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Lead DevOps Engineer – Croatia

Posted by Pentasia
  • Salary Up to around €85k (DOE)
  • Contract Permanent
  • Location Croatia
  • Reference 34227

My Client in the iGaming industry is looking for a Lead DevOps Engineer in Croatia to be instrumental in the growth and scaling of the DevOps culture and practices in the company. 
This person will be responsible for 2-3 more junior DevOps colleagues and maybe later on the SRE team as well. 


  • Designing, implementing, and operating cloud infrastructures.
  • Defining the infrastructure design, its Infrastructure as Code (IaC), as well as building reusable automated pipelines and making scalable and resilient applications by applying cloud native practices.
  • Managing a small team of DevOps engineers
  • Providing business and technology stakeholders insight into infrastructure cost and budgets as well as insight during due-diligence processes in order to evaluate between technical solutions.
  • Ensuring the company’s infrastructure is safe and protected as the company is operating under strict regulatory requirements.
  • Helping other departments (product, design…) and drive business development.
  • Leading a project and making well-reasoned decisions about software design and implementation based on the knowledge of the best practices in the field.


  • Extensive experience with Kubernetes and Helm charts both in terms of application as well as infrastructure maintenance (creation, scaling, security, upgrades…) is a must!
  • 2-3 years experience with cloud providers (Oracle Cloud or AWS preferred)
  • Experience in Systems administration and with scripting (Shell, Python, Ruby, etc.).
  • Solid experience with distributed systems and micro-services architectures.
  • Experience dealing with issues due to system communication and failure
  • Experience in designing and building highly available and resilient systems.
  • Agile development cycle
  • Git and versioning software.
  • Build systems (e.g. Maven)
    Containerisation of applications using Docker or similar tools.
  • Jenkins Pipelines or similar CI/CD patterns.
  • Practitioner knowledge of Configuration Management/Infrastructure as Code (e.g. Ansible or Terraform).
  • CI/CD automation with Jenkins pipelines and ArgoCD. Load balancing (e.g. NGINX, HAProxy, Varnish).
  • Messaging systems (e.g. Kafka, RabbitMQ).
  • Log ingestion (e.g. Logstash, Filebeat, Telegraf, Vector). Log management (e.g. ELK stack, Grafana Loki). Security posture (security rules, roles and groups management, infrastructure segregation, firewalls, iptables, security audit). 


  • Exciting work in a fast-paced, ever-growing environment
  • Working in an exciting and dynamic sports betting industry
  • New laptop and any extra peripheral devices that you might need
  • Working in an agile environment of an international team across Europe and America
  • Competitive benefits: Private medical cover Multisport card with 50% co-financing to get some exercise into your body
  • Flexible time. Start late or finish early.
  • Numerous opportunities for education, personal growth, and further training, supported by a personal, educational budget
  • Social Friday bars, team buildings, Christmas parties, team activities, and other similar perks
  • Dog-friendly office

Apply for the Lead DevOps Engineer – Croatia role at Pentasia.

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