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Staff DevOps Engineer - Activision Blizzard Media

London 164

Job Description

Activision Blizzard Media is the gateway for brands to the #1 cross- platform gaming company in the western world, with hundreds of millions of players across over 190 countries.

Our legendary portfolio includes iconic mobile game franchises such as Candy Crush™, esports opportunities like the Call of Duty® and Overwatch® Leagues, and some of the top PC and console gaming franchises such as World of Warcraft®, Call of Duty®, and StarCraft®.

The idea is simple: great game experiences offer great marketing experiences.

We are hiring a Staff DevOps Engineer in our Ads Engineering team, empowering cutting edge mobile advertising technologies to create the next generation of our Ads Platform.

Level Up - Your Role With Activision Blizzard Media

  • Collaborate with architects and software engineers to design and implement application builds, releases, deployment and configuration tasks

  • Implement monitoring and alerting tools and solutions to provide visibility into the infrastructure and application performance

  • Work with architects and software engineers to migrate the existing platform to Google Cloud

  • Accountable for automating the installation of env, system components to achieve 99.9% uptime

  • Proactively identify scaling issues and collaborate with architects and software engineers to address them

  • Take ownership of operational excellence and be the point of contact for troubleshooting, diagnosing and resolving production issues

Game Changer - What You Bring To The Role

  • 5+ years of experience in DevOps or similar roles supporting high volume web services systems with minimal down time

  • Experience setting up monitoring and alerting tools e.g. Prometheus, Grafana, PagerDuty

  • Working experience in a wide variety of databases, including relational databases, NoSQL databases e.g. Google BigTable, Spanner, AWS Aurora, DynamoDB

  • Experience with automation and orchestration technologies such as Terraform, Docker, Kubernetes, GIT, Jenkins, Maven, Ant, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, etc. is a must

  • Solid understanding of fundamental technologies like DNS, Load Balancing, SSL, TCP/IP, networking, security best practices, performance, high availability, disaster recovery, and business continuity

  • 3+ years of development experience in Java, Python or C++

About Activision and Our Family of Brands

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!

Activision develops, distributes, and publishes deeply immersive interactive entertainment for gaming consoles, mobile and tablet platforms, and PCs, including blockbuster franchises like Call of Duty® and Skylanders®.

Blizzard Entertainment develops, distributes and publishes some of the most iconic entertainment experiences in gaming, such as World of Warcraft®, StarCraft®, Diablo®, Hearthstone®, and Heroes of the Storm™, for PCs, mobile and tablet platforms, and consoles.

King Digital Entertainment creates leading interactive entertainment for the mobile world. With more than 200 fun titles, King's franchises include Candy Crush ®, Farm Heroes®, Pet Rescue®, and Bubble Witch®.

Ready to Play? Apply now!

Come join our world and work alongside some of the best and brightest minds in the business.

All applications should be made in English.

King in San Francisco

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“It’s a bit of a myth that people wear flowers in their hair here, but if you join us in San Francisco, we certainly won’t stop you doing it.”

It’s a small team here on the West Coast, but it’s one that is growing, both for our studio world and also our Advertising business. With its mild climate, stunning scenery and cosmopolitan character, San Francisco is one of North America's most beautiful and exciting cities. You’ll find our studio within striking distance of the AT&T stadium and only a short tram ride away from the heart of the city.

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