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Senior DevOps Engineer | $140,000 - $180,000 CAD | 100% Remote

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Senior DevOps Engineer | $140,000 - $180,000 CAD | 100% Remote | AAA Gaming

The Company:
This long-standing and well-known indie studio has taken the next step in its evolution. Originally known for its fun and quirky games across mobile and PC, they have secured contracts with top-tier organizations, working on AAA games and giant IP’s like Call of Duty and Harry Potter. With a bright future and steady growth, this studio has a large focus on work/life balance, with minimal overtime and 100% remote working options.

The Role:
Our client is seeking an experienced Infrastructure Systems Engineer to work in a team environment that will help extend, automate, and monitor the infrastructure platform for their current title and future projects. They must have a passion for producing quality deliverables in a timely manner and be able to work in a fast paced (Agile) environment, following a structured build and publishing process. This candidate must possess strong troubleshooting experience and have knowledge of multiple infrastructure systems and environments rather than be a specialist.

  • Help create and support a reliable, secure, scalable environment to provide the best gaming experience for the end users.
  • Work closely with other engineering teams to better understand their software, enabling you to adapt the platform to their needs.
  • Be responsible for ensuring the ability to reliably build and deploy new product versions, deliver new features to our customers, and introduce change into those systems in a safe way 
  • Support our systems via an after-hours on-call rotation
  • Proficient with Python
  • Must possess experience in supporting mission critical live environments with the below:
  • Core system services: BIND, Sendmail, Postfix, Samba, Rsync, NTP, NFS, 
  • Web servers (Apache, Nginx, Lighttpd) and application frameworks (Ruby on Rails, Django, PHP, Tomcat, JBOSS, etc.)
  • System and Application Logging: syslog-ng, rsyslog, Splunk, etc.
  • Source code management: Git, Perforce etc.
  • RedHat or Debian package creation and repository management
  • SQL or NoSQL databases: MySQL/MariaDB, Postgres, MongoDB, CouchDB,    MemcacheDB, etc.
  • Configuration Management Tools: Chef, etc.
  • Continuous Integration: TeamCity, etc.
  • Must have some experience automating system tasks and monitoring infrastructure deployment using a scripting language (Python, Ruby, Bash)
  • Must have prior experience in a 24/7 on call rotation supporting business critical applications or systems.
Desired Skills:
  • Knowledge of Akamai CDN, Go, PowerShell, vSphere/VMware
  • Experience with virtual machine and template tooling: Packer, Vagrant, etc.
  • Hobbyist programming background
  • Author a technical blog or github page with code samples
  • A passion for security tools and best practices: OS hardening, vulnerability scanning, system auditing
  • Linux networking experience is a plus, this includes routing, NAT, VLAN, bridging, and prior experience with Cisco or Juniper network routers and switches.
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