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Core Automation Engineer - Flutter UK&I - 7416


Core Automation Engineer - Flutter UK&I

  • Primary Location:
    Cluj - Napoca
  • Contract Type:
  • Employment Basis:

Flexible benefits of your choice

Learning and development opportunities

25 days annual leave

Customized wellbeing programs

Extended health and travel insurances

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Role Summary

The Core Automation Engineer will work on multiple initiatives with the aim of integrating our automated infrastructure with our PaaS. We're looking for an engineer to join our team to continuously improve Paddy Power 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 Paddy Power 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 Paddy Power 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.


Key Responsibilities

  • Day-to-day activity improving our infrastructure, tooling and continuous delivery processes; including project work.
  • Research and development of tooling and/or process to enable delivery and infrastructure teams.
  • Utilize Paddy Power Betfair's configuration management tools such as Ansible, Jenkins and GoCD to create self-service workflows
  • Work closely with delivery teams and product owners as part of an Agile software delivery team to ensure resilience of private cloud at all times
  • Active participation to full integration of automated workflows into a Continuous Delivery framework
  • Resource estimations for projects and software releases
  • Responsibility to contribute to the documentation used by the team


  • Aptitude for evaluating and embracing new technologies and tooling.
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical, troubleshooting and root cause analysis capabilities.
  • Technical knowledge of Linux, Networking, CD/CI tooling
  • Scripting skills (Bash, Python)
  • Linux administration experience
  • Knowledge automating manual application deployment using Ansible, and Chef.
  • Experience of Virtualization technologies (Xen, KVM)
  • Experience treating infrastructure as code.
  • Experience using source control management tools such as Git
  • Exposure to OpenStack


  • Experienced with automated building of Red Hat servers.
  • Experienced in creation and roll-out of technical and procedural standards
  • Ability to work and communicate with non-technical business staff
  • Implementation and configuration of monitoring tools
  • Networking experience and knowledge
  • Experience of load balancing products and/or clustering (HA and HPCC)
  • Experience in the administration of RDBMS databases (Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server)
  • Experience with Public Clouds


What you can expect

  • 25 days of annual leave;
  • Free breakfast;
  • Sharesave scheme;
  • „Flexible Benefits” of your choice;
  • Private health insurance (includes dental insurance and health assessments);
  • Free parking;
  • Thousands of courses online through "Udemy";
  • Working from home options.


Ways of working

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;

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only the suitable candidates will be contacted for an interview.

By submitting your application online, you agree that: your details will be used to progress your application for employment. If your application is successful, your details will be used to administer your personnel record. If your application is unsuccessful, we will retain your details for a period no longer than two years, in order to consider you for prospective Betfair Romania Development role.

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Cluj - Napoca
Blvd. 21 Decembrie 1989, no. 77, The Office building, Betfair Romania Development, Entrance A, 4th Floor, Cluj, Romania, 400124


We are the largest technology and shared services hub of Flutter Entertainment Plc, an FTSE 100 company, with over 1,000 people powering the world’s leading brands in sports betting, gaming and entertainment.

Over 18 million customers worldwide enjoy the exciting, immersive and safe experiences delivered by our teams in Cluj-Napoca operating a unique portfolio of diverse proprietary brands such as Betfair, PokerStars, Paddy Power, FanDuel or SportsBet.


We’re home to the talented and the brave. If you’re tired of business as usual and want to create something new, you’ll love it here.

Just like our brands are leaders at global scale, that is the standard we hold up to when it comes to the opportunities we offer to our people, ensuring they have everything they need to succeed.

At Betfair Romania Development, one thing is for sure: you will experience different. Quick-thinking, adaptable and disruptive, we believe the future is what you make it.