DevOps/Database Administrator [IT Game Services]

Mar 14, 2024
Malmö, Sweden
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

We're looking for a DevOps/Database Administrator, this role is part of our IT Game Services team which is composed of Architects as well as Systems Administrators specialized in Microsoft and Linux products. They support Ubisoft game development by offering their expertise to business activities in North America, Europe, and Asia.

In this role you will ensure the proper functioning of our database systems, focusing on MySQL and MS SQL. Your role involves implementing, maintaining, and optimizing database structures to uphold the efficiency, security, and reliability of our data infrastructure. Collaborating with cross-functional teams and productions, you will contribute to database design, oversee performance tuning, and execute routine maintenance tasks.

This is a permanent position based in Malmö Sweden. Please apply in English (our company language), and we’ll check your application asap! 

What you'll do

  • Manage, configure, and conduct performance analysis of SQL databases, with expertise in MS SQL and MySQL.
  • Assume responsibility for critical aspects, including backup and recovery, sizing, security, replication, database optimization, schema creation, and SQL tuning.
  • Take ownership of an infrastructure comprising Linux/Windows systems and different database technologies, overseeing installations, maintenance, upgrades, system performance, and application patching.
  • Deploy, operate, and maintain infrastructure in private/public Cloud environments.
  • Implement automation for recurring tasks using scripting, adhering to DevOps best practices and CI/CD pipelines.
  • Develop monitoring of systems and applications to guarantee availability and superior service quality
  • Create and maintain comprehensive documentation on configurations, operations, and troubleshooting procedures.
  • Actively participate in post-mortem and root cause analysis sessions to enhance system resilience.
  • Contribute to the evaluation of new requirements, technical designs, standard guidelines, best practices, and metrics to drive continuous improvement.

What you'll bring

We're seeking a collaborative problem solver with strong communication skills, aligned with our core values and possessing the following skills and experience:

  • Solid knowledge of SQL relational database concepts with a focus on MySQL (MySQL is a requirement as it is the main DB engine we use)
  • Knowledge of replication, clustering, scaling, and storage engines
  • Knowledge of Backup/Restore and Disaster Recovery techniques
  • Hands-on experience with scalability mechanisms beyond simple master-slave
  • Knowledge of scripting languages (Python, Bash, PowerShell)
  • Experience working with "Cloud Service Providers" (AWS, GCP, Azure or similar)
  • Knowledge of Linux/Windows systems administration
  • Experience in monitoring and logging technologies like Elasticsearch, Grafana, Prometheus

Below requirements are seen as good to have but not a must:

  • Experience with additional database engines (MSSQL, NoSQL) is a bonus
  • Knowledge of configuration management tools (Ansible, Chef, etc.) is a bonus

Massive Entertainment is a world-leading AAA studio located in Malmö, Sweden and part of the Ubisoft family. We’re a multinational team of more than 750 passionate and highly skilled people from 50+ different countries. Our studio’s goal has always been – and still is – to craft the finest gaming experiences for all players. 

At Massive, you get to do what you love most while bringing your own experience to our ongoing projects, like Tom Clancy’s The Division 2, Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora, and Star Wars Outlaws. We're also developing new tech here, such as our in-house engine Snowdrop, and Ubisoft Connect - Ubisoft's digital ecosystem and distribution platform. 

You can also find a summary of the Massive Job Perks here

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