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Senior DevOps/Build Engineer

Gunzilla Games


Gunzilla Games is an independent AAA game developer with offices in Frankfurt, Los Angeles, and Kyiv. They are looking for a Senior DevOps Engineer with experience in Unreal Engine build and deployment pipelines, administering Windows and Linux, scripting with Python, PowerShell, and Groovy, and using CI/CD software. The responsibilities of the role include designing and implementing pipelines for build, release, deployment, and configuration for their upcoming AAA game, proactively identifying and resolving issues and bottlenecks, supporting and monitoring the virtual infrastructure, and sharing knowledge within the DevOps team. The company values players first, commitment to engagement and quality, making bold moves and innovating, and being open and honest. They offer flexible working, health insurance, revenue-based bonuses, English/German courses, 25 annual paid vacation and sick days, public transportation, relocation and accommodation support, and office perks and gym membership. The recruitment process involves filling in a registration form, submitting a CV and portfolio, and going through Zoom interviews with the recruitment team, hiring manager, and team.

Job description

Founded in 2020, Gunzilla Games is a fresh, independent AAA developer working on its Battle Royale 2.0 Off The Grid in three metropolitan locations: Frankfurt, Germany (HQ); Los Angeles, USA; and Kyiv, Ukraine. The company is helmed by serial entrepreneur CEO, Vlad Korolev and CSO Alexander Zoll. Gunzilla is built on the desire to innovate and push the limits of the industry.    

Gunzilla’s formidable team of talent comes from a variety of industry-leading studios and publishers (Ubisoft, Electronic Arts (EA), THQ etc) as well as Oscar-nominated screenwriter, director and producer Neill Blomkamp, Chief Visionary Officer, and the author of the Altered Carbon series, that has been adapted into a popular Netflix show, Richard K. Morgan, Script Writer.

Gunzilla Leadership team includes well-known industry professionals like Timur Davidenko, Chief Technology Officer (Far Cry, Warface, and Crysis), Scott Probin, Studio Director (EA Sports’ NHL series, the Need for Speed franchise, Populous 2, Powermonger, Space Hulk), Oleksiy Plaksin, Lead Art Director, (Moto GP and RIDE, Warface and Act of Aggression, Sniper: Ghost Warrior), Dmitriy Markov, Technical Director (Metro: Exodus, Arktika.1), Volodymyr Savin, Audio Director (Cut the Rope, Metro Exodus, HBO Chernobyl series).


    • Players First & Foremost. We aim to create titles that players love and get lost in, so our games are developed with them in mind from the start
    • We Believe in Our People. We believe in building strong teams of self-motivated individuals empowered to work at their best in a supportive environment; when we’re strong together, we thrive together
    • Commitment to Engagement & Quality. We are deeply passionate about what we do, ensuring we produce next-generation experiences of the highest calibre
    • Make Bold Moves & Innovate. We strive to make bold moves and push technology to its limits; there are no wrong steps if the outcome redefines the boundaries
    • Open & Honest. We believe in building trust through transparency and honest communication. We’re proud of who we are, what we stand for, and what we’re building


      Gunzilla Games is looking for a Senior DevOps Engineer. You will design and implement the pipelines for build, release, deployment, and configuration for our upcoming AAA game.


    • As a Senior DevOps Engineer you will:
    • Provide subject matter-expertise and technical assistance
    • Design and implement a build, release, deployment, and configuration pipelines
    • Proactively identify and resolve issues and bottlenecks in the existing build, deployment, and development toolset
    • Support and monitor the virtual infrastructure, ensuring that all the services are up and running
    • Share knowledge within our DevOps team as well as distribute the best DevOps practices among them and other teams
    • Improve existing and propose new procedures within the company


    • 5+ years of proved experience, preferably as a DevOps Engineer
    • Experience with Unreal Engine build and deployment pipelines
    • Experience administering Windows and Linux
    • Experience developing/scripting with Python, PowerShell, Groovy
    • Experience with CI/CD software (writing Jenkins pipelines with Groovy)
    • Experience VCS software (Perforce)
    • Experience with SQL/NoSQL databases deployment and administration
    • Good English communication and writing skills


    • Experience with Docker and Docker Compose
    • Experience with Kubernetes, Helm
    • Experience with Ansible or other configuration management software


    • Flexible Working & Work from Home
    • Health Insurance
    • Revenue Based Bonuses
    • English / German Courses
    • 25 Annual Paid Vacation & Sick Days
    • Public Transportation
    • Relocation & Accommodation Support
    • Office Perks & Gym Membership
Videogames are for everyone, so everyone should have the opportunity to create them. We’re looking for a huge variety of unique life experiences to help shape the worlds we’re developing, so promise your application will be given the same consideration as everyone else’s, regardless of your background. Let’s make video game history together!
Here’s what you can expect when applying at Gunzilla.
·        Simply fill in the registration form and send us your CV & Portfolio, if applicable
·        If your selected, you’ll be contacted by our recruitment team for a Zoom call.
·        After this the next steps would be Hiring manager and Team Zoom interviews, or you’ll be invited to meet us at our recruiting studio.
·        Some roles require a competency test, which the recruitment team will support you on.
·        Following your interview, we’ll contact you either way.
·        If the interview went well but we feel you aren’t suited to the specific role, we’ll retain your details (with your permission) for future consideration.
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Location: Kyiv

Country: Ukraine

Date found: 2023-03-17

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