KingsIsle Entertainment

Systems Administrator II

# of Openings
Information Technology
Regular Full-Time


Location: Round Rock, TX

KingsIsle Entertainment is currently looking for a Systems Administrator II to help develop exciting new games. We are the creators of the popular and critically acclaimed Wizard101 and Pirate101, which together have garnered over 50 Million registered players to date. This is an opportunity to be a part of a rapidly growing and highly successful entertainment company.



  • Install, configure and maintain new hardware and software for: servers, data/voice networks, storage systems, workstations server room and co-location
  • Perform audits of systems, software, system updates, patches, backups, and user account management
  • Monitor 24/7 network
  • Configure and troubleshoot Linux machines
  • Configure and troubleshoot Cisco ASA firewall (CLI, ACLs, Objects, VPN clients, tunneling, etc.)
  • Document procedures on a regular basis
  • Coordinate with peer internal teams and hosting provider(s) to troubleshoot and escalate problems to resolution
  • Work with the IT manager in planning and implementing IT projects
  • Work with the IT ticketing system to track requests and projects
  • Expert of various standard infrastructure and networking services such as AD, LDAP, DNS, DHCP, NFS, SSH, Samba, NTP
  • Perform regular file archival and purge as necessary
  • Help tune performance and ensure high availability of infrastructure


  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years professional experience as a Systems Administrator
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • 3+ years Windows Server and Active Directory administration experience (Windows 2012R2 preferred)
  • 3+ years Linux systems administration experience (RedHat/CentOS preferred)
  • 2+ years of Cisco ASA firewall experience
  • Experience with management/maintenance of high availability servers
  • Experience with management/maintenance of mission critical services
  • Proficient in at least one scripting language
  • VMWare, vSphere, and vCenter experience
  • Must be available to be on call during weekends
  • Experience with Symantec Backup Exec and Veeam backup


  • Applicable certifications (MCSE, RHCE, CCNA, etc.)
  • Experience with Jira and Confluence
  • Experience with Symantec Endpoint Protection
  • Experience with MaaS360 MDM Suite
  • Office 365 Cloud administration
  • Data Center maintenance and management
  • Load balancing experience
  • Experience with Configuration Management Tools such as Chef and Puppet, Vagrant, Ansible, Salt, or other


  • Please make sure that the durations of your education and employment on your resume are included in month/year format
  • Salaries will be commensurate with experience
  • Applicants must be legally able to work in the U.S. for KingsIsle
  • This job is located in Round Rock, Texas


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