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Staff Cloud Engineer

Rancho Bernardo, San Diego, CA (hybrid working model)

Sony PlayStation's Business & Finance Systems Infrastructure is seeking a highly passionate DevOps/Cloud Engineer to provide exceptional hosting and infrastructure support for critically important services at Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE).

As a Staff Engineer, you will work as a technical lead on various cloud initiatives through all phases of design, implementation, and support. While contributing at a high level technically, this role will also require a passion for customer service, proven through problem solving, customer empathy, and communication. The ideal candidate is a self-starter that is eager to learn by taking on new challenges, while also demonstrating an equal commitment to helping others grow. If this sounds like you, please apply!

Responsibilities:

  • Act as technical lead for many cloud initiatives - you’ll engineer, implement and maintain core systems infrastructure for critical business & finance services.
  • Automate with tooling that will streamline our internal processes. You’ll seek for ways to make us more efficient as we build, maintain, and monitor our systems.
  • Ensure all systems meet our high security standards by implementing new tooling and processes.
  • Deal with incidents, working under pressure to restore services quickly while maintaining a high level of communication.
  • Work well with others including with the wider IT teams and business units.
  • Maintain high standards of documentation and adhere to processes and standards.
  • Comfortable being the sole resource on projects with the ability to have a flexible approach to working hours to support global operations.

Qualifications:

  • At least 10 years’ experience working in a professional IT environment with hands-on technical experience and demonstrated success in delivering of projects.
  • B.S./B.A. in Computer Science, Information Systems, Electrical/Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience.
  • Expert experience in the design and implementation of: Linux, AWS, Terraform, and Ansible, as well as installation, configuration, and management.
  • Strong experience with scripting languages such as Bash, Python, and PowerShell.
  • Familiarity of Storage types (SAN, NAS, Block and Unstructured).
  • Solid understanding of Backup systems and methods.
  • Ability to set up and configure host and service monitoring.
  • Understanding of DNS and networking.
  • Able to identify and develop opportunities to improve, innovate and/or pioneer new ways of working through continuous process improvement practices.
  • A can-do attitude with the ability to collaborate with others.
  • Strong time management skills with a passion for technology and a desire to learn and grow. 
  • Willingness to compromise, you must be able to listen and understand other perspectives.
  • Pro-active, self-managing and remains calm under pressure. 
  • An ability to manage multiple tasks and projects with a keen eye for detail.
  • A natural aptitude for learning and understanding multiple systems and tools.
  • Prior experience supporting financial services, is a plus! 

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