DevOps/Database Administrator [IT Game Services]

Mar 29, 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.

We're offering a permanent position in Malmö, Sweden, with the flexibility to work partially from home (up to two days a week) under our Flexible Workplace Policy. Please apply using English, our company's primary language. 

What you'll do

  • Manage, configure, and conduct performance analysis of SQL databases, with expertise in MySQL and MS SQL 
  • 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

Ubisoft’s 19,000 team members, working across more than 30 countries around the world, are bound by a common mission to enrich players’ lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. Their commitment and talent have brought to life many acclaimed franchises such as Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, Just Dance, Rainbow Six, and many more to come. Ubisoft is an equal opportunity employer that believes diverse backgrounds and perspectives are key to creating worlds where both players and teams can thrive and express themselves. If you are excited about solving game-changing challenges, cutting edge technologies and pushing the boundaries of entertainment, we invite you to join our journey and help us create the unknown. 

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

Questions? We're more than happy to answer them! Please contact Moa Sellin Ödling

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