Infrastructure Engineer

US-CA-San Francisco
Category
Engineering
IGN
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Ziff Davis, a subsidiary of j2 Global, Inc., is a leading global digital-media company operating in four core verticals: Technology, Gaming, Healthcare and Shopping. Its brands – PCMag, Speedtest, ExtremeTech, Geek, Toolbox, IGN, Everyday Health, AskMen, Offers.com, TechBargains, emedia and Salesify – produce and distribute premium content across multiple platforms and devices. Ziff Davis delivers advertising, performance marketing, data services and licensing solutions to thousands of clients worldwide. Ziff Davis publishes in 25 languages and successfully partners with local publishing operators across 114 countries.  

 

IGN Entertainment is a leading Internet media and services provider focused on the video game & entertainment enthusiast markets. We are the web's number one video game information destination and serve one of the largest audiences of video gamers in the world.

 

IGN is seeking an Infrastructure Engineer to join our DevOps team. You will support reliable, efficient, and secure operations of our sites and systems, ensuring they are available to customers internal and external.

Responsibilities

  • Support our primarily Linux and AWS environment, maintaining high availability and performance
  • Measure, optimize, and tune system performance and efficiency
  • Develop and evolve our tools and infrastructure for data analysis, configuration management, continuous delivery, security, monitoring, and testing
  • Participate in on on-call rotation to provide 24/7 support of key systems

Qualifications

  • A BS/BA in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent experience
  • Strong knowledge of Linux/UNIX administration and TCP/IP networking fundamentals
  • Proficiency with high-level scripting languages such as Python and Bash
  • Familiarity with MySQL, NoSQL dbs such as Mongo, and data analysis tools such as Elastic Stack and Kinesis
  • Experience with Docker container related technologies such as Kubernetes or ECS
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work well with others in a collaborative, dynamic, fast-moving team environment

 

It would be extra awesome if you have

  • Experience wit h Memcached, Redis, Varnish, and CDNs
  • Experience with build pipelines for continuous integration and continuous delivery
  • Experience with configuration management tools such as Chef or Ansible
  • Experience with Cisco IOS, Cisco wireless devices, VPNs

 

Here’s the good stuff about us

  • Live and breath geek culture: video games, movies, comics and more — see secrets before the rest of the world
  • People who like to have fun, share some beers and plot your demise in the arcade/game room
  • Open and casual work environment
  • Great benefits
  • A plethora of arcade and console games and fully-automated latte machines, ready to satisfy your caffeine craving
  • A pretty cool office

 

Come geek with us, but prepared to work as hard as you play.  It’s serious business, after all.

 

 

 **We are an Equal Opportunity Employer**

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