DevOps Engineer

Engineering /
Full Time /
About Ex Populus:
Ex Populus is a leading game development studio with industry veterans from acclaimed companies like Pixar, Ubisoft, Activision, Blizzard, and more. Currently developing two highly anticipated games, Final Form and LAMOverse, the studio is a trailblazer in deploying games on the Xai Blockchain.

What You'll Do

    • Work with engineers on the design, deployment, and continuous improvement of key infrastructure services (e.g., logging, monitoring, alerting).
    • Build development environments and tools for internal use.
    • Assist developers in debugging local deployment and optimizing computing environments.
    • Scope work, manage tasks, and estimate project delivery.
    • Provide guidance on long-range platform requirements and operational guidelines, with a focus on automation and continuous improvement of service composability and availability.
    • Develop and own best practices/methodologies for provisioning, application scaling, configuration management, capacity planning, monitoring, etc. to improve organization-wide visibility into how distributed systems interact and perform in production.
    • Analyze and comprehend how customers are using the platform and help drive continuous improvement of the offering based on that.
    • Lead daily operational goals with the team.
    • Uphold high standards of engineering excellence in coding, testing, and deployment.
    • Implement and maintain robust security measures to protect against threats such as DDoS attacks, DNS vulnerabilities, and other cyber threats.
    • Develop and enforce security best practices throughout the organization, enhancing system security and resilience against potential breaches.

What You'll Need

    • 3+ years work experience in a DevOps or similar role
    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience a plus
    • Proficient with Terraform, Google Cloud Platform, Docker, Typescript, and MongoDB
    • Experience creating docker-compose and Kubernetes configurations and environments
    • Experience optimizing and building infrastructure for NodeJS environments
    • Experience building robust CI/CD pipelines using Google Cloud Build
    • In-depth, hands-on experience with Linux & MacOSX, networking, server, and cloud architectures
    • Proven understanding of configuration, deployment, management and maintenance of large cloud-hosted systems; including auto-scaling, monitoring, performance tuning, troubleshooting and disaster recovery
    • Proficiency with source control, continuous integration, and testing pipelines
    • A strong background in open source technology