Senior Systems Engineer
At Unity, we’re looking for people to join us to improve not just what we develop, but how we develop. We’re scaling our efforts to increase developer efficiency, ensuring that every second of development time is spent on the things that matter.
Our mission includes partnering with our internal development efforts to enable increased velocity and enhanced productivity as we grow globally.
One of our values is Best Idea Wins, so we‘re looking for people to experiment and challenge convention in order to achieve this.
As a Systems Engineer, you'll be part of a growing team focused on self-service tools and infrastructure, powering the build/test automation on all Unity platforms. You’ll be passionate about technology with a thirst for learning and crafting highly usable tools, solutions and workflows. You’ll understand and have empathy for our users, guiding them to success and steering their future development needs.
What you’ll be doing
- Contribute to technical discussions relating to design, deployment, operations and future improvements of on-prem private cloud infrastructure – this includes hardware specification, physical deployment, networking, bare-metal provisioning, configuration management, virtualisation, storage and monitoring
- Develop new services and tools to maintain, improve and operate our infrastructure
- Automate all the things, helping running an efficient and productive team
- Ensure infrastructure is highly available, secure and performant by pro-actively investigating system behaviour looking for problems and bottlenecks
- Be part of capacity planning and on-call rota. Responsible for fault diagnosis, mitigation and systemic improvements
What we’re looking for
- Broad knowledge of large-scale, highly-available on-prem infrastructure
- Experience with Openstack deployment and upgrades, with an ability to diagnose and fix issues with the Python source as necessary
- Guru-level Linux and network admin, including configuration management in Ansible
- Be passionate about what you do, enjoy working as part of a team, and carry a deeply-ingrained philosophy of improving things
You might also have
- Experience with open-source storage systems, especially Ceph
- Experience with Cumulus Linux and Cisco IOS
- Open-source contributor
Life at Unity
Unity (NYSE: U) is the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content. Creators, ranging from game developers to artists, architects, automotive designers, filmmakers, and others, use Unity to make their imaginations come to life. Unity’s platform provides a comprehensive set of software solutions to create, run and monetize interactive, real-time 2D and 3D content for mobile phones, tablets, PCs, consoles, and augmented and virtual reality devices.
The company’s 1,800+ person research and development team keeps Unity at the forefront of development by working alongside partners to ensure optimized support for the latest releases and platforms. Apps developed by Unity creators were downloaded more than five billion times per month in 2020. For more information, please visit www.unity.com.
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Location: Slough, United KingdomDate posted: 2022-01-20