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DevOps Engineer - Media Infrastructure/ Live Sports Streaming hybrid working aligned to London or Leeds

Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom

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Job Title:
DevOps Engineer - Media Infrastructure/ Live Sports Streaming hybrid working aligned to London or Leeds
Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom
Full-Time, Permanent
Software Engineering

What's your new role about?

Do you want to facilitate and support Software Engineers to deliver a global product that is used by millions of users daily? 
This team work in a hybrid way meeting in our Leeds or Hammersmith, London office 4-6 times a month. There will be the expectation for you to join key meetings in either of these locations and the rest of the time can be split at home or in the office it's up to you.

Tech stack: Python, Node.js, AWS, Terraform, GitHub, API integration, Docker, .Net, TypeScript, React, CSS, HTML5 (some UI experience to build UIs), Azure, Google Cloud, Kubernetes

The Playback Engineering teams own the real time video processing workflows for DAZN. We get the video signal from the grounds and own it all the way to the distribution in the highest quality and reliability for our customers to watch the sports they love in real time. The team is spread across the world working together to source, process and deliver the best quality service using our dedicated global network, regional sites and public cloud. We take strong ownership, the buck stops with us and we are passionate to get give our viewers the best possible experience. The end viewer is everything. Within the team, there are specialist smaller teams with subject matter knowledge experts working closely with the DAZN architecture team to implement the long term goals and with the Operations teams who are at the at the front of the pack running the events 24/7. As the video processing workflows continue to embrace cloud technologies, we want to enrich the skillset to compliment the video and broadcast experts. Across the company, we have some of the brightest and most knowledgeable people in the field whom you will work with and learn from

Benefits include access to DAZN, 25 days’ annual leave (increasing by 3 days after 3 years), annual performance-related bonus, private medical insurance, life assurance, pension contributions up to 5%, family friendly community, free access for you and one other to our workplace mental health platform app (Unmind), learning and development resources, opportunity for flexible working and access to our internal speaker series and events.

As our new DevOps Engineer you'll have the opportunity to:

  • Work as part of a new DevOps squad to build new and maintain existing microservices in AWS 
  • Design and build API’s that internal and external systems will integrate with to automate our video and metadata workflows 
  • Make use of AWS services such as step-functions and code-build to help deliver event-based broadcasting 
  • Build and maintain CICD pipelines using github actions 
  • Make use of IAC tools such as Terraform and CDK to deploy new and maintain existing cloud services 
  • Use test driven development methodologies to ensure safe and reliable deployments into production 
  • Provision cloud native video processing workflows that make use of AWS technologies such as AWS MediaPackage, MediaLive and MediaConnect 
  • Produce clear and concise technical documentation including operational runbooks, configuring dashboards and alerts 

You’ll be set up for success if you have:

  • Demonstrable programming experience with at least one modern language (preferably in Python, Node.js or Typescript) 
  • Practical experience designing and building REST APIs 
  • Strong experience with AWS core services such as IAM, S3, API-GW, DynamoDB, Lambda, Route53 
  • Experience automating software deployments using CICD pipelines such as github actions, bamboo 
  • Experience provisioning infrastructure using tools such as Terraform, CDK, CloudFormation 
  • Practical knowledge of system architectures and networking TCP/IP 
  • Experience working in an agile engineering team  
  • Be self-driven to learn new skills, new technologies and operations. You may not know some of the broadcast technologies we use yet, but we’ll teach you our specific areas drawing from the subject matter experts within the team.   

Even better if you have:

  • Some UI experience (REACT, NEXT.JS, HTML, CSS) 
  • Experience with video technologies such as HTTP live streaming, MPEG DASH 

Here's a little more about us…

At DAZN, we bring ambition to life. We are innovators, game-changers and pioneers. So if you want to push boundaries and make an impact, DAZN is the place to be.
As part of our team you'll have the opportunity to make your mark and the power to make change happen. We're doing things no-one has done before, giving fans and customers access to sport anytime, anywhere. We're using world-class technology to transform sports and revolutionise the industry and we're not going to stop.
If you're ambitious, inventive, brave and supportive, then you're the kind of person who's going to enjoy life at DAZN.
We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment, both inside and outside of our walls, that values equality and diversity and where everyone can contribute at the highest level and have their voices heard. For us, this means hiring and developing talent across all races, ethnicities, religions, age groups, sexual orientations, gender identities and abilities. We are supported by our talented Employee Resource Group communities: proud@DAZN, women@DAZN, disability@DAZN and ParentZONE.
If you’d like to include a cover letter with your application, please feel free to. Please do not feel you need to apply with a photo or disclose any other information that is not related to your professional experience.
Our aim is to make our hiring processes as accessible for everyone as possible, including providing adjustments for interviews where we can.
We look forward to hearing from you.