting and root cause analysis capabilities.

  • Coach your team on best practices for incident management, taking ownership of issues with minimal support or guidance. 

  • Make sure that recurrence of incidents is minimized by applying appropriate immediate actions as well as long-term solutions. 

  • Make sure there is proper documentation for owned components 

  • Minimize manual processes and provide automated solutions 

  • Understand the dependencies between components and how they combine to deliver service to the consumer and business 

  • Easily recognize system deficiencies and implement effective solutions 

  • Suggest alternative methodologies that may be more efficient and actively improve the tooling to improve use cases

How you’ll do it

You are enthusiastic, motivated and willing to make your mark. You have engineering skills and a passion for technology. You have extensive experience with technologies such as Java, application servers (Tomcat, Jetty), http, event streaming (Kafka), build tools (e.g. Maven), CI/CD and AWS.

You need to have exceptional technical and problem-solving skills and a pragmatic approach to squad leadership.  

Our technology supports the continuous growth of our business, so we must deliver outstanding quality and performance. 

Core technical competencies for the role include knowledge/experience in...

  • Linux administration - Red Hat Enterprise/ CentOS / Rocky Linux systems administration

  • Application deployment and configuration on Linux/Windows platforms (Jenkins, Artifactory, Gitlab)

  • Continuous Integration/Deployment (CI/CD)

  • Knowledge of automation tools (Chef, Ansible, Terraform, CDK)

  • Scripting technologies (Bash, Ruby, Pyton) to create/modify scripts

  • Configuring and administering  tools such as Gitlab/Github, Jenkins, Artifactory, Hashicorp Vault

  • Implementation and configuration of monitoring and alerting tools

  • Load balancing products and/or clustering (HA and HPCC)

  • Experience in cloud technology and infrastructure (AWS, OpenStack)

  • Knowledge on change and incident management

About Flutter UK & Ireland

Extraordinary starts here.

Flutter UK & Ireland unites a dozen brands, hundreds of teams and thousands of colleagues who build trusted entertainment for millions of customers every week.

With the likes of Paddy Power, Betfair and Sky Betting & Gaming in the fold, we’re the largest division of global entertainment giant Flutter and boast some of the most popular apps and games in UK and Ireland markets.

At Flutter UK&I, we can guarantee you that no two days will ever be the same — and you’ll have the chance to make a difference to your career, the industry, and your amazing colleagues.

What we’ll offer you

  • £/€1,000 learning fund

  • Uncapped leave

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

  • Pension contribution scheme

  • Private healthcare

  • Flexible ways of working

  • Access to thousands of Udemy courses

  • Invest via the Company Sharesave Scheme

  • 16 hours paid volunteering time per year

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.