DevOps Engineer
z2live - Seattle, WA

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At Z2 we are building the next generation of mobile gaming and we're looking for talent to help us define that generation and build an iconic company around it.

DevOps Engineer


Operate our global 24x7 infrastructure for multiple game titles
Perform planned maintenance work and feature deployments
Resolve occasional live infrastructure issues
Build virtual hosting environments
Ensure operational tools will scale with the number of game titles, player volume and environment complexities
Anticipate infrastructure challenges and avoid issues through planning and prioritized execution of tasks
Develop operations scripts
Leverage agile best practices for quality, on-time software delivery
Collaborate with game product teams, engineering, QA, localization, customer relations, marketing and other departments and stakeholders to meet their needs
Have a blast at the hottest social game company in Seattle


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
5+ years of hands-on technical operations and coding experience (Ruby, scripting)
Experience running LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) servers in agile quick scale cloud environment
Participate in on-call rotation and perform off-hour maintenance activities
Strong understanding of important aspects of service health including processor, memory and network utilization
Excellent track record applying security best practices
Strong working knowledge of Ubuntu and Amazon Linux, DNS, SMTP, syslog, iptables, building custom OS images and server virtualization
Practical experience with open source monitoring and alerting systems like Zabbix and how to program them
Knowledgeable configuring, maintaining and tuning MySQL and key/value store (Redis, Cassandra) database servers and running replication
Experience with systems and configuration management including Chef or Puppet
Practical experience using source code control and revision systems like GIT in team environments
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Enthusiasm for start-up work