Systems Engineer at Activision Publishing Inc in Santa Monica, California

Posted in General Business 8 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Job Title: Systems Engineer

Requisition ID: R015812

Job Description:
Job Title: Systems Engineer

Reporting to the Sr. Manager of IT Enterprise Service, Productivity & Collaboration, the Systems Engineer will be responsible for supporting, implementing and designing Activision Blizzard's core collaboration & productivity services. This is a hands-on role with a blend of consulting, support and architecture.

Covid-19 Hiring Update: We've transitioned to a work-from-home model and we're continuing to interview and hire during this time. This role is expected to begin as a remote position. We understand each person's circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore possible interim options.

Responsibilities:


  • Design, deploy, integrate, and delegate Activision's Office 365 and Google Workspace services.

  • Manage related productivity & collaboration services such as hybrid Exchange environment, SMTP relays, and SaaS enterprise services, Slack, Monday.com, Miro, etc.

  • Knowledge of Active Directory domain administration: design & implement schema/forest/domain upgrades, ensure performance & security of a global footprint

  • Think code first and promote a Devops way of working with an emphasis on self-service

  • Work closely with cloud infrastructure & security teams to build secure & agile corporate environments.

  • Create documentation such as Standard Operating Procedures, Knowledge Base articles, and Troubleshooting Guides which promote user and administrator self-service

  • Bring together the technology stack of Activision, Blizzard and King in tandem with your peers.

  • Support legacy systems and find a way to migrate out of them

  • Support our productivity & collaboration services during business hours and in an on-call rotation.

  • Assist & mentor the service desk team to reduce escalations and delight our colleagues

Qualifications:


  • 4-year college degree; Bachelors or Masters in computer science or related field (or equivalent experience)

  • 3+ years experience working with Office365 and/or Google Workspace

  • 3+ years Exchange server administration experience (upgrades, design, troubleshooting)

  • 3 years' experience engineering new enterprise solutions from requirements gathering through implementation, documentation, and operational handoff.

  • 2 years' experience leveraging PowerShell and/or other languages like Python to automate administrative tasks

  • 1+ years experience working with Okta

  • Experience writing Powershell scripts

  • Python or other object oriented language

  • Passion for learning new technology

  • Track record at creative problem solving

  • Good grasp of networking (DNS, routing, carving out subnets, etc.)

  • Nice to have experience with

    • Google Cloud Platform / AWS

    • Project management skill



Your Platform

We are headquartered in Santa Monica, California, housing multiple teams across many disciplines of Marketing, PR, Sales, Supply Chain and other corporate functions such as HR, IT, Legal, Facilities and Finance. Santa Monica is the nerve center of our company, where the best ideas combine with unrivalled rigor to create the biggest and best entertainment experiences in the world.

Our World

Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI), headquartered in Santa Monica, California with locations across the globe, is one of the largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies in the world. Sitting at the intersection of media, technology, and entertainment, our employees are some of the best and brightest across engineering, entertainment, media, and technology. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, Skylanders®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy Crush™, and Bubble Witch™ and our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users across the globe.

A member of the S&P 500 Activision Blizzard is proud to be included as one of FORTUNE's "100 Best Companies To Work For®," "World's Best Employers," as well as "Most Admired Companies." In 2019 we were honored to receive a perfect score on our entry to the Corporate Equality Index as a Best Workplace for LGBTQ professionals and once again made Fast Company's World's Most Innovative Companies in Gaming.

The video game industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

Activision Blizzard 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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