DevOps Engineer

Electronic Arts - Vancouver, BC (9 months ago)

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DevOps Engineer - DRE

DRE are EA’s continuous integration and build experts. We are a team of over 100, located in EA studios across North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.

We pride ourselves on providing superior automation services to our internal dev partners - EA's game, engine, product, and content teams.

We are looking for a passionate and experienced individual to join DRE as a DevOps Engineer and provide outstanding service and leadership to our internal development team partners.

Key Responsibilities:
Work as a technical liaison with development teams to address build issues and improvements
Create, modify, and maintain pipeline and workflow tools
Collaborate with team-mates to maintain and enhance an automation pipeline
Leading and delegating tasks within a team
Monitor automation systems and respond to breakages
Managing virtual infrastructure, including deploying and monitoring VMs/Containers
You will monitor and analyze metrics to optimize automation systems
You will report to our Development Manager

Technical Skills:
We operate in a broad and dynamic technical environment. Candidates with strong experience in software development will be well-regarded, and exposure to a range of DevOps tools & technologies is a bonus.

Software Development

OO programming languages (e.g. Java, C#)
Scripting languages (e.g. Groovy, Python. Powershell)
Source-control administration (e.g. Perforce, Git, SVN)


Build pipeline tools (e.g. Jenkins)
Configuration Management and Continuous Integration/Deployment
Cloud deployments (e.g. to AWS, Azure, Google)
Container technologies (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes)
System administration (e.g. OSX, Linux, Windows, VMware)
Monitoring Tools (e.g. ZABBIX, DataDog)
Infrastructure automation tools (e.g. Chef, Ansible, Puppet)

Ideal Candidate Characteristics

3+ years of experience as a DevOps Engineer
Greatinterpersonal skills and a desire to collaborate - both in-person and online
Ability manage tasks and responsibilities as well as lead and delegate to team members
Analytical and problem-solving skills
Active interest in the DevOps movement
Active contributor to the Open Source community

Nice to Have

Experience with secrets management tools (e.g. Hashicorp Vault)
Experience with artifact management tools (e.g. JFrog Artifactory)
Experience with container orchestration and microservice management tools (e.g Kubernetes)
Experience with server virtualization software (e.g. vsphere)