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Senior Systems Administrator

Company: Final Strike Games
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionFinal Strike Games is an independent development studio with a dedicated, multidisciplinary team and a passion for making multiplayer. Founded by industry veterans, FSG is currently developing AAA experiences for PC and Console.SummaryFinal Strike Games is looking for an experienced Senior IT & Systems Administrator to help drive our remote-first workplace forward, and support our team throughout the day-to-day operations of the studio. We are looking for someone that is self-starting, excited about modern advances in IT, and has experience across a wide range of IT topics. As a Senior IT & Systems Administrator, you will work closely with the directors to plan, coordinate, and implement a wide range of projects and initiatives.You will be using the latest products and services to solve real problems, while keeping our operational overhead lean and efficient. You will get to experience unique and interesting problems that come with a distributed team and AAA game development. To be successful in this role, you should have excellent troubleshooting skills and a passion about providing high quality support while continuously improving the IT function and honing your skills.Duties:

  • Directly plan and execute IT projects
  • Build PC's and refurbish additional computers as needed
  • Oversee IT assets including purchasing and inventory management
  • Distribution of IT assets during employee onboarding (including shipping parts/computers to out-of-state remote workers and coordinating drop-off at employee homes), along with collection of assigned assets upon employee separation
  • Provide basic desktop support, along with hardware/software/networking troubleshooting (will be the primary technical contact for studio infrastructure)
  • Management of IT Helpdesk processes, including establishing automation and making recommendations to refine current processes
  • Studio licensing and software manager, including refinement of our software deployment and licensing processes
  • Refinement of and contributing to the IT helpdesk process
  • Security monitoring, troubleshooting, and disaster recovery planning, ultimately pushing our security forward in a zero trust environment
  • Backup support for office/onsite functions when needed
  • Other duties as assignedBasic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Science, or equivalent relevant certificates or experience
    • 5+ years of IT operations experience
    • Experience planning and deploying large IT projects
    • Excellent knowledge of general Computer Systems, Windows, Linux, Networking, and Security
    • Ability to prioritize and work on many concurrent projects
    • A strong drive to help others
    • Strong critical thinking and decision-making skills
    • Self-motivated and self-directed with the ability to prioritize
    • Absolute passion for playing and making multiplayer gamesFinal Strike Games is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please let us know.If you are a Colorado resident, please contact us at for compensation and benefits information on this posting. Please reference the job title in the subject line of your email.

Keywords: Final Strike Games, Bellevue , Senior Systems Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Bellevue, Washington

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