At Rockstar Games, we create world-class entertainment experiences.

A career at Rockstar Games is about being part of a team working on some of the most creatively rewarding and ambitious projects to be found in any entertainment medium. You would be welcomed to a dedicated and inclusive environment where you can learn, and collaborate with some of the most talented people in the industry.

Rockstar San Diego is looking for a talented Network Engineer to manage the infrastructure and network services supporting our game franchises. The successful candidate will be highly motivated and organized, able to work as part of a team, while also possessing the ability to manage projects on their own. This an ideal job for someone who wants to work with the latest network technologies in a very exciting and challenging field.

This is a full-time permanent position based out of Rockstar's studio in Carlsbad. Whether it’s the beach or mountains, San Diego is considered one of the best places to live year-round.

WHAT WE DO

  • The Network Operations team is responsible for the delivery and support of Rockstar’s Online network infrastructure around the world.
  • We maintain our network to the highest standard with strong emphasis on preventative actions rather than reactive. As such, we constantly review our processes with the aim of automating/orchestrating wherever possible.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Configure, test, and maintain LAN/WAN/Edge network equipment and related services across multiple geographies.
  • Identify, diagnose, and resolve network problems of varying degrees of complexity.
  • Install and maintain network hardware in remote co-location facilities.
  • Assist in network operating system patches and software upgrades, and routine hardware configuration.
  • Interface with various service providers to deploy and maintain transport circuits.
  • Interface with developers and business stakeholders to identify requirements and recommend and engineer solutions as agreed upon by the team.
  • Participate in 24x7 on-call rotation.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years working in network engineering related fields.

SKILLS

  • Solid understanding of Cisco NX-OS or Arista EOS operating systems.
  • Solid understanding of the BGP routing protocol.
  • Experience with other routing protocols like EIGRP and or OSPF.
  • Experience with layer 2/3 switching/routing technologies, VXLAN, VLAN, EVPN, VPC, MLAG.
  • Experience with firewall technologies like Palo Alto.
  • Experience with load balancer technologies like F5 LTM or A10 ADC.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work as part of a team or individually as required.
  • Self-motivated & confident.
  • Solid documentation skills with high attention to detail.
  • Experience with taking projects from planning through to completion.
  • Ability to handle high pressure situations.
  • Capacity to juggle a mixture of break-fix and project work, managing individual priorities and deadlines.
  • Willingness to occasionally work flexible hours, or out of hours as required.

DESIRED

Please note that these are desirable skills and are not required to apply for the position.

  • Industry standard qualifications like CCNA/CCNP desirable but not essential.
  • Experience with Windows and Linux-based operating systems.
  • Experience with scripting in Powershell, Python, Ansible.
  • Experience with Cisco ASA firewalls.
  • Experience using/supporting enterprise monitoring tools (Elasticsearch/Splunk).
  • Open-source infrastructure monitoring (CheckMK/Nagios).
  • Application and web service administration (IIS/Apache).
  • Being a fan of the interactive software development and gaming.

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply with a resume and cover-letter demonstrating how you meet the skills above.  If we would like to move forward with your application, a Rockstar recruiter will reach out to you to explain next steps and guide you through the process.

Rockstar is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to hiring, promoting, and compensating employees based on their qualifications and demonstrated ability to perform job responsibilities.

If you’ve got the right skills for the job, we want to hear from you. We encourage applications from all suitable candidates regardless of age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, belief, or race.

Please note that these are desirable skills and are not required to apply for the position.

 

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