Senior DevOps Engineer (Troy, NY)

Warner Bros. Games Inc. seeks a Senior DevOps Engineer for the WB Games NY Studio. As a Senior DevOps Engineer at WB Games NY (a subsidiary of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment), you will be working primarily on our online game services platform called “Hydra Studio”, in addition to some other internal technologies. You will be responsible for managing the infrastructure behind very complex data processing and presentation tools that integrate tightly with some of the industry’s biggest game franchises. You will work as part of a highly talented team of producers, engineers, and business specialists to expand the Hydra platform, and ensure an efficient and stable environment for WB Games’ catalogue of products.

We are looking for a candidate with the ability to quickly learn new platforms. We use many different technologies within Hydra, and while we don’t expect you to know them all coming in, we need a candidate who can quickly learn and be proficient with them!

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Responsibilities

  • Owns the automation of our infrastructure platform
  • Work on incorporating WB Games’ engineering practices into infrastructure operations
  • Write and review code, develop documentation and capacity plans, and debug problems, live, on very complex systems
  • Together with your engineering team, you will share an on-call rotation and be an escalation contact for service incidents

Requirements

  • Must be comfortable working in a Linux/Unix environment
  • Able to read and write software in Python or some other general purpose programming language
  • Strong experience with databases (NoSQL experience is a plus, since we primarily use MongoDB, RedisDB, and ElasticSearch)
  • Experience using and creating APIs
  • Experience with automation/configuration management (we use SaltStack and AWS Cloud Formation)
  • Experience with system monitoring tools (we use Datadog, Kibana, and Sentry)
  • Ability to excel in a fast paced, startup-like environment
  • A detail-oriented, organized thought process and the ability to act decisively under stressful conditions
  • A self-motivated work process and excellent communication skills
  • An understanding of system optimization issues
  • Interest in working on-site at our office in Troy, NY

Perks and Advantages

Competitive salaries

Company-matching 401(k) program

Medical, dental, and vision programs for you and your dependents

Free games, discounts, and other employee benefits provided by Warner Bros.

An open and collaborative work space

We value a good work-life balance

Work on some of the most popular IP in the video game industry

Technologies we use

Languages: Python, C++, Ruby, C♯, Java, JavaScript

Operating systems: Linux, Windows, OS X

Databases: MongoDB, Redis, ElasticSearch

Frameworks: Rails, Node.js

Miscellaneous: SaltStack, Git, RabbitMQ, ZeroMQ, Munin, Sensu, Sentry

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