Infrastructure Engineer

  • Location: Malta
  • Salary: Depending on Experience
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 19591

Reporting to the Technical Operations Manager, our client is seeking a skilled and motivated Infrastructure Engineer that is responsible for ensuring optimal operation of the production Gaming Infrastructure.

The Infrastructure Engineer must demonstrate excellent design, diagnostic and support skills in all areas of infrastructure. The candidate must be conversant in networking, server and storage technologies and well understanding of n-tier architectures. He or she has to have a broad range of skills and must be keen to acquire skills and experience in new areas of technology.

Main duties will include:

  • Technical escalation point for the 24x7 NOC team, with the possibility of on an on-call basis if required
  • Maintaining, upgrading, optimising and ensuring maximum uptime of live, pre-production and dev environments
  • Troubleshooting and fixing (or escalating) network and system issues
  • Participating in the implementation of new system and infrastructure projects
  • Ensuring that systems monitoring setup is robust and properly structured
  • Assisting the various Technical Platform Teams with tasks that require optimisation/modifications to the current infrastructure
  • Overseeing the preparation of environments for the testing of software releases, participate in the planning, scheduling and execution of said releases
  • Preparing documentation and handover to NOC, for recurrent operational tasks
  • Participating in budgeting exercises pertinent to own line of work, this includes liaising with third parties when needed
  • Willingness to adopt a work-to-finish attitude, recognising that in order to deliver projects on time working longer hours may at times be required
  • Willingness to travel for short periods, to carry out work when and if the need arises

Skills and Experience

Knowledge and experience in any of the below areas would be beneficial:

  • A proven track record in IT infrastructure engineering 
  • Exposure to high-transaction environments
  • Linux server administration (RedHat)
  • Container technologies (Docker)
  • Networking (Juniper)
  • Storage solutions (iSCSI, Distributed, Arrays)
  • Enterprise systems management
  • An excellent understanding of IT security (including PCI-DSS and event management)
  • Source control systems (GIT)
  • Web Servers Experience (Apache, Nginx)
  • Core Services - NTP, proxy, mail, DNS
  • Ability to document technical concepts/procedures
  • Public/Private Cloud experience
  • Scripting languages
  • Big Data technologies (Splunk)

Personal qualities

  • Takes ownership
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbally
  • Quality orientated attitude with attention to detail
  • Good time management and expectation management skills
  • Able to think ahead and anticipate problems
  • Applies structured thinking
  • Participative style with good teamwork skills
  • Confident, personable, ability to work under pressure using own initiative

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