Systems Engineer, IT (Contract)

Warner Bros Careers - San Francisco, CA4.2

TemporaryEstimated: $99,000 - $140,000 a year
Company Overview
Warner Bros. has been entertaining audiences for more than 90 years through the world’s most-loved characters and franchises. Warner Bros. employs people all over the world in a wide variety of disciplines. We're always on the lookout for energetic, creative people to join our team.
Business Unit Overview
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment is a leading worldwide publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all platforms, including console, handheld, mobile and PC-based gaming for both internal and third-party game titles. WB Games studios include Avalanche, Monolith Productions, NetherRealm Studios, Playdemic, Rocksteady Studios, TT Games, WB Games Boston, WB Games Montreal, WB Games New York, and WB Games San Francisco.
Opportunity Overview
Warner Bros. Games Inc. seeks a Systems Engineer for the WBG San Francisco IT department.

What part will you play?

As an System Engineer working with WB Games, you will ensure sound delivery of technical services across all gaming studios. You will be part of a team supporting a hosted and in-house infrastructure that delivers core gaming infrastructure services to internal developers and administrators. You will be providing a mixture of preventative support as well as integration activity around Windows Server environment, VMWare, Cisco, Palo Alto, NetApp, Perforce, Team City and more.

The successful candidate for this role will have strong analytical and troubleshooting skills, experience in integrating multi technology platforms and brands of product, solid communication skills and a desire to tackle the complex problems of scale which are unique.
Maintain and monitor all network, security and computer systems to meet the organization's current and future requirements.
Responsible for management, maintenance and architecture of storage, virtualized environment, servers, network devices, and productivity tools.
Monitor systems and identify performance issues proactively.
Work with various vendors and service providers to ensure productive environment.
Resolve issues and prepare status reviews and reports.
Professionally represent the infrastructure team as a technical consultant on projects.
Maintain the necessary project plans and documentation of all system builds and modifications.
Interact and coordinate with vendors, suppliers, distributors and contract consultants.
Maintain a good working knowledge of current infrastructure and future trends.
Performs other duties as assigned.
What do we require from you?
CS degree or equivalent experience required.
Minimum of 3 years similar experience in a similar environment.
Solid technical background in a hosted services environment including infrastructure networks, hardware, software and telecommunications.
Experience with core infrastructure engineering services – compute, network, storage, database etc.
Good knowledge of security as it relates to cloud based infrastructure.
Experience using automated monitoring tools.
Able to gather relevant information systematically to troubleshoot and resolve issues.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Good analytical, problem solving and decision making skills.
Good attention to detail, testing and documentation.
Knowledge of ITIL and industry best practices.
Proven ability to work in a cloud based or hosting environment.
Experience working with NetApp storage.
Experience in Microsoft System Center.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
WB is an equal opportunity employer and will consider for employment qualified applicants consistent with the requirements of Article 49, Sections 4904-4905 and 4908-4910 of the San Francisco Police Code and all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, military or veteran’s status (including protected veterans, as may be required by federal law), sexual orientation or any other category protected by law.