Lead DevOps W/M/NB

Aug 03, 2023
Paris, France
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

Ubisoft's pioneering studio, Paris studio was responsible for the publisher's first successes following its creation in 1992. Today, it is at the helm of such must-have licenses as Just Dance, Ghost Recon and Mario + The Rabbids. Ubisoft Paris has also built a solid reputation as a partner of choice in cross-studio collaborations such as Watch Dogs, Skull & Bones, Beyond Good & Evil 2 and Star Wars. Building on this experience, the studio continues to push the boundaries of creativity by working on some very promising yet unannounced projects.   

With 750 talents of 35 nationalities, Ubisoft Paris is today the largest studio in France and one of the most experienced in the industry. Young talents can benefit from the strong presence of senior profiles in the creative, technical or artistic fields. Everyone is driven by the same passion: to push the limits of what is possible and to offer new experiences to our players.  

Ready to join the adventure? Join us at the Paris Studio


For the Ubisoft Paris studio, and more specifically for one of its flagship games, we are recruiting a Lead RBS.

In this role, you will manage a team of five people in technical areas. In particular, you will work on :


  • Build, develop & share a solid technical vision with your team and the project for your area of responsibility
  • Act as a go-to person and expert in all topics DevOps (e.g. automation, infrastructure definition, configuration management, deployment, monitoring, continuous integration and delivery, etc.)
  • Optimize & improve your systems and software to reach client’s needs in terms of uptime, availability & resilience depending on project milestones (using monitoring, alerting, KPI’s, automated tests etc.)
  • Document systems and procedures
  • Be a key stake holder in the whole lifecycle of services, from design, deployment, operation and optimization
  • Practice sustainable incident response and blameless postmortems
  • Be responsible for the scaling of your systems and build farm in collaboration with IT
  • Administrate our version control tools
  • Actively keep yourself informed with what is happening in your field and in the industry

People management

  • Actively manage the performance of your team members, and share honest, regular, and constructive feedback with them
  • Consider your team's success and achievements as an indispensable part of your own success
  • Prioritize tasks, regulate pressure, and distribute workloads fairly, overseeing efficiency and quality
  • Make the best use of your team members’ skills and plan ahead what they will need to continue to perform
  • Show and explain the long-term direction to your team in an impactful and inspiring way
  • Make sure everyone is aligned and understands how they contribute to the team and company long term goals by breaking them down into medium term milestones and objectives
  • Take decisions effectively, keeping in mind the big picture and their sustainability in the long term for your team and for the company
  • Walk the talk and follow through your commitments, expecting the same behaviour from your team members
  • Break down silos and promote transversal cooperation between your team and the rest of the company
  • About 5 years of experience in programming in the software or video game industry, ideally in site reliability engineering or network administration (server automation, version control, build management)
  • You have experience leading and managing a team
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and collaborative skills
  • Experience managing complex build systems
  • In-depth knowledge of CI/CD pipelines and deployment tools (ideally for both SDKs and online services: GitLab CI, Jenkins, Team City or equivalent,
  • In-depth knowledge of infrastructure such as NuGet, Artifactory, and Docker/Kubernetes
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms like GCP, AWS, Azure, and OpenStack
  • Version Control administration experience (Perforce/Git)
  • Familiarity with JIRA and Confluence
  • Your fluency in English allows you to grow in an international team
  • You have experience with C#, Python or other scripting languages
  • Attention to detail, critical thinking, resourcefulness, and plenty of flexibility

Joining us means having access from day one to : 

  • Flexibility in your working hours and the possibility to work remotely under the conditions of the Ubisoft policy. 

  • 20 days of remote working per year from a European Union country (reserved for European citizens);  

  • Our internal e-learning platform to finally train you on the tools you need so much;  

  • Our game library where you can borrow the latest Ubisoft games, those of the competition, consoles and board games;  

  • Our preferential rates on a wide range of shows, cinemas, concerts, sports halls, amusement parks, and many other good deals. 

And after 1 year?  

  • You have a career and development plan established with your manager as well as clear objectives that will allow you to progress and increase your salary each year;  

  • You have joined one of our clubs : choir, yoga, tennis, lightsaber... Or you have created your own!   

  • You take advantage of your 1.5 hour lunch break to take part in a class in our gym or borrow one of our bicycles to ride in the Bois de Vincennes ;  

  • You look forward to the next surf/yoga or ski weekend organized by the work council;  

  • You've gotten really good at foosball, rock climbing, Mario Kart or Just Dance ;   

  • You've raided the clearance sale sale to complete your collection of Ubi goodies and games (because we  never have enough); 

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