IT Operations Manager (f/m/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Munich Office

About the company
Chimera Entertainment is a creative and independent development studio for digital entertainment software in the heart of the beautiful city of Munich. In addition to developing our own IPs, we implement work for hire, from conception to completion. Gameplay and creative imagination are always in the foreground, and we promote teamwork and talent. Thanks to more than 15 years of expertise in the field of mobile gaming and cross-platform development as well as our award-winning portfolio of top titles such as “Angry Birds Epic” and “Angry Birds Evolution”, we are one of Germany’s leading game developers.

As a successful and ambitious company since 2006, Chimera Entertainment is working on state-of-the-art projects with high-profile partners, which offers a dynamic, challenging, and ultimately rewarding experience. Our values and culture are defined by a healthy team spirit, a sustainable work environment, a passion for games, and the collaborative ambition to strive for excellence in an ever-changing industry, where our development studio is constantly striving to reach the next level.
And with you, we want to expand our success within the coolest industry in the world.
Your role
As an IT Operations Manager (f/m/d) at Chimera Entertainment, you’ll work to support our company’s hardware, software and network. You’ll ensure our IT systems are secure, consistent, and reliable.

Are you ready to set up the basement for the next level of Game Development?
The kind of stuff you’ll be doing:
  • Operate and maintain the network infrastructure enabling us to develop games and effectively run our business
  • Research and evaluate new technologies which help to improve our infrastructure and processes
  • Hands-on administration of existing corporate IT systems and act as L2/L3 support for the DevOps team
Who we’re looking for:
  • Expert knowledge and a professional track record in running, operating and maintaining a corporate network infrastructure
  • Experience and knowledge of a Microsoft 365 environment
  • Experience and knowledge of virtual environments (eg. VMWare, Hyper-V, etc.)
  • Advanced skills in backup and archiving systems and strategies
  • Expertise in Windows (desktop and server) and Linux management and administration
  • Proficiency in networking fundamentals (routing, SSH, SFTP, RSYNC, VPN, etc.)
  • Ability to work self-directed and reliably, while working transparently with the team through good documentation & communication
  • Knowledge in at least three of the following fields of expertise:
    • Automated Deployment
    • Network Monitoring
    • License Management
    • Identity Management
    • Asset Management
    • Atlassian Development Tools like Jira and Confluence
    • On/Offsite Backup Solutions
    • Amazon Web Services
  • Good command of English both written and spoken
  • 5+ years experience as an IT Systems Administrator/IT Operations Manager
What we offer?
  • A highly talented & motivated Team
  • Flat hierarchy in a friendly atmosphere in a flexible working environment
  • A creative, casual, and international workplace right in the heart of Munich
  • Remote work possible (We have hubs in Germany, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Poland, Finland, and Romania :) )
  • Being part of a strong family of European game developers
  • Professional health coaching with a Sports Scientist & Medical Training Therapist (OLAO HEALTH) - digital and live
  • A well-stocked library with books, games, and games consoles
  • Free coffee, drinks, and fruits onsite
  • Regular team & company events like a summer party, Oktoberfest, and Movie and Gaming Nights
  • And a lot of fun :-)
Please let us know your salary expectations.
We are looking forward to receiving your application!
About us
Right now we are also working on a still confidential mobile game based on a popular strategy brand with a leading global publisher!

To find out more about Chimera Entertainment go to our website:

Your application
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We look forward to hearing from you!

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