Dev Ops Engineer

Amber Studio,Posted 2 months ago

Senior

Full time

$2,000 - $5,000 / Month

Remote, Bucharest, Warsaw

About Amber

Established in 2013 in Bucharest, Amber is a creative agency structured as a network of studios with different specialties, offering a wide range of video game development solutions including complete product delivery, co-development, platform conversion, live operations and support services.

Some of the most popular gaming companies Amber has worked with or are still working with are Disney, Paradox Interactive, Rovio, NBC Universal, Kixeye, Glu, Kabam and That Game Company. Amber has developed games such as Rumble Heroes, Link Twin and Cinderella Free Fall and contributed to the development of successful titles such as Sky: Children of Light, Gorogoa and others.

For which tasks (responsibilities)?

The DevOps Engineer will collaborate with software engineers, system operators and other IT staff members in order to:

  • Manage code releases and deployments

  • Automate and streamline the infrastructure operations and processes

  • Help automate and streamline operations and processes

  • Build and maintain tools for deployment, monitoring and operations

  • Ensure a best-in-class Live infrastructure, stable and scalable, for Amber’s ongoing projects

Key Activities:

Project Planning

  • Participate in the processes of strategic project-planning meetings

  • Provide guidance and architectural expertise on system options, risk, impact and costs vs. benefits

  • Create and share their operational requirements and development forecasts to allow for timely and accurate planning of projects

Development

  • Collaborate with developers to make sure new environments meet requirements and conform to best practices

  • Own the constant testing, monitoring and tuning to keep our game services performant and available

  • Install and configure solutions, implement reusable components and translate technical requirements

  • Assist with all stages of test data, develop interface stubs and simulators and perform script maintenance and updates

Deployment

  • Build automated deployments using configuration management technology

  • Deploy new modules and upgrades and complete fixes within the production environment

  • Make modules ready for production, which entails moving them according to specific procedures and documenting knowledge transfer

  • Provide direct server support during various operations such as deployment and general production

Maintenance and Troubleshooting

  • Routine application maintenance tasks

  • Create requirements and procedures for implementing routine maintenance

  • Assist with troubleshooting systems-related backend issues, including database, scalability, and other configuration errors

Performance Management

  • Evaluate existing applications and platforms

  • Give recommendations for enhancing performance via gap analysis, identifying the most practical alternative solutions and assisting with modifications

  • Collaborate with product owners on technical roadmaps, suggest process and architecture improvements to better serve our userbase and clients

What kind of professional are we looking for?

Desired Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent

  • Minimum of three years of DevOps experience

  • Experience with software deployment in a large-scale environment

  • Experience designing, implementing, and testing Disaster Recovery plans

  • Ability and experience to understand and consult on enterprise-wide infrastructure

  • Significant experience with Linux/Unix administration and moderate to significant experience administering relational databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.

What is important for us in a person?

Desired Skills

  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal

  • Ability to convey technical concepts over the telephone

  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize work

  • Attention to deal and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and adapt quickly to new technologies

Why do we enjoy working here?

Our Offer

  • A fun and dynamic industry where you can make the difference

  • Access to training and learning programs

  • Professional and friendly working environment

Amber Studio

Company type: product, outsource, developer

Employees: 501-1000

Platforms: PC, Mobile, iOS, Android, Console

Genres: Adventure, Puzzle, Racing, Role-playing, Simulation, Strategy, Sports, Shooter, Card and/or Board, Casual, Arcade, Fighting, Platformer, Casino, Trivia, Application, Kids Games, MMO

https://amberstudio.com/

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