Kwalee is an expanding, independent mobile games developer based in the beautiful town of Leamington Spa, England, within the area known as Silicon Spa where over 3,000 game developers work.
Kwalee has rapidly become a key industry player in mobile gaming, launching several hit games including Draw it, Go Fish, TENS!, SPILLZ and Looper!, with many millions of players around the world.
The company was founded in 2011 by David Darling CBE - awarded by the Queen, co-founder of Codemasters and comprises of a highly skilled and creative team, including the original creator of the Micro Machines video games (yes, you read well, we have celebrities here!).
As a DevOps Engineer you have a passion for automation, security and building reliable expandable systems. You develop scripts and tools to automate deployment tasks and monitoring critical aspects of the operation, resolve engineering problems and incidents.
You collaborate with architects and developers to help create platforms for the future. I manage 100s of servers worldwide to keep millions of players happy What you will really be doing Find ways to automate tasks and monitoring systems to continuously improve our systems.
Develop scripts and tools to make our infrastructure resilient and efficient. Understand our applications and services and keep them running smoothly How you will be doing this You’ll be part of an agile, multidisciplinary and creative team and work closely with them to coordinate efforts and get the best results.
You'll think creatively and be motivated by challenges and constantly striving for the best. You’ll work with cutting edge technology, if you need software or hardware to get the job done efficiently, you can get it.
Team Our talented team is our signature. We have a highly creative atmosphere with around 50 staff where you’ll have the opportunity to contribute daily to important development decisions.
You’ll work within an extremely experienced and passionate team, including David Darling and the creator of the original Micro Machines video game.
Skills and requirements Minimum 1 years of experience on a dev ops engineering role Deep experience with Linux and Unix systems Networking basics knowledge (named, nginx, etc) Some coding experience (Python, Ruby, Perl, etc.
Experience with common automation tools (Ex. Chef, Terraform, etc) AWS experience is a plus A creative mindset motivated by challenges and constantly striving for the best Interest in mobile games You must have the full right to work within the UK We offer
We want everyone involved in our games to share our success, that’s why we have a generous team profit sharing scheme from day 1 of employment
In addition to a competitive salary we also contribute to your pension, offer private medical cover and life assurance
Creative Wednesdays! (Complete freedom to design and make your own games every Wednesday)
25 days of paid holidays plus bank holidays
Free snacks, fruit and drinks
Monthly employee awards
Quarterly team building days - work hard, play hard!
Our philosophy We firmly believe in creativity and innovation and that a fundamental requirement for a successful and happy company is having the right mix of individuals.
With the right people in the right environment anything and everything is possible.