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Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

Mythical Games
Seattle, WA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

We are Mythical Games. A Venture-backed next-generation game technology company at the intersection of video games and economics led by industry veterans. Our goal is to lead the industry with the launch of exceptional video game experiences that leverage distributed ledger technology, while also providing a platform of robust tools that will allow any other game developers to do the same.

Our Site Reliability Engineering team is looking for a talented and driven Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer to work with our awesome team that is distributed throughout the US. The engineer in this role will work to create a reliable, performant and secure canvas upon which Mythical's cloud-based applications are built. This position is remote with minimal travel required for team meetings.

The right candidate for this job (is):

  • An experienced engineer who has been heavily involved in the design and operation of containerized production systems using Kubernetes, Openshift or similar container orchestration technology
  • Passionate about distributed systems and working with highly scalable applications
  • Enjoys new technological challenges and is motivated to solve them
  • Smart, highly motivated, self-starter who thrives in a bottom-up, fast-paced, highly technical environment
  • Effective collaborator, experienced in creating technical partnerships across teams
  • An unwavering passion for meeting demands and delivering an epic customer service

This role requires solid experience in scalable infrastructure design, cloud computing environments and hands-on technical skills. This position is expected to:

  • Ensure high availability, performance and security of APIs and backend services
  • Build and maintain tooling to make code and configuration deployments self-serve for the development team
  • Collaborate with the development and operations teams to design the infrastructure required for deploying scalable and reliable applications
  • Regularly review existing infrastructure for opportunities for service improvement, cost reduction, and increased security
  • Collaborate with Engineering and Product Management partners to translate business and technical requirements into architectural designs and feature releases
  • Ensure operational visibility into applications by adding instrumentation and creating dashboards for proactive monitoring and failure resolution
  • Perform application load testing to expose bottlenecks and other areas of improvement prior to an application going live
  • Participate in an on-call rotation to ensure the success of uptime-critical applications

Requirements:

  • 8+ years experience as an Infrastructure, DevOps, Site Reliability or another infrastructure-focused engineering role
  • Experience running a production application stack on Kubernetes is strongly desired
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code and GitOps via tools such as Crossplane, Terraform and ArgoCD is required
  • Prior experience designing infrastructure for distributed microservice applications with an emphasis on gRPC for communication between services
  • Demonstrated proficiency in at least one dynamic scripting language such as Python, Ruby, Groovy, or Bash.
  • Prior experience managing and operating Linux VMs on cloud computing platforms such as GCP or AWS
  • Deep knowledge of the full network stack and the ability to maintain an organized and secure network across multiple clusters, projects, and offices
  • Ability to build NOC-style dashboards using tools like Grafana, Elastic APM or StackDriver
  • Experience with CI\CD orchestration pipelines such as GitHub Actions, CircleCI, Jenkins as well as familiarity with deployment strategies like blue\green deployment, canary releases, etc…
  • Experience using tools such as Miro or LucidChart to create architecture diagrams

Pluses:

  • Understanding of service meshes like Istio, LinkerD, Consul
  • Experience with Java, GoLang, and/or .NET applications
  • Deep understanding of Blockchain technologies
  • Experience operating nodes for Ethereum, Polygon or similar EVM blockchains
  • Experience scaling highly-available ElasticSearch clusters
  • Experience with Load Testing and frameworks such as Gatling or Locust

Mythical Games

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