Senior DevOps Engineer - Bogota


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As a leading mobile games developer, Jam City is looking to “level up” our talent.  We’re on the hunt for innovators  who consider themselves dynamic, collaborative, and thrive in a fast-paced environment. 

Perks & BenefitsUnlimited Paid Time Off, Paid Sick Days & HolidaysFlexible work hoursIndefinite contract + benefitsPrivate health insurance coverageCatered Lunches & Well-stocked Kitchens2 Hour mid day play/lunch breakWellness ActivitiesHappy HoursCompany RetreatsConvenient location in northern Bogotá near 93 Park
Jam City is on the hunt for a Senior Dev Ops Engineer to work on our mobile strategy video game, World War Doh. You will manage the infrastructure of a F2P game and use that data to inform strategic roadmap decisions in the pursuit of delivering a world class player experience. Passionate about working with servers that handle a large player-base? Do you want to automate all-the-things? As a Senior DevOps Engineer, you will take ownership of our server infrastructures and internal tooling running in AWS and GCP. We take pride in building highly scalable and reliable systems, and you’ll work closely with the backend engineering team to ensure a high level of availability for our games.


  • Troubleshoot live server issues and establish best-practices to prevent future incidents.
  • Maintain our monitoring and alerting system for our game servers.
  • Deploy new software and any associated configurations.
  • Develop easy-to-use tooling to automate deployment and maintenance of our infrastructure.
  • Develop and maintain admin tools to ease the operation of our live games.
  • Help to improve the security of our server infrastructure.
  • Maintain server infrastructure operational at optimum performance while optimizing it to be cost effective.
  • Triage and debug issues on our live environments and assist the development team to find timely solutions to server issues.
  • Availability to highly participate on an on-call rotation to support critical production issues.
  • Solve challenging live server issues in a timely manner.


  • 3+ years of relevant work experience setting up and running cloud infrastructure.
  • Comfortable with Linux system administration and some DBA operations.
  • Working experience with AWS and Google Cloud Platform.
  • Enjoy working in a small-team environment that ships frequent, small iterations.
  • Experience operating online infrastructure at scale.
  • Experience with distributed and centralized logging (AWS CloudWatch and X-Ray).
  • Experience working with HTTP Rest APIs.
  • Write clean and re-usable code/scripts.


  • Experience with PHP and Node.js development.
  • Basic knowledge of the .NET core development environment.
  • Experience operating online infrastructure at scale.
  • Experience with AWS ECS (Docker, Fargate, Kubernetes), TerraForm, CloudFormation, ElastiCache, DynamoDb databases, Lambda, SNS, S3 and CloudFront.
  • Experience with Continuous Integration Tools (Travis, Jenkins, Unity Cloud Build)
  • Experience setting up DataDog/VictorOps dashboards and alerts.
  • Experience setting up CloudWatch dashboards and alerts.
  • Used any configuration management system (e.g. Puppet, Ansible).
  • Know the TCP/UDP stack like the back of your hand.
ABOUT JAM CITYJam City is an award-winning mobile entertainment studio providing unique and deeply engaging games that appeal to a broad, global audience.
Led by CEO Chris DeWolfe, former MySpace co-founder and CEO, and COO Josh Yguado, former 20th Century Fox executive, Jam City is the creative powerhouse behind some of the highest-grossing and most enduring mobile games. Jam City’s global franchise Cookie Jam has generated more than half a billion dollars, and Panda Pop has more than 120 million downloads to date.
The company also is the go-to studio for Hollywood, having developed immersive, narrative-rich mobile games around iconic entertainment brands. The company’s popular RPG game Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery was the #1 game in more than 40 countries at its launch in April 2018.
Jam City has nine studios located in Los Angeles (HQ), Berlin, Buenos Aires, Bogotá, Burbank, Cedar Falls, San Diego, San Francisco, and Toronto.
Job tags: Ansible AWS CloudFormation CloudFront Docker GCP Go Google Cloud Platform JS Kubernetes Lambda Linux Node Node.js PHP Puppet REST S3 Terraform