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MSG Sphere Studio

Burbank, California - United States
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Microservices Engineer


Who are we hiring?

The Microservices Engineer is part of the team responsible for the deployment, and maintenance of Sphere Studios’ microservice and VM infrastructure. These virtual and containerized resources are responsible for providing the majority of the Studio’s back-end services, which include user authentication, licenses, databases, pipeline tools, image and software packaging and deployment, render farm management and workers, and artist-facing VMs for VDI access. Ideal candidates will have extensive knowledge in containerization and experience with deploying Kubernetes clusters or Docker swarm.

What will you do?

  • Assist in developing the strategy for providing consistent dynamic virtualization/containerization infrastructure spanning the production studio.
  • Assist in driving decisions on when to adopt managed solutions vs building internally.
  • Assist in execution of the strategy to provide a hybrid Compute Platform.
  • Build strong relationships with internal dependencies.
  • Assist in building the overall Linux infrastructure for the studio.
  • Interact with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations
  • Assist in configuring, maintaining, and expanding existing Nutanix, VSphere, VMWare, and VDI systems
  • Assist in creating and documenting system changes, updates, and resolutions.
  • Clearly communicate status of open issues to management
  • Collaborate with multiple departments to help design, implement and maintain a flexible deployment structure for in-house and third-party applications.


What do you need to succeed?

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years supporting a virtualization environment.
  • Prior experience with platform infrastructure.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Bash and Python
  • Proficient in Kubernetes,Docker and Terraform
  • Proficient with Linux systems and virtualization
  • Working familiarity with Windows and Windows Server

The Company requires that all individuals, subject to certain limited exceptions, be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  The Company will consider requests for reasonable accommodations regarding this requirement.

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