KIXEYE is looking for great Linux engineers with troubleshooting ability and people skills to work closely with Systems Engineers and Game teams to improve game delivery and resolve unexpected
performance issues. The successful candidate must be excited to make a difference in a high profile, creative environment with dynamic problems to solve. They should not only have the ability to quickly remediate problems, but the strong desire to develop processes which both improve game performance
and prevent new issues.
What you get to do every day:
Lead the team, and be the go to person for all escalation issues.
Troubleshoot and resolve new and unique problems without a predefined solution
Work with multiple teams to resolve game issues that affect our customers.
Coordinate with key stakeholders to realize performance improvements
Be exposed to a wide variety of new technologies at scale
What you bring to the role:
A positive, can-do attitude
Prior operations experience, with a strong Linux generalist background
Strong TCP/IP networking ability
Command of server hardware architectures and strategies both past and present
Experience with public-facing PHP/Java based environments, and security best-practices
Demonstrated ability to write solid reports and the discipline to document practices and process
Mentoring and communication of operations standards to development teams
Bachelor’s degree or an extremely compelling list of relevant excellence
5+ years of sysadmin experience preferred
Would be nice to have:
Excellence with CentOS/RHEL and/or Ubuntu/Debian systems
Configuration and debugging experience with common LAMP stacks; PHP, NGNIX, Apache, and memcached
Operational experience with MySQL, NoSQL, innodb, Mongo, Percona, and/or ScaleArc
Monitoring and scripting experience with Nagios/opsview, Munin, cacti, and/or Keynote
Relevant development on a relevant open-source platform of some type
Prior NOC experience, game or application space, finance or web services industries a major plus
Founded in 2007, KIXEYE is an online gaming company that plays to win. Responsible for popular titles like Backyard Monsters, Battle Pirates...