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Data Engineer (SportsBet Team)

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Cluj - Napoca
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We are looking for a Data Engineer to join our Data team, working for Sportsbet Australia. The role is available in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

The Data Engineer is a key role within Data Platforms, responsible for delivering innovative and sustainable data driven solutions to provide Sportsbet a competitive advantage in the market.


Project Delivery

  • Analyse and question business requirements.
  • Actively contribute to the solution design.
  • Accurately estimate effort and hold yourself and others accountable for delivery.
  • Develop high quality, high performing code which meets the business need.
  • Continuously improve our platforms / services with each release – new initiatives are an opportunity to deliver faster than last time.
  • Optimise platforms / solutions to ensure we support our service levels and minimise spend.
  • Identify gaps and implement best practices across operational processes, DevOps, deployments etc.
  • To promote the production of reusable code and modules where appropriate with a view to maximising effort and reducing development costs
  • Develop and socialise patterns and standards for use across the organisation.
  • Automate processes wherever possible.
  • Innovate and challenge the status quo by introducing new ideas and concepts to the team.

Platform Operations

  • Support what we build – taking ownership of production issues, working with stakeholders through to resolution.
  • Identify, escalate and mitigate operational risks.
  • Conduct regular performance tuning across our platforms to ensure optimal usage of resources.
  • Perform regular maintenance and audit activities (patches, upgrades, user access reviews, DR tests etc.) as required to ensure stability.
  • Identify and act on opportunities for automation.

Ways of Working

  • Share SME knowledge and upskill other team members as required.
  • Stay up to date with industry trends and assess / promote the adoption of these within the broader team.
  • Collaborate across other teams to ensure project success


Behavioural Competencies

  • Highly motivated and delivery focused thought leader.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact positively and constructively with internal stakeholders and partners.
  • Ability to successfully deliver to multiple streams of work in a high-pressure environment.
  • Agile mindset with a focus on value driven iterative solutions.
  • Aptitude in communication with stakeholders and team members.
  • Strong sense of ownership and accountability.
  • Low ego / team driven behaviours.
  • Desire to challenge the status quo.
  • History of knowledge sharing with team mates.
  • Ability to identify and act on potential improvements to systems
  • To ensure risks and issues are identified in a timely manner and effectively communicated with proposed resolution and mitigation strategies

Technical Competencies

  • Strong experience in developing software with Java and or Python.
  • Comprehensive knowledge about APIs – ability to design RESTful services and integrate with other data providers.
  • Involvement with CI/CD platforms and pipeline deployments patterns (Jenkins, Bamboo, Shell Scripting, Unit/Integration Testing)
  • Experience with data streaming based architecture.
  • Exposure to a variety of databases technologies (NoSQL, PostgreSQL, SQL) and ETL tools (Talend, SSIS, NiFi, AWS Glue).
  • Broad experience and familiarity with AWS technologies

Ideally experience with:

  • Fast paced agile based environment
  • Test-driven development techniques
  • A clear understanding of systems analysis, component based system design and modern software development principles
  • Experience with serverless based technologies.
  • Exposure to AirFlow, Spark, Genie, Sqoop, Flume, Flink would be beneficial.

Experience 2+ years of development experience in a cloud first, data centric organisation.



  • Computer Science degree or equivalent


  • AWS certification

Flexible working is our way of working! We’re a diverse workforce and therefore a ‘one size fits all’ approach isn’t necessarily best. Whatever your personal needs may be, let’s have a chat and see how we can accommodate them.