Lead Platform Engineer

London, England, United Kingdom

Description

ABOUT THE ROLE

Fresh8 Gaming is hiring for a Lead Platform Engineer to help define and advance the platform underpinning our high-traffic live services. Our goal is to ship products fast without compromising on quality. The platform team works closely with the product delivery teams to decide on provided capabilities, how to scale with traffic, and prioritisation of areas that give us the greatest value.

This is a hands-on operations position, with tasks including custom automation, platform improvements, and technology exploration. As the platform team grows, you will support and mentor other platform engineers and display excellent technical leadership. We primarily utilise the Google Cloud Platform and are interested in moving from Compute Engine to GKE.

Our philosophy is to use the right tool for the job, updating our Tech Radar frequently to track our interest in existing, new and emergent technologies. At present we’re evaluating a move towards a containerised environment to enable us to meet our goals of moving fast, while also reducing infrastructure costs. We’re also investing time building out our CI/CD pipelines to minimise manual toil within the delivery teams.

We’re about collaboration and openness, with a fairly flat team structure. We’re fast moving and we iterate and ship code fast. Your work will help us continue to create great software and ensure we have complete site reliability and effective scaling. We offer a strong technical challenge and ongoing personal development from the many business goals ahead. We believe in open source and contribute wherever possible, check us out on GitHub.


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ABOUT Fresh8 Gaming

Fresh8 is a totally unique and innovative technology business, offering - what could be called a “Next Generation” product for world leading gambling operators and publishers.


We’re constantly breaking new ground in sports betting advertising, by offering a game changing range of automated tooling across display, programmatic, affiliate, social media and video channels that instantly connect sports fans with personalised bets.


Through the use of our advertising tools, we’re helping clients including The Telegraph, Marca.com, SkyBet, William Hill and Ladbrokes Coral to more efficiently acquire new customers and increase yield from existing customers.


We have grown to a team of over 40 strong staff across offices in Bristol and London.


Since 2014, we have landed a series of awards including Services Rising Star at EGR B2B Awards and have recently landed a new injection of funding to continue our rapid growth.




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