Network Engineer

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Demonware creates and provides the online services behind hugely popular video game franchises such as Call of Duty and Skylanders. We provide matchmaking, microtransactions, storage and account management services for almost half a billion users. Demonware has offices in Dublin, Ireland; Vancouver, Canada; and Shanghai, China, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc.

Team / Role Summary:
The Network Engineering team is part of the Infrastructure Department with responsibility for all network, compute and storage infrastructure across a global network of data centres. As a network engineer with Demonware, you will have ownership of the networking domain and the design, build and operation of our network of data centres. We are looking for experienced network engineers to join our team.


  • This position requires a minimum of 4+ years experience
  • Providing day-to-day operational support of network infrastructure
  • Assisting in the implementation and growth of Demonware’s network infrastructure
  • Diagnosing and resolving outages and following up on root cause analysis
  • Working with other teams in Demonware to deploy new services and solutions
  • Working with a global network of vendors to procure, build and maintain our network fleet
  • Maintenance of documentation relating to network design and implementation
  • Requirements:
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Experience working with large scale networks in a global 24/7 environment
  • Excellent working knowledge of TCP/IP
  • Excellent working knowledge of routing, switching and firewalling
  • Excellent working knowledge of load balancing technologies
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent analytical / troubleshooting skills
  • Can work well under high pressure
  • Quick learner
  • Has initiative, and is able to complete complex tasks with minimal supervision
  • Willing to take part in second-level on-call rota
  • Desired:
  • 5+ years of data networking experience
  • 3+ years of practical data centre & infrastructure experience
  • Familiarity with network/system services eg BGP, VXLAN, EVPN, NAT, DNS, DHCP, VPN
  • Network automation with Ansible, Puppet, SaltStack or similar
  • Strong scripting skills: Unix shell programming and ideally at least one of Python or Perl, to assist with identification and automation of repetitive tasks
  • Network and/or security certifications are highly desirable (e.g. CCNA, CCNP, JNCIA, JNCIP)
  • Demonware by the numbers:
  • 469+ million gamers
  • 3.2+ million concurrent online gamers
  • 100+ games
  • 300,000 + API calls per hour
  • Average query response time of <.03 second
  • 70,000 requests per second at peak
  • 135,000+ metrics a second
  • 地点 :上海

    概述 : Demonware 是动视暴雪旗下的全资子公司,负责大型在线游戏的后端服务,如《使命召唤》,《Destiny》和《Diablo III》等游戏,目前在中国的团队负责《使命召唤OL》这款PC平台的在线游戏。作为一家专注于后端服务的技术公司,我们追求服务的健壮性和可扩展性,以应对4.69亿注册用户,每月1320亿api call,以及每秒2500万DB query。

    待遇包括 : 具有竞争力的薪资(视经验而定),由年薪和年度绩效考核奖金,医保,补充公积金,可观的带薪假期(25天!)组成,同时注重健康的作息时间(无996现象)

    Please note: We do not require agency assistance at this time