Development Operation Engineer, Global Broadcast & Events

The Blizzard Entertainment Global Broadcast & Events team is looking for a Development Operations Engineer. The ideal candidate must be a strong communicator, have great documentation and organizational skills. This candidate should be versed in Broadcast technologies, database inaugurations, and application development. Tenacity, self-direction and follow-up skills are a must, as well as, the ability to anticipate issues and find effective solutions.

The ideal candidate will have experience in managing and adapting to changing platform needs.  A successful candidate for this position will have the drive and desire to be on the cutting edge of tech and have a desire to be part of a growing and demanding industry.

Responsibilities

  • Manage and administer broadcast tools and infrastructure
  • Write engineering specs and develop internal tools for managing broadcast services
  • Create and maintain CI/CD methodology for rapid platform management
  • Manage and maintain on premise and cloud based services

Requirements

  • 5+ years’ experience with Linux administration
  • Know and understand how to configure high-availability applications
  • Understanding of open source broadcast technologies such as FFMPEG and Nginx
  • Familiarity with scripting languages
  • Comfortable with git svn, Jenkins, stash
  • Server and service monitoring with Nagios, Grafana or similar
  • Knowledge of firewall, switch, and network configuration and debugging
  • Understanding of automated deployment tools like Cloud Formation and containerization
  • Familiar with MySQL or similar database technologies
  • Ability to manage automated deployment in a CI/CD environment
  • Proficient in Node.js and Javascript.
  • AWS (S3, Cloudfront, Route53, Media Services) knowledge

Pluses

  • SQL Server experience
  • AWS (S3, Cloudfront, Route53, Media Services) knowledge
  • PowerShell experience
  • GitLab experience
  • Familiarity with cloud management tools
  • Experience with CDN management
  • Comfortable with Active Directory, Windows DNS
  • Comfortable with Windows Server 2008 R2 and newer
  • Visio Experience
  • Passion for games and or eSports

Required Application Materials

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter which should include:
    • Why you are interested in working at Blizzard

**Only submittals with Cover Letters will be considered.


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