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Senior Cloud Engineer - Sportsbet - 6994


Senior Cloud Engineer - Sportsbet

  • 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

Top trending technologies

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What you are going to do:

You're qualified and experienced in all things cloud. More than that, you want to stay at the forefront of distributed computing, keeping Sportsbet at the forefront of cloud technology. You will be a technical expert on the cloud with autonomy to make decisions and set the technical direction for Sportsbet.

You will be part of a group of highly skilled people that set the benchmark for risk and trading platform capability at Sportsbet and the Flutter Group. 

Key Responsibilities / Duties:

Technical Leadership: 

  • Lead Risk and Trading Platform teams on all things AWS.
  • Lead research and implementation of emerging AWS technologies.
  • All solutions perform at their optimum levels and systems are instrumented to alert within set tolerance levels.
  • Set technical direction and provide governance on best practices on cloud technologies.
  • Define standards and practices in managing cloud-based :tures in our systems.
  • Gather and consider relevant cross-domain constraints, conventions & opportunities in cloud.
  • Seek to eliminate and reduce risks associated in our infrastructure design.


  • Work with our development teams and other cloud engineers to design and implement best practice AWS solutions for new products.
  • Lead and upskill development teams on AWS solutions.
  • Support and help development team to become self-service.
  • Ensure cloud engineers and development teams are adhering to AWS best practices and standards.
  • Own technology and tooling for effective and innovative AWS solution.
  • Continuously lifting quality of infrastructure code and pipelines.
  • Ensure delivery of solutions that comply with the company patterns and standards.
  • Ability to understand the SDLC and work closely with development teams to yield pragmatic, cost effective options.
  • Work with the development team and other cloud engineers to ensure all solutions developed remain secure and are compliant with company standards.


  • Stay abreast with current opportunities to enhance our cloud offering.
  • Ability to develop code to automate all things cloud.
  • Continually develop your ability to grow and learn modern technologies and impart your knowledge to the broader technology teams.

Experience & Competencies:

Technical Competencies:

  • 3+ years of AWS experience.
  • Experience in design highly available, scalable and reliable aws based systems.
  • Exposure to design APIs. You know what RESTful services is and when to use JSON or XML.
  • A solid understanding of networking and core Internet protocols (e.g. TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, HTTP, and distributed networks).
  • Lots of experience with Linux/UNIX/Windows systems and the best practices for deploying applications to those stacks.
  • Experience with different databases, including working knowledge of SQL, relational and non-relational data stores.
  • Experience with CICD pipelines and tools.
  • Strong hands-on experience with key AWS Services like VPC, SG, EC2, ECS, S3, Lambda, RDS, Cloud Formation, cloud watch.
  • Familiarity with containerization technologies like Docker.
  • Familiarity with monitoring, logging and alerting as a service like SumoLogic, PagerDuty and NewRelic.
  • Hands-on experience with Ansible, Git, Bash (Linux), PowerShell (Windows).
  • Strong communications and stakeholder management skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills, coupled with a strong sense of ownership, urgency and drive.
  • Excellent written communication skills.

Behavioural Competencies:

  • You have a customer first attitude and constantly strive to improve customers' experience.
  • You question the status quo and look at things in new ways to drive innovation.
  • You value and encourage other's expertise, efforts and ideas and provide support when things don't always go as planned.
  • You challenge yourself to do things differently & go the extra mile to overdeliver on excitement.
  • You are passionate about learning and adapting to continually improve.
  • You work hard, you don't take yourself too seriously and you have fun along the way!



  • Tertiary qualifications within IT or equivalent industry experience.
  • AWS Solutions Architect (Associate).


  • AWS Solution Architect (Professional).
  • AWS Security.

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'.

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 Paddy Power Betfair 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.