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DevOps/DBA Engineer

Division: Battlecry Studios | Department: Programming | Location: Austin , TX, US

BattleCry Studios is seeking a qualified DevOps engineer with DBA experience to help create and maintain AWS cloud services and databases for an online title. The successful candidate will have knowledge of and experience in the design, implementation and continuing support of cloud architectures using infrastructure as source in an automated fashion. In addition, the candidate should be able to act as an operational DBA for game databases.  


  • Administer and maintain game databases
  • Build new cloud based infrastructure as source in a fully automated environment
  • Enhance and maintain existing cloud services
  • Identify and resolve scaling and security issues
  • Work closely with other members of the team


  • Expertise with administration and tuning of relational databases (preferably MySQL and derivatives)
  • Expertise with SQL
  • Expertise in backup and recovery solutions
  • Expertise  with replication and clustering solutions
  • Experience with AWS, OpenStack, Google Compute Engine, or Azure and expertise in one (preferably AWS)
  • Expertise with troubleshooting and tuning Linux (CPU, memory, disk, network, kernel)
  • Expertise with scripting (preferably python)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • Passion for video games or gaming

Desired Skills

  • Experience with administration and tuning of NoSQL and/or NewSQL databases
  • Experience with data modeling
  • Experience with EC2, S3, VPC, CloudFormation, IAM, AutoScaling, CloudWatch, Docker
  • Experience with config management (puppet, chef, salt or ansible)
  • Experience managing worldwide live/production services
  • Experience using source control (github, svn, perforce)
  • Experience with network administration
  • Experience with security best practices
  • Experience with the full lifecycle of an online service

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