AVAILABLE POSITIONS Principal Systems Engineer – Cloud

Come join the team at Zynga making an impact across all of the company’s games – Central Technology! This individual will be a significant contributor to the modernization, scalability, and resilience of core components of Zynga's infrastructure The right candidate for this position will be an experienced cloud AWS systems engineer with working knowledge of infrastructure as code and configuration as code practices. There are also multiple platforms we support which are unique to building and testing games.

Main Responsibilities

  • Contribute as a technical lead, mentoring junior engineers in software development and infrastructure design.
  • Root cause and resolve problems with CI/CD systems and deployments.
  • Maintain essential skills in modern technology/standards and use automation whenever possible.
  • Propose improvements to our next-generation CI/CD platform architecture and drive automation efforts.
  • Assist with documentation of all code, written unit tests and integration tests, and cross-train other engineers
  • Assist with Proof of Concept projects to evaluate and select new CI/CD solutions.
  • Design, deploy and maintain infrastructure as code and configuration as code.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • B.S. in Computer Science, or equivalent
  • Experience as a technical leader and serving as a mentor to other engineers
  • Experience designing and implementing projects with minimal oversight and consistent delivery
  • Experience leading projects from ground up, demonstrating proficiency in creating milestones, breaking up work into components, and delivering results as projected
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience with cloud infrastructure
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience with software programming with Python
  • Experience with AWS cloud computing (preferably EC2, VPC)
  • Experience with infrastructure/configuration-as-code (preferably Terraform, Ansible)
  • Experience with Linux administration
  • Experience with CI/CD tools in a multi-site environment (preferably Jenkins)
  • Experience with monitoring and diagnostic tools (preferably Datadog, Splunk)
  • Experience with building and deploying containers (Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Experience with secrets management (preferably HashiCorp Vault)

Preferred Skills

  • Hands-on experience with software programming in C++/C#
  • Experience writing CLI programs
  • Experience writing UI interfaces, API applications, database design
  • Experience with building Unity/Unreal games

What we offer you:

  • Competitive salary, bonus plan, Take Two RSU’s (Restricted Stock Units), ESPP (Employee Stock Purchase Plan)
  • 401K Company Match Contribution (US)
  • RRSP Company Match Contribution (Canada)
  • Extended Health coverage, dental, disability, critical illness, EAP, and life insurance (Canada)
  • Medical, dental, vision, EAP, life insurance, and disability benefits (US)
  • Virtual mental health and neurodiversity support programs
  • Fitness benefits (offering varies by location)
  • Financial wellness program with unlimited access to certified financial planners
  • Discretionary Time Off policy for many employees
  • Family planning support program
  • Generous paid maternity/parental leave
  • Subsidized Back-up child care
  • Zynga happy hours and frequent employee events
  • Flexible working hours on many teams
  • Culture of diversity and inclusion including employee resource groups
  • Work with cool people and impact millions of daily players

**Remote work from an alternate location could be considered**

HIRING UPDATE: The safety of our candidates and team members is our top priority. During the COVID-19 pandemic, our workforce transitioned to working from home, with all interviewing and onboarding being conducted virtually until further notice.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to building a diverse and talented workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, colour, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, disability, or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law. We welcome job-seekers, players, employees, and partners from all backgrounds to join us!

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Careers Category: Engineering

Careers location: Austin, TX, Carlsbad, CA, Chicago, IL, Eugene, OR, Los Angeles, CA, Remote, US, Remote, Canada, Toronto, Canada

Connected Worker Type: Connected, Onsite, Offsite

Requisition ID: P211276

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Zynga does not engage in financial exchanges during the recruitment or onboarding process. We do not conduct job interviews over third-party messaging apps such as Telegram, WhatsApp or others. We will never ask you for your personal or financial information over unofficial chat channels. Our in-house recruitment team only contacts individuals via official company email addresses (i.e., via a zynga.com or naturalmotion.com email domain).

If you believe you have been the victim of a scam, you may wish to contact the authorities. In the United States, you may file a complaint with the FBI. More information is available here: https://www.ic3.gov