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Systems Engineer

We are Socialpoint, a world-renowned mobile games studio based in sunny Barcelona. Our games are positioned in the top rankings of both iOS and Android, and they are played and loved by millions of fans all over the world. We are proud members of the Take-Two Interactive and Zynga family, and we are on a mission to offer a great gaming experience and bring fun to everyone!

As a Systems Engineer / Site Reliability Engineer, your challenge at Social Point will be to design, implement and operate highly available and scalable platforms on AWS to enable our other teams to create fun for our +6M Daily Active Users (+200K concurrent users).

You’ll be part of a team who believes in infrastructure automation, who loves to measure/log every detail and provides its services on top of new open-source technologies for the business advantage.

If you feel comfortable using and learning from new technologies, we count on you to operate our platform:

  • Operate the Infrastructure as Code.
  • Configure the service by using configuration managers and container-orchestration.
  • Deploy to production by using CI/CD Pipelines.
  • Measure/log every detail and improve performance.
  • Design and implement usage and security policies, backup strategies while bearing in mind cost efficiency.
  • Diagnose problems, find bottlenecks, identify possible solutions and implement those fixes!
  • Cross-department collaboration to meet business needs.

You should have:

  • 1-2 years of experience as a Systems Administrator, Systems Engineer, Site Reliability Engineer or similar role, or the willingness to learn about that
  • +1 years of experience managing infrastructure in any Cloud Provider: (AWS preferably).
  • Experience managing infrastructure with configuration managers: Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Salt, … (Puppet preferably).
  • Experience operating and maintaining container-orchestrators and deploying services in container technologies: Kubernetes, Docker, Private Container Registries.
  • Experience monitoring and logging systems and services: Grafana, Prometheus, ELK.
  • Advanced networking and Internet protocols knowledge.
  • Developing skills. Preferably Python or Go.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Facility to learn new technologies
  • Fluent spoken and written English

Pilars:

  • Automatization
    • Infrastructure as Code (IaC)
    • Configuration Managers
    • Container Orchestration
    • GIT & Chat Ops
    • Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery
  • Measure everything
    • Metrics
    • Logs
    • Traces
  • Resilience
    • High Availability / Scalability
    • Backups
    • Root Cause Analysis (RCA)
    • Disaster Recovery Plan
  • Governance
    • Usage and Security Policies
    • Performance
    • Costs Efficiency
    • Other teams consultant and advisor

What's in it for you as a Socialpointer?

We have employed a hybrid working from home/office system. So, what does this mean? All we ask is that you live within commuting distance of our office in Barcelona so you are able to come into the office for important meetings/events.

  • You’ll get the newest & most powerful devices & equipment to work with, along with a Spotify Premium account.
  • An impressive 25 days annual leave, plus the Christmas week! 
  • Private medical insurance for you and your family, just in case!
  • Relocation support to help you move to Barcelona (if you’re not already here)
  • Choose from the latest IOS or Android device upon joining (phone or tablet)
  • Monthly meal allowance 
  • Yearly parent pack 
  • Free Language Lessons.
  • People development is key for us:  an amazing training budget just for you & our internal mobility program offers real growth opportunities!

Check out some of our benefits tied to the office; 

  • Want to stay in shape? We have state of the art gym facilities so you can level up your fitness game.
  • Monthly events are there to get you to know your colleagues.
  • Book an appointment with our onsite physiotherapist. 
  • Drop by our onsite hairdressers for a trim (and forget your wallet).

 The list just goes on & on... so get your game on & apply now!

Socialpoint is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and fosters diversity and work-life balance. You’re welcome on the team no matter where you’re from, who you like, what you look like, or if you prefer Xbox over Playstation. It’s a trick question – mobile wins every time! We hire based on your qualifications and demonstrated ability to perform job responsibilities. Our games are for everyone, and so is our workplace.

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We build unforgettable games that delight millions of fans all around the globe.

And we do so by thoroughly enjoying every day at work. Having fun is the best way we know to create fun.

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a big family

As a startup, Socialpoint has been tight-knit from the very beginning.

Our roots still remain; only now the family has grown! And not just because there are over 330 of us…

In February 2017, we were acquired by Take Two Interactive, one of the top gaming companies in the world. Today, together with Rockstar, 2K and Private Division, we belong to the T2 family too, and we couldn’t be prouder!

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