System Administrator

General
location iconOffice:Kharkiv
location iconRemote:Ukraine, Poland

Plarium is dedicated to creating the best mobile and PC gaming experiences for our worldwide community. Among the company's most popular games are the MMORPG RAID: Shadow Legends and the action shooter Mech Arena.

Plarium is looking for talented System Administrators to join our External IT Department. The team sets up, supports, and ensures the seamless operation of our server infrastructure, including all service and production servers. As part of this team, you will configure and administer these servers, setting up our products on them. You will also ensure the security and uninterrupted operation of an infrastructure used by 2.2 million players worldwide.

The successful applicant will be able to work at our Lviv office and remotely in Ukraine or Poland.

Responsibilities

  • Configuring game servers, monitoring their operation and fixing any problems that occur

  • Managing the CDN and DNS networks

  • Placing Plarium’s products on production servers

  • Setting up and administering virtual servers on cloud hosting platforms, including Google Cloud and Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • Optimizing server architecture to handle the load of our games

  • Creating fault-tolerant systems to ensure the stable operation of our games

  • Creating and updating our technical documentation and knowledge base

  • Ensuring effective operation of production servers with prompt troubleshooting

Requirements

  • At least 1 year of experience administering Windows Server (2012 R2, 2016, 2019)

  • Experience administering Microsoft SQL Server

  • Familiarity with the architecture and communications protocols of the Internet

  • Hands-on experience configuring and administering Internet Information Services (IIS) e.g. web applications, address pools, FTP servers, SSL etc.

  • Experience working with cloud servers and services

  • Knowledge of PowerShell and practical experience with it

  • Experience handling Windows Firewall

  • System and application security management knowledge

  • English language skills at the intermediate level

Desired

  • Understanding of DNS and reverse proxy services (e.g. Cloudflare)

  • Familiarity with continuous integration systems and automation tools (e.g. Jenkins, PowerShell, Terraform)

  • Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Azure certificate

What we offer our Employees

  • Officially registered full-time employment

  • Minimum of 25 calendar days of paid vacation annually, separately paid public holidays, and additional paid leave for specific needs

  • Medical support and fully paid leave if you or your child are sick

  • Individual development plan and regular feedback

  • Professional seminars, workshops, courses, and internal training programs

  • Group English classes and one-on-one language tutoring

  • Consultations with psychologists and mental health workshops

  • Online Pilates classes, a running club, and individual fitness programs with a professional instructor

What's next?

Send us your CV

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Found a job that sounds right for you? Fantastic. Send us your resume and a link to your portfolio, if applicable.

Test task

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Our recruiters will ask you to perform a test task. This will allow you to demonstrate your professional skills and give us the chance to evaluate your work.

Waiting for feedback

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After you have completed your test task and sent it back to us, we will need up to 5 working days to analyze it. If your test task meets our requirements, you will be invited for an interview with the technical team lead.

Technical interview

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This will give you the opportunity to tell us about your experience and allow us to explain the technical aspects of the job. If you live a long way from the studio, we can arrange a Skype interview instead.

Meeting with HR

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After the technical interview, you will meet with our HR specialists. They will give you more information on your development prospects in the company and provide details about the employee benefits program.

Ready to start

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When the above stages are complete, we will invite you to our studio to make a formal job offer. If you live in another city or country, you can use our relocation program to help you hit the ground running.

First day at work

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You're ready to begin life at Plarium. Welcome, friend.

Keeping in touch

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We keep all resumes and job applications on file. Don't give up if you're unsuccessful first time round - we'll contact you as soon as a suitable position appears.

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