IT Engineering Manager

June 01, 2023
Offerd Salary:$117,300 – $176,000
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IT Engineering Manager

About ProbablyMonsters™ 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 by PlayStation
  • 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.

    THE ROLE: 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.


  • 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 Management, etc.
  • You excel at architecting, documenting and implementing secure reliable technology.
  • You are respectful, trustworthy, open-minded, approachable and a great leader.
  • You are a passionate mentor.
  • You strive to build positive and collaborative relationships with other teams.
  • 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 to completion.
  • You are familiar with a hybrid cloud infrastructure.
  • You can troubleshoot complex technical issues and quickly isolate problems.
  • You are comfortable communicating complex information to both technical and non-technical audiences.

  • 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, and experience.
  • 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 industry.
  • Familiarity operating in mixed Windows, MacOS and Linux environments.
  • Experience with gaming-related technology like streaming systems and development hardware.
  • Familiarly with Server Clustering and other high availability technologies.
  • Experience working with virtual network topologies in both cloud and on prem VM architectures.
  • Experience designing and implementing networking solutions with enterprise networking hardware.
  • Familiarity with DevSecOps design philosophy.
  • Familiarity with Service Meshes and Container orchestration using Kubernetes.
  • Experience with Ansible or other Configuration Management solutions.

  • A people-centric culture founded on respect, trust, approachability, and accountability.
  • 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 career.
  • 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.
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