Sr DevOps Engineer
25 days ago
Who we are
At Fortis Games we aspire to make great games that bring people together while redefining how game companies work. We believe in building a sense of belonging through our games, their communities, and how we operate and treat each other. Through our game communities, we will create powerful connections and lasting memories. We will foster a culture of diversity, equity and belonging where together our diverse skills, experiences and backgrounds impact the games we make.
We are an early but mighty organization with a leadership team of game industry veterans. There are many opportunities for you to have a big impact on the products we'll be making as well as the overall direction of the company. If you're passionate about tackling difficult problems with direct and thoughtful communication and team first mentality, we may be the right place for you.
About the role
We seek a highly skilled and motivated Platform Engineer / DevOps Engineer to join our dynamic and innovative team. As a key infrastructure team member, you will play a pivotal role in designing, implementing, and maintaining our platform and supporting DevOps practices. The ideal candidate should possess a strong blend of infrastructure technical expertise, backend skills, and a collaborative mindset to enhance our organization's efficiency, reliability, and scalability.
What you’ll achieve
- Platform Design and Implementation:
- Architect, deploy and maintain a scalable and robust platform infrastructure.
- Collaborate with other platform and game teams to ensure seamless integration of applications with our infrastructure.
- Infrastructure as Code (IaC):
- Utilize Infrastructure as Code principles to define, manage, and version infrastructure configurations.
- Work with tools like Terraform, Ansible, or similar technologies to automate infrastructure provisioning.
- Monitoring and Performance Optimization:
- Implement monitoring solutions to ensure the platform's high availability, performance, and reliability.
- Analyze system performance and proactively optimize infrastructure for efficiency.
- Collaboration and Communication:
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand application requirements and provide infrastructure solutions.
- Communicate effectively with team members, sharing best practices, knowledge, and insights.
- Security and Compliance:
- Implement and enforce security best practices in the platform design and deployment.
- Ensure compliance with industry regulations and organizational security policies.
- Troubleshooting and Incident Response:
- Investigate and resolve infrastructure-related issues, participating in on-call rotation if necessary.
- Contribute to incident response and post-incident analysis to improve system resilience.
What you’ll need to be successful
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field (or equivalent experience).
- Proven experience as a Platform Engineer, DevOps Engineer, or similar role.
- Experience developing backend APIs.
- Hands-on experience with containerization and orchestration technologies (e.g., Docker, AWS ECS. Kubernetes).
- Familiarity with Infrastructure as Code tools (e.g., Terraform, Ansible).
- Solid understanding of networking, security, and cloud technologies (AWS).
- Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work in a collaborative team environment.
- Certification in relevant technologies (e.g., AWS Certified DevOps Engineer, Kubernetes certifications) strongly preferred.
- Previous experience in a cloud environment (AWS) strongly preferred.
- Knowledge of microservices architecture and serverless computing strongly preferred.
- Familiarity with logging and monitoring tools (e.g., Datadog, Prometheus, Grafana) strongly preferred.
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Why join us
There are many reasons to join us, but here are a few:
- We strongly believe we are changing how games studios operate and at the core of what we do is making great games that create a connected community
- We're not just about making Games Where You Belong. We're also about building communities where our people belong. That's why Fortis is a thriving environment that celebrates diversity, embraces inclusivity, and fosters growth.
- Build and grow with a seasoned team of accomplished talent who have left an impactful mark in their disciplines, both in and out of gaming
Fortis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.