DevOps Engineer

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We are looking for a passionate, resourceful and enthusiastic DevOps Engineer to join our Brisbane studio. You will be working as part of a multi-disciplinary team of game developers on creating some of the best massive multiplayer social RTS games on the market. Your main tasks will include automating deployment and testing processes, collaborating with software engineers on operational and infrastructure matters. The keys to your success in this role are going to be deep and thorough understanding of Java technology stack, Unix server environments, database management, high-scalability/availability concepts and excellent communication skills.

What you get to do every day:

-Troubleshoot and resolve new and unique problems without a predefined solution
-Work in close collaboration with the development team to resolve game issues that affect our customers.
-Coordinate with key stakeholders to realize performance improvements
-Be exposed to a wide variety of new technologies at scale

Responsibilities:

-Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration - Ubuntu/Debian preferred
-Experience with automation/configuration management using either Puppet, Ansible or an equivalent
-Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services (experience with AWS is required)
-A working understanding of code and script (Python and/or Ruby)
-Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service

Would be nice to have:

-Bachelor’s degree or an extremely compelling list of relevant excellence
-2+ years of system administration experience preferred
-Strong experience with MySQL and MongoDB/NoSQL
-Monitoring experience - Nagios/Shinken, ElasticSearch, Logstash, Splunk
-Prior NOC experience, game or application space, finance or web services industries a major plus