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DevOps Posted Oct 24
Antstream , London, London, City of, United Kingdom
Do you love retro games with a passion? Antstream enable gamers to enjoy 1000’s of video games instantly on any device using the latest on-demand streaming technologies. Antstream does for games what Spotify and Netflix have done for music and movies.

Do you have a passion for designing first class technical solutions? Do you want to work with the latest tech? Would you like to work with a passionate team of creative and driven people to deliver a valued service to our customers?

We are seeking an exceptional DevOps / Infrastructure engineer with a proven background of delivering hyperscale infrastructure. Someone who is highly motivated, and passionate about building best of breed solutions, and delivering an exceptional customer experience. In this role you will have the opportunity to have a significant input on our architecture, working with our CTO.

You will be passionate about improving systems for daily operations, for build delivery and continuous integration to provide a platform for improving the stability of our products. You will be focussed on automation and improving workflow, in providing tools and systems for delivering builds, and build stability. You will help to develop and oversee our continuous delivery tools and pipelines for consistent releases with minimal downtime through automated build processes, packaging, testing and deployment. You will identify and address any functional and performance issues as well as security risks and manage, monitor and maintain cloud infrastructure built with a global scale in mind.
We are passionate about our team, and understand that to get the best results we need the best talent. We are looking for enthusiasm, passion and positivity above all else. We offer lots of added benefits including pension, free gym membership, gaming nights, beer and food night weekly, and a Netflix subscription. With more to come as we grow!

We are poised for explosive growth and this is an opportunity to get in early and grow with us. We have bold plans, and are looking for bold people who want to make a difference!

Role: Senior Devops / Infrastructure Engineer
Hours: Full time
Salary: Dependent on experience
Contract: Permanent
Location: Central London

Key responsibilities;
To be accountable for our infrastructure - that means doing whatever is needed to meet an agreed goal / target
Ensuring our infrastructure is optimally designed to deliver a first class service to our customers
Ensuring our architecture is provider agnostic such that we;
Can ensure the very closest placement of infrastructure to customers
The best commercial arrangements
That we are not constrained by provider shortages / delays
Ensuring that we are operating efficiently (no sprawl, right sized)
Ensuring our services are well maintained and up to date
Ensuring our services are highly secure
Ensuring that the roadmap is maintained
Providing an input in to budgets and planning as required
Maintaining good vendor relationships, and ensuring we take advantage of any value add.
To provide support as required, including out of hours for major incidents.
To automate wherever possible
Keep up to date with the latest technology to ensure we remain at the leading edge
To support and coach staff as required

Key background and experience;
Extensive experience with on premise and cloud infrastructure, including;
Design and architecture (including security)
Experience with Azure and AWS
Hyperscale infrastructure design / support
Orchestration using frameworks such as OpenStack, Azure Stack, Kubernetes...
Windows and Linux (preferably Unbuntu) workloads
Database administration (MS SQL, MySQL)
Automation / scripting (e.g. Powershell, bash)
Systems management toolsets (e.g. SCCM, Puppet, Saltstack)
The following would be an advantage;
Experience with containerisation (eg. Docker)
Experience with Jenkins
Experience with running a hybrid cloud environment
Programming experience (ideally .Net, Javascript)
Experience of vendor management
The following are essential;
5+ years of previous relevant experience
Experience in a customer facing company supporting a hyperscale infrastructure (eg. NetFlix or Spotify)
Proven track record of delivery
A “can do” attitude - there is always a way!
Experience as a technical team lead
Experience coaching and training others
Customer focussed
Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
Structured and methodical in problem solving
Strong communication skills and flexible team player

If this job sounds ideal, please send a CV and a covering letter to jobs@antstream.com, letting us why you’re the perfect person for this job.