Systems Engineer (Contractor) - Private Cloud
Electronic Arts 182 reviews - Orlando, FL

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About Game Development Services

The IT team is absolutely critical to the success of EA. To build world class games, it is vital to ensure that EA technology is not only stable but is on the cutting edge. There are a variety of different roles within IT Support, and each comes with its own set of requirements, expectations, and responsibilities. Roles include Desktop Support Manager; Desktop Support Technician/Technical Support; Infrastructure Support Manager; IT Director; IT Technician Systems Administrator

Position Summary:

The successful candidate will serve as a Sr. Systems Engineer responsible for deployment and support of EA’s private virtual infrastructure supporting our global game development studios. In this exciting position you will be working with a world class IT organization building and maintaining private / hybrid cloud infrastructure to support next generation game development.

Key Responsibilities:

Technical Requirements and Functions
  • Support of a control platform utilized to orchestrate cloud resource provisioning, configuration, and decommissioning across a distributed set of diverse physical resources
  • Provide support for global virtual infrastructure, responsible for delivering capacity planning, analysis, and monitoring
  • Create and maintain cloud system components, such as blueprints, reservations, provisioning groups and customized workflows
  • Manage and troubleshoot cloud management systems and external integration points such as external cloud provider and storage endpoints as they relate to the hybrid cloud platform
  • Integrate additional virtualization platforms such as KVM, Xen and Hyper-V into existing hybrid cloud infrastructure
  • Lead day to day L3 support of Private Cloud environments, including preventative maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Work with IT application development teams as they integrate new external systems and workflows into the cloud platform to ensure the user experience remains second to none
  • Follow and adhere to EA defined policies, procedures, and standards as well as collaborate to document new practices

Job Qualifications:
  • Minimum five (5) years consulting experience designing and implementing VMware vSphere solutions
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent degree plus applicable work experience

  • 5+ years’ experience in large-scale systems design, integration and installation
  • Experience in the administration, configuration and implementation of Public and Private Cloud solutions
  • Superior knowledge in virtualization technologies VMware vSphere, ESXi, Hyper-V, Xen Cloud concepts, Web Services and API's
  • Experience with Cloud Orchestration solutions
  • Scripting skills with strong knowledge of VMware PowerCLI. Design automated scripts to improve efficiency, operational stability and operational integrity
  • 5+ years Configure, build, implement, and administer ESX/ESXi Servers including patches and updates, and assist in resolving associatedyeah system outages and other incidents
  • Possess excellent communication skills and be successful working both independently and with cross-functional teams
  • Advanced knowledge of the Microsoft Windows Server operating systems
  • Experienced in Linux systems administration and package deployment
  • Knowledge of Network systems (i.e. Cisco routers and switches)
  • Knowledge of Load Balancing, Firewalls, LAN, WAN and High Availability
  • Network Configuration (TCP/IP, SNMP, DNS, LDAP and WINS)
  • Experienced with Backup and Business Continuity solutions

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