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Joboffer dated from 11/29/2021

Linux Systemadministrator* IT Infrastructure & Security

Programmer: IT / Backend / Client / Web



76137 Karlsruhe


Company data


76131   Karlsruhe

Job description

Karlsruhe | full-time | from now

We are one of the leading publishers of free-to-play online games based in Karlsruhe, Germany.

Are you interested in running games and services in data centers and cloud environments all around the world?

As part of a dynamic and motivated team, you work on varied and challenging projects, like the operation of existing games as well as the integration of new games into our existing infrastructure, paying special attention to IT security.

Your mission

  • You are responsible for the extensive server infrastructure of our browser- and client-based online games
  • You advise our internal product teams as a technical contact person
  • You take turns within the team to be responsible 24/7 for problems that occur in our infrastructure
  • You develop new concepts and evaluate the use of new tools to keep us technologically up to date
  • You check and develop our security monitoring further
  • You check the compliance with our security policies & are involved in training of the employees
  • You report the current status to the management on a monthly basis

Your skills

  • You have very good knowledge and experience in the administration of Linux-based server systems
  • You are fluent in at least one scripting language (e.g. Perl, Bash, Python) and ideally have experience with Ansible
  • You can immediately assign terms such as CVE, DDoS, openVAS, TrendMicro, firewalls and containers and know how to best use them.
  • You like working in a team and want to bring you and your abilities to the fore
  • You know how to handle complex tasks without losing your cool
  • You look at the bigger picture, questioning existing methods and analysing potential risks 

Your Gameforge setting

  • An international company awaits you! English is our company language, as employees from over 25 nations are part of our team
  • Flexibility and safety are important to us! We reacted quickly when the Corona pandemic began, enabling all our employees to work from home. When you join us, you will enjoy a structured digital onboarding program and the work equipment sent to you.
  • We support your personal and professional development! Language courses, teambuilding activities, seminars and more
  • We’re easy to reach! Great location, easily reachable on foot, by bike, bus, tram or car

About Gameforge

Founded in 2002, Gameforge is a leading Western publisher and operator of widely acclaimed Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) and Browser-based game titles. Gameforge builds highly active and enduring global communities by supporting players through the greatest quality LiveOps, provision of localized content, engaging community management, and frequent delivery of meaningful updates.
Gameforge’s diverse portfolio of highly successful gaming brands provides different worlds with engaging experiences for players from all walks of life: core MMORPG titles Swords of Legends Online, AION, TERA, and Metin2, beloved anime MMOs Elsword and NosTale, strategy-focused browser games like OGame and Ikariam, along with other classic titles such as 4Story and Runes of Magic.
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*No matter what gender, we’ re on the lookout for people with drive and talent.

Contact Person

Anett Graf

Head of Human Resources


76131 Karlsruhe

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