Paddy Power Betfair operates at an incredible scale and with this comes some amazing technology and incredible people. The Cloud Automation teams sit right in the middle of this offering world class PaaS built on top of Paddy Power Betfair’s award winning Iaas solution. Tasked primarily with proactively facilitating the go live process for delivery teams – the teams also work closely with other technical teams to help relentlessly improve our process, tools and skills.
The Cloud Automation Engineer will work on multiple initiatives with the aim integrating our automated infrastructure with our PaaS. We’re looking for an engineer to join our team to deliver Betfair’s award winning private cloud which is based on the Openstack platform. You will be well versed in continuous delivery and how it is utilized to deliver applications to production. You will be familiar with a variety of Linux distributions and ideally be experienced in Centos. This job will require you to have Linux administration and automation skills. You should also be comfortable with networking and storage principles and best practices. You will have experience running both virtualized and physical servers and will assist delivery teams set up deployment pipelines that will deploy Betfair’s applications through all testing environments and onto production. You will create self-service infrastructure workflows that delivery teams will consume. You will work and coach other automation engineers and become familiar with continuous integration, continuous delivery and deployment processes at Betfair and how to implement them and improve them. We want you to have a “can do” attitude and look at ways of automating manual tasks. You will be a key part of the team that will be bring the next breed of infrastructure to our delivery teams and support their needs.