Full Time Job

Senior IT Engineer


Sherman Oaks, CA 07-28-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Your Mission

At Activision Central Tech, we are looking for a hands-on Senior IT Engineer to help support our teams and systems at a global scale! The role will be based out of Sherman Oaks, California and will work with the Sr. IT Manager.

Primary responsibilities include designing and implementing end user computing solutions as well as maintaining our data center environments. It is important in this role to have the capability and the willingness to provide support in all other areas of IT including help desk, asset management, monitoring, data storage, patch management and backup. You will need to be able to address, diagnose and resolve problems quickly and efficiently in an expeditious, studio environment. You will also need to demonstrate the ability to communicate and collaborate efficiently with a wide variety of teams and users.

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:
• Implement and maintain EUC applications across Windows, Mac and Linux systems
• Ensure all IT assets are tracked, compliant and aligned with all security policies
• Coordinate system upgrades, patch management and security updates across multiple teams.
• Oversee office and data center server, storage and network infrastructures (planning, configuration, installation and maintenance).
• Provide user documentation for configurations and procedures.
• Global desktop support for on-site users in multiple offices as well as remote users.
• Onboard new users and equipment (both on-site and remote).

• Validated ability in IT (5+ years).
• Experience in a leadership role.
• Detailed understanding of Windows, Mac, and Linux environments.
• Microsoft SCCM and Intune for Windows endpoint management.
• Jamf for Apple device management.
• LDAP (Active Directory) and productivity services (Office 365, Google Workspace).
• Detailed knowledge of office and data center build out requirements (space, power, cooling, low voltage, etc.).
• Management of file, block and object storage architectures (NetApp, Isilon, etc.).
• Enterprise infrastructure management tools (Dell OpenManage, HPE OneView, etc.).
• Scripting and automation skills.
• Virtualization, containerization, scaling (Proxmox, Docker, etc.).
• Basic networking (routes, security groups, firewall rules).

Extra Points
• Experience working and supporting a studio game development environment.
• Experience working with game development kits.
• Experience with game development applications and tools (Perforce, Confluence/JIRA, Autodesk, Adobe Creative Cloud).
• System management certifications (SCCM, Jamf 200).
• Network certifications (JNCIA, CCNA, CompTIA Network+).
• Experience with DCIM tools for space utilization and planning (dcTrack, NetBox, etc.).

The video game industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as advised by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

About Activision Blizzard Media

Activision Blizzard Media is the gateway for brands to the #1 cross-platform gaming company in the western world, with hundreds of millions of players across over 190 countries. Our legendary portfolio includes iconic mobile game franchises such as Candy Crush™, esports opportunities like the Call of Duty® and Overwatch® Leagues, and some of the top PC and console gaming franchises such as World of Warcraft®, Call of Duty®, and StarCraft®.

The idea is simple: great game experiences offer great marketing experiences. We have built a new team to introduce innovative, impactful, and rewarding advertising experiences to our huge audience of highly-engaged players. We are looking for new talents to help take our emergent media offering to the next level.

We need all sorts of heroes

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace, great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply can't expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people.

Ready to play?

Come join our world and work alongside some of the best and brightest minds in the business.

All applications should be made in English.

Discover more at https://www.activisionblizzardmedia.com/

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rb897x-3-238-98-39-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Activision Blizzard, Inc. is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment.