Systems Engineer, Automation

Jun 27, 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 Games is on the lookout for a talented IT Systems Engineer with a focus on scripting and automation who possess a passion for IT.

This is a full-time, permanent and in-office position based in Rockstar’s state-of-the-art game development studio in Edinburgh, Scotland. 

WHAT WE DO

  • We deliver global IT systems infrastructure to the development teams.
  • We maintain our infrastructure to the highest standard, with an emphasis on preventative actions rather than reactive.
  • We constantly review our processes with the aim of automating wherever possible.
  • We are a team spread across 3 continents, that work closely together, to achieve our goals to a high standard, always.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Automating deployment and maintenance of a wide range of infrastructure, comprising network, servers, storage, and compute (mostly on-premise)
  • Managing and deploying Windows and Linux servers using DevOps methodology.
  • Supporting day-to-day IT Operations to drive maximum system uptime.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of 3+ years’ experience as a systems engineer or similar role. 
  • Industry standard qualifications MCSE/VCP or industry equivalent are advantageous but not essential.

SKILLS

  • Strong programming skills in one or more of Powershell, Python, Ansible.
  • Strong background working with on-prem Kubernetes deployments.
  • Experience automating IT processes, systems and deployments.
  • Experience with configuration management systems Puppet, Ansible Tower.
  • Passionate about DevOps methodology and “infrastructure as code”.
  • Experience with Runbook automation tools, e.g. RunDeck.
  • Windows server installation and administration (Active directory, Group Policy, DHCP, DNS, DFS/R, Office 365).
  • Linux configuration and administration skills (RHEL/Ubuntu).
  • VMware/Nutanix/Hypervisor, installation and administration via vCLI/API/Ansible.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work as part of a team or individually as required.
  • Self-motivated & confident.
  • Excellent documentation skills with high attention to detail.
  • Experience with taking projects from planning through to completion.
  • Ability to handle high pressure situations.
  • Capacity to juggle a mixture of break-fix and project work, managing individual priorities and deadlines.
  • Willingness to occasionally work flexible hours, or out of hours as required.

PLUSES

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

  • Good understanding of design and architectural patterns.
  • Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery (Jenkins, TeamCity).
  • Version control system exposure (GitHub/Perforce/Subversion).

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply with a CV 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.