System Administrator
External ITKharkiv

Plarium is a multinational software development company specializing in mobile and browser games. We have studios in Tel Aviv, San Francisco, Michigan, Krasnodar, Kyiv, Kharkiv, Lviv, and Odesa. Our games are currently played by 290 million users across 150 countries.

Plarium Kharkiv is looking for talented System Administrators to join our External IT Department. The team sets up, supports, and ensures seamless operation of our server infrastructure, including all service and production servers. Successful candidates will be a part of the team responsible for configuring and administering production servers, setting up our products on those servers, as well as ensuring security and uninterrupted operation of the infrastructure.

Join us in our mission to deliver best-in-class service!
 

Responsibilities:

  • Configuring game servers and monitoring their operation
  • 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 AWS
  • Optimizing the server architecture to handle the load of our games
  • Creating fault-tolerant systems to ensure stable operation of our games
  • Creating and updating technical documentation, reports, 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)
  • Familiarity with the architecture and communications protocols of the Internet
  • Hands-on experience configuring and administering IIS (Web Applications, Pools, FTP server, and SSL)
  • 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
  • Understanding of DNS and reverse proxy services (Cloudflare)
  • Experience working with CDNs
  • Knowledge of SVN and Git
  • English language skills at the intermediate level

Desired:

  • Experience administering Microsoft SQL Server and Linux platforms (CentOS)
  • Familiarity with continuous integration systems and automation (Jenkins, PowerShell scripts)
  • Familiarity with Jira
  • Experience deploying backup systems

What we offer our Employees:

  • Officially registered full-time employment
  • 28 days of paid vacation leave
  • Complete and inclusive medical insurance package for all employees and their children
  • Free assistance planning and booking trips from our in-house travel managers
  • Professional seminars, workshops, training programs, and the opportunity to attend industry conferences
  • Educational English programs, including lessons with native speakers
  • Pilates classes and a fully-equipped gym, all housed within our office
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What's next?

Send us your resume
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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.