Cloud Administrator - Linux

Ubisoft - Halifax, NS (30+ days ago)

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Company Description

Ubisoft Halifax began its journey with Ubisoft in 2015 and has since grown to over 70 employees with a focus on diversity and expertise, and a taste for experimentation. The studio is Ubisoft’s first Canadian studio to specialize in mobile free-to-play games, mixing Ubisoft’s expertise on major franchises with an approach to wider casual audiences.

Ubisoft Halifax is also a solid co-dev studio inside of the Ubisoft ecosystem, participating in many of the most exciting future mobile projects in the company; as well as working on exciting unannounced projects of its own. The studio takes part in many local initiatives to grow the community of game developers in Atlantic Canada, and make the industry more inclusive and diverse.

Job Description

Our infrastructure teams of 25 people from Montreal, Paris and Singapore are all part the Ubisoft DevOps journey. As part of this team, you will participate in our platform by developing, designing and creating our on premise cloud infrastructure currently hosted on Openstack. By bringing an understanding of storage, operating system internals, scaleability, reliability, and/or networking, you will help the team be successful in the organization and continue to thrive for success!


Work with your team to invent, design, and build Cloud systems that are stable, performant and maintainable;
Support the services in production by managing alerts, solving issues as they arise and applying appropriate technologies and best practices;
Identify patterns that affect the performance, reliability, or availability of a product or service and drive them out of the system through automation or other technical innovation;
Improve continuous integration and delivery systems, as well as use and improve CI/CD pipeline;
Work on projects with internal customers, stakeholders, and peers to improve our systems and processes;
Read, write, and debug code in order to understand, implement, and operate a complete system.

(On Call rotation between teammate, during local business hours, once a month)



Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent experience;
Minimum 3 years of experience in Infrastructure administration;
Experience on OpenStack or deep knowledge of GNU/Linux systems;
English and French both written and verbally are required.


Experience with DevOps, CI/CD, scripting and orchestration/automation tools;
Experience with monitoring tools such as Sensu, Zabbix, or Prometheus is an asset;
Knowledge in the development of high-performance and fault-tolerant systems;
Experience with Container technology such as Kubernetes, or Docker is an asset.

Additional Information

Just a heads up: If you require a work permit, your eligibility may depend on your education and years of relevant work experience, as required by the government.

Skills and competencies show up in different forms and can be based on different experiences, that's why we strongly encourage you to apply even though you may not have all the requirements listed above.

At Ubisoft, you can come as you are. We embrace diversity in all its forms. We’re committed to fostering a work environment that is inclusive and respectful of all differences.