Trading, Platform Virtualization Engineer @ Caesars Entertainment - Jersey City, NJ

Job Overview

9 days ago

Trading, Platform Virtualization Engineer

Caesars Entertainment - Jersey City, NJ

This role is remote, with one required visit to your designated home office per quarter.

Remote option is available for employees located in the following states; AZ, CO, CT, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, LA, MA, MD, MI, MS, MT, NC, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TX, TN, WA, WV, and Washington D.C. (States subject to change at any time)

Home Office: Jersey City, NJ

With William Hill now a part of Caesars Entertainment, we plan to lead the pack by delivering products our customers love to use! As Caesars/William Hill, we operate sports betting in 18 U.S. jurisdictions and have partnerships with the biggest leagues and media companies in the country including, the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, ESPN, and CBS Sports. Marking a major milestone in American sports history, we opened the first-ever sports betting venue within a professional United States sports facility, the Caesars Sportsbook at the Capital One Arena in Washington D.C. Partnerships like this are positioning our business to skyrocket as sports betting continues to expand across the country and our customers get a taste of the action.

On the Technology side, we’ve built an entire sports betting and iGaming platform from the ground up in less than 3 years. Through continuous improvement and data-informed product development, we are adding features so that our customers have the best product experience in the market. Our Product Technology team is comprised of the brightest minds in Tech, and our culture of autonomy and decisiveness gives the team the freedom to deliver without constantly seeking permission to take action. We chart our own path and innovate as we create the next generation of products. We’re looking for like-minded superstars that want to work with the best of the best and join the biggest name in sports betting and iGaming as we take over the U.S. market!

What we are looking for:

A Hyper-converged engineer looking to integrate with DevOps culture and best practices.

What We're Using:

The latest VMWare VSphere Enterprise 7.X with Tanzu for our on-premise infrastructure

We use Kubernetes the #1 and growing platform for containerized workloads

AWS top Cloud Provider.

Current tools also include:

  • HyperConverged Infrastructure
  • Velero backup for Kubernetes
  • Istio the #1 popular Service Mesh for Kubernetes
  • Kubernetes clusters reside in the Cloud and On-Prem.
  • Prometheus for custom metrics
  • Helm and Helmfile for deployments

Our team is utilizing tools such as Packer , Ansible , Terraform, Cloud-Init to build out on-prem and cloud infrastructure:

  • The latest and greatest tools for the job big and minor: Terragrunt , asdf , Kaniko, and more.
  • GitLab for CI/CD & SCM; Gitlab is growing fast as the most popular SCM for private projects and one of the first SCM’s to have built-in CI/CD pipeline.
  • NewRelic , PagerDuty some of the best tools for monitoring and alerting.
  • Proof of Concepts on tooling such as vRealize Operations, vRealize Network Insight, and vRealize Log insight

We do big data:

  • Cassandra
  • Apache Spark
  • Kafka
  • SnowFlake

What You'll Do:

  • Work closely with Tech Leads of various teams to assess existing problems and to design process improvement solutions
  • You’ll identify and fix bottlenecks in our Business Continuity plans
  • You'll work with teams to ensure we can recover quickly and effectively.
  • You’ll build coding standardization and automating processes for the organization to help recover faster from failure.
  • You’ll be part of team scrums and maintain a proper agile workflow for the DevOps team
  • You’ll solve the challenge of building the world’s fastest betting engine
  • Work to reduce our overhead of complexity as we continue to scale to each State

What you will need:

  • 3-5+ years of hands-on experience in VMware Deployments - photon OS, Clusters, VSAN, vSCA, and performance metrics
  • Hands on skills with DataCenter networking: VLans, vSphere Distributed Switches, firewalls
  • 1-2 years DevOps related experience
  • Scripting skills in at least one of the following: Powershell, Bash, Python, Perl, GoLang.
  • Senior level experience with implementing and maintaining infrastructure as code (via Terraform, DSC - Desired State Control)
  • Experience with containerization (Docker) and scaling with Kubernetes (EKS, GKS, AKS, or Tanzu)
  • In-depth experience implementing and maintaining automation/configuration management solutions (i.e. Puppet, Ansible, SaltStack) used throughout business
  • Experiencing administering and automating practical solutions for SDLC and Release management through CI and related tools including but not limited to: Gitlab, Bitbucket, Jenkins, Maven, Nexus, Artifactory, Sonar, Jira, Confluence, etc.
  • Ability to explain and describe complex solutions, then break them into repeatable solutions.
  • Bonus: Overlay networking - VXLAN experience.
  • Bonus: Experience administrating Kafka and Cassandra instances.
  • Bonus: You have experience with Istio for Kubernetes.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

Caesars Sportsbook & Casino reserves the right to make changes to the job description whenever necessary.

As a part of Caesars Sportsbook & Casino’s employment process, finalist candidates will be required to complete a drug test and background check upon offer acceptance.

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