Senior OpenStack Engineer, Bokken

Feb 22, 2024
Slough, United Kingdom
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

The opportunity

At Unity, we are on a mission to enhance developer efficiency, ensuring that every moment of development time is dedicated to meaningful tasks. We work hand-in-hand with our internal development teams to increase velocity and heighten productivity.

We are currently seeking a talented and committed OpenStack Engineer to join our Infrastructure Team. In this role, you will play a crucial part in maintaining the stability and high availability of our infrastructure. Proficiency in Linux, a knack for automating processes with tools like Ansible, and a solid grasp of networking concepts are essential qualities for success in this role. We’re looking for a good communicator who can share their knowledge and best practices with the team to foster an environment of continuous learning and improvement.

Join our team and contribute your expertise to maintain and enhance our infrastructure, and drive us toward new heights of efficiency and reliability.

What you’ll be doing

As an OpenStack Engineer on our Infrastructure Team, you will:

  • Architect, deploy, and optimize OpenStack environments for scalability and high availability.
  • Implement comprehensive monitoring solutions to ensure uninterrupted service availability.
  • Automate OpenStack management tasks through script development and maintenance.
  • Collaborate with our Middleware team to integrate and optimize Ceph storage within OpenStack.
  • Work on capacity planning and scaling strategies to accommodate growing demands, while maintaining security and compliance standards.

What we’re looking for

  • OpenStack expertise: Experience Architecting, deploying, refining processes and mentoring team members and improving skill base.
  • Networking Skills: Excellent knowledge of networking principles and protocols is a must.
  • Automation Proficiency: Proven experience working with Ansible for automation tasks, coupled with scripting and development knowledge.
  • Data Center Experience: Background in troubleshooting and resolving hardware and software issues in a data center environment, including familiarity with hardware components like Cumulus Linux, Gigabyte, Mellanox, Dell, and consumer-grade hardware.
  • Virtualization and Containerization: Experience with containerization technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes, along with familiarity with virtualization technologies.

You might also have

  • Cloud Platform Knowledge: Understanding of cloud computing platforms, such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud.
  • Monitoring and Logging: Experience with monitoring and logging solutions like the ELK Stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana) or Prometheus.
  • Network Monitoring: Familiarity with network monitoring tools, such as Wireshark.

Additional information

  • Relocation support is not available for this position.
  • International relocation support is not available for this position.
  • Work visa/immigration sponsorship is not available for this position.

Life at Unity

Unity (NYSE: U) is the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content. Creators, ranging from game developers to artists, architects, automotive designers, filmmakers, and others, use Unity to make their imaginations come to life. Unity is the foundation upon which the world’s most powerful digital content is created. Specifically, Unity’s platform provides a comprehensive set of software solutions to create, run and monetize interactive, real-time 2D and 3D content for mobile phones, tablets, PCs, consoles, and augmented and virtual reality devices.

In the fourth quarter of 2022, more than 70% of the top 1000 mobile games were made with Unity as derived from a blended number of the top 1000 games in the Google Play Store and Apple App Store. In 2022, Made with Unity Applications had more than 4 billion downloads per month. For more information, please visit

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This position requires the incumbent to have a sufficient knowledge of English to have professional verbal and written exchanges in this language since the performance of the duties related to this position requires frequent and regular communication with colleagues and partners located worldwide and whose common language is English.

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