DevOps Engineer

Radical Forge is seeking an experienced DevOps Engineer to work in a team environment that will help build, automate, and monitor the infrastructure platform for a AAA MMO and future projects.
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Responsibilities

Your mission will be to help create and support a reliable, secure, scalable environment to provide the best gaming experience for our end users. You will also work closely with other engineering teams to better understand their software enabling you to adapt the platform to their needs.

You should have a passion for producing quality deliverables in a timely manner. You will be working in a fast paced (Agile) environment, following a structured build and publishing process.

The ideal candidate is a technology generalist (who may have demonstrated significant specialization in previous positions) who can comfortably and confidently work with and learn from an experienced team.

Qualifications

  • Proficient with Python
  • Experience in supporting mission critical live environments
  • Core system services include: BIND, Sendmail, Postfix, Samba, Rsync, NTP, NFS
  • Web servers (Apache, Nginx, Lighttpd) and application frameworks (Ruby on Rails, Django, PHP, Tomcat, JBOSS)
  • System and Application Logging: syslog-ng, rsyslog, Splunk
  • Source code management: Git, Perforce
  • RedHat or Debian package creation and repository management
  • SQL or NoSQL databases: MySQL/MariaDB, Postgres, MongoDB, CouchDB, MemcacheDB
  • Configuration Management Tools: Chef
  • Continuous Integration: TeamCity
  • Some experience automating system tasks and monitoring infrastructure deployment using a scripting language (Python, Ruby, Bash)
  • Experience in a 24/7 on call rotation supporting business critical applications or systems

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with public cloud deployments (AWS, GCP) and containers (Kubernetes, etc.)
  • 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




    Additional information

    • Remote status

      Flexible remote

    We usually respond within a week

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    Department

    Middlesbrough

    Boho Five
    TS2 1NY Middlesbrough Directions contact@radicalforge.com View page

    Perks

    • Health Care

      We provide employees with access to Private Health Care upon successfully completing probation.

    • Flexible Working

      We offer semi-flexible work hours with the option to Work From Home part time / always. We also aim to close the studio for 2 weeks at Christmas gratis.

    • Open & Honest

      We value your journey as much as our own. Therefore we like to keep our employees in the loop every quarter about where we are heading as a studio and what's been going on behind the scenes.

    Workplace & culture

    Everyone does their best work when they enjoy what they are doing. That is why we aim to provide a space where you can help us create the best games possible with a team you can bond with. 

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