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Fintech for betting

Site Reliability Engineer

£60k – £100k • 0.0% – 0.1%
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About the Position

Reliability/infrastructure engineers work on critical systems underlying the rest of the firm’s technology, making use of both their SRE skills and mindset. The team is building a reliable, low-latency, highly concurrent system capable of handling thousands of executions per second. As our engineers deploy to production several times a day, the underlying system has to be robust and support good observability in an ever-changing environment. We are improving our AWS/Kubernetes infrastructure, and are looking for someone passionate to help us build a low-friction, highly available production environment.

This is not a traditional SRE role - more of a fusion between classic DevOps and Site Reliability Engineering. In fact, the team should not maintain systems. They write code and tools to take care of it instead.

About you

  • You enjoy making infrastructure more automated, flexible and robust
  • You have a deep knowledge of operating system fundamentals (we use Ubuntu).
  • You enjoying collaborating with others
  • You are familiar with a scripting language, like Python or Bash
  • You enjoy troubleshooting and know how the common profiling/debugging tools work
  • You have knowledge of containerised environments and configuration management tools
  • You are interested in working in a modern AWS and Kubernetes environment.

Our Culture

Smarkets brings a professional approach to the sports betting world which has allowed us to create one of the most sophisticated products in the industry. We embrace collaboration and our culture of trust, innovation, and scientific rigour has enabled us to grow to where we are today. Our people have a large impact on the product - be it changing the direction of our technical stack or pushing new features - you’ll be key in driving Smarkets forward.

Our culture is built on the principles of self-management and rewards people on merit and excellence, avoiding the bureaucracy of pyramid management. Ultimately we are a group of like-minded individuals who enjoy learning, playing, and eating the excellent meals provided by the chefs!

Smarkets at a glance

Fintech for betting

Smarkets focuses on Gambling, Financial Exchanges, and Prediction Markets. Their company has offices in Los Angeles and London. They have a mid-size team that's between 51-200 employees. To date, Smarkets has raised $2.71M of funding; their latest round was closed on February 2013.

You can view their website at https://smarkets.com or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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