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Systems Engineer
San Francisco, CA

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Job Description

Multiplay (a division of Unity Technologies) is a leader in specialized infrastructure and hosting solutions for the gaming industry. We are responsible for bringing the world's gamers together by making connected games incredibly easy to deploy and maintain. Our technology stack stretches all over the world and our technical operations team are at the forefront of keeping gamers online 24/7.

We are looking for a Systems Engineer to join our operations team, to help us build our global footprint and assist with some of our growing pains. The mission is simple - make sure gamers can game. You will be working on both physical and virtual infrastructure navigating all the challenges that come with working with full stack systems. We use our expertise to make sure our technology stack is fully automated, placing a large focus on efficiency and resilience to deliver our mission.

Gamers deserve the very best.


* You will help manage, troubleshoot and maintain automated systems across our compute estate and review and improve non-automated systems
* Resolve incidents across multiple globally-distributed teams
* Monitor high uptime, low latency services to ensure the best experience for our customers
* Diagnose and fix issues with our custom game scaling toolset
* Troubleshoot and maintain an end-to-end network from the server all the way to the players
* Set expectations when delivering projects to customers and internal teams to help make game launches smooth
* You will be required to take part in an on-call rota (one week in four), which is shared between operations staff and you must hold a UK driving licence


* Knowledge of operating systems, particularly Linux
* Experience working to a CCNP level, managing switches and routers in diverse geographic locations
* Proficiency with scripting languages such as BASH, Python and Javascript
* Comfortable handling production 24/7 services
* Ability to manage own varied workload, prioritize accordingly and meet deadlines

Bonus points

* Knowledge of infrastructure-as-code tools like Puppet or Ansible
* Familiar with widely open source technologies like Kibana/Logstash/Docker
* Comfortable using software development practices like code review
* Knowledge of InfluxDB and Grafana for monitoring and alerting
* Passion for learning and researching new technologies and programming languages such as Golang
* Hands-on data centre experience
* Healthy obsession with metrics and measurement

Who We Are

Unity is the creator of the world's most widely-used real-time 3D (RT3D) development platform, providing content creators around the world with the tools they need to build rich, interactive 2D, 3D, VR and AR experiences. In fact, apps made with Unity reach 2.7 billion devices worldwide, and were installed more than 24 billion times in the last 12 months.

The global engineering team keeps Unity at the forefront of technology and - working alongside partners like Magic Leap, Google, Facebook, Oculus and Microsoft - ensures optimized support for the latest technology and platforms. Unity is powering the real-time revolution, expanding beyond games and breaking into other industries including automotive, film, architecture, engineering, construction and more.

Unity is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this website or directly to managers. Unity does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Unity will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Unity.


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