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Linux System Administrator*

We are Gameforge


Karlsruhe | full-time | from now


We are one of the leading publishers of free-to-play online games based in Karlsruhe, Germany.


Are you interested in running games and services in data centers and cloud environments all around the world?


As part of a dynamic and motivated team, you work on varied and challenging projects, like the operation of existing games as well as the integration of new games into our existing infrastructure.


Your mission


  • You are responsible for the extensive server infrastructure of our browser- and client-based online games
  • You exchange technical requirements with external development studios
  • You drive the continuous development of existing automation systems
  • You advise our internal product teams as technical contact person
  • You will be responsible on a rotating basis within the team 24/7 for any issues that arise with our infrastructure
  • You support internal and external developers in migrating services to our Kubernetes infrastructure
  • You develop new concepts and evaluate the use of new tools to keep us technologically up-to-date


Your skills


  • You have very good knowledge and experience in the administration of Linux-based server systems
  • You are fluent in at least one scripting language (e.g. Perl, Bash, Python) and ideally have experience with Ansible
  • You have a firm grasp of what the concepts cluster, web server, kubernetes, HA, databases, firewalls and containers mean and know how to best use them.
  • You like working in a team and want to bring you and your abilities to the fore
  • You know how to handle complex tasks without losing your cool
  • You look at the bigger picture, questioning existing methods and analysing potential risks 


Your Gameforge setting

  • An international company awaits you! English is our company language, as employees from over 25 nations are part of our team
  • Flexibility and safety are important to us! We reacted quickly when the Corona pandemic began, enabling all our employees to work from home. When you join us, you will enjoy a structured digital onboarding program and the work equipment sent to you.
  • We support your personal and professional development! Language courses, teambuilding activities, seminars and more
  • We’re easy to reach! Great location, easily reachable on foot, by bike, bus, tram or car

About Gameforge

About Gameforge

Founded in 2002, Gameforge is a leading Western publisher and operator of widely acclaimed Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) and Browser-based game titles. Gameforge builds highly active and enduring global communities by supporting players through the greatest quality LiveOps, provision of localized content, engaging community management, and frequent delivery of meaningful updates.
Gameforge’s diverse portfolio of highly successful gaming brands provides different worlds with engaging experiences for players from all walks of life: core MMORPG titles Swords of Legends Online, AION, TERA, and Metin2, beloved anime MMOs Elsword and NosTale, strategy-focused browser games like OGame and Ikariam, along with other classic titles such as 4Story and Runes of Magic.
More information is available on http://corporate.gameforge.com/

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