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Joboffer dated from 06/14/2017

Senior Linux Administrator (m/f)

Programmer: IT / Backend / Client / Web



76131 Karlsruhe


Company data


76131   Karlsruhe

Job description

To be able to guarantee a disruption-free game experience, you will be responsible for the frictionless operation and maintenance of the server structures as the Senior Linux Administrator. You will be in close contact with the project teams and will be able to have a direct influence on the success of the project through creative and constructive feedback. As a point of contact for all technical issues, you will advise product managers and developers, work on incident and service requests, analyse complex disruptions and lead measures for their resolution.  You will work within a dynamic and motivated operations team in which you will be responsible for the installation and maintenance of browser and client-based online games.


Tasks to inspire:

  • Supervision of a far-reaching server infrastructure for our browser and client-based online games 
  • Responsibility for the formulation, implementation and establishment of new standards, solution paths and also technologies 
  • Constant further development of existing automated systems
  • Act in an advisory role for product teams and developers for technical issues
  • Analysis of complex problem statements and introduction of counter measures to resolve their causes


Qualifications to convince:

  • A depth of experience in the administration of linux-based server systems
  • Experience with technologies such as web servers, DNS systems and databases
  • Good knowledge of SQL and Shellscripts 
  • Experience in working with RabbitMQ, MongoDB and Ansible of advantage
  • Experience with virtualization or container technologies of advantage
  • Sound knowledge of the German language, both written and spoken
  • Independent and structured way of working and a high level of service-oriented thinking
  • Creativity and imagination


A company to connect:

  • A position of responsibility in one of the most creative and exciting industries around
  • Fantastic working environment loaded with extras (e.g. games room, massages)
  • Free breakfast, lunch, drinks and fruit – every day!
  • The ability to be flexible with working hours
  • An enormous range of influence with millions of players in dozens of countries


About Gameforge

With more than 20 titles and over 450 million registered players, Gameforge is the leading provider of free-to-play massively multiplayer online games (MMOs) in the western hemisphere. Headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany, the group offers its online games in more than 75 countries. The portfolio encompasses numerous well-known game industry brands, including client-based titles such as Orcs Must Die! Unchained, HEX: Shards of Fate, prized role-playing game AION Free-to-Play and TERA as well as Europe’s most successful MMO, Metin2. In future, competitive RTS Dropzone and action-laden Anime MMORPG SoulWorker will add to the collection. Popular browser-based games such as OGame and Ikariam complete their offering.

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76131 Karlsruhe

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