Blizzard are hiring!

Senior Network Administrator

Blizzard’s Operations Center is responsible for monitoring and maintaining state-of-the-art network systems behind Blizzard’s epic game services.  As a Network Operations Administrator, you’ll monitor and respond to incidents identified in the network layer of our services.

In this role, duties range from identifying and filling gaps in monitoring coverage to taking technical leadership of a distributed-denial-of-service attack against an entire geographic region.  The unique demands of ensuring Blizzard players happily enjoy our games worldwide, 24/7, require constant evolution and improvement in our awareness of network performance to and from ourdatacenters, across all our servers, and the last mile to the players themselves.

This position provides a unique learning environment that will expose you to Blizzard’s network topology, our physical and virtual server infrastructure, our service engineering efforts, and the entire suite of production services that players interact with. Depending on your area of interest and capabilities, you will have the opportunity to develop within the Operations Center or move towards network engineering, software engineering, systems engineering, ordatacenter engineering.

Blizzard has built a world-class reputation among players through the quality of our games.  Behind every player’s game experience are the systems, infrastructure, and network that connects them to other players across the globe, seamlessly and reliably, to enjoy our online game universes.   We’re proud of keeping those players online with us, and we’re always on call to keep our network, servers, and services up and running.

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Linux Administrator

Blizzard Entertainment’s Operations Center is looking for a skilled systems administrator to help maintain Blizzard’s worldwide IT services. The Operations Center serves as the first response unit for all Blizzard IT incidents with its members functioning as Incident Managers, technical resources, and communications specialists. The Operations Center is a dynamic, fast-paced, high-reliability, 24 / 7 facility supporting one of the most complex and prolific gaming infrastructures on the planet. If you are an administrator with the skills and experience to thrive in this environment, read on.

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Senior Linux Administrator

Blizzard Entertainment’s operations center is looking for a skilled senior systems administrator to help maintain Blizzard’s worldwide IT services. The operations center serves as the first response unit for all Blizzard IT incidents with its administrators functioning as Incident managers, technical administrators, and communications specialists. The core skill sets for a systems administrator are either Linux, networking, or database. The systems administrator position also relies on knowledge management skill sets as well as leadership skills such as training and mentoring. The operations center is a dynamic, fast-paced, high-reliability, 24 / 7 facility supporting one of the most complex and prolific gaming infrastructures on the planet. If you are an administrator with the skills and experience to thrive in this environment, read on.

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