The DevOps team is looking for a talented Senior Dev Ops Engineer to join our team. We’re looking for candidates with experience in both network and Unix/Linux administration, strong leadership with high energy, dedication, and passion for technology.
The successful candidate will partner with the Operations Development Directors and Technical Leads to oversee the day-to-day software operations for our AAA game products. He or she should have a proven track record in effectively leading technical teams and large-scale systems.
Lead the support of game server environments, from development to production.
Works with the Dev Ops Technical Director to establish and deliver on the team’s common technical strategy.
Oversees the design and development of extensive scripting and productivity enhancing tools for automation of system administration tasks.
Ensure the engineering and content teams have the tools, technical processes and best practices they need to develop in and agile and efficient way.
Architect scalable, portable, extensible, and performant solutions that facilitate the rapid release of features in a live game environment.
Support an “always-on” gaming network infrastructure.
Be “on-call” when needed to support feature launches, live events, and emergency escalations.
Evaluate and adopt technologies which improve the team efficiency and platform capabilities.
Work with a global team to implement best of breed technologies and provide support within a follow the sun model.
Mentor Dev Ops engineers, including new hires, and interns.
Partners with Development and QA teams for implementation of new game features; partners with other operations teams, IT, and external hosting providers to implement and maintain secure and scalable infrastructure.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited education institution in Computer engineering, computer science, information systems or equivalent
Shipped multiple video game titles and has a thorough understanding of game development through pre-production, production and post-production.
6+ years of relevant experience in Linux/Unix Systems administration (especially CentOS/RedHat), including design, implementation, ongoing administration, and support of critical systems.
Keen interest in DevOps methodologies and technologies (Docker, Chef, Ansible, etc.)
Analytical and problem-solving skills aligned with enthusiasm, aptitude, attitude and motivation to learn
Working knowledge of at least one of the following languages: Go, Python, or Ruby
Working knowledge of distributed source control such as GIT
Demonstrated experience of common scripting languages (Perl, Shell, Python, PHP, the more the better)
Demonstrated expertise in OS security fundamentals for publicly accessible Linux servers
Experience with LDAP, DNS, DHCP, NIS, NFS, NAS.
Experience with automation systems such as Jenkins
Working knowledge of database concepts, database structures, relational data bases and related applications
Understanding of document and/or key/value store such as Cassandra, Memcached, Reddis, RethinkDB, or MongoDB
Strong communication skills, to partner with people and problem solve to reach common goals.
Good to have:
5+ years working in applicable web stack technologies (e.g. Microsoft .NET, Java, Ruby, etc.…)
5+ years of working with a relevant front-end framework (AngularJS, Angular, React, etc.…)
5+ years developing and interacting with REST services
5+ years of relational database design and development (MS SQL Server, MySql, Oracle, etc.…)
Experience with Cloud based server deployments (EC2, OpenStack, etc)
Hands-on experience working with various network technologies – NLB, VPN, Firewall, Ethernet Switches & Routers, Sniffers, TCP/IP, Network Subnetting, VLANs, etc
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