AVAILABLE POSITIONS Site Reliability Engineer

Why Zynga

 

Zynga is a global leader in interactive entertainment with a mission to connect the world through games. To date, more than one billion people have played Zynga’s franchises including CSR Racing™, Empires & Puzzles™, Merge Dragons!™, Merge Magic!™, Toon Blast™, Toy Blast™, Words With Friends™ and Zynga Poker™. Zynga’s games are available in more than 150 countries and are playable across social platforms and mobile devices worldwide. Founded in 2007, the company is headquartered in San Francisco with locations in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Ireland, India, Turkey, and Finland. For more information, visit www.zynga.com or follow Zynga on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, or the Zynga blog.

 

Zynga India:

 

Zynga India is Zynga’s largest studio outside USA with 500+ people and growing rapidly. It manages some of Zynga’s biggest global games in the Casual Gaming, Action Strategy, Match-3, Slots, and Invest Express genres. The game teams are responsible for the long term-vision of the game, its entire Game Design & Tuning, Product Roadmap, Features, Content & Creative decisions, Art work (2D, 3D, Animation), Development, QA/Testing, Analytics & Performance Tracking, User Acquisition & Live Operations.

The Zynga India team is full of passionate gamers, who love to play, build great products, and have fun doing it. Studio I expects continued growth and is looking for strong leaders to expand the studio into this next growth phase.

 

Video link Zynga India:

 

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Zynga – India Studio

Work for a game company where tech meets creativity. Learn more about our Zynga – India Studio and apply for our open positions today!

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 Position Overview

 

From a broader perspective an SRE engineer will be responsible for maintaining a high uptime, availability and reliability of Zynga games and services through monitoring, rapid response, communication and coordination. An SRE engineer will have immense opportunities to work with various teams in Zynga and across different tech stacks. 

 

Main Responsibilities 

  • 24×7 monitoring of Zynga’s production infrastructure and providing first level on-call support. 

  • Run the production environment by monitoring availability and taking a holistic view of system health  

  • Routinely identify operational problems by observing and studying system architecture, functionality and performance results. Troubleshoot procedures with studio architects and investigate surfaced issues; and handling incidents.

  • Identify operational priorities by assessing operational objectives. Determine project objectives; such as; efficiency, cost savings, energy conservation, operator convenience, safety, environmental quality; estimating relevance, time, and costs.

  • Develop operational solutions by defining, studying, estimating, and screening alternative solutions; calculating economics; determining impact on all systems.

 

Desired Skills and Experience 

  • Strong linux system administration and troubleshooting skills.

  • Strong TCP/IP understanding 

  • Shell scripting (BASH). Knowledge in Python or any other scripting language is a plus

  • Exposure or working knowledge of data centers on premise or on AWS/Azure.

  • Knowledge in MySQL and other open source databases.

  • Write up new and maintain technical documentation

Bonus to have (Recommended, but not required):

  • Basic knowledge of containers. I.E [Docker/Kubernetes]

  • Knowledge in tools like Jenkins, Git, chef, Terraform etc

  • Understanding of monitoring applications like Nagios, Sensu, Check_MK, Cloudwatch, and/or DataDog

 

What we offer you 

  • Work in a studio that has complete P&L ownership of games

  • Create next-gen games that will be played and loved by millions of players around the world

  • Work in a collaborative team that invests in your development and growth on-the-job

  • Competitive salary, bonus plan, Zynga RSU’s (Restricted Stock Units),ESPP (Employee Stock Purchase Plan)

  • Extended Health coverage, disability, critical illness and life insurance

  • Child care facilities for women employees and discounted facilities for male employees

  • Virtual mental health and neurodiversity support programs

  • Family planning support program

  • Additional leave options for most employees

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Frequent employee events

  • Flexible working hours on many teams

  • A diverse team of friendly, fun and supportive co-workers

  • Culture of diversity and inclusion including employee resource groups that connect Zyngites through culture, lifestyle and fun

 

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!

 

We will consider all qualified job-seekers with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.

 

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities in order to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.  Please contact us at AccommodationRequest@zynga.com to request an accommodation associated with your application for an open position. 

 

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.

Careers Category: IT, Development Operations & Security

Careers location: Bengaluru, India

Connected Worker Type: Connected, Offsite

Requisition ID: P210758

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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