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Online Operations Engineer

Crytek is looking for an experienced Online Operations Engineer to support Hunt: Showdown's NetOps department in our Frankfurt Studio.

The person in this position will serve as liaison between different development teams and the network operations team. They will work closely with the production team and system architect to ensure the projects are well planned, documented and implemented. This position will have operational and project duties.


This role is based on site in our headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany. You will have the chance to work alongside our worldclass team that features some of the best developers in the industry and take advantage of our attractive relocation package.
Responsibilities
  • Daily operation and maintenance of a hosted/cloud data-center environment;
  • Installation, configuration and patching of system and game software;
  • Daily monitoring, management, and reporting tasks, as well as contributing to 99.9% application and system up-time;
  • Work closely with R&D to install, configure and operate developed features, as appropriate;
  • Ensure appropriate, accurate, up-to-date technical documentation is available for systems and game logic, and environment;
  • Assist with process, policy development and documentation;
  • Operate and maintain a dynamic, highly available environment.
Requirements
  • 3+ years of experience as a Network Operations Engineer or similar;
  • Experience with continuous integration & delivery;
  • Experience with network security;
  • Experience with automated deployment;
  • Experience managing all aspects of high-traffic servers, including scaling, profiling, debugging, and stress testing;
  • Solid understanding of the full web technology stack (e.g. REST API, HTTP, cookies, headers, asset loading / caching);
  • Solid understanding and hands-on experience in setting-up monitoring for online applications (PHP, Node.js, Java, .NET), and creating metrics and alerts in order to act proactively;
  • Skilled with Ansible;
  • Skilled with Shell, Python or Perl scripting;
  • Skilled in network troubleshooting;
  • Experience with most popular open-source technologies;
  • Great English communication and writing skills.
  • Willing to relocate to Frankfurt.

  • Proficiency in:
  • Linux
  • Nginx
  • Messaging systems
  • Shell/Python Scripting
  • Cloud computing
  • Networking
What you can expect from us
 
Career Path 
Your professional development is important to us, so we have laid out a career plan to help you progress towards your goals and objectives. 
 
Company Apartment 
To help you get settled, we provide you with a fully furnished company apartment during your first three months in Frankfurt.* 
 
Relocation Support 
We offer a relocation budget and full coverage of flights to Frankfurt for you and your family. 
You can expect extensive assistance with visa, work permits, and communication with authorities during the relocation process, as well as help settling into Germany (e.g. setting up appointments with banks, government agencies, schools, landlords, finding apartments etc.).* 
            
Public Transport Pass 
Discover Frankfurt by bus, tram and metro – free of charge.* 
 
Gym Card 
A healthy body is a healthy mind. We offer a membership at the premium gym chain Fitness First in Germany. Work out, join group fitness classes, or relax in the wellness facilities.
 
International Environment 
We truly embody diversity at Crytek. With employees from over 42 different countries, we define ourselves by our cultural diversity. 
 
German Classes 
Understanding the local culture will make your stay abroad more enjoyable, and Crytek supports that by offering German language courses for you and your family. 
  
Events
Join us on our exciting company events, including new starter breakfasts, summer and winter parties, our annual trip to Gamescom in Cologne, and many more!* 
We are all gamers: stay connected and play games with your colleagues at our remote gaming parties.
 
Vacation Days 
At our Frankfurt office you can enjoy 24 days of vacation per year, and every 2 years you get 1 more (up to a maximum of 28 days). You will also have on average 10 public holidays on top of the days you take off.
If you are working from another country, local standards apply.
 
  
*only applicable to employees in Frankfurt.
  

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We are Crytek.

Crytek is an independent video game developer, publisher, and technology provider based in Frankfurt, Germany.

Crytek pushes the boundaries of the possible to make the impossible a reality. We want to create the most fun gaming experiences around, and if we have to blow up computer system requirements or push genre boundaries to do so, then we will. With almost two decades of experience in the games industry, Crytek takes its unique combination of experience and skills and continue to make an impact via innovative, fun, cutting-edge games and technology.

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