Systems Administrator

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Posted 05 July 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameVicky Kilby

Job description

Black Forest Games, part of the fastest-growing publisher in Europe, Embracer Group, and the biggest studio of THQ Nordic Vienna are looking for a Systems Administrator.

Black Forest Games are an international team, who foster diversity, sharing this mindset is a must for them. They combine the creative freedom and culture of an independent studio with the financial security of a big publisher.

As a System Administrator you will report directly to the IT Lead and handle tasks from a wide range of topics including Linux, Infrastructure, Networking, Software Development Environments, 3D Software, various Open Source Software, and a range of Operating Systems and devices in use by the development teams as well as contribute to their hybrid cloud effort.

Your responsibilities will include…
  • Operating and expanding Linux and Windows infrastructure
  • Assisting teams with deploying their workloads into cloud and on-premises environments
  • Improving monitoring and automation systems
  • Building and maintaining highly available systems
  • Administration and supporting for software, engineering platforms, utilities, and tools
  • Assisting engineers and content creators with problem-solving
  • Continuously updating technical documentation
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • Experience with Windows and/or Linux OS troubleshooting, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills
  • Good programming knowledge in one major language but preferable in Python, C#, Powershell, Bash
  • Comfortable learning about modern open-source technologies and tools
  • Solid English language skills, comfortable communicating verbally and in writing
  • Strong understanding of security principles and best practices
  • Bonus points if your have…
  • BS in Computer Science or a similar field, alternatively lots of experience is just as good
  • Experience in automation and deployment tools
  • Familiar with topics covered in LPIC-1 or LPIC-
Perks and benefits include…
  • Flexible working hours and a work-life balance
  • Additional health insurance
  • 30 days of holiday
  • Competitive salary
  • Green office, fresh fruits, coffee, and drinks
  • Fitness area in the studio
  • Social events
  • Relocation support
  • Free German language classes