DevOps Engineer

Jun 09, 2024
Edinburgh, 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 North 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 and in-office position based out of Rockstar’s state-of-the-art game development studio in Edinburgh, Scotland. 

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

  • Design, build and maintain internal developer tooling or platforms.
  • Support development teams in their day-to-day work, identifying and providing solutions to bottlenecks in the software delivery process.
  • Work with development teams to help automate their software delivery process through CI/CD pipelines or automated tooling.
  • Ensure the observability of tooling, CI/CD pipelines and services, both internal and external.
  • Define and promote patterns and standards (golden paths) for software observability, monitoring and reporting.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Understanding of GitHub and associated tooling such as GitHub actions and GitHub apps.
  • Experience with IaC or GitOps practices (Terraform, Chef/Ansible, ArgoCD).
  • Experience with software observability using tools such as Sentry, Splunk or Grafana.
  • Strong understanding of the software development lifecycle.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with various stake-holders across team boundaries.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of cross-functional teams.

SKILLS

  • Proficient in one or more programming languages, such as TypeScript, C#, PowerShell or Python.
  • Proficient in the use of container technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes.

PLUSES

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

  • Cloud or DevOps certifications.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Experience, or desire to work within the online gaming space.
  • Familiarity with on-premise or hybrid infrastructure.

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.                                   

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.