DC Automation Engineer

May 17, 2024
Slough, United Kingdom
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

The opportunity

Our focus is to increase developer efficiency, ensuring that every second of development time is spent on the things that matter. Our mission includes partnering with our internal development efforts to enable increased velocity and improved productivity.

We are seeking a skilled and dedicated Data Center Infrastructure and Automation Engineer to join our Net and DC team. The primary focus of this role is to ensure stability and high uptime across our infrastructure. Strong Linux skills and proficiency in updating and patching Linux-based systems as well as having a strong understanding of networking will be essential. As a member of the team, you will collaborate closely with our infrastructure and software development teams to maintain and improve our infrastructure. Your expertise in tools like Ansible and your ability to work with Go and Python will also help to ensure your success.

What you'll be doing

  • Deploy and assist with the rollout of new hardware into our Data Center
  • Develop automated installation of OS' and infrastructure services utilising tools such as Ansible to ensure fleet-wide consistency of systems. Also through using CI/CD pipelines and related tools (e.g. GitLab CI/CD)
  • Collaborate with the team to resolve hardware, network, and infrastructure issues promptly, minimising downtime and service disruptions
  • Collaborate with the Middleware team to support OpenStack services and Ceph on our solution
  • Document and report on infrastructure changes, configurations, and maintenance steps

What we're looking for

  • Strong proficiency in Linux systems administration, with experience in deploying updates and patches as well as Bash scripting
  • An ability to display knowledge of networking principles and protocols
  • Experience working with Ansible for automation tasks as well as scripting and development knowledge.
  • Experience solving hardware and software issues in a data centre environment. Including using Cumulus Linux, Gigabyte, Mellanox, Dell as well as a wider understanding of consumer grade hardware.
  • Experience with containerization technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes and familiarity with virtualization technologies.

Additional information

  • Relocation support is not available for this position.
  • International relocation support is not available for this position.
  • Work visa/immigration sponsorship is not available for this position.

Life at Unity

Unity [NYSE: U] is the world's leading platform of tools for creators to build and grow real-time games, apps, and experiences across multiple platforms. Creators, ranging from game developers to artists, architects, automotive designers, infrastructure experts, filmmakers, and more, use Unity to bring their imaginations to life across multiple platforms, from mobile, PC, and console, to spatial computing.

As of the fourth quarter of 2023, more than 69% of the top 1,000 mobile games are made with Unity as derived from a blended number of the top 1,000 games in the Google Play Store and iOS App Store. In 2023, Made with Unity applications had an average of 3.7 billion downloads per month. For more information, please visit www.unity.com.

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