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Workplace Engineering Team Lead - PokerStars

  • Cluj, Romania
  • Full time 40 hours
  • Permanent

Join our team as a Workplace Engineering Team Lead and be a part of our journey to the cloud! With expertise in cloud migrations and a passion for driving change, you'll lead the way in delivering large-scale IT projects and operating them. Reporting to the Head of Workplace Engineering, you will collaborate with a talented team, bring your technical & line management skills to the table, and help design and engineer the future of our IT landscape. Don't miss this exciting opportunity to make a real impact and shape the future of our company. Apply now! 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Collaborate with the infrastructure and workplace teams to develop, maintain & supervise the technical team who look after our global workplace IT systems and infrastructure
  • Provide technical expertise in the design and engineering of corporate workplace IT systems, including the management of full-stack and hybrid environments, as well as on-prem and Azure Active Directories
  • Work with Workplace Tech IT Architects to ensure the team deliver to the agreed cloud first standards
  • As part of the cloud transformation programme assist Workplace Technology transition all services to the cloud and or SaaS
  • Ensure the team are cloud first with new services and defined as code
  • Support group-wide technology initiatives and be responsible for responding to faults and ensuring the stability, integrity and high levels of availability of our IT systems
  • Collect and analyse requirements for new system deployments and expansions, and be responsible for IT system security hardening and SOC response. 
  • Take part in incident management workplace tech process
  • Apply agile principles to manage planned and unplanned work, create, review and share documentation. 


  • At least 5 years' experience in a similar role
  • Cloud platform experience (AWS, Azure)
  • Experience in SaaS applications
  • Knowledge of hybrid and B2B identity and access management solutions such as Azure B2 or Okta
  • Strong technical proficiency in cloud technologies (Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS, Office365) and desirable on-prem to cloud migrations
  • Strong technical proficiency in Microsoft operating systems and technologies, including Microsoft Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Certificate management & IIS
  • Experience with Microsoft PowerShell
  • In-depth technical knowledge of virtualization technologies, including VMware vSphere and virtual data center
  • Experience with SAN implementations and Veeam backup technologies would be preferable
  • Understanding of Infrastructure as Code tools such as Terraform
  • Ability to prioritize and work within tight time scales to meet deadlines
  • Excellent customer-facing skills and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work effectively as part of a team
  • Willingness to travel and work extra hours as required
  • Participate in an out of hours on-call rota

What can you expect:

  • 25 days of annual leave;
  • Sharesave scheme;
  • „Flexible Benefits” of your choice;
  • Private health insurance (includes dental insurance and health assessments);
  • Free parking;
  • Thousands of courses online through ‘Udemy';
  • Working from home options.

Ways of working:

Flexible working is our way of working! We're a diverse workforce and therefore a 'one size fits all' approach isn't necessarily best. Whatever your personal needs may be, let's have a chat and see how we can accommodate them;

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only the suitable candidates will be contacted for an interview. By submitting your application online, you agree that: your details will be used to progress your application for employment. If your application is successful, your details will be used to administer your personnel record. If your application is unsuccessful, we will retain your details for a period no longer than two years, in order to consider you for prospective Paddy Power Betfair role.

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