Who We Are
2K is headquartered in Novato, California and is a wholly owned label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO). Founded in 2005, 2K Games is a global video game company, publishing titles developed by some of the most influential game development studios in the world. Our studios responsible for developing 2K’s portfolio of world-class games across multiple platforms, include Visual Concepts, Firaxis, Hangar 13, CatDaddy, Cloud Chamber, 31st Union, and HB Studios. Our portfolio of titles is expanding due to our global strategic plan, building and acquiring exciting studios whose content continues to inspire all of us! 2K publishes titles in today’s most popular gaming genres, including sports, shooters, action, role-playing, strategy, casual, and family entertainment.
Our team of engineers, marketers, artists, writers, data scientists, producers, thinkers and doers, are the professional publishing stewards of our growing library of critically-acclaimed franchises such as NBA 2K, 2K PGA, Battleborn, BioShock, Borderlands, The Quarry, The Darkness, Mafia, Sid Meier’s Civilization, Marvel’s Midnight Suns, WWE 2K, and XCOM.
At 2K, we pride ourselves on creating an inclusive work environment, which means encouraging our teams to Come as You Are and do your best work! We encourage ALL applicants to explore our global positions, even if they don’t meet every requirement for the role. If you're interested in the job and think you have what it takes to work at 2K, we encourage you to apply!
What We Need:
You’re passionate about automation and data center operations. You’re looking to expand your career by working on a large scale, service infrastructure.
What You Will Do:
As a Site Reliability Engineer, you will be working with world class engineering and production operations teams to scale up our environment. You’ll develop and maintain tools and practices to support the integration of our backend services. You’ll work closely with various developers in supporting new services as well as being the operations expert and development engineer that launches and maintains our services in a production environment. This is an opportunity to enhance your career in a critical role supporting one of the largest and most successful game franchises.
Who We Think Will be a Great Fit:
5+ years of experience as an engineer working with large scale, online applications
Highly proficient in Python and Shell Script or other scripting languages
Experience with Linux systems administration
Proficient in one or more of C++, C#, or Java using object oriented best practices
Experience with deployment systems including Puppet
Experience with automation/build tools like Team City, Jenkins, Bamboo, and Maven
Experience with version control systems (git, Perforce)
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and experience
Able to work flexible hours including weekends or off-hours
Proficient in database management (Mysql, Redis)
Experience with Mongo, Cassandra, Vertica
Experience with building tools and APIs (F5, Cisco, AWS)
Knowledge of security mechanisms, such as SSL/TLS, IP-Sec, PKI, RSA/AES
Knowledge of networking architecture
Knowledge of network and application protocols, such as UDP, TCP, ICMP, HTTP, HTTP
The pay range for this position in California at the start of employment is expected to be between $105,000 and $155,000 per Year. However, base pay offered is based on market location, and may vary further depending on individualized factors for job candidates, such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and other objective business considerations. Subject to those same considerations, the total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a bonus and/or equity awards, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an 'at-will position' and the company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation or benefit program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.
As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to ensuring that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform their essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us if you need reasonable accommodation.
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