|Product Analyst- Devops Scrum Master|
Company: William Hill
Location: Jersey City, NJ
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 07/14/2020
Expire Date: 09/14/2020
Job Categories: Web Technology
Product Analyst- Devops Scrum Master |
Working with William Hill, you will be at the heart of the technological revolution with one of the world’s most trusted betting and gaming companies. William Hill deals with projects ranging from desktop or mobile casinos and betting sites, to name a few. We process 500 online Sportsbook bets per second each Saturday, that’s the same as the number of orders processed by Amazon UK, on its busiest day of the year. We deal with more than 20 million users daily; impressed? You can be sure there are many more challenges waiting for you.
When we say cutting edge, we mean it. Here, you can work on highly reliable systems with low latency, much like the transactional systems of the best financial institutions, but…with the fun included.
You will have access to development opportunities, including IT conferences, internal training, and lunch and learn sessions. You will be part of a great working atmosphere, performing complex work in a collaborative team of amazing people, with forward-thinking managers. You will have the opportunity to make an impact.
What You Will Do:
William Hill’s DevOps team manages our production environment by maintaining availability, scalability, disaster recovery, backup systems, system security and performance. They are responsible for resolving complex issues that involve being resourceful, employing creative problem-solving techniques, and the ability to identify the root cause of problems
As the DevOps Product Analyst/Scrum Master you will:
Strengthen and cultivate “DevOps” culture as the subject matter expert for William Hill’s DevOps team
Establish CI/CD best practices and methodology and lead the DevOps team to create an annual road map and update it for prioritized quarterly deliverables
Lead the DevOps team in release planning and version control across highly scalable cloud-based environments
Experience with Kubernetes or other Container Orchestration tool and best practices
Stay focused on automation and lead the team to brainstorm, test, and implement new ways to automate for delivery and to test for acceptance criteria of deliverables.
Envision and implement best practices for Infrastructure as code to enable the teams to manage system resources and topologies as they would code.
Work closely with engineering and design resources to document and organiize requirements using Agile methods and create clear and engaging epics and user stories and detailed acceptance criteria.
Align the team to quarterly goals and business objectives by maintaining a well- groomed and prioritized backlog in Jira
Create process flow diagrams, project plans, charters and status readouts
Run Scrum meetings to determine and maintain team velocity during 2-week sprint cycles using Jira-
Provide leadership and direction to keep cloud infrastructure (AWS) costs in check.
Lead conversations that lead to ever-improving site performance amidst growing user bases.
Create and build deployment processes that scale
Collaborate with software product development, architecture, and IT teams to ensure releases are delivered with repeatable and auditable processes
Work independently across multiple platforms and applications to understand dependencies
What You Will Need:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
6+ years of work experience in an IT environment
4+ years of Linux Systems Engineering/Architecture experience
Proven, expert-level experience working with highly distributed systems, scalability and SaaS applications with a proven ability to speak authoritatively about architectural, design, and implementation details
Proven experience leading a Scrum team in either a Product Owner/Analyst or Scrum Master role
Understanding of monitoring systems (NewRelic) and experience implementing centralized logging (Splunk)
Demonstrated experience building efficient and secure cloud infrastructure with AWS IaaS
Excellent communication skills to successfully interact with the technology and business teams
Ability to thrive as an individual or a small team member on projects
Extensive experience and knowledge in solving problems that are complex in scope, requiring in-depth evaluation as well as the ability to identify problems in advance and propose solutions
Require limited supervision and direction; drive results, and set priorities appropriately and independently
Excellent communication, presentation, writing, and editorial abilities
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Be proactive with leadership abilities with a strong “can do attitude”
Highly detailed oriented
Strong willingness & comfort taking on and challenging development approaches
Previously worked in agile and scrum.
Ability to work on a 24x7 on-call, weekday and weekend schedule
Expert experience with configuration management tools like Salt/Chef/Ansible, etc.
Expert experience with CI/CD tools like Jenkins, Circle CI, Travis, etc.
Proven ability to script using languages like Node, Java Script, or Python
Understanding of systems hardening and secure systems configuration
Understanding of security concepts such as Firewalls, IPS, IDS, VPN, and MFA
You will need to successfully complete a background and drug screen
William Hill provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, civil union/domestic partnership status, familial status, domestic violence victim status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws. William Hill complies with applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training
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