Lead Data Infrastructure Engineer
Posted on 3/28/2024
INACTIVE
AccelByte

201-500 employees

Comprehensive backend services for game-as-a-service development
Company Overview
AccelByte stands out as a leading provider of comprehensive white-label backend services for game studios, enabling them to develop, publish, and operate games-as-a-service with ease. The company's culture encourages high-quality quick iterations and supports remote work, which has been instrumental in meeting aggressive business goals. With a proven track record of delivering seamless player experiences and enabling cross-platform play, AccelByte allows game studios to focus on game creation while it handles the complex backend technology.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$70M

Founded

2016

Headquarters

Bellevue, Washington

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-8%

1 year growth

6%

2 year growth

21%
Locations
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Datadog
Bash
Kubernetes
Python
Git
Docker
AWS
Go
Jenkins
Terraform
CategoriesNew
DevOps & Infrastructure
Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree background or relevant work experience, certification, or courses.
  • At least 6 years of experience specializing in developing and maintaining automation release processes or CI/CD pipelines is required.
  • Strong Database Administration experience
  • Advanced experience with Jenkins, GitLab CI, or similar tools for automation, CI/CD, and GitOps, with experience in utilizing CI/CD tooling and pipelines, particularly with emphasis on GitLab, Jenkins, and Flux.
  • Advanced experience in scripting in programming languages such as Python, Bash, GoLang, etc.
  • Advanced experience in performing cloud system operations on an AWS environment.
  • Experience in containerization technology, particularly Docker and Containers, including its limitations and practical applications within a Kubernetes cluster environment.
  • Experience in using Kubernetes involves familiarity with tools such as Kubectl, Flux, and others for debugging and modifying cluster states.
  • Experience in Terraform, Terragrunt syntax, and CloudFormation usage, including the ability to apply/modify/delete modules.
  • Experience in cloud monitoring, logging, and APM solutions, with exposure to monitoring tools such as Prometheus, Grafana, and Datadog.
  • Basic experience in database design and management, including knowledge of how to scale up databases.
  • Experience in communicating technical concepts through documentation and specifications effectively.
  • Experience in managing full-cycle projects and project breakdowns.
  • Experience in similar products or services offered by AccelByte, preferably in a AAA game studio or software product company. Expected to acquire practical knowledge of how AccelByte's products are hosted within the infrastructure upon joining.
  • Basic experience in mentoring, managing, and setting the direction for other engineers.
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect is a big plus.
  • Experience at a AAA game studio or a software product company is a big plus.
  • Experience working in a multinational technology startup is a big plus.
  • Eagerness to learn new languages and technologies.
  • Proficiency in written and verbal English language to succeed in a remote work environment.
  • Flexibility to adjust to work routines/schedules, as required, to meet the needs of the company and the expectations of customers.
Responsibilities
  • Lead the design, review, and maintenance of CI/CD pipelines, ensuring reliability and efficiency while mentoring team members.
  • Drive automation in release processes, streamlining workflows and reducing manual effort.
  • Lead database administration efforts.
  • Design and implement scalable infrastructure focusing on stability and scalability, utilizing Kubernetes and CNCF projects.
  • Direct the development of a secure, cost-effective, and scalable cloud platform, prioritizing operational excellence.
  • Lead initiatives to identify and promote best release practices, optimizing infrastructure solutions.
  • Proactively investigate operational incidents, designing resilient approaches for long-term prevention.
  • Provide exceptional client support by understanding their needs and communicating effectively.
  • Mentor less experienced engineers, setting standards for engineering excellence and fostering continuous improvement.
  • Collaborate closely with PMs and stakeholders to address requirements effectively and align with project goals.
  • Conduct interviews and technical assessments for SRE/ Cloud Engineer candidates.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.