The Data Center Operations Lead owns the operation and management of Big Fish Games four datacenter locations to provide secure, stable and cost effective hosting services for internal and external “Mission Critical” services. This individual should be able to manage high priority projects, handle escalations and maintain timely and accurate communication to both technical peers and executive management. They will also inspire and support effective collaboration, communication and teamwork the various operations teams ensuring alignment with business objectives.
The best candidate for this role is someone who can operate in two modes. First, he/she should be able to think strategically and architect long term infrastructure solutions to meet business objectives. This candidate must then also be technical and have hands on experience in all phases from deployment to administering enterprise class storage, compute and virtualization technologies. They will be expected to coach and inspect the work of others, while assisting with issue resolution during major incidents.
REQUIRED ABILITIES, ACHIEVEMENTS, AND XP
We’ve come a long way, and continue to grow, with just over 600 employees across our Seattle headquarters, Oakland studio, and Luxembourg office. Located in Lower Queen Anne, our corporate offices are conveniently located on the beautiful Puget Sound, just outside the hustle-and-bustle of Downtown. We’re a short walk from great Seattle attractions like Seattle Center, the Olympic Sculpture Garden, shops and restaurants at the pier, and a variety of food truck hot-spots.
Need commuting options? We’re right along multiple bus routes for the transit-takers, the Elliott Bay trail for cyclists, and have a secure on-site garage for two and four-wheeled commuters. Our facilities are built around work and play, with state of the art tools and software, and amenities that make work fun! Take a break in one of our game rooms, refresh yourself with a free snack or beverage, or get out for some fresh air on one of our waterside balconies.
On top of all this, we’ve got you covered with great benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance, retirement options, transportation and fitness discounts, and great work-life balance!
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