Support Engineer

Role description

Multiplay is a leader in specialized infrastructure and hosting solutions for the gaming industry. We are responsible for bringing the worlds gamers together by making connected games incredibly easy to deploy, and maintain. Our technology stack stretches all over the world and our technical operations team are at the forefront of keeping gamers online 24/7. Recently joining forces with Unity Technologies, Multiplay is preparing for greater success and rapid scale.

We are looking for passionate, dedicated support engineers to join our operations team, build out our global footprint and deliver world-class customer experience for the biggest game developers in the world. The mission is simple - make sure gamers can game. We use our expertise to make sure our technology stack is fully automated and we place a large focus on efficiency and resiliency to deliver our mission.

Our head is in the clouds, but our heart is in bare metal. You will be working on both physical and virtual infrastructure navigating all the challenges working with full stack systems. You must be passionate about building high performance, resilient platforms, and of course, passionate about games. 

Gamers deserve the very best.

Responsibilities
  • Ensuring all tickets within our ticket system are correctly actioned and processed within agreed SLA to provide a smooth and excellent customer experience
  • Actively managing customer expectations and requirements through the use of written and verbal communication and close collaboration with a global team
  • Creation and maintenance of customer facing documentation, with a “preventative” rather than “curing” mentality wherever possible 
  • Monitoring, responding to and managing service metrics and alerts; prioritizing as appropriate
  • Management of live infrastructure, including: 
    • Custom systems and services worldwide
    • Large and small scale dedicated game server software
    • Machine farm consisting of bare metal, cloud and other server hosting systems
    • Multiplay’s award winning scaling technology
  • Fault finding and technical investigation of game server platforms and infrastructure
  • Communicate with vendors to check, maintain or replace hardware as well as help to identify and fix network related issues

Requirements

  • Knowledge and experience working with applications such as SSH, Remote desktop, command line based text editors and network tracing tools 
  • Proficiency in navigating and using unix based file systems
  • Experience, passion and focus in customer first’ environment
  • Experience using a handover process to inform other members of the team about work or tasks that need doing – this is a critical process for global teams
  • Experience using an escalation / on call system in order to action and resolve business critical tasks
  • Intermediate level of understanding with server hardware and experience with identifying faulty components
  • Hours of work: Days including weekend shift work (9am-7pm, 5 days on shift, 3 days off)

Bonus Points

  • Gameserver administration knowledge and experience including hands on experience with game server configurations, setups and parameters
  • An understanding of the latest game engines like Unreal 4 and Unity
  • The ability to adapt solutions and think on your feet when faced with difficult issues or complex tasks
  • Knowledge of infrastructure-as-code tools like Puppet
  • Familiar with widely open source technologies like Kibana/Logstash
  • Experience coding with Golang
  • Very passionate about gaming - you know your latest Call of Duty from your Apex Legends!

Who We Are

Unity is the creator of the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users the most powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology, operate using resources that maximize ease-of-use, and monetize, so that they can find success with their creations.

The company’s 1,000 person development team keeps Unity at the forefront of development by working alongside partners such as Google, Oculus, Autodesk, Microsoft and many more, to ensure optimized support for the latest releases and platforms. Made with Unity experiences reach nearly 3 billion devices worldwide and have been installed more than 34 billion times in the last 12 months. For more information, please visit www.unity.com. 

Unity is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this website or directly to managers. Unity does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Unity will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Unity.

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Unity is looking to hire a Support Engineer at their Southampton, NY 11968, USA location. Job contains the tags Remote, Max, Unreal, Unity and Programmer.
Job discovered on 5/23/2020

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