DevOps/ DBA Engineer - Battlecry Studios

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Programming and Development, Web Development
Zenimax Media Inc.
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BattleCry is seeking a qualified DevOps engineer with DBA experience to help create and maintain AWS cloud services and databases for an online title. The successful candidate will have knowledge of and experience in the design, implementation and continuing support of cloud architectures using infrastructure as source in an automated fashion. In addition, the candidate should be able to act as an operational DBA for game databases.

Primary Responsibilities

Administer and maintain game databases
Build new cloud based infrastructure as source in a fully automated environment
Enhance and maintain existing cloud services
Identify and resolve scaling and security issues
Work closely with other members of the team


Expertise with administration and tuning of relational databases (preferably MySQL and derivatives)
Expertise with SQL
Expertise in backup and recovery solutions
Expertise with replication and clustering solutions
Experience with AWS, OpenStack, Google Compute Engine, or Azure and expertise in one (preferably AWS)
Expertise with troubleshooting and tuning Linux (CPU, memory, disk, network, kernel)
Expertise with scripting (preferably python)
Strong communication skills
Must be a self-starter
Experience working in an agile environment
Passion for video games or gaming

Nice to haves

Experience with administration and tuning of NoSQL and/or NewSQL databases
Experience with data modeling
Experience with EC2, S3, VPC, CloudFormation, IAM, AutoScaling, CloudWatch, Docker
Experience with config management (puppet, chef, salt or ansible)
Experience managing worldwide live/production services
Experience using source control (github, svn, perforce)
Experience with network administration
Experience with security best practices
Experience with the full lifecycle of an online service

Contact Details:
Zenimax Media Inc.
Tel: (301)-948-2200
Fax: (301) 926-8010
Contact: Recruitment Team

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