IT Engineering Manager
ProbablyMonsters is an independent AAA video game company that aims to change
the way games are made and inspire a better industry for all. Our mission to
unite, guide, and empower talented teams to redefine what it means to create
exceptional games within a healthy, rewarding culture.
Our 3 development teams are each creating an original game:
Firewalk™ is working on a new multiplayer IP to be exclusively published
Cauldron™ is developing an adventure game
Battle Barge™ is creating a co-op RPG
We secured the largest Series A raise in gaming history at $250 million, which
provides our teams with the resources and creative environment needed to
foster stable, fulfilling and life-long careers.
We are looking for an IT Engineering Manager to architect and implement
enterprise technology solutions for product team and data center operations.
This person will manage a small team of engineers while still “getting their
hands dirty” working on complex IT projects on their own.
The salary range for this position is $117,300 – $176,000. This range
represents the salary for the position commensurate with experience,
knowledge, and demonstrated success in the field.
WHO YOU ARE:
You have a broad set of skills across multiple technical disciplines that
are necessary to troubleshoot and perform remediation on complex issues
including: Networking, Information Security, System Administration, Data
You excel at architecting, documenting and implementing secure reliable
You are respectful, trustworthy, open-minded, approachable and a great
You are a passionate mentor.
You strive to build positive and collaborative relationships with other
You are well versed in technology trends in the industry and make a habit
of staying current with leading class technologies.
You enjoy taking ownership over major IT projects and oversee them through
You are familiar with a hybrid cloud infrastructure.
You can troubleshoot complex technical issues and quickly isolate
You are comfortable communicating complex information to both technical
and non-technical audiences.
WHAT YOU WILL DO:
Work both as a leader of a team and independently on complex IT projects.
Own the lifecycle management of enterprise hardware (servers, storage,
networking equipment, etc) in our datacenter and office sites.
Forecast usage of datacenter compute, network, and storage to make
recommendations on future growth.
Mentor other IT Engineers, System Administrators, and Helpdesk staff by
providing high quality technical documentation and hands on mentorship.
Work with our external outsourcing partners to securely provide them with
access to our development systems.
Architect and implement highly available systems on prem and/or in cloud
to serve the internal studio and business needs.
Work closely with interdisciplinary teams to craft creative IT solutions
for a wide variety of problem spaces.
Work as an auxiliary team member of the Information Security team for
incident response and mitigation.
Ensure systems deployed are supportable at a production level by providing
documentation and tooling for efficient operations.
Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent combination of education, training,
Requires a minimum of 7 or more years of related or equivalent experience.
Minimum of 3 or more years of management experience.
Experience managing enterprise storage solutions, including both block and
file level services.
Experience administrating both production and non-production environments.
Experience managing virtual machine infrastructure.
You enjoy playing video games and preferably have worked in the Video Game
Familiarity operating in mixed Windows, MacOS and Linux environments.
Experience with gaming-related technology like streaming systems and
Familiarly with Server Clustering and other high availability
Experience working with virtual network topologies in both cloud and on
prem VM architectures.
Experience designing and implementing networking solutions with enterprise
Familiarity with DevSecOps design philosophy.
Familiarity with Service Meshes and Container orchestration using
Experience with Ansible or other Configuration Management solutions.
OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU:
A people-centric culture founded on respect, trust, approachability, and
A stable home that values your potential, deeply cares about your work-
life balance, and is committed to investing in your craft and long-term
Competitive benefits package, including a sign-on bonus; annual stock
option grants; health coverage (medical, dental, vision) paid at 100%
for the employee and subsidized by the Company for dependents; Flexible
Spending Account eligibility; life, accidental death, and disability
insurance coverage; annual 401K contribution by the Company; Employee
Assistance Program; and extensive paid time off plus holiday closures.