Infrastructure Engineer/SRE/Devops Engineer

  • FoxNext Games
  • Playa Vista, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • May 21, 2019
Full time Engineering

Job Description

FoxNext Games is looking for a Devops Engineer to build and support the infrastructure for our slate of mobile, pc, and console games. This person will help ensure the dev team is working at full efficiency during production and to maintain maximum uptime, stability, and performance as our games go live.


FoxNext Games is on a never-ending mission to create unforgettable games for mobile devices. Our studio was built by passionate game makers dedicated to crafting playful, smart, addictively fun experiences. We care about accessibility, depth, innovation, and production values… but most of all, we care about our community of players. We don’t just make games, we play and love them too, making player empathy a core value for all of us.

If you’re thinking about joining our close-knit team you should love games, be world-class at making them, and understand fundamentally that great business results come from great games and loyal players. At FoxNext Games you’ll be working with some of the best developers in the world from hit games and franchises including Marvel Strike Force, This Means War, Command & Conquer, Battle for Middle-earth, and Empires & Allies.

Day to day:

  • Contribute to team ownership of infrastructure for multiple franchise titles deployed across cloud providers
  • Build and maintain CI/CD pipelines, tools, and automation
  • Manage and configure monitoring for systems spanning internal and external customers
  • Identify and debug performance bottlenecks
  • Constantly strive to improve cloud infrastructure scalability, reliability, and cost efficiency
  • Work closely with team members in a collaborative, agile, small team environment

Years Experience:

  • A seasoned technologist with 3+ years work experience in a DevOps, Site Reliability Engineering, or similar role.

MUST Have Qualifications:

  • Strong Linux Skills
  • Broad AWS knowledge
  • Experience implementing and maintaining Configuration Management (CM)
  • Infrastructure as Code (IaC)
  • Proficient in one or more high-level/administrative language
  • Well-versed in the TCP/IP network and the associated debugging, profiling, security and optimization techniques
  • Experience maintaining a production database deployment
  • Professional experience with software development and its best practices in a collaborative, team environment
  • Excellent communication skills, experience working with cross-functional stakeholders of all levels of technical proficiency to gather information and requirements, discuss project status, and provide feedback as needed
  • A positive, proactive, self-motivated, and engaged attitude

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Chef
  • Terraform
  • GCP
  • MongoDB
  • Redis
  • Sensu
  • Statsd/Grafana
  • Perforce
  • Jenkins
  • Jira
  • Git
  • RabbitMQ or similar
  • Game Industry Experience
  • Familiar with mobile development on iOS and Android hardware
  • Proficiency in one or more of Python, Ruby, Bash, C#, C++, Javascript or Node.js
  • Enjoys playing mobile/console/pc games

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