DevOps Engineer

Apr 27, 2024
Andover, United Kingdom
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

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 New England is looking for a talented DevOps Engineer who has a strong understanding of Windows systems and an inclination to automate repetitive tasks and develop tooling. This is a full-time permanent position based out of Rockstar’s unique game studio in Andover, MA.

WHAT WE DO

  • We work closely with developers, DBAs, build engineers, and security teams.
  • We build world-class infrastructure for our high traffic, high visibility web sites and services.
  • We provide operational support for critical services that enable connected experiences found across our game franchises.
  • We constantly review our processes, automate wherever possible, and develop our own toolchains.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Automate workflows and contribute to our significant PowerShell/DSC/Chef codebase.
  • Build and maintain Windows servers in a highly available, public facing environment.
  • Manage and support .NET/ASP.NET web sites and services.
  • Build and support SQL Server failover clusters.
  • Manage VMware clusters.
  • Manage storage systems including Pure Storage and Brocade hardware.
  • Administer monitoring systems such as CheckMK, Splunk, Grafana.
  • Perform root cause analysis through multiple infrastructure layers.
  • Provide timely and creative solutions to difficult problems.
  • Respond to critical off-hours requests in an on-call rotation.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with configuration management or infrastructure as code (Chef and Terraform preferred).
  • Experience managing highly distributed, Windows-based, production environments.
  • Thorough understanding of Windows Server operating system internals.
  • Strong experience with IIS, SQL Server, and VMware.
  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP networking and HTTP.

SKILLS

  • Proficient in a scripting language like PowerShell or Python.

PLUSES

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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Experience supporting online gaming development and production environments.
  • Linux administration experience.
  • Experience with containers, Docker preferred.
  • Knowledge of C# or Golang.

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply with a resume 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 committed to creating a work environment that promotes equal opportunity, dignity and respect. In line with this commitment, Rockstar will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified job applicants with disabilities during the recruitment process in order for such applicants to be considered for the position for which they are applying, as well as to qualified employees to enable them to perform the essential functions of their roles. If you need more information about Rockstar’s reasonable accommodation policies or process, or need to request an accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department.                                   

** For those based in Toronto, Rockstar will provide accommodations to job applicants and employees as long as such accommodations do not pose an undue hardship on Rockstar, and consistent with its obligations under the Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

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.

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