Lead DevOps Engineer - Web Services

Job Locations US-MD-Hunt Valley | US-TX-Austin | US-WI-Madison
Job ID
Regular Full-Time


Zenimax Online Studios is seeking a DevOps Engineer who can lead a team, work with others to build solutions and deliver value for its flagship AAA MMO, The Elder Scrolls Online.

You will be responsible for interfacing with teams building web-service backends, identifying technical opportunities to improve CI, build and deployment practices, improving quality of practices and ensuring that work is broken down into plans and can be estimated and delivered. 


The preferred location for this role is Hunt Valley, MD, Austin, TX, or Madison, WI. Will consider remote.


  • Ensure that the team is able to deliver to customers on a regular cadence
  • Maintain and extend existing systems that are critical for ZOS to deliver its products
  • Improve technical quality and advocate for new solutions that add value to the customers
  • Assist teams with understanding the ecosystem of infrastructure that their products live within
  • Ensure that the team, as a whole, can provide rotating on-call support for products you support
  • Align the team towards engineering solutions, rather than operations solutions
  • Mentor team members and grow the capabilities of your team 


  • 5+ years of engineering experience
  • B.S. (or higher) in Computer Science, or equivalent experience
  • Experience leading a team and driving the team towards established goals
  • Clear communicator and active listener
  • Working experience with Python, Bash, Go, Ruby
  • Linux System Administration
  • Configuration management (e.g. Chef, Salt, etc.)

Preferred Skills

  • Understanding of TCP, HTTP, HTTPS, the role of a CDN
  • High level understanding of infrastructure, networking, and security principles
  • Cloud architecture experience (Azure, AWS)
  • Experience with Kubernetes


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