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DevOps Engineer/Senior Dev ops engineer

London 164


Technology & Development

Job Description:

King is looking for an experienced Senior DevOps Engineer to join our Cloud Foundations team on an interim assignment. Our team manages Public Cloud Governance at King, with an additional focus of facilitating cloud adoption and advocating for Cloud Native technologies.

Main responsibilities

  • Define and support GCP platform- level and resource management initiatives - from logging to FinOps.

  • Maintain and improve GCP and AWS governance and security tooling and various internal systems.

  • Support multi- tenant Kubernetes infrastructure for internal customers.

  • Help build out internal best practices around public cloud usage and enablement.

  • Work with other engineering teams to help them build applications in the Cloud.

  • Work closely with other build, production and other infrastructure teams on ensuring smooth migration to Google Cloud Platform.

Skills to create thrills

  • Solid SRE/DevOps/Platform engineering experience.

  • Experience with some of the following: public cloud governance, Cloud FinOps, distributed compute environments, serverless compute, application development, big data analytics, cloud computing including containerization, hosted services and multi- tenant cloud infrastructures.

  • Programming experience preferably with Python or Go.

  • Experience working with declarative tools for defining cloud resources, terraform and Helm.

  • Good knowledge of SQL, preferably BigQuery.

Tasty bonus skills

  • Excellent knowledge of Google Cloud Platform. Certified Google Cloud Professional Cloud Architect or similar..

  • Experience rolling out changes to public cloud governance - GCP org policies or, IAM controls

  • Experience building secure and scalable environments within Google Cloud Platform (we use a mix of containers in GKE, Cloud Functions, Cloud Run for deploying our apps).

  • Familiarity with modern cloud- native architectures.

  • Experience working with public cloud billing data.

  • Experience deploying and working with secret management solutions like  HashiCorp Vault.

  • Working knowledge of containers and orchestration technologies and knowledge of various architectural patterns preferably Google Kubernetes Engine.

  • Experience of CI/CD like Drone CI or  Cloud Build.

  • Knowledge of monitoring systems and frameworks, Google Cloud operations suite, Prometheus or Grafana.

  • Knowledge of BI/reporting tools

  • Experience dealing with hybrid environments with multiple dependencies.

  • Strong Linux and computer networking expertise is beneficial.

About King

King is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one or more of our games, including franchises such as Candy Crush, Farm Heroes, Pet Rescue and Bubble Witch.
We have 249 million monthly active users as of fourth quarter 2019 across web, social and mobile platforms. King was acquired by Activision Blizzard Inc. (Nasdaq ATVI) in February 2016 and operates as an independent unit of the

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Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply cannot expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes.

Making the World Playful

Making the World Playful is what inspires us to create new experiences and raise the bar. It’s what makes King a place where we can all dream bigger, continue to add innovation to our games, broadening the portfolio and exploring new territories in mid- core and casual. We take the art and science of gaming to the next level through our curiosity for the unexplored, passion for games, respect for each other and love for our players – and we’re not afraid to have fun along the way. In fact, together with our parent company Activision Blizzard and experts around the world, we believe having fun is good for you. There has never been a better time to join us. We're dreaming bigger and see a world of possibilities ahead. If you share our passion, our values, and our hunger to shape the future, join us in Making the World Playful!

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