Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description

Senior DevOps Engineer (Needham, MA) 

Warner Bros. Games Inc. seeks a Senior DevOps Engineer for the WB Games NY Studio. As a Senior Software 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. 

*Please note, this position is open to the Needham, MA location, however, you will be employed by the Troy, NY location and will be working remotely with the NY team.

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!  

Job Duties 

  • 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 

Job 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 Needham, MA (19mi from Boston)

*We are willing to relocate the right candidate

Technologies We Use 

  • Languages: Python, C++, Ruby, C#, Java, Javascript 
  • OS:  Linux, Windows, OS X 
  • Databases:  MongoDB, ElasticSearch, Redis 
  • Frameworks:  Rails, node.js, Flask 
  • Misc:  Saltstack, Git, RabbitMQ, ZeroMQ, Sentry, Datadog  

Employee Benefits 

  • Competitive salaries 
  • Benefits: medical, dental, and vision programs for you and your dependents
  • Company-matching 401K retirement program
  • Free games, discounts, and other employee benefits offered by Warner Bros.
  • An open & collaborative work space
  • We value a good work-life balance
  • The code and systems you work on will be in production and used by millions of gamers all around the world, within some of the most popular IP in the video game industry.

 

Job ID: 246541999

WB Games NY
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