Lead Reliability Engineer
KIXEYE - San Francisco, CA

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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:
Leadership experience

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

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Founded in 2007, KIXEYE is an online gaming company that plays to win. Responsible for popular titles like Backyard Monsters, Battle Pirates...