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IT Operations Engineer*

We are Gameforge


Karlsruhe | hybrid working | full-time | from now

We are one of the leading publishers of free-to-play online games based in Karlsruhe, Germany.

Are you interested in operating games and services in almost all countries around the globe?

As part of a dynamic and motivated team, you will work on varied and challenging projects, such as the operation of existing games and the integration of new games into our existing infrastructure.


Your mission


  • Orchestrating the seamless integration of Linux server environments and the Proxmox virtualization platform
  • Spearheading the implementation and refinement of automated deployment and configuration protocols utilizing Ansible
  • Collaborating closely with the development team & game developing studios to tailor infrastructure solutions to specific product demands
  • Establishing security standards and best practices for the entire IT Operations Department
  • Planning and executing projects for infrastructure improvement and expansion
  • Providing technical support and troubleshooting for the IT Operations team
  • Creating guidelines for documenting processes, system configurations, and changes

Tech Stack


  • Linux (Ubuntu & Debian), LAMP, Ansible, Proxmox, Git, Kubernetes, Jira, Mattermost, and more


Your skills


  • Solid professional experience in managing Linux server environments Ideally with knowledge in Proxmox
  • Strong knowledge of automating deployment and configuration processes with Ansible
  • Experience in container technologies like Docker and Kubernetes
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a high level of initiative
  • Team player with good communication & presentation skills
  • You think outside the box, challenge processes, and critically analyze potential risks


Your Gameforge setting


  • An international company awaits you! English is our company language, as employees from over 25 nations are part of our team
  • The future's hybrid! Together with your manager and team, you can arrange how you split your time working from home or at the office
  • We support your personal and professional development! Language courses, teambuilding activities, seminars and more
  • We work transparently at Gameforge! We express our ideas because everyone can make a difference


About Gameforge

About Gameforge

Founded in 2003, Gameforge is a leading Western publisher and operator of widely acclaimed Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) and browser-based game titles. Gameforge builds highly active and enduring global communities by supporting players through the greatest quality LiveOps, provision of localized content, engaging community management, and frequent delivery of meaningful updates.

Gameforge’s diverse portfolio of highly successful gaming brands provides different worlds with engaging experiences for players from all walks of life: core MMORPG titles AION Classic, Runes of Magic, and Metin2, beloved anime MMOs Elsword and NosTale, strategy-focused browser games like OGame and Ikariam, along with indie titles such as Trigon: Space Story and Tiny Thor. 

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*No matter what gender, we’ re on the lookout for people with drive and talent.


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