Network Engineer, IT Events
IT - Blizzard Internal Information Systems Versailles

Blizzard Entertainment is seeking a high performing and versatile Network Engineer to join the IT events team. You’ll be joining a small specialist technical team focused on engineering, building, and delivering the technology that powers Blizzard events and esports. The ideal candidate is a highly organized individual passionate about delivering flawless experiences across events ranging from local tournaments to epic scale events such as Gamescom or Blizzcon. If this sounds like you, we look forward to hearing from you!

Responsibilities

  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and support Blizzard event infrastructure by providing both remote and onsite support
  • Provide technical leadership towards Blizzard internal teams and 3rd party agencies at all stages of events projects
  • Document and keep up to date operational processes, procedures, and network topology of Blizzard events infrastructure.
  • Lead and define root cause analysis of incidents during live events
  • Development and improvement of the events architecture, support and monitoring strategies
  • Ensure highest security standards implementation

Requirements 

  • A minimum of 5 years’ networking experience
  • A minimum of 2 years’ as a generalist IT administrator
  • Extensive experience in design, configuration and troubleshooting of LAN/WAN networks
  • Extensive experience with Cisco networking products
  • Able (and willing) to travel a minimum of 1 week/month
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills in English
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills a passionate team player and collaborator
  • Working knowledge of systems architecture and virtualized environments
  • Proficient with monitoring tools
  • Knowledge of computer systems, applications, procedures and techniques
  • Proven experience to work autonomously
  • Proven experience to adapt to rapidly changing situations proposing methodical solutions
  • Understanding of the ITIL framework and Agile methodologies
  • Able (and willing) to lift a minimum of 30kg

Pluses

  • Experience with Palo Alto networking products
  • Experience with virtualization: VMware, Cisco UCS, KVM in a corporate environment
  • Passionate player of games, particularly Blizzard Entertainment’s games
  • Fluent in French and/or German
  • Network certification (CCIE, CCNP, JNCIE)

Required Application Materials

  • CV/Resume
  • Cover Letter

Blizzard Entertainment is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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