System Engineer

Cracow, Poland

Grand Parade, we’re part of William Hill. We’re a technology hub building great betting and gaming products enjoyed by millions of people all over the world.

We bet we can be a great match

Do you want cool projects focused on online sports betting and gaming? Are you keen on working on highly reliable systems with low latency, much like the transactional systems of the best financial institutions but… with fun included? Would you like to work with some of the best Developers, QAs, DevOps Engineers and Project Managers Cracow?

Welcome to Grand Parade.

Working with us you’ll be at heart of the technological revolution of one the world’s most trusted betting and gaming companies. We deal with projects ranging from widgets, desktop or mobile casinos and betting sites… just to name a few. Did you know that we process as many online Sportsbook bets per second on a typical Saturday as does Amazon UK on its busiest day of the year, deal with more than 20 million of users and gigabytes of data daily? Impressed? You can be sure there are many more challenges waiting for you to face them.


You will be

  • Delivering high quality environments in line with architectural standards and project delivery requirements
  • Identifying inefficiencies and where necessary implement changes to fix the end to end deployment process
  • Adapting positively and quickly to new technologies and process
  • Analyzing running systems in search of potential issues
  • Solving problems on production systems
  • Working with existing documentation
  • Engaging in core Information security principles contributing to PCI-DSS compliance and active protection of William Hills Infrastructure
  • Making extra effort to help support teams and end users – “goes the extra mile”
  • Having flexible attitude, ability to perform under pressure
  • Having a commitment to quality and a thorough approach to the work
  • Taking Ownership of work and sees this through to completion
  • Forging strong relationships with WH Technology, business colleagues and key stakeholders
  • Working effectively as part of a highly technical and talented William Hill Delivery team
  • Aligning, communicating, and planning infrastructure initiatives in partnership with senior management, peers, and Project Management
  • Acting as a coach to support less experienced colleagues with the adoption of new technologies and processes

We expect you to have

  • Hands on Technical experience in administration of Linux (preferably Red Hat)
  • Strong knowledge of Networking – DNS, Load Balancing, Firewalls, routing
  • Excellent background in packaging and deployment of applications e.g Java, PHP using Version control systems (GIT) and Continuous Integration tools (Jenkins)
  • An excellent working knowledge of configuration management, provisioning and Orchestration tools such as Puppet, CFengine, Chef, Ansible, Salt. Working knowledge and understanding of Puppet is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of Scripting languages (Bash preferably)
  • AWS knowledge would be an asset
  • An excellent working knowledge of load balancing, high availability/clustering technologies
  • Some experience with Juniper, Checkpoint and Cisco firewall technology
  • Experience in managing and maintaining application delivery platforms such as F5, Stingray/Steel app
  • An excellent general working knowledge of IT systems environments i.e. operating systems, networking, applications, platforms and databases
  • An understanding of project & service delivery processes, development & testing methodologies and working to Change and Release managements practices
  • Strong customer focus establishing effective relationships with key stakeholders and 3rd parties
  • Significant experience in working on live production systems
  • Excellent English (both written and spoken)

We offer you

  • Development opportunities, including IT conferences, internal trainings, lunch and learn sessions and individual development budget
  • Complexity of work and a great influence on business results of the whole Group
  • Mac OS or Windows hardware to choose from
  • International exposure and business trips to our offices in London, Leeds and Gibraltar (our office is 5 minutes away from the beach)
  • Great working atmosphere in a team of amazing people without bored managers who prefer 10-years old solutions
  • Competitive salary and benefits (fully paid private healthcare, Multisport pass, daily fruits), employee referral program
  • Employment contract
  • Flexible working hours
  • Stable employment
  • And some fun in the office – integration events and company parties, internal GP football league, gamification initiatives, FIFA, board games, company competitions with cool prizes

Please send us your CV in English with the following passage included:

“I hereby express my consent to process my personal data included in my job offer by Grand Parade Sp. z o.o. with its registered seat in Cracow, 31-539, Kotlarska 11, St. or any other entity of William Hill group for recruitment purposes and once the recruitment process is closed, I agree that Grand Parade Sp. z o.o. or any other entity of William Hill group places and processes my personal data in its database pursuant to the Recruitment Policy Notice accessible at /address/ the provisions thereof I understand and accept. I also express my consent to sending my personal data to third parties within William Hill group, also outside the European Economic Area. I submit the data voluntarily. I have been informed about the scope and nature of the data processing as well as about my rights related to the data processing.”

Please note that we will contact chosen candidates only.

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