Senior DevOps Engineer

playAWARDS Austin, Texas



PLAYSTUDIOS is the developer of award-winning casual games for mobile and social platforms, including POP! Slots, myVEGAS Slots, myVEGAS Blackjack, and my KONAMI Slots. The apps are powered by the company’s groundbreaking playAWARDS loyalty platform, which enables players to earn real-world rewards from more than 70 iconic hospitality, entertainment, and leisure brands across 15 countries and four continents. playAWARDS partners include MGM Resorts International, Wolfgang Puck, Norwegian Cruise Line, Resorts World, Gray Line Tours, and Hippodrome Casino, among others. Founded by a team of veteran gaming, hospitality, and technology entrepreneurs, PLAYSTUDIOS apps combine the best elements of popular social games with exciting casino gaming mechanics. To learn more about PLAYSTUDIOS, visit

PLAYSTUDIOS is seeking a Sr. DevOps Engineer to join playAWARDS in our Austin studio. The new playAWARDS platform is evolving, so this role will focus on implementing the best tools to support our build, deployment, and release.  Additionally, to develop operational processes to support the most flexible and responsive user experience, scaling to 20+ million DAU.


  • The Sr. DevOps Engineer will contribute to the development and maintenance of the deployment tools as well as monitoring the operation of a complex distributed technology architecture.
  • Architect and build continuous delivery automated pipelines for a suite of microservices
  • A passion for automation and self-healing systems.
  • Creating and managing the engineering build and deployment process across all environments.
  • Execute automated and/or manual test suites throughout projects.
  • Contribute to team improvement initiatives and projects, including testing tools, process improvements, and test automation to improve security, reliability, maintainability, availability, and performance.
  • Monitor application logs and responds to errors.
  • Look for ways to optimize build times and speed up feedback loops.
  • Setup, maintain, and administer software build and deployment methods and tools.
  • Identify development methodologies to continually improve our production practices and efficiency.


  • BS or MS in CS/Engineering or similar.
  • 5+ years’ experience in DevOps supporting Agile Development and CI/CD environments.
  • Experience with designing, automating, and operating secure and scalable Azure infrastructure using NSG, WAF, App Insights, and App Services.
  • Expertise in Python and PowerShell.
  • Proficient with at least one container orchestration solution (Kubernetes a plus).
  • Current and advanced knowledge of build and continuous integration tools with best practices.
  • Experience with log aggregators such as Splunk and Logstash.
  • Expertise in version control systems using Git, Perforce, or Subversion.
  • Ability to build a highly available, automated build-on-demand infrastructure for large development and test teams.
  • A detail-oriented, organized thought process and the ability to prioritize requirements.
  • Strong debugging, profiling, and analytic skills.


  • Experience with the build pipelines of Unity3d, Android, and XCode a plus.
  • Experience with Infrastructure and APM monitoring systems.
  • Experience building service level monitoring and alerting tools to help quickly pinpoint, isolate, and resolve issues related to infrastructure, platform services, and applications.

Benefits and Perks 

  • 100% health benefit coverage for you and your dependents! 
  • Performance-based bonuses. 
  • 401K plan and stock options. 
  • Flexible vacation policy. 
  • Great downtown Austin location with extensive nearby dining options and vibrant nightlife. 
  • Employee-driven entertainment, happy hours, and team-building events. 
  • Catered lunches multiple times per week. 
  • Snacks and drinks available in the kitchen. 
  • Casual work environment. 
  • An open, collaborative workspace. 
  • Commuter benefits program. 
  • *** During COVID 19 we are currently working from home
PLAYSTUDIOS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.