We are looking for an experienced Linux Server Administrator for a full-time in the Network Operations department to work with our Hunt: Showdown team.

You will be a part of the team dealing with creation, planning, implementation and ongoing management of Crytek’s gaming network across multiple data-centers, games and platforms.

Relocation & Remote Work

Although we believe living close to our studio helps foster team spirit and stronger bonds between team members, we understand that people have different needs and expectations for their place of residence. You have a choice of three location options, allowing you to work with Crytek from anywhere you wish:

  1. Come to our modern headquarters in Frankfurt and receive an attractive relocation package and have access to all of our benefits.

  2. If you are already living in a European Union member state, we are able to offer you a permanent work contract and allow you to work remotely as an employee from there.

  3. If you are interested in full-time remote work in any other country outside of the European Union, we can offer you a freelance contract arrangement.


  • Daily operation and maintenance of a hosted/cloud data-center environment;

  • Installation, configuration and patching of system and game software;

  • Daily monitoring, management, and reporting tasks, as well as contributing to 99.9% application and system up-time;

  • Work closely with R&D to install, configure and operate developed features, as appropriate;

  • Ensure appropriate, accurate, up-to-date technical documentation is available for systems and game logic, and environment;

  • Assist with process, policy development and documentation;

  • Operate and maintain a dynamic, highly available environment.


  • 5+ year of Linux System Administrator experience preferred;

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Computer Networks or Information Security is preferred;

  • English level – Intermediate and upper;

  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP;

  • Linux administration preferably with Ubuntu/Debian Linux;

  • Monitoring systems (Nagios, Zabbix, Grafana etc.) (desirable);

  • Experience in automation/configuration management tools (Ansible is preferable), GIT/Gitlab;

  • Desirable experience with Docker;

  • On-hands experience with virtualization technologies;

  • Databases knowledge: MySQL (Oracle MySQL, Percona, MariaDB), NoSQL (MongoDB).

Familiar with the following protocols and services (desirable and will be considered as a strong advantage):

  • DNS

  • NFS


  • VPN (IPSec, OpenVPN)

  • NGINX/Apache

  • Knowledge of at least one scripting language (Shell, Perl, Python, etc.)

What you can expect from us

Home Office

Work-life balance is not just a hollow term for us. At Crytek, we offer you the option to either work from home or in our studio.

Career Path

Your professional development is important to us, so we have laid out a career plan to help you progress towards your goals and objectives.

Company Apartment

To help you get settled, we provide you with a fully furnished company apartment during your first three months in Frankfurt.*

Relocation Support

We offer a relocation budget and full coverage of flights to Frankfurt for you and your family.

You can expect extensive assistance with visa, work permits, and communication with authorities during the relocation process, as well as help settling into Germany (e.g. setting up appointments with banks, government agencies, schools, landlords, finding apartments etc.).*

Public Transport Pass

Discover Frankfurt by bus, tram and metro – free of charge.*

Gym Card

A healthy body is a healthy mind. We offer a membership at the premium gym chain Fitness First in Germany. Work out, join group fitness classes, or relax in the wellness facilities.

International Environment

We truly embody diversity at Crytek. With employees from over 42 different countries, we define ourselves by our cultural diversity.

German Classes

Understanding the local culture will make your stay abroad more enjoyable, and Crytek supports that by offering German language courses for you and your family.

Vacation Days

At our Frankfurt office you can enjoy 24 days of vacation per year, and every 2 years you get 1 more (up to a maximum of 28 days). You will also have on average 10 public holidays on top of the days you take off. If you are working from another country, local standards apply.

*only applicable to employees in Frankfurt.