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Senior DevOps Engineer

Remote candidates encouraged to apply.

Harmonix is seeking an experienced DevOps Engineer to help build, integrate with and maintain our cloud-based infrastructure to support our present and future games. You will work closely with designers and gameplay engineers to build out online functionality for brand new music-based games across multiple platforms.  You have extensive experience in one of the major Cloud environments: AWS, Azure or Google Cloud and want to leverage your talent to support a team in building great modern games.

This position will report to the Technical Director. Harmonix is an independent game development studio that has been developing music entertainment experiences for over 20 years. We've created major franchises like Rock Band and Dance Central, and we've got the next one cooking behind the scenes. Come help us make the next great music game.


  • Architect, implement and maintain scalable backend services to support online features of Harmonix’s upcoming cross-platform music games.
  • Work closely with gameplay engineers to ensure client interoperability and fulfilled project requirements.
  • Plan and run load and stress testing; optimize as needed.
  • Plan and execute deployment of fixes and new functionality into live environments.
  • Create tools to monitor, manage and debug online functionality.
  • Help evaluate and guide integration with managed game services when appropriate.

Desired Experience & Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience developing network systems and architectures
  • 5+ years of experience with server-side programming languages (such as Python, C#, Java, Ruby, Go)
  • Experience developing backend systems and REST APIs.
  • Exposure to serverless hosting concepts using AWS Lambda or Azure Functions.
  • Container based deployment with Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Experience architecting SQL database schemas and NoSQL data stores.
  • Experience with PC, console, and/or mobile network backend development.
  • Experience integrating online services in Unity or UE4 are a plus.


Harmonix is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/M/F/AAP

Harmonix is committed to inclusive excellence and strives to create the finest interactive music experiences in the world through the collaboration of diverse, talented individuals. We encourage women, people of color, and applicants from the LGBTQI+ community to apply.