Job Overview:

Our team is looking for a DevOps Engineer to help prepare our infrastructure for our upcoming launch of franchise mobile titles to 10s of millions of players. This person will help ensure the dev team is working at full efficiency during production and to maintain maximum uptime, stability, and performance as our games go live.

  • Own the release process; identify and implement process improvements, minimize downtime, even during failure scenarios
  • Develop deploy scripts, monitoring and backup solutions
  • Maximize operational uptime for customer-facing services
  • Manage and configure monitoring; identify and debug performance bottlenecks
  • Own and manage infrastructure for multiple franchise titles deployed cross cloud providers
  • Improve server scalability and reliability
  • Work closely with team members in a collaborative, agile and small team environment
  • 3+ years of release & deployment experience in a production environment
  • Linux proficiency (Ubuntu/CentOS)
  • Familiarity with AWS (EC2, S3, Cloudfront, Route53, etc)
  • Experience with Chef
  • Well-versed in the TCP/IP network stack and associated debugging, profiling, security and optimization techniques on Linux
  • Professional experience with software development and best practices
  • Experience with working in other people’s code and adhering to coding principles
  • Comfortable working in an agile and collaborative team
  • Strong debugging skill
  • Accurate time and schedule management
  • Self-motivated, proactive and engaged attitude towards the project
  • Experience maintaining production database deployments and handling frequent backups
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Familiar with mobile development on iOS and Android hardware
  • Full test cycle on a multi-platform mobile game
  • Familiar with Terraform
  • Familiar with Google Cloud
  • MongoDB and Redis experience
  • Familiar with messaging systems such as RabbitMQ and ZeroMQ
  • Familiar with Node.js backends
  • Proficiency in C# and C++
  • Familiarity with JIRA and Perforce
  • Enjoys playing mobile/console/pc games

Division Description:
About Aftershock

Aftershock, a division of FoxNext Games, is on a never-ending mission to create unforgettable games for mobile devices. The studio was built by passionate game makers dedicated to crafting playful, smart, addictively fun experiences. Aftershock has a number of projects in development including an all new mobile game based on the expansive Marvel Universe, and a massively multiplayer mobile strategy game for James Cameron's Avatar franchise.

About FoxNext

FoxNext is driving immersive, next generation entertainment experiences in the areas of augmented and virtual reality, mobile, console/PC games and location-based entertainment across Twentieth Century Fox Film and Fox Networks Group. The division consists of FoxNext Games, FoxNext VR Studio and FoxNext Destinations. Fox has a successful track record of creating critically acclaimed games including The Simpsons: Tapped Out, Angry Birds Rio, Alien: Isolation, Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff, Ice Age Adventures,  and Sugar Smash: Book of Life. Aftershock, a division of FoxNext Games, has a number of projects in development including an all new mobile game based on the expansive Marvel Universe, and a massively multiplayer mobile strategy game for James Cameron's Avatar franchise. A AAA PC/console game set In the world of Avatar is in development with Massive Entertainment, a Ubisoft Studio. FoxNext VR Studio is in development on Alien and Planet of the Apes VR experiences. FoxNext Destinations will further lead the development of location based entertainment business with the success of the 2017 THEA award winner Springfield, USA and 2008 THEA award winner The Simpsons Ride at Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando, Avatar: Discover Pandora, a new interactive exhibition inspired by the breathtaking environments and inspirational cultures of Pandora, and the development of the 20th Century Fox World theme park in Malaysia.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.