At Rockstar Games, we create world-class entertainment experiences.

A career at Rockstar Games is about being part of a team working on some of the most creatively rewarding and ambitious projects to be found in any entertainment medium. You would be welcomed to a dedicated and inclusive environment where you can learn, and collaborate with some of the most talented people in the industry.

Rockstar Games is on the lookout for a talented IT Systems Software Engineer C# with a focus on programming and automation, who possess a passion for IT. This is a full-time permanent position based out of Rockstar’s unique game development studio in the heart of Edinburgh.


  • We deliver global IT systems infrastructure to the development teams.

  • We maintain our infrastructure to the highest standard, with an emphasis on preventative actions rather than reactive.

  • We constantly review our processes with the aim of automating wherever possible.

  • We are a team spread across 3 continents, that work closely together, to achieve our goals to a high standard, always.


  • Automating deployment and maintenance of a wide range of infrastructure, comprising network, servers, storage, and compute (mostly on-premise).

  • Managing and deploying Windows and Linux servers using IaC methodology.

  • Supporting day-to-day IT Systems Operations to drive maximum system uptime.


  • A minimum of 3+ years’ in a C# Programming role.

  • A minimum of 3+ years’ experience in the IT Systems Engineering.


  • Strong programming skills in C#.

  • Strong C# fundamentals, including excellent understanding of OO design patterns and concepts.

  • Experience automating IT processes, systems and deployments.

  • Background working in IT Systems Engineering.

  • Passionate about DevOps methodology and “infrastructure as code”.

  • Experience with deployment of infrastructure to on premise Hypervisors (VMware / Nutanix).

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work as part of a team or individually as required.

  • Self-motivated & confident.

  • Excellent documentation skills with high attention to detail.

  • Experience with taking projects from planning through to completion.

  • Ability to handle high pressure situations.

  • Capacity to juggle a mixture of break-fix and project work, managing individual priorities and deadlines.

  • Willingness to occasionally work flexible hours, or out of hours as required.


Please note that these are desirable skills and are not required to apply for the position.

  • Experienced in developing Full Stack ASP.NET MVC web applications.

  • Proficient in JQuery / Blazor / HTML5 / CSS.

  • Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery (Github CI / Jenkins / TeamCity).

  • Experience in Unit Testing (XUnit, NUnit) would be advantageous.

  • Version control system exposure (Perforce / GIT).

  • Experience with configuration management systems such as Puppet or Ansible.

  • Knowledge of the Windows server stack (Active directory, Group Policy, DHCP, DNS, DFS/R, Office 365).

  • Knowledge of Linux server stack (RHEL / Ubuntu).

  • Database configuration and administration (MSSQL / MySQL / Percona).

  • Containerization administration and configuration (Docker / Kubernetes).

  • Experience with Automation and Orchestration tools (RunDeck / Azure Pipelines / AWX).


Please apply with a CV and cover letter demonstrating how you meet the skills above. If we would like to move forward with your application, a Rockstar recruiter will reach out to you to explain next steps and guide you through the process.

Rockstar is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to hiring, promoting, and compensating employees based on their qualifications and demonstrated ability to perform job responsibilities.

If you’ve got the right skills for the job, we want to hear from you. We encourage applications from all suitable candidates regardless of age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, belief, race, or any other protected category.