Systems Administrator - NetOps

We are looking for an experienced and passionate Systems Administrator to join our NetOps team, in our Frankfurt, Germany studio.

You will be responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure.


  • Provide technical support for both hardware and software.
  • Manage the configuration and operation of Linux servers.
  • Monitor the system daily and respond immediately to security or stability concerns.
  • Create and verify backups of data.
  • Upgrade systems and processes as required for enhanced functionality and security issue resolution.
  • Administrate infrastructure, including firewalls, databases and other processes.
  • Review application logs.
  • Deploy applications in close coordination with the DevTeam.


  • Advanced knowledge of Linux (Ubuntu, RHEL).
  • 3+ years of professional experience as System Administration, preferably within the games, entertainment industry.
  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience with databases (MySQL, mongodb), networks (LAN, WAN) and patch management.
  • Knowledge of system security (e.g. intrusion detection systems) and data backup/recovery.
  • Knowledge of configuration automation systems like ansible.
  • Experience with Virtualisation Technologies and CloudComputing (KVM, Openstack, Docker…).
  • Ability to create scripts in Bash, Python, Perl or other languages.
  • Advanced knowledge of system vulnerabilities and security issues.
  • Ability to respond to help desk requests after hours on a limited basis.
  • Team player and self-driven.
  • Willing to learn.
  • Solid English skills, good communication skills with strong affinity for transparence.
  • Willing to relocate to Frankfurt am Main area, Germany.

What you can expect from us:

  • A refreshing yet highly professional atmosphere in a diverse team.
  • Flexible work time.
  • FUN.
  • Free public transportation ticket, which lets you use public transport free of charge 24/7.
  • Free onsite German lessons for our employees and partners / spouses.
  • Company language is English. Any additional language is a plus, but not a requirement.
  • Assistance with getting visa, work permits and communication with local authorities.
  • Relocation support.
  • A company apartment for your first few months and help in finding a private apartment....and many more!

About Crytek 

Crytek is an independent videogame developer, publisher, and technology provider dedicated to pushing the boundaries of gaming with its cutting-edge 3D game development solution CRYENGINE. With headquarters in Frankfurt am Main (Germany) and studios in Kiev (Ukraine), and Istanbul (Turkey), Crytek has created multiple award-winning titles, including the original Far Cry, the Crysis series, Ryse: Son of Rome, Warface, The Climb, Robinson: The Journey and Hunt: Showdown. Crytek delivers fun and innovative gaming experiences for PC, consoles, and VR and continues to grow its reach in the games-as-a-service market. Every Crytek game is created with CRYENGINE, which can be used by anyone to create games on a Pay What You Want business model.

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