Senior IT Systems Engineer (BI team)

Job Type:
Douglas, Isle of Man

Job Purpose

To develop, maintain and monitor our global corporate IT systems infrastructure. Work with enterprise IT teams to ensure stability, integrity and high operational levels are achieved from the company’s IT systems. In the first year there will be specific focus on fast-tracking Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing projects, where the successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery and execution of these.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide senior level technical expertise in the design and engineering of IT systems.
  • Maintenance of physical and virtual server environments, including appliances.
  • Maintenance of Active Directory and other server-side roles.
  • Monitor core IT systems infrastructure and respond to any faults.
  • Collection and analysis of requirements for new systems deployment.
  • System security hardening and SOC response.
  • Incident logging and management.
  • Project, process and task management.
  • Create, review and distribute documentation.
  • Perform out-of-hours escalation and maintenance duties.
  • Improving ‘Cloud’ readiness.

Skills and Capabilities

  • 3 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Strong technical competency with Microsoft operating systems and technologies.
  • Exposure to cloud platforms such as Azure and AWS.
  • Qualified VMware Certified Professional.
  • In-depth technical knowledge of virtualisation technologies.
  • In-depth technical knowledge of storage technologies and implementations.
  • Experience managing virtualised desktops environments.
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure and O365 offerings.
  • Able to prioritise and work within tight time scales to meet deadlines.
  • Strong service skills and excellent customer facing attitude.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong multi-tasker and team player.
  • Available to travel and work extra hours if the needs of the company require it.

Our Values

  • Focus on the customer
  • Work as a team
  • Strive for excellence
  • Have courage
  • Show passion

The Incentives

The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and also like to throw in a discretionary annual performance bonus. In addition, we can provide advice and dedicated assistance to those moving to the Isle of Man.

We offer health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address). In addition, you are entitled to join our company pension scheme.

Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support in terms of developing your skills and helping you progress your career.

We have a canteen which offers hot and cold options for breakfast and lunch and we contribute £3 daily towards this. In addition, there is free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks.

Our social team organise great events; including our sensational summer and Christmas parties.

The Company

The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry leading gaming brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and the PokerStars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming companies. This role is in the Group’s Isle of Man service office in the IT department.