DevOps engineer for Esports at FirstBlood (allows remote)

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Job Description

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We are looking for an experienced development operations engineer to help us build a competitive match platform for Esports players and fans.


We appreciate managers who express themselves deeply and speak clearly. Working on early-stage products excites you and you love collaborating with the product team to find the best solutions for the product. You understand that this is a team sport and that we can only win together. If you are passionate about gaming, Esports and working with app development, you will have a blast working with us.


What we expect



  • Good written and spoken English

  • Availability during European business hours

  • A minimum of three years prior experience in the software development industry

  • A deep understanding of fundamental web technologies and Linux operating system

  • Experience of doing deployments with Docker, Kubernetes, AWS

  • Familiar with PostgreSQL, MongoDB and Redis databases

  • Experience in deploying and monitoring production-level web applications with tools like  Grafana, Prometheus, Elasticsearch, Kibana

  • Familiar with infrastructure as code tools like Cloudformation, Terraform or Ansible

  • Experience with software tools like Jira and GitHub

  • Enjoying playing competitive video games, like DOTA2 and Call of Duty


We’d love to see most of the skill set described. However, we also consider individuals with a passion for the gaming industry and project management who have the potential and drive to grow.  


You will be



  • Building, improving and operating resilient systems at scale

  • Maintaining a reliable deployment process

  • Designing and implementing tools and processes that provide feedback and improve visibility for all engineers

  • Create efficient, reliable infrastructure with code

  • Actively work with product and development teams to improve the effectiveness of process, tools and people

  • Report to the team lead


What we offer



  • Working in the video game industry

  • Well established, fully remote working company of 40 co-workers 

  • Flexibility in setting on your own schedule and travels

  • Yearly compensation in the range of $30,000 - $75,000 (non-US residents need to work as subcontractors and invoice through their own business name and pay any applicable local taxes and social welfare costs from the compensation) 

  • Our perks include remote and flexible work hours, monthly wellness allowance, book credits, bonus opportunities, paid national holidays, paid vacation time (PTO), and gaming Fridays. 

Posted: 17 September, 2020