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Data Engineer

We operate at an enterprise scale in a near real-time environment where the data moves every second of every day and cannot stop without significant business impact and we’re hoping that you’ll enjoy the challenges and be driven by providing the right data store for the problem.

About us

Working with us you’ll be at the heart of the technological revolution of one of the world’s most trusted betting and gaming companies. Our wholesale adoption of Public Cloud means that we need to scale intelligently with an eye on the future. Behind the bet, you’ll join a team of people releasing cutting edge, fully functional software to customers globally, in an agile environment where you will have the autonomy to drive best practices, data capacity and data storage design either with relational, columnar, or key-value storage technologies. You will have the autonomy to influence design decisions across the whole of Trading Technology to ensure a consistent approach and ensure that we deliver for our customers with our cutting-edge technologies.

Your role in the team

As a Data Engineer you’ll be a hands-on, technical individual ready to tackle our real-time data pipelines and corresponding data stores all within our AWS cloud-based data platform that provides Sports Betting Odds around the globe 24/7.

Key Responsibilities:

  • You’ll ensure that all our data is accessible, secure and consistent based on the strategy and designs needed for the real-time pricing pipeline.
  • Partnering with our Architects and Developers you’ll help shape the design of our underlying data platform to meet our quality standards whilst ensuring that the performance of our systems meet our business goals.
  • You’ll be coaching our engineers on the right storage patterns and technologies to best serve our customers whilst ensuring that our costs, scalability and availability goals are met.
  • Responsible for the design, implementation, operation and support of our data stores across various technologies all hosted in the public cloud.
  • We’ll rely on your guidance on opportunities for data technology adoption supporting our business targets. Working in partnership with Product Owners, Engineering Managers and Developers, you’ll make sure teams can realise the data security and performance that we need and understand the approach by flexing your communication style to suit the audience.
  • Maintain a strong customer focus ensuring regular communication and reporting.
  • Raise and resolve any risks and issues related to our data platform
  • Engaging and directing any Proof of Concept’ or prototyping of solutions.

What we expect:

  • You’ll already be a data engineer, database administrator or cloud engineer with a data focus looking for your next adventure.
  • You’ll need to know your atomicity from your consistency, your global secondary index from your partition key and your quorum configuration in your ring topology.
  • Demonstrable hands-on experience operating and troubleshooting Cassandra, and traditional relational databases by dealing with deployment, configuration, backups, recovery, data migrations and performance tuning.
  • You’ll need to be able to troubleshoot data and system problems in complex environments using monitoring and logging tools such as New Relic and Splunk
  • You’ll bring extensive experience and deep understanding in both traditional and modern data architecture and processing concepts, including relational databases (e.g. PostgreSQL, MySQL) and NoSQL (e.g. Redis, Mongo, Dynamo) etc.
  • Have a well-rounded technical repertoire Linux administration, networking, and docker. Kubernetes experience is desirable but not required.
  • Ideally, you’ll be certified in AWS but If you don’t have the certifications yet, then don’t worry, as we’ll help you get there.

What we offer

  • Development opportunities, including IT conferences, internal training, lunch and learn sessions and an individual training budget.
  • Complex work and the chance to make an impact.
  • Mac OS or Windows hardware to choose from.
  • Brand new, bright and comfortable office in the city centre with a garden roof terrace and incredible city view. Tram stop right outside the office. And yes - the office remains open if you choose to use it for reasons connected with your physical or mental wellbeing.
  • Free underground parking space for cars, motorcycles and bikes.
  • Great working atmosphere, in a collaborative team of amazing people, with forward-thinking managers.
  • Competitive base salary and benefits, with fully paid private healthcare (Lux Med), fully paid Multisport pass or MyBenefit cafeteria points for employees on employment contract, employee referral program, and an extra day off for your birthday.
  • Flexible employment (B2B or Employment Contract to choose from).
  • Creative rights scheme.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Chill out room and gaming room with VR, PS4, FIFA, foosball table, billiards, table tennis, football league, board games, company competitions with cool prizes.
  • Meetups, quality questions events, hackathons, we love any chance to share knowledge and have fun.
  • Charity events (ask us about our scooter racing) and social activities - virtual for now but we can’t wait to throw one of our famous company parties or summer picnics
  • Flexible working practices - in Covid-19 times we work from home.
  • Ultimately depending on circumstances, you may be able to work up to 80% of your normal working time from home.
  • Relocation costs support for rent and travel, and VISA support. Colleagues from all around the world including Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Argentina, Morocco, Estonia, Brazil, Romania, Ireland, Israel, India, Portugal, United Kingdom, Libya and many other countries.

William Hill in Krakow

Our office sits on Kotlarska and our brilliant building has a range of different workspaces, hangouts and breakout areas to suit your every need. Situated in the centre of Krakow next to the Vistula river - we’re in the heart of one of the world’s most iconic cities. There are parks everywhere, you can enjoy a walk along Planty, or go to Kociuszko Mound to admire the city from above. With plenty of culture on your doorstep, you’ll be spoilt for choice. In fact, why not have a sneak peek around our office with Street View and see if you can picture yourself here.

Would you like to join us?

Great! Find out all about the recruitment process and see how step by step you can become a part of our Grand Parade community.

1. Apply

Send your resume via our website and if you’re successful, we’ll contact you via email or phone.

2. HR screen

Our Recruitment Team will arrange a call to discuss your experience and learn more about your job expectations.

3. Technical interview

The next step on the road will be phone (Skype or BlueJeans) call with one of our technical recruiters who'd like to learn more about your skills and knowledge.

4. F2F interview

...and we're almost there! The final step is meeting with Development Lead or Hiring Manager who will tell you more about what we do and will be happy to answer your questions.