Build / Deploy Automation Specialist

Position Type: Permanent
Compensation: Commensurate w/experience
Location: Denver, CO

We are looking for an Operations Engineer to join our Operations Team. They must embrace a highly transparent Devops culture where Operations works closely with all other disciplines in the company and enjoy the fast-paced deployment, monitoring, and management of multiple games in a live-service environment. The build / deploy automation specialist leverages their understanding of scripting and automation to keep our build pipeline flowing from code to deployment. The ideal candidate would love gaming and the support of a seamless online experience for players, understand the nuances of hardware operation and optimization, take charge of continuing build automation improvements, and seek out new ways to reduce service downtime.

This position is located at our Denver studio. Must be willing to relocate.

Responsibilities

  • Build Chef cookbooks for deploying services to cloud environments
  • Configure and maintain automated build processes.
  • Support other internal IT needs

Required Qualities

  • At least two (2) years working in a Operations role that emphasized management of build and deploy pipelines. Especially a "build master" like role.
  • Experience with deployment automation tools, especially Chef.
  • Experience with at least one scripting language, especially Ruby.
  • Experience with version control systems, especially Subversion and git.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate with teammates.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines.
  • Ability to learn new skills quickly and be willing to grow into additional areas of responsibility on the Operations Team.

Pluses

  • Game industry experience.
  • Demonstrated Linux administration skills, including Bash scripting experience.
  • Experience with cloud computing environments and/or virtualization, especially Amazon EC2 and Openstack.
  • Experience administrating database systems, especially Postgresql.
  • Experience with managed networking systems.
  • Experience in Ubuntu/Debian Linux.