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Senior DevOps Engineer - Activision Blizzard Media

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Technology & Development

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 Senior DevOps Engineer in our Ads Engineering team, empowering cutting edge mobile advertising technologies to create the next generation of our Ads Platform.

Your role within Activision Blizzard Media

The Senior DevOps Engineer will provide technical prowess and work to improve engineering efficiency by automating releases and deployments, building pipelines, infrastructure, automating workflows, and continually measuring application performance. The Engineer will be responsible for implementing tools to eliminate manual operations and develop automated, repeatable processes. The Engineer must be able to effectively collaborate with engineering stakeholders and serve as a liaison between engineering teams.

Required Competencies

  • Proficient in the building and configuration of Terraform modules.
  • Strong understanding of observability and monitoring philosophies along with tooling knowledge of Datadog, PagerDuty, Graylog,
  • Strong understanding of CI/CD and the tools used to provide this (Jenkins, ArgoCD, Drone, GitHub Actions, etc).
  • Proficiency in Groovy and Gradle.
  • Proficient in containerization (Docker) technology, Kubernetes, and other orchestration technology.
  • Strong understanding of networking and networking topologies.
  • Experience with Cloud Providers, primarily GCP.
  • Understanding and experience building Helm charts or Kustomize modules.

Responsibilities

  • Building and maintaining terraform modules for consumption by the engineering teams.
  • Building and maintaining continuous integration pipelines to provide a feedback loop to the engineering teams.
  • Building and maintaining helm charts or kustomize modules for the applications and services.
  • Providing DevOps best practices to the engineering teams and dogfooding these practices to the DevOps team.
  • Operate an on- call schedule to be available in case issues arise from the devops perspective.
  • Support engineering teams regarding cloud best practices and tooling.
  • Continually self- educate on the latest updates to Cloud Services, Infrastructure, Security, and best practices with regards to Software Engineering.
  • Build and sustain observability dashboards, metrics, and alerting.

About King

King is the game developer behind the world- famous Candy Crush franchise, as well as mobile game hits including Farm Heroes, Bubble Witch and Pet Rescue. Candy Crush is the top- grossing franchise in US app stores, a position it has held for the last two years, and King’s games are being played by 245 million monthly active users as of Q3 2021. King, which is part of the Activision Blizzard group since its acquisition in 2016, employs nearly 2,000 people in game studios in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Barcelona and Berlin, and offices in San Francisco, New York, and Malta.

A Great Saga Needs All Sorts of Heroes

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!

Applications need to be in English.
Discover King at careers.king.com

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