Infrastructure / Cloud Engineer (Lightstream)

Kuala Lumpur
Research & Development – Lightstream Studio /
Full time /
Remote
THE OPPORTUNITY
Since 2014, Lightstream has pioneered cloud-native live streaming production technologies to empower more storytellers and grow the communities in which they tell them. Lightstream Studio and Rainmaker.gg, give creators the tools to easily create unique content, understand and grow their audience, and engage their community. It’s a full creative suite that supports the entire creator journey. Our people are driven by curiosity, continual learning, good vibes, and strong opinions. We constantly reevaluate our past decisions to determine a better path forward. We’re proud to not only build truly amazing products but to build a company and culture we can be proud of. We are grateful for the rare opportunity to solve exceptionally hard problems with people we love and respect.

As of October of 2023 Lightstream was acquired by Xsolla. Xsolla is a global e-commerce organization that services the gaming industry with a robust and powerful set of tools and services. As an innovative leader in game commerce, we continue to solve the inherent complexities of global distribution, marketing, and monetization so our partners can grow their
audience, engagement, and revenue. Sparked by our deep love for gaming’s union of technology and artistry, our product suite operates in more than 200 countries and territories, 20+ languages, and 130 currencies. What hasn’t changed since our launch in 2005 is our conviction that everyone deserves an equal opportunity to play.

This opportunity is remote and we are considering candidates in EU and Malaysia.

RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Join Xsolla's engineering team to support and expand Lightstream's global presence.
    • Serve as a subject matter expert in incorporating DevOps practices to balance infrastructure needs.
    • Hands-on technical role with the opportunity to make architecture and design-level decisions.
    • Directly impact workflows and service platform through architectural decisions.
    • Demonstrate a high standard of excellence and capability in technical deep-dives.
    • Bias towards instrumentation and monitoring for effective system management.
    • Emphasize automation and testing for efficient development processes.

REQUIREMENTS

    • Production Kubernetes and containers expertise, including architecture, scaling and deployment of distributed global applications in the cloud
    • Strong general programming skills and the willingness to code to solve problems (Go experience is a plus)
    • Production troubleshooting experience for networking related to Linux, Layer 4 traffic, container and public internet traffic
    • Production multi-cloud experience and practical understanding of services and limitations within each cloud
    • Desire to automate whenever possible via IaC tools (e.g. Terraform) & APIs
    • Security-first mindset and proven track record securing public clouds, containers, network traffic and public APIs
    • Well-versed with the entire software development lifecycle, DevOps, and SRE practices

We get really excited about people that can meet one or more of the following:

    • Experience working with video traffic, understanding limitations and troubleshooting
    • Deep experience with Prometheus, OpenTelemetry, Datadog, or Elastic
    • Strong beliefs around Zero Trust and/or Observability
    • Experience with service mesh solutions
    • Experience with Kubernetes CNI systems such as Cillium, Flannel, and Calico
    • Comfortable using tools like eBPF or Sysdig when troubleshooting

Bonus Round (Not required, but if it’s relevant let us know!)

    • Experience with our current product management tools: Shortcut.com, Productboard, Figma, G Suite, and Slack.
    • You love gaming and/or live streaming and are well versed in the language and needs of the community.
    • Measure what matters. You know how to write and measure OKRs (Objectives and Key Results)
    • Creator culture. You’ve worked on other products in or related to content creation.
BENEFITS:

Convenient work tools
Latest Mac workplaces + additional hardware to make you more effective at work
Google Chat, Gmail, Google Drive, Confluence, Jira, GitLab

Professional growth
Free trainings and participation in specialized conferences
Rich knowledge exchange within the company

More perks
Health insurance (Medical, dental and optical)- Employee and dependants
Flexible hours: organize your day according to your needs and sprint & teamwork demands
No dress code
Comfortable and new office environment 

ABOUT XSOLLA

Xsolla is a global video game commerce company with a robust and powerful set of tools and services designed specifically for the video game industry. Since its founding in 2005, Xsolla has helped thousands of game developers and publishers of all sizes fund, market, launch and monetize their games globally and across multiple platforms. As an innovative leader in in-game commerce, Xsolla’s mission is to solve the inherent complexities of global distribution, marketing, and monetization to help our partners reach more geographies, generate more revenue and create relationships with gamers worldwide. Xsolla is headquartered and incorporated in Los Angeles, California, with offices in Berlin, Seoul, and cities worldwide. Xsolla supports major gaming titles like Valve, Twitch, Roblox, Ubisoft, Epic Games, Take-Two, KRAFTON, Nexters, NetEase, Playstudios, Playrix, miHoYo, and more. 

For additional information and to learn more, please visit xsolla.com

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands for this position are sits, stands, bends, lifts, and moves intermittently during working hours. These physical requirements may be accomplished with or without reasonable accommodations. 

The duties of this position may change from time to time so the individual and organization can achieve their results. This job description is intended to describe the general level of work being performed. It is not intended to be all-inclusive. Xsolla KL Sdn Bhd takes your privacy very seriously, and will not sell or externally distribute any data received during the hiring process. Pursuant to the Personal Data Protection Act 2010 (“PDPA”), Xsolla KL Sdn Bhd is mindful and committed to the protection of your personal information and your privacy. For more information related to PDPA 2010 please reach out to careers@xsolla.com.

Longevity Opportunity Vision Enjoy the game.

**For Malaysian Candidates** Currently this position is open to all local applicants (Malaysian Citizen) or holding the PR status in Malaysia.

For more vacancies: https://xsolla.com/careers/vacancies