DevOps Engineer

Kyiv, Ukraine

Full Time
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Posted 1 week ago

About Us:

PlayQ is a rapidly growing mobile gaming company with offices based in the heart of sunny Santa Monica and city center of Kyiv, Ukraine. Our titles have been downloaded over 60 million times worldwide, with millions of users playing our games every day!

Our goal is to deliver tomorrow's nostalgic game experiences to a global audience and we rely on our dedicated team to craft these unforgettable games that our users love. We believe that the best games come from diverse teams with a shared desire to create something amazing. From our beachfront headquarters to our innovative tech stack, it’s no surprise that PlayQ was named as one of the 2018 Best Places to Work in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Business Journal.

We're looking for people who have a genuine love for their craft and we invite you to join us in this exciting endeavor.

Job Overview:

PlayQ is looking for a DevOps Engineer to join our passionate team. You will work as an integral member of our Engineering team, managing deployments and ensuring that mission critical systems are functioning effectively and consistently. The technical scope of the project is broad and leverages a variety of cutting-edge commercial and open source tools to get the job done. The ideal candidate has a broad range of database and cloud hosting experience as well as a desire to learn new technologies.


  • Collaborate with other engineers and cross-functional teams
  • Deploy, maintain, and scale self healing infrastructure-as-code
  • Automate processes using tools like TeamCity, Jenkins, Kubernetes, etc
  • Unify the logging and exception framework to allow faster bug diagnosis
  • Manage and support the continuous build and deployment systems
  • Manage and maintain data ETL processes
  • Assist in IT needs such as user provisioning and deprovisioning


  • Computer Science, and/or Math degree from an accredited college/university
  • 2+ years of DevOps experience in a Linux environment
  • Basic understanding of Cloud Infrastructure (AWS Knowledge a plus)
  • Knowledge of Terraform
  • Experience working with Python and / or other languages in similar environments
  • Strong knowledge of bash
  • Understanding of containers and container-based services ( Docker, Docker Compose, Rocket, LXC, etc)
  • Ability to work with Jenkins/TeamCity or similar CI systems
  • Knowledge of Git (Github, Bitbucket, or similar)

Bonus Points:

  • Experience working with SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes, Redshift, Cassandra, Vertica, or VPNs


  • Due to COVID-19, our employees are temporarily working from home. We are regularly assessing the situation and plan to return to our office in the city center once it's safe to do so.
  • Comprehensive medical, dental insurance
  • English Classes
  • Flexible time off
  • Stocked kitchen with free snacks and beverages of your choice
  • Catered weekly team lunches
  • New Creative office space in the very heart of Kyiv city center.
  • Monthly team outings
  • Help build and support awesome GAMES. For a living! Who doesn’t love games?

Interested? Please get in touch!

Job tags: AWS Bash CI Docker Git Kubernetes Linux LXC Open source Python Redshift SQL Terraform VPNs