Lead Online Operations Engineer

May 28, 2023
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Lead Online Operations Engineer

Crytek is looking for a Lead Network Operations Engineer to support the Network Operations team for Hunt: Showdown in Frankfurt, Germany.

Relocation & Remote Work

Although we believe living close to our studio helps foster team spirit and stronger bonds between team members, we understand that people have different needs and expectations for their place of residence. You have a choice of three location options, allowing you to work with Crytek from anywhere you wish:

1. Come to our modern headquarters in Frankfurt and receive an attractive relocation package and have access to all of our benefits.

2. If you are already living in a European Union member state, we are able to offer you a permanent work contract and allow you to work remotely as an employee from there.

3. If you are interested in full-time remote work in any other country outside of the European Union, we can offer you a freelance contract arrangement.


  • Overseeing network operations strategic planning and execution globally;
  • Negotiating and contracting with DC and hosting service providers;
  • Overseeing game servers' installation process and general coordination of hardware management, traffic management;
  • Coordination with game development teams (studios) in regards to games server solution architecture for different platforms (PC and consoles);
  • Coordination with platform development team in regards to publishing platform server solution architecture;
  • Coordination with engine team to build and enhance the online platform infrastructure;
  • Revising and trouble-shooting existing games server solutions and investigations in regards to existing issues connected to net ops;
  • Setting up high-quality-standard processes in regards to net ops;
  • Setting up high-level targets for online ops and net ops like up-time, deployment time, etc.;
  • Automatize the processes of deployment and monitoring;
  • Manage and motivate the team of server engineers, DB administrators, net ops supporters;
  • Installing and connecting anti-bot and anti-cheat systems within existing Crytek's services, and general technical management of such systems;
  • Take responsibility and maximize the service quality of operations of the platform and the game services on the platform.
  • Requirements

  • 5+ years of professional experience at mid to senior level management;
  • 3+ years of experience in operation of online platforms;
  • Extensive experience of network operations for games as a service;
  • Extensive experience in architecture and trouble-shooting of network solutions;
  • Knowledge and understanding of the nature of Online Games;
  • Excellent client service skills & project management skills (e.g. managing to timelines & budgets, setting expectations, developing internal metrics, sharing knowledge, etc.);
  • Experience with financial forecasting and budget management;
  • Excellent English communication and writing skills.
  • What you can expect from us

    Home Office

    Work-life balance is not just a hollow term for us. At Crytek, we offer you the option to either work from home or in our studio.

    Career Path

    Your professional development is important to us, so we have laid out a career plan to help you progress towards your goals and objectives.

    Company Apartment

    To help you get settled, we provide you with a fully furnished company apartment during your first three months in Frankfurt.

    Relocation Support

    We offer a relocation budget and full coverage of flights to Frankfurt for you and your family.

    You can expect extensive assistance with visa, work permits, and communication with authorities during the relocation process, as well as help settling into Germany (e.g. setting up appointments with banks, government agencies, schools, landlords, finding apartments etc.).

    Public Transport Pass

    Discover Frankfurt by bus, tram and metro – free of charge.

    Gym Card

    A healthy body is a healthy mind. We offer a membership at the premium gym chain Fitness First in Germany. Work out, join group fitness classes, or relax in the wellness facilities.

    International Environment

    We truly embody diversity at Crytek. With employees from over 42 different countries, we define ourselves by our cultural diversity.

    German Classes

    Understanding the local culture will make your stay abroad more enjoyable, and Crytek supports that by offering German language courses for you and your family.

    Vacation Days

    At our Frankfurt office you can enjoy 24 days of vacation per year, and every 2 years you get 1 more (up to a maximum of 28 days). You will also have on average 10 public holidays on top of the days you take off. If you are working from another country, local standards apply.

    only applicable to employees in Frankfurt.

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