Playground Games are looking for a skilled IT Network and Security Engineer to join their experienced internal IT team.

As a part of the networking and security team you will be involved in designing, implementing, and maintaining critical networking and security systems.

Operating within a demanding and rapidly expanding environment you will use your experience and varied skillset to drive our technology forwards.

You should have:

• Excellent knowledge of networking infrastructure and protocols.

• Experience with firewalls and other security systems.

• Experience with networking and securing cloud-based systems.

• Exceptional communication and documentation skills.

• Commutable distance to Leamington Spa, UK.

Desirable:

• Experience with WAN accelerators.

• Experience with SDN or SASE deployments.

• Relevant network industry certification (CCNA, CCNP, ACE etc).

• A passion for the videogames industry.

• Educated to HND/degree level.

This is an opportunity to join a dynamic company working in an exciting industry. Furthermore, this role will give exposure to many cutting-edge technologies and is perfect for those looking to challenge themselves in multiple disciplines.

Winner of multiple ‘Best Places to Work’ awards, Playground Games is home of the award-winning Forza Horizon series, and the exciting development of a new entry to the legendary Fable franchise.

Playground Games are part of the Xbox Game Studios family and a subsidiary of Microsoft.

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