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Gearbox Software

Lead DevOps Engineer

Spark – Frisco, Texas
Department Spark
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Lead DevOps Engineer

Join Gearbox to develop the cutting-edge web services architecture powering hit games including Borderlands 2, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, and Battleborn!

You will work closely with the development, project management, and technical teams to design, deliver, and manage our services/infrastructure with uptime and developer happiness you can feel proud of.

As a lead engineer on the team, you will cultivate technical excellence within the work we do today as well as the continued technical growth of the team year over year.

Learn more about Spark - the code name for our web services architecture:


  • Lead a team of DevOps engineers, providing technical guidance and establishing best practices
  • Collaborate with other technical leads and project management to meet the rapidly growing needs of our platform
  • Write code and tooling to aid developers in build management and deployment
  • Drive advancement of build management, CI/CD automation, and our Cloud technology stack
  • Onboard new team members and mentor other engineers


  • 7+ years of disciplined software engineering experience in design, development, and implementation of highly scalable, high-volume software systems and components, client-facing web applications, and major Internet-oriented applications and systems
  • 3+ years of experience managing and maintaining large scale Linux environments
  • 2+ years of working with developers in an Agile methodology environment
  • Experience with Docker
  • Experience in one or more of the following languages: Go, Ruby, Python
  • Experience Developing and Supporting production systems built on AWS services, using DevOps principles
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, related field, or equivalent training and professional experience
  • Excellent teamwork skills, flexibility, and ability to handle multiple tasks

Bonus Points for:

  • Familiarity with Kubernetes
  • Familiarity with Java
  • Familiarity with MySQL, Redshift and other SQL / NoSQL solutions
  • Familiarity with Atlassian Bamboo
  • Game industry experience
  • Knowledge about Gearbox-owned IPs (Battleborn, Borderlands, Brothers in Arms, Duke Nukem, Homeworld)
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  • Location
    Frisco, Texas
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