DevSecOps Engineer

Ljubljana, Slovenia


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Company Description

We’re the world’s leading sports technology company, at the intersection between sports, media, and betting. More than 1,700 sports federations, media outlets, betting operators, and consumer platforms across 120 countries rely on our know-how and technology to boost their business.

Job Description

Why is this an amazing opportunity?

This role is perfect for an experienced DevSecOps Engineer who wants to supercharge their career by experiencing first-hand what it is like to be part of an energetic, fast-growing company.

This is a new role in our Regulatory Services unit, focused on developing a market-leading monitoring tool for responsible gaming. You will help build this exciting new product catering to the needs of both bookmakers and regulators to create a safer, more responsible, and sustainable gambling industry. You’ll gain as much accountability as you can handle and have a huge influence on designing, building, and growing the product.

If you want to work at a company where you're constantly learning from experts in the industry and have the opportunity to implement learnings into business and customer value, then Sportradar is a good fit for you!

  • Be part of a hugely successful and innovative sports data company.
  • Play a pivotal role in shaping and building a fresh new product from the ground up using the latest technology.
  • You will have the opportunity to make a real impact on the product and be exposed to a steep learning curve with the reward of growth and development.
  • Competitive salary and benefits based on your experience.
  • Work in an international team collaborating with colleagues from all over the world.
  • Excellent training/learning opportunities.


Professional Requirements:

AWS and EKS Services Integration:

  • Collaborate with product development teams to seamlessly integrate and optimize AWS services, with a specific emphasis on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) for container orchestration.
  • Leverage AWS and EKS services for data storage, compute, messaging, and other infrastructure needs.

AI/ML Services Integration:

  • Work with AI/ML service providers within the AWS ecosystem to enhance user experience, product functionality, and overall product intelligence.
  • Implement automation in the CI/CD pipeline, leveraging AWS and EKS services for seamless integration.

GitFlow Expertise:

  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of the GitFlow branching model and version control best practices.
  • Collaborate with development teams to ensure the effective use of GitFlow for code collaboration, release management, and bug tracking.

Environment Promotion:

  • Implement and manage environment promotion processes, ensuring a smooth transition from development to testing, staging, and production environments.
  • Automate and streamline environment promotion workflows in collaboration with development and operations teams.

Kafka and RabbitMQ Integration:

  • Integrate and manage Kafka and RabbitMQ within AWS and EKS for effective message streaming, data processing, queuing, and handling high-volume, high-throughput event-driven systems.
  • Collaborate with development teams to ensure optimal utilization of Kafka and RabbitMQ for event-driven architectures.

Scaling and Observability:

  • Implement and manage scalable infrastructure solutions to handle varying workloads, particularly in high-volume, high-throughput scenarios.
  • Set up and maintain observability tools for monitoring, logging, and performance analysis, with experience in OpenTelemetry considered an advantage.

Threat Modeling:

  • Implement best practice threat modeling throughout the development lifecycle.
  • Collaborate with security teams to identify and mitigate potential threats and vulnerabilities.

Infrastructure as Code (IaC):

  • Utilize IaC principles to automate the provisioning and management of infrastructure.
  • Implement and maintain infrastructure code for efficient and reproducible deployments.

Vulnerability Scanning:

  • Implement and manage vulnerability scanning tools such as SonarQube, WhiteSource, and Renovate.
  • Collaborate with development teams to address and remediate identified vulnerabilities.

Collaboration with AWS:

  • Work closely with AWS representatives to understand new features, services, and best practices.
  • Collaborate with AWS support for troubleshooting, optimizing infrastructure, and addressing scaling challenges.

Automation and CI/CD Pipeline:

  • Develop and maintain automation scripts for AWS and EKS service integration, deployment, monitoring, and vulnerability scanning.
  • Implement AI/ML, Kafka, RabbitMQ, and AWS and EKS-based automation in the CI/CD pipeline for efficient and secure product workflows.

Security Integration:

  • Incorporate security as a contextual element in all aspects of the development lifecycle.
  • Collaborate with AWS security services to ensure the secure integration of AWS, EKS, AI/ML, Kafka, and RabbitMQ services, addressing any potential vulnerabilities or risks.

Configuration Management:

  • Utilize configuration management principles and tools for efficient system configuration.

Secret Management:

  • Implement robust secret management practices to secure sensitive information.

GitLab Experience (Essential):

  • Possess hands-on experience with GitLab for version control and CI/CD processes.

Desired: HashiCorp Technologies (Terraform, Vault, Consul):

  • Familiarity with HashiCorp technologies is a plus, although not essential.

Desired: Experience with OpenTelemetry:

  • Experience with OpenTelemetry is considered an advantage.


Personal Requirements:


  • Team Player: Ability to collaborate effectively within a cross-functional team. Demonstrated experience working collaboratively on projects, sharing knowledge, and supporting team members. Capable of fostering a positive team environment through open communication and a willingness to help others.
  • Self-Starter: Proactive and driven to take initiative. Demonstrates the ability to independently identify and address challenges, set goals, and drive tasks to completion. Exhibits a strong sense of ownership and responsibility for assigned projects and tasks.
  • Good Soft Skills: Possesses excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Capable of expressing ideas and thoughts clearly and diplomatically, both in written and spoken communication. Demonstrates empathy, active listening, and the ability to navigate diverse perspectives. Effective in building and maintaining professional relationships with colleagues, stakeholders, and clients.
  • Willingness to Learn New Technologies: Enthusiastic about staying updated on emerging technologies and industry trends. Open to acquiring new skills and knowledge to adapt to the evolving demands of the role and contribute to the continuous improvement of the team.
  • Creative Thinker, Keen to Further Refine the System and Process: Demonstrates a creative and innovative mindset. Proactively seeks opportunities to optimize and refine existing systems and processes. Capable of thinking outside the box to propose novel solutions and improvements.
  • Committed to Upholding the Highest Professional Work Standards and Ethics: Maintains a strong commitment to professional integrity, ethical conduct, and high-quality work standards. Adheres to industry best practices and ethical guidelines in all aspects of work.
  • Positive, Can-Do Attitude: Approaches challenges with a positive and solution-oriented mindset. Exhibits resilience in the face of obstacles and contributes to a positive and motivating work environment. Encourages and supports team members in achieving collective goals.
  • Fluent in English (Written and Spoken): Proficient in both written and spoken English, with the ability to effectively communicate and collaborate in an international and multicultural work environment.

Additional Information

Sportradar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to encourage diversity within our teams. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to among other things, your background, status, or personal preferences 

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Tags: Automation AWS CI/CD DevSecOps GitLab Kafka Kubernetes Monitoring RabbitMQ SonarQube Terraform Vulnerabilities

Perks/benefits: Career development Competitive pay Startup environment

Region: Europe
Country: Slovenia
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