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System Operation Engineer
Location: Vancouver, BC Category: Information Technology
Status: Temporary/Contract Reference: CA_EN_1_026526_11267756
Posted: September 30,2016 Salary: N/A

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Our client’s studio is at the forefront of developing new interactive entertainment experiences across devices, led from the living room and powered by the cloud. Our client maintains and supports live video streaming applications across Windows 10, mobile Windows devices, Xbox One consoles and Xbox 360:

We are looking for a System Operations Engineer to support and manage the infrastructure for our cloud-based application services, telemetry routing, and operations monitoring systems. As a member of the Live Operations team this role will provide system administration, operational engineering support, and tool development expertise in our highly dynamic environment. This person will also be responsible for enabling the Live Operations Team to take on support responsibility for new application services from the development teams as they move into production. This will require working with dev teams to learn the service architecture and operations in depth and documenting/sharing with the Live Operations Team to enable a successful transition.

The System Operations Engineer’s duties will include:
- Administration of Splunk Enterprise installation (on Azure) including system configuration, updates, and backups.
- Familiarity with other telemetry reporting services
- Migration and consolidation of disparate operational tools to the Splunk Enterprise platform.
- System administration of cloud-based VMs (on Azure) running Linux (Ubuntu) and Windows.
- Provide operational support for systems providing application telemetry routing, dashboards, and alerts.
- Provide operational support for application services (on Azure) powering the studio’s suite of Xbox applications.
- Design an architecture of Splunk enterprise solutions (or other) for production and dev/integration deployment
- Analyze newly deployed service architectures and create architectural model diagrams for the Live Operations support team.
- Develop deep technical understanding of system dependencies and develop new tools to assist in automating monitoring.
- Development of operational and automation tools using various scripting languages and web technologies (e.g. PowerShell, PHP, Javascript).
- Design and implement testing simulation environment

The ideal System Operations Engineer will have:
- Bachelor’s degree required. Degree in Computer Science or related field.
- Minimum 3 years experience in software engineering projects or support teams for client, enterprise, or web applications.
- Minimum 2 years system administration experience with both Windows and Linux servers.
- Minimum 1 year experience with Windows PowerShell and the .NET framework.
- Proficiency in various programming, query, and scripting languages is essential along with a having demonstrated an ability to apply these skills to solve business problems in previous roles.
- Familiarity with C# (or java) would be highly valuable or an ability and desire to learn and inspect/maintain systems written in C#.
- Some experience managing Cloud-based resources.
- Familiarity with investigative tools such as Splunk, Fiddler, and Wireshark or an ability and willingness to learn how to use such tools effectively is required.
- Familiarity with JIRA and JIRA Administration is an asset

If this sounds like you, then we want you to be our clients next System Operations Engineer! Apply today!


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