Head of Game Operations (d/f/m)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Germany - Berlin - Schlesische Str.

The Hero (d/f/m) we are looking for:
We are looking for an experienced Head of Game Operations (d/f/m) with expertise in operating Linux based infrastructure and to lead our Game Operations Team. The position can be filled in Berlin/Hamburg or Remotely in Germany or Poland
As Head of Game Operations (d/f/m) you’re responsible for a team of system engineers and administrators who are running and optimizing the heterogeneous infrastructure of our games. 

The ideal candidate will be flexible, pragmatic and innovative with a strong technical background (5+ years) and team management / leadership experience (2+ years).
Your Quests
  • Lead the game operations team that manage the Game- and Platform environments (24x7), 
  • Ensure the quality and availability of the gamigo infrastructure and implement continuous improvements with automation 
  • Stay up to date with technology trends and provide technical mentorship to your team
  • Continuous improvement of existing processes and systems
  • Ensuring compliance with the requirements and specifications of the security team
  • Incident and Escalation Management
  • Achieve/exceed agreed SLAs for supported systems
Your Gear
  • You have a university degree in computer science or a comparable qualification
  • You have at least 5+ years’ experience as a Linux administrator, DevOps engineer, Database Administrator or a comparable position 
  • You have at least 2+ years’ experience in leading an operational team with 24x7 operational support
  • Expertise in managing, operating and automating cloud-based infrastructures, preferably on GCP 
  • Experienced in managing container-based infrastructures with docker and kubernetes
  • Knowledge in setup and administration of databases like mysql or postresql 
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills
Bonus points for
  • Knowledge of managing Windows environments, especially SQLServer
  • Written and verbal German communication skills
Your Reward
  • Multiple company benefits to choose from, in a Cafeteria system, that match your personal lifestyle: subsidization of the public transportation card/bike lease/internet bill/gym subscriptions/Hellofresh/Etepetete and many more!
  • Flexible work times with the possibility to work from home. You earned it!
  • A very international team of like-minded geeky colleagues from over 30 nations, who share the same passion: gaming!
  • Learn German or improve your English with our online German/English classes!
  • Regular company parties and team events. The fun never stops! 
  • Great opportunities and a challenging job with lots of responsibility and freedom to grow professionally in a fun and lively work environment. Satisfaction guaranteed!
Oh and did we mention, that you can bring your dog to work? Good boys & girls are always welcome! :)

You can reach our recruiters for further questions under jobs@gamigo.com
About us
The gamigo group is one of the leading publishers of  online games in Europe and North America and focuses on publishing, operating  and support of online and mobile games.
Counting over 300 employees in Germany, Poland, South Korea and USA, gamigo is one of the most important players in the gaming industry.
The gamigo group currently has a portfolio consisting of over 25 massively multiplayer online games and more than 5.000 casual games. The game selection includes first-person shooters, fantasy RPGs, building-strategy games, mobile- and casual-games.

Since the company’s founding in 2000, this diverse portfolio  has been build-up through company acquisitions, purchasing of game licenses as  well as worldwide publishing rights.
Part of the gamigo group are gamigo AG, gamigo Publishing GmbH, Aeria Games GmbH, gamigo Portals GmbH, gamigo US Inc., gamigo Inc. and Kings Isle Entertainment Inc.

The gamigo group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to create an inclusive work environment that reflects the diversity of our player community.

Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to ethnic group, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, nationality, age, marital status, disability or all the other characteristics that make us different.

We've learnt that we thrive on learning from each other, so we don't just accept differences — we celebrate them, support them and cultivate them to the benefit of our employees, products and our communities.

Your application
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