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IT Systems Engineer

We are looking for a person who is passionate for IT and can act as the significant link within our IT and DevOps organization.

In this role you will have to implement and maintain traditional IT solutions on-site as well on cloud-based infrastructure and utilize modern frameworks to support daily business operations as well as ongoing AAA game development projects.

This engineer role is for someone with experience utilizing proven as well as cutting-edge technologies as our production teams and partners are heavily dependent on IT as their main tool for production.

Key Areas of Responsibility for an IT Systems Engineer at Starbreeze are:

  • Develop and maintain reliable back-end solutions for game development
  • Deploy and maintain solutions based on the local virtual infrastructure as well as the cloud
  • Be in close dialogue with IT and DevOps staff as well as Business stakeholders to ensure successful delivery of solutions.
  • Analyse existing processes and identify all possible enhancements.
  • Design and develop software and solutions to enable productivity and agility within the company
  • Manage full project lifecycle of developed systems including but not limited to deployment, documentation, maintenance and retirement of such systems
  • Provide effective and clear reporting on development and maintenance to the IT Manager
  • Communicate between development teams and business stakeholders, particularly regarding
  • continuous integration and deployment goals. Weigh in on decisions regarding development approach.
  • Assist in the maintenance and enhancement of system monitoring services to track performance, events, physical environment, security, and age of all systems to increase overall effectiveness.

Requirements and suitable background:

  • 2+ years in an agile environment in a key role either as part of IT or Software Engineering
  • 2+ years of scripting language experience using Python, Powershell or similar
  • Advanced experience with Windows and Linux (including Active Directory management)
  • Experience with global IT operations and services (IAAS) including AWS, Azure
  • Experience with virtualization platforms (hypervisor level) such as HyperV or vmware
  • Proficiency in version control systems using Git, SVN, Perforce and remote repositories
  • Effective communication skills in English, both written and verbal

Good to have?

  • Experience with SSO, SAML, or OAUTH
  • Experience with infrastructure management and automation tools like Chef, Puppet, Ansible,etc.
  • Experience with container technologies such as Docker
  • Experience with performance data collection and monitoring via ELK, Nagios, etc.
  • Knowledge of Atlassian Jira and Confluence platform

Still reading? Good because here comes the good part of this job ad:
We offer you a position at a dynamic and rapidly growing company where we live and die by game. While we grow, we want you to grow with us and to evolve in your professional development and make our games kick-ass within the entertainment industry.

Sounds good? Then we can’t wait to see your CV and meet you.
We recommend you to apply as soon as possible; selection and interviews are held continuously. Send your application with a resumé and a personal letter in English. All applications must include a  resumé and personal letter to be considered.

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Regeringsgatan 38
111 56 Stockholm Directions info@starbreeze.com +46 8 209 208

Why work at Starbreeze?

  • Producer Driven Organization

    The organisation is build around, and with, the production team in the center, surrounded with the other departments to enable the creation of kick-ass games.

  • In the forefront of technology

    Developing games and hardware for VR, do we need to say more?

  • Bank robbers, zombies, who knows what's coming next...

    We take ownership of the IP's we work with and have the future lined up with the worlds largest brands in production.

Culture... or is it a lifestyle?

Do you recognise yourself in the following description? If so you could be one of us!

Team Oriented – we value trust and openness; clear communication and the team result trumps the individuals performance.

Ownership – we are committed to delivering excellence, including holding ourselves and others accountable. We get sh*t done.

Solution Minded – we always present solutions, based on analysis of identified problems.

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