DevOps Engineer (m/f)

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Areas of Expertise:
Business Operations, Programming and Development
Mainland Europe
Gameforge AG
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Online games are a passion project for you and you want nothing more than to work with us in the development of our games? To be able to guarantee a disruption-free game experience, you will be responsible for the risk-oriented operation of applications based on the linux-based payment system infrastructure as DevOps Engineer. You will work in a dynamic and motivated team in which you will be responsible for technical configuration management, amongst other things. You will have the opportunity as DevOps Engineer to play a part in a friendly and passionate yet highly solution-oriented team and to shape our systems.
Tasks to inspire:

• Risk-oriented operation of applications based on the linux-based infrastructure of the payment system with a particular point of attention paid to applications and processes
• Technical configuration management and release management
• Development of sustainable strategies and rapid problem solutions (repair scripts, hotfixes, etc.)
• Definition and continued development of monitoring and supervision systems
• Coordination and communication on processes, technical problems and emergencies
• On-call availability together with other colleagues to ensure system availability
Qualifications to convince:

• Ideally, completed studies in IT and/or multiple years of experience in software development or rather, the operation of web applications.
• Sound knowledge of the English language, both written and spoken
• Experience in object-oriented development of web applications, ideally in PHP5/7
• Knowledge of linux-based systems, ideally Ubuntu as well as experience with LAMP environments
• Good knowledge of SQL, preferably experience in MySQL
• Confident and adventurous use of the Shell
• Knowledge within the area of virtualisation (Vagrant, Docker, KVM, VMWare) and experience with Provisioning tools (Chef, Puppet, Ansible)
• Focused working ability, even under the pressures of time or system disruption
• A curious nature and a willingness to get to grips with new tools and technologies, as well as to work with existing code
• Strengths in conceptual thinking, a honed analytical ability and a systematic, careful and risk-aware way of working
• Distinctive skill for communication and team-working
A company to connect:

• A position of responsibility in one of the most creative and exciting industries around
• Fantastic working environment loaded with extras (e.g. games room, massages)
• Free breakfast, lunch, drinks and fruit - every day!
• The ability to be flexible with working hours
• An enormous range of influence with millions of players in dozens of countries

About Gameforge

With more than 20 titles and over 450 million registered players, Gameforge is the leading provider of free-to-play massively multiplayer online games (MMOs) in the western hemisphere. Headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany, the group offers its games in more than 75 countries. Their portfolio includes a bundle of established gaming industry brands, including client-based titles such as award-winning role-playing game AION Free-to-Play and TERA as well as Europe's most successful MMO, Metin2. In future, the varied offering will be expanded by action-rich Anime MMORPG SoulWorker; Popular browser-based games such as OGame and Ikariam complete their offering. More information available at .

Contact Details:
Gameforge AG
Tel: +49 721 354 808 244
Contact: Recruiting Office

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