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Take-Two Interactive Software

Senior Systems Engineer

New York, NY

Who We Are
Headquartered in New York City, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is a leading developer, publisher, and marketer of interactive entertainment for consumers around the globe. The Company develops and publishes products principally through Rockstar Games, 2K, Private Division, and Zynga. Our products are currently designed for console gaming systems, PC, and Mobile, including smartphones and tablets, and are delivered through physical retail, digital download, online platforms, and cloud streaming services. The Company's common stock is publicly traded on NASDAQ under the symbol TTWO.

While our offices (physical and virtual) are casual and inviting, we are deeply committed to our core tenets of creativity, innovation and efficiency, and individual and team development opportunities. Our industry and business are continually evolving and fast-paced, providing numerous opportunities to learn and hone your skills. We work hard, but we also like to have fun, and believe that we provide a great place to come to work each day to pursue your passions.

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The Challenge
The Systems Engineering team crafts, builds, deploys and maintains a wide variety of IT infrastructure using the latest standards and technologies.

We are actively looking for a Senior Systems Engineer with 5+ years' experience and a broad range of systems infrastructure related and general purpose programming skills. Our ideal candidate has a rich and diverse technical background, is creative and passionate about IT systems, as well as standardization, optimization, and automation. Furthermore, this candidate will have experience architecting, engineering, implementing, and supporting large scale enterprise networks, storage, and system infrastructures in public and private cloud, and on-prem solutions to accommodate end-users, developers, and internal/external customers.

Candidates are expected to stay aware of industry changes and plan to keep ahead of industry advancements to help guide the use and implementation of technology at Take-Two.

What You'll Take On
  • Implementation of information and operational support systems
  • Install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application software, system management tools, and hardware, virtualization, and storage related systems
  • Maintain security, backup, offsite replication, and general DR strategies
  • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time of any task
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of availability and performance for all systems
  • Monitor and resolve alerting issues for all infrastructure systems by participating in rotating on-call schedule
  • Monitor and test system performance for potential bottlenecks, and collaborate to drive solutions and implement changes
  • Provide 2nd and 3rd level support for team related assets and domains
  • Work closely with vendors and other IT personnel to identify and resolve issues with systems and infrastructure
  • Creating and updating documentation and procedures
What You Bring
  • Authority in Linux, including installing, configuring and problem solving issues
  • Extensive experience running virtualized environments (e.g. VMware, Nutanix)
  • Practical networking experience (4 layer model, TCP/IP) including diagnosing, and remediating basic network issues (e.g., firewalls)
  • Skilled in writing scripts and debugging automation tools (e.g. PowerShell, shell scripts, Python)
  • Experience with software development principles, including version control systems, Agile development methodologies, and automated CI/CD pipelines (e.g., Perforce, Jenkins, Git)
  • Strong ability to learn new technologies and dive into challenges.
  • Adept at written and verbal communication among both technical and non-technical audience
Great to Have
  • Cloud experience, preferably in AWS
  • Experience in configuration and management of CheckMK
  • Experience in the administration and performance tuning of application stacks (e.g., Tomcat, Apache/NGINX/IIS, databases, etc)
  • Experience with configuration management solutions (e.g., Puppet, Ansible, etc)
What We Offer You
  • Great Company Culture. Ranked as one of the most creative and innovative places to work, creativity, innovation, efficiency, diversity and philanthropy are among the core tenets of our organization and are integral drivers of our continued success.
  • Growth: As a global entertainment company, we pride ourselves on creating environments where employees are encouraged to be themselves, inquisitive, collaborative and to grow within and around the company.
  • Work Hard, Play Hard. Our employees bond, blow-off steam, and flex some creative muscles - through corporate boot camp classes, company parties, game release events, monthly socials, and team challenges.
  • Benefits. Medical (HSA & FSA), dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, employee stock purchase plan, commuter benefits, in-house wellness program, broad learning & development opportunities, a charitable giving platform with company match and more!
  • Perks. Fitness allowance, employee discount programs, free games & events, stocked pantries and more!
Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. ("T2") is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, which means we are committed to creating and celebrating diverse thoughts, cultures, and backgrounds throughout our organization. Employment at T2 is based on substantive ability, objective qualifications, and work ethic - not an individual's race, creed, color, religion, sex or gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, status as a victim of domestic violence or sex offenses, reproductive health decision, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

The pay range for this position in New York City at the start of employment is expected to be between $98,400 and $145,620 per Year. However, base pay offered is based on market location, and may vary further depending on individualized factors for job candidates, such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and other objective business considerations. Subject to those same considerations, the total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a bonus and/or equity awards, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an 'at-will position' and the company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation or benefit program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

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Client-provided location(s): New York, NY, USA
Job ID: TTIS-5862309
Employment Type: Other

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