Junior OA Engineer

Kick-start your career in the online gaming world and experience the very latest in technology and innovation. 
Do you see yourself as one of those “out-of-the-box thinkers”, “Technical masterminds”, “Outstanding creatives”,  or “Mind-boggling number crunchers”? If so, we want to welcome you to the Betway family and celebrate what makes you unique! 

Our global customer base is exploding and we need your skills to support us on this exciting journey! Don’t look back and submit your application before the opportunity passes you by..

Job Title: Junior Operational Analytics Engineer

Reporting to: Operational Analytics Manager

Department: Technology – Operational Analytics

The Department:

Technology creates and innovates the software needed to run our global online B2C gaming operations, including systems for Customer Service, Marketing, CRM, brand website development, DWH/BI, web analytics and the supporting frameworks and tools for one of the largest global online gaming groups.  Our dynamic environment is fast paced, using Agile and self-organizing principles for our teams to deliver the highest quality new products.​

The Team:

The Operational Analytics team are responsible for running the data systems and services that monitor and report on the operational infrastructure. We are heavily dependent on Elasticsearch for our operational intelligence and are embracing Azure tools as the department migrates applications to the cloud.

Purpose of the role:

The purpose of the role is to support, maintain and enhance the tools used by the department to deliver services to users throughout the business. We currently use the Elastic stack extensively (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana, Beats) but have plans to investigate and deploy other tooling to meet business requirements.

This is an opportunity for a talented individual to become a part of a highly successful Operational Analytics team within a complex, demanding and fast paced online gaming environment. The Junior Operational Analytics Engineer will get exposure to and learn in a diverse eco system of data persistence technologies.

You’ll get exposure to Elasticsearch and many other key technologies that are deployed across on-premise and cloud based platforms running a mixture of Windows, Linux and Azure cloud based containers. The environment is one which actively encourages staff development and the implementation of new technologies and techniques.

You will be responsible for:

The position will involve the following areas of responsibility:

  • Perform daily checks of the operational systems, investigating and resolving issues where required
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues as they arise
  • Support the Logstash data pipelines for loading data into Elasticsearch
  • Answer ad-hoc information requests using Kibana/Timelion or other tools as appropriate
  • Maintain the packages used to collect data from web servers

This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities. The job holder may be required to complete any other reasonable duties in order to achieve business objectives.

You will have:

  • Demonstrable experience of administrating data systems on either Windows or Linux
  • Demonstrable experience of querying data sources and/or data analysis
  • An eagerness to learn about data analysis in general and more specifically how this is implemented using the Elastic stack

It would be a bonus if you also had:

  • Knowledge or experience of using the Elastic stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana, Beats)
  • Knowledge or experience of using Microsoft Azure
  • Knowledge or experience of Linux (CentOS/Red Hat preferred) or Windows Server
  • An understanding of virtualisation (VMWare)
  • Any SQL Database knowledge (MS SQL Server preferred)
  • Some development knowledge including experience with common toolsets used such as Git, Chef, Azure Devops etc.

Person Specification:

  • Self-starter
  • Passionate about technology
  • Attention to detail
  • Be willing to learn new technologies
  • Comfortable working to tight deadlines
  • Patient and calm under pressure
  • Enjoy working with a team
  • Must be willing to do reasonable after-hours standby and support if required
  • Excellent communication skills - both to a technical and non-technical audience

Our Perks:

  • Flexible working
  • Competitive package
  • Great social and charity events
  • Health and well being weeks
  • Free fruit and a heavily discounted Barista
  • Tickets to events via sponsorships etc
  • Season Ticket Loan

Win Technologies (UK) Limited provides support services to Betway and is a proud member of the Betway Group

Should you not hear from us within 2 weeks, please assume your application has not been successful.

Founded in 2006, Betway Group is globally recognised and a leading provider of first class online entertainment. From pre-game and live Sports betting, eSports, Bingo, Casino and Poker, we offer a range of high end products across our global markets. Betway only operates in regulated markets where we hold the appropriate licenses. We take our responsibilities to customers and our other stakeholders seriously and place great emphasis on working to a ‘compliance first’ model across the business. We built the company with a clear goal - to provide our customers with an unrivalled online gambling experience, and our business partners with a trusted partner. The industry continues to grow and change, but our goal remains the same. Our values are key to everything that we do and are reflected in the way we deal with our people, our customers and our business partners.