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Operations Engineer Intern- Summer 2024

Vancouver British Columbia V6A 4C4 Canada
26 days ago

Job Title:

Operations Engineer Intern- Summer 2024

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Job Description:

Ops Engineering Internship

Central Tech- Located in the Demonware office (Activision), Vancouver

May 2024

Interns will be required to be onsite at the Demonware Vancouver office following the team's work schedule (hybrid, 3 days a week), a relocation package may be offered depending on eligibility.

The Company

Activision Central Tech provides software tools and build infrastructure technologies for several Activision studios, like Sledgehammer Games, Treyarch, and Infinity Ward for hit AAA franchises like Call of Duty.

The Studio

The Vancouver studio is part of a broader team headed up from Los Angeles and is housed with Demonware. We are a technology company and dedicated to openness. This means collaborating to tackle problems, the freedom to talk to anyone, and the best idea wins. We take the work seriously; ourselves, not so much!

The Role

  • Learning to implement foundational infrastructure (DNS, identity/authentication, Artifact management, Observability, etc)
  • Designing and implementing tools and automations running on distributed systems
  • Finding opportunities to automate time-consuming, manual work
  • Performing root cause analyses and proposing and/or implementing engineering solutions to prevent or mitigate recurring incidents
  • Participating in design and code reviews


  • Excitement to learn about operations
  • Debugging and analytical skills
  • Strong communication of technical concepts
  • Linux fundamentals
  • Familiarity with scripting
  • Familiarity with source control (git preferred)


  • Knowledge of networking technologies (e.g., TCP, UDP, DNS)
  • Experience diving into code to understand how it’s supposed to work -- and why it doesn’t
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience with Observability tools (Elasticsearch, Grafana, Splunk, etc.)
  • Experience with identity and secrets management

How to Apply

Please apply on the Demonware website: submit your resume, cover letter and a copy of your most recent school transcripts. You will also have to complete a short assessment related to your knowledge of operations.

In your resume and cover letter, please list any additional experience you have. This could be a project you are working on with Linux at home, any programming-related hobbies and resulting projects, an interesting school assignment, or any open source involvement. Please include any links to your code repository and/or blog.

The standard base pay range for this role is 65,000 CAD annually. This value is the expected annualized base pay of interns in British Columbia, Canada. Ultimately, your offer will be based on several factors, including relevant education, performance, and work location. Your Talent Professional can share additional details for this role during the hiring process.

We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the games industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications ? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! At Activision Blizzard, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply

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