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Senior Network Engineer

  • Leeds, United Kingdom
  • Full time 40 hours
  • Permanent

Senior Network Engineer

We are considering applicants in – London/Leeds/Dublin
Style of work – Hybrid (Flexible)

Would you like to help deliver and operate our strategic group platforms, as our new Network Engineer? We have an immediate requirement for an SME to join the OEX team, working on the group Wi-Fi implementation across UK&I locations, becoming a crucial team member driving the global expansion of the solution to all divisions and locations. Ongoing support will be required once the initial rollout is complete, however this is not considered to be the main responsibility of the role.

In addition to the OEX workstream, we have a programme to deliver a Flutter Group AWS Cloud platform, which will underpin the global services consumed by the group's well-known betting and gaming brands.

As part of this role you will work with the cloud infrastructure function to support the build and operation of cloud networking, with the opportunity to become involved in delivery and operation of the wider cloud infrastructure services. The role will contribute to the evaluation and selection of AWS services, code and configuration management tooling and the variety of components required to achieve our group strategic hosting objectives.

This is a fantastic opportunity to shape the technology choices across Flutter, working with all brands across the group to modernise their services, deliver technology to meet their needs, and promote knowledge sharing across the engineering community.

Who are we?
We’re leading betting and gaming into the future by offering some of the most innovative brands in our industry and using the Flutter Edge. For us, fun is at the heart of what we are aiming to achieve, and our people are the key to ensuring our business is the most trusted and responsible brand ensuring our players get the maximum enjoyment; it’s all about bringing entertainment to life for millions of customers in a safe, responsible, and sustainable way.

Our global scale means we can continue to invest to support our strategy and maintain our gold medal positions across local markets.
Our Brands: Flutter operates a range of global brands, including FanDuel, Sky Betting & Gaming, Sportsbet, PokerStars, Paddy Power, Betfair, Sisal, tombola, FOX Bet, TVG, Junglee Games and Adjarabet

What can you expect to be involved in, in your new role?     

  • Escalation for major Wi-Fi incidents requiring 4th level support where the 3rd party provider requires Networking services beyond the scope of their remit.
  • Senior engineer for Wi-Fi as part of the OEX team, from participating in the design to implementation and ongoing support working with a 3rd party provider.
  • Support architecture and function leads with developing the Wi-Fi and cloud technology roadmaps and strategy.
  • Contribute to the build and operation of a secure, performant, and cost-effective AWS Cloud Platform
  • Automate system deployment and operations using Infrastructure as Code and configuration management tooling.
  • Maintain source code and artefact repositories.
  • Define, document, support, and approve LLDs for Flutter Group network and cloud implementations.
  • Act as a trusted SME offering advice and knowledge sharing to the broader technology team and internal customers.
  • Create and drive adoption of standard operating procedures, policies, and runbooks.
  • Facilitate the development and communication of Flutter Group standards for design, development, and deployment.
  • Liaise with other group functions, building and maintaining relationships, and recognising opportunities for strategic collaboration.
  • Liaise with Third Party vendors and partners.
  • On-call may be introduced in the future.
  • Write and review platform code, offering constructive feedback to ensure code quality.
  • Enable and support engineering teams with the adoption of cloud services.
  • Write and maintain appropriate technical documentation.
  • Facilitate the development and communication of Flutter Group standards for design, development, and deployment.

This might be for you if you have:

  • Previous experience with the design, implementation and support of Wi-Fi infrastructure including Cisco and Aruba.
  • Delivering systems in security compliant environments
  • Writing and maintaining technical documentation.
  • Sharing knowledge with your peers and across the wider engineering community.
  • Working in an agile environment.
  • Incident, change, problem, and risk management.
  • Building and operating networking infrastructure and cloud platforms, ideally within highly available AWS environments.
  • Working with source control management (Git, Github) and CI/CD Pipelines.
  • Managing Infrastructure as code using CDK, Terraform, CloudFormation.
  • Experience working with enterprise organisations on large-scale migration and modernisation transformation projects, displaying a customer-obsessed and collaborative approach, coupled with a strong technical understanding to provide confidence and answer questions. An ability to engage and help crystallise business benefits of migrations, demonstrate a deep understanding of Network solutions, and a passion for delivering quality as part of two separate teams.
  • Bonus points for previous software engineering experience, coding, and automation.

Some things that set us apart: (For our UK location, please ask for local benefits)
Our passion has helped us take the betting industry by storm. So we think it’s only fair that our people enjoy a set of excellent rewards for all their hard work:

  • UK - Unlimited Holiday (you read that right!)
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme (please ask for your location and we will share!)
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Life Assurance, Income protection, Private healthcare (with option to add dependent)
  • £1,000 annual self-development learning fund & Access to thousands of Udemy courses
  • Invest via the Company Share save Scheme, Discount vouchers, Volunteering days.
  • ‘Take 20’ work from another location for up to 20 days
  • Enhanced Parental Leave Policy – eg. Maternity up to 52 weeks which includes paid time off for appointments.

At Flutter we’re working to be an inclusive employer, and we encourage people from all backgrounds, ways of thinking and working to apply. Everyone brings different perspectives and experiences; you don't have to meet all the requirements listed to apply for this role.

If you need any adjustments to make this role work for you let us know, and we’ll see how we can accommodate them.

Our Work Experience is the combination of everything that's unique about us: our culture, our core values, our company meetings, our commitment to sustainability, our recognition programs, but most importantly, it's our people. Our employees are self-disciplined, hardworking, curious, trustworthy, humble, and truthful. They make choices according to what is best for the team, they live for opportunities to collaborate and make a difference, and they make us one of the Top Workplaces in the area. 

Our values/attributes

  • Building Support: We establish close relationships with our stakeholders, underpinned by trust, integrity, and respect. We are able to build awareness, understanding, and positive momentum behind the group technology strategy, often without being in a position to assert authority.
  • Objective : We are impartial and unbiased, ensuring equal treatment for all and that decisions are based on objective criteria.
  • Collaborative: We work effectively and in partnership with our stakeholders on shared goals that align towards the achievement of the group strategy. We foster a collaborative environment and assume the role of leader when required.
  • Adaptable: We understand and appreciate different and opposing perspectives on an issue and are able to adapt our approach in order to achieve a successful outcome.
  • Strategic Thinking: We think about the big picture and use that perspective to support our divisions to achieve competitive advantage through greater agility, faster time to market and a better customer experience.
  • Strategic Communication: We are proactive and considered in our approach to stakeholder communications. We actively listen, provide constructive feedback, and help others to consider new perspectives.

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