DevOps Engineer

We are redefining the future of gaming by bringing professionally-made games to the browser.

Why is it important?

Our belief is that gaming shouldn't be limited to gamers — anyone should be able to play games and share them with their friends.

Billions of people surf the web daily to entertain themselves, reading blogs, watching movies, listening to music and much more. But what they have not been able to do is play high quality games. If you want to play professionally-made games, you either need to download and install game clients on your computer, or reach to your mobile for a more accessible experience. This has caused gaming to be divided in two camps, where casual gamers are pushed to play on mobile and PC is restricted to hardcore gamers.

By enabling professionally-made games to be played in the browser, more people are able to enjoy great games, and game studios can find brand new audiences.

How are we different?

Trail makes gaming easier than watching YouTube by allowing games to be played in the browser. No downloads. No installs. No paywalls. Just play. The time it takes to start playing a game on Trail is less than the time it takes to finish reading this sentence. Don’t believe us? Just visit www.trail.gg and enjoy zero-friction gaming.

Our mission is to bring down the barriers to gaming by providing creators with tools that make their games truly accessible, easily discoverable, and virally shareable - with games just one click away from billions of potential players.

Responsibilities

  • Monitor and keep all systems operational.
  • Automate all processes, automate, automate…
  • Evaluate and communicate the pros, cons and costs of each potential solution or implementation.

Technical skills

  • Experience with Google Cloud (Kubernetes, Terraform, etc.)
  • Experience with Golang (plus, not a requirement)

Soft skills

  • Good at communicating, you enjoy teaching and explaining things to other developers.
  • Pragmatic, curious and not afraid of hard problems.
  • Respectful of other people's skills and knowledge.

Other requirements

  • Work at our office in Stockholm. In other words, this is a non-remote job although we currently allow two days a week working from home.
  • Come to an in-person interview at our office in Stockholm.
  • Have a valid Swedish work permit (arbetstillstånd) or citizenship in an EU country.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Discipline

Stockholm

Bondegatan 21
116 33 Stockholm Directions hello@trail.gg View page

Perks & benefits

  • 📃 Stock options plan

    Partnerships are best when everyone gets to share not just the workload, but the success as well. By joining our crew you'll become a shareholder too.

  • 🧘 Health

    A healthy crew is a happy crew. We have 4000 SEK a year earmarked for you to pay for things like workouts, yoga, and massage. Of course, we also have a customary 5 weeks of paid vacation.

  • 🧑‍🎓Education

    We'll hook you up with a free Brilliant.org subscription so that you can acquire or brush up on any skills you want. Also, let us know if you'd like to order a book for the shared company library.

  • 💻 Equipment

    To perform excellent work you need excellent tools. We'll gear you up with the latest and greatest in smartphone and laptop tech, and slap a generous phone plan on top.

  • 🕹️ Work == Play

    Work tasks include playing games. ;)

  • 🕑 Working hours

    Work early or work late—it's up to you. You're responsible for keeping in momentum and connection with the rest of the team.

  • 📍 Location

    We're situated right in the middle of the popular SoFo area on Södermalm, known for its many boutiques, excellent lunch spots, and cafés.

Seriously playful

We're a small crew with large ambitions and a lot of faith in our mission. We value playfulness and curiosity as much as courage and candour, and believe that the journey is at least as important as the goal.

When we're not hammering away to reach a milestone or overcome a challenge, we're known to goof around and dissect various subjects far beyond what's reasonable.

We're in this boat together and value the input of one another highly. No discipline is more important than the other and we keep a flat organization where we communicate a lot to make sure we're all rowing in the same direction.

Our guiding principles

  • Providing is more important than receiving.
  • Quality over quantity.
  • Keep it simple.
  • Make it fun.

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