Cloud Engineer

| North Jersey

Company Description

Tipico is expanding its operations in the US and we would like you to become a part of our success team. 

We are Tipico, the biggest sports-betting operator in Germany and we have opened our first US office in Hoboken, NJ. Our goal is to amplify the emotions of millions of people experiencing sports every day. We are driven by our core values passion, progress and trust to secure the best possible product for our users. 

Job Description

Are you excited about high volume modern technology environments and have a passion for building and maintaining a platform for an amazing product? Do you have experience in modern architecture and technology? Is using infrastructure as a code in Terraform as your way of how to build infrastructure in different cloud technologies like Openstack and AWS? Does maintaining and supporting Kubernetes on all stages from integration to production excite you? Is monitoring and alerting important to you as a way to make sure we are always available to our customers and that they enjoy our product? 

If so, you are the at the right place! We are looking for people who want to build cutting edge products in the sports betting industry. We want innovators, we want doers!   

We are looking for someone who is able to write clean code to provision and maintain our existing cloud infrastructure. You will be the first point of contact to our Operations and Dev teams for any questions and issues regarding our platform. You will be responsible to have the right monitoring tools in place and react on upcoming alerts in 24/7 oncalls. You must have a positive attitude and the ability to understand the critical urgency of topics along with extremely strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Some of the day to day tasks will involve:

  • Shaping the cloud strategy of our organization by using DevOps principles to build and operate a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) with cutting-edge technologies such as Kubernetes, Docker on Openstack and AWS on expert level. 
  • Improving our products by evaluating technologies, design and implementation and testing of systems and components. 
  • Monitoring, analysing, debugging, configuring and scaling of components and systems with ELK, Prometheus, Jenkins and many more. 
  • Providing counsel to our internal software engineering team. 


As a Cloud Engineer, we are not looking for candidates who will necessarily tick all the boxes below. We are looking for someone who has a strong hold of an area with a keen interest to learn the rest. If this sounds like you, then you would be an eligible candidate we would like to meet. We are looking for candidates with: 

  • Bachelor/Master’s Degree in Computer Science 
  • 5+ years of professional experience a Software Engineer with experience in infrastructure 
  • Practical experience in AWS API usage (CLI, CloudFormation, Terraform, Boto3) 
  • Experience with Openstack 
  • Experience with Linux and CLI as well as knowledge of HTTP, REST and JSON 
  • Expertise in system integration and distributed systems including their behavior of scaling 
  • Experience in cloud technologies like Kubernetes, Docker, ELK, Prometheus 
  • Ideally you used or even built a PaaS before 

The following would also be good to have: 

  • Experience in iGaming is considered to be an asset 
  • Knowledge of server-side technologies such as Application Servers (preferably JBoss) 
  • Experience with CI and Source control systems such as Jenkins and Git 

Additional Information

  • Work in an environment where you, your work and ideas matter and have an impact
  • Be part of the first in the new and upcoming USA online sportsbetting market
  • Work in a new and young business with high potential and growth
  • Build your own success story together with us
  • Start-up feeling, backed-up by the group. Leading European sports betting house,  this is a high-volume business and working
  • Self-organized, self-responsible and entrepreneurial employees
  • Medical, Optical, Dental Health Benefits
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An Insider's view of Tipico

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

I really appreciated the way Tipico value work-life balance. I realise an exciting and challenging job does not necessarily mean to jeopardize your personal life.Sport is very important for my well-being for instance. I work out every day and feel empowered by the company to do so. I like this is all based on trust and respect.

Nicolas Leboeuf

Data Marketing Manager

What does your typical day look like?

Nothing starts without a first cup of coffee! After that I jump right in. I like to manage my own time so usually I catch-up with my messages and pending tasks then I am able to put focus on the most important part of my job which is the candidates.

I'm always on the lookout for great people to join our amazing team :D

Elisabeth Mertens

Talent Acquisition Specialist

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Tipico provides great opportunity, we have so many examples of people development. I think I am also a great example, I joined in 2014, was given the opportunity to build a small team of data engineering which then grew into a department of 35 great people running the business tooling of the group.. now I am very excited to drive the USA Venture.

Adrian Vella

Managing Director

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

Every day in the office I get to witness progress driven by passionate people working towards the same goals. I get to work with a multicultural team that knows how to share a good laugh, embrace innovation and upholds continuous open minded communication.

Katja Meyer

Gaming CRM Team Manager

What projects are you most excited about?

It is an exciting journey wen are in to grow a customer base in the USA. A completely new market, new opportunities with focus on so many different sports. In CRM, the most exciting projects are always related to optimise the personalisation continuously, to target customers at the right time with the right content supported by AI. Future is now!

Matthias Kaiser

CRM Team Manager

What are Tipico Perks + Benefits

Tipico Benefits Overview

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Medical , Dental , Vision

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