Position Description

Senior DevOps Engineer
Location Firaxis (Baltimore, MD)
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Firaxis Games is seeking a motivated Sr. DevOps Engineer to join our talented engineering team.  The role is responsible for continued support of online services and underlying infrastructure.  The role will interact with all existing and future projects here at Firaxis.


  • Continued support of online services and underlying infrastructure
  • Development and support of AWS Iaas Configuration, CI/CD, and incident management processes


  • Strong working knowledge of AWS services such as: EC2, RDS, Lambda, Route 53, CloudFormation, VPC, S3, SQS
  • Experience in SOA, Web Services or IaaS-type service support and delivery
  • Experience administering, supporting, monitoring and tuning GNU/Linux and Windows based operating systems
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP networking, HTTP hosting, and load-balancers
  • Hands-on experience with revision control, build & release tools such as Jenkins, Perforce, git, or make
  • Prior experience supporting 24x7, highly-available, service-oriented, distributed production systems
  • Experience scripting in a variety of languages such as: bash, Power Shell, Python or Groovy
  • Strong understanding of best practices of web operations, software development, release engineering, quality assurance
  • 2+ years AWS Operational Support
  • 5+ years relevant work experience

Helpful Experience:

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate or AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate
  • Worked in an agile development/scrum-based team
  • Container service administration: Docker, Docker Swarm, or Kubernetes
  • Experience administrating distributed computing systems