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Technical Operations Director

Lviv, 2019-03-12

Company description:

EveryMatrix is a company offering award-winning software solutions to the iGaming industry.
It was founded in 2008 by a team of innovative and visionary people with the aim to create a fully flexible and tailored software solution for operators whilst working with high-profile iGaming partners. As a leading software supplier in the iGaming industry, our vision has been, and continues to be, to keep developing, improving and striving towards creating market-leading solutions.
With offices across Europe, Asia and North America, EveryMatrix is able to deliver custom-built solutions in these regions within our product range, including the award-winning sports betting solution, OddsMatrix, which is equipped with more than 14,000 live events monthly; CasinoEngine, the largest casino content aggregator currently on the market, with 2,000+ games across 30+ vendors; Money Matrix, the licensed payment service provider as well as GamMatrix – the ultimate gaming management platform.

Responsibilities:

The Technical Operations Director reports directly to the Casino Business Unit CEO and works closely with the CTO.
Business Unit software development teams are located in Bucharest, Romania, and L’viv, Ukraine, with group management technical functions based in Bucharest. Work location is L’viv but around one week per month will be expected to be spent in another relevant location.
The responsibilities of the Technical Operations Director include (but are not limited to):
• Achieve flawless 24/7 uptime (99.99% including deploys across a calendar year) for all provided services
• Be accountable for the quality of Service and performance; ensuring future demand from growth and projects is understood and factored into capacity plans for all associated systems
• Ensure that everything that goes into production complies with a set of general requirements including documentation and handover to Incident Management (and other relevant stakeholders,) monitoring and logging plans, backups and high-availability setup
• Ensure proper release management, including where appropriate compliance with and reporting to relevant regulatory bodies
• Act as the gatekeeper to a stable production environment – ensure that nothing is released to production that has not been fully tested and quality assured
• Maintaining services once they are live by measuring and monitoring availability, latency and overall system health, and putting in place a suitable regime to ensure that Business Unit and Group Incident Management teams are alerted to any service disruption or degradation taking place within the Business Unit
• Develop a strong understanding of projects within the Business Unit and at Group level, ensuring deliveries are coordinated and service impact is minimised and agreed
• Work with internal and third party teams to ensure actions are taken and completed to protect and improve services
• Provide regular and accurate management reporting on IT Service performance
• Ensure that all day-to-day operational activities, including technical support and incident response, are carried out in a timely and reliable way
• The Technical Operations Director will take ownership of incidents, ensuring coordination of resolving parties, effective communication to stakeholders and post incident review
• From post incident review, achieve full understanding of the root cause of any incident, report this to management and affected clients, and report on the elimination of such
• Accountable to the EveryMatrix Chief Information Security Officer, be responsible for the continued compliance of the business unit with all group Security Policies (including regulatory, ISO and GDPR compliance), and for ensuring that a designated Security Officer is assigned to support the CISO.
• Proactively propose and implement all the operational actions and processes to improve the releases deployments, the incidents prevention and resolution, the security and increase the overall service quality.
• Work with the group to define the technical operations strategies and align with group processes.

Requirements:

Essential:
• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in computer science or an equivalent qualification
• Fluent in English, both in spoken and written form
• 3+ years of professional experience in a similar role
• Proven expertise in Software Release Management, Configuration Management or Project Management
• Broad view of software development methodologies and best practices
• Very good understanding of quality assurance at various life cycles of product development
• Very good knowledge about processes automation, devOps tools and methodologies.
• Experience in agile software development life cycle
• Ability to work efficiently under pressure with tight deadlines and demanding quality objectives
• Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
• Good planning and organizational skills

Nice to have:
• Experience in testing, test automation and respective tools
• Experience in a relevant domain – online betting & gaming, sports betting, delivery of Software as a Service
• Software development experience
• Experience working with software development and automated test tooling in Microsoft .NET/C#
• Experience with Kubernetes
• Experience with infrastructure scripting (like Terraform or Ansible)
• Experience with cloud providers (like google cloud)
• Experience with OpenStack

Please contact our HR Department ( ) for more details.

Benefits

  • You will be part of a young and pleasant work environment.
  • Internal & external training.
  • Flexible schedule.
  • We hold team-building activities and office parties throughout the year.


HR team will never use any personal information it receives from you for any purpose beyond recruitment, employment or reference checks, and strongly believes in the importance of keeping the personal information private.


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