Principal Systems Engineer

April 19, 2024
Offerd Salary:$197,200 - $305,600
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Principal Systems Engineer US - Remote

ProbablyMonsters is looking for a friendly & curious Principal Systems Engineer that wants to help create a new competitive shooter.

You will join a team that believes:

  • Building a great team is as important as building a great game.
  • A small team of veterans with focus & chemistry can achieve magical results.
  • Growing is more important than knowing.
  • In this role, you will be responsible for driving collaboration between engineers, artists, and designers to implement core systems and workflows for our title.

    Location(s) and Travel

    Our team is excited to welcome new remote team members, with expected online collaboration hours from 10am – 4pm PST. Our goal is to grow a healthy team where we value our time together, so travel to our in-person collaborative sessions can be expected, but not limited to, once a quarter.

    This role is available in all US states expect NY, DE, HI


  • You excel at cross-discipline collaboration, working with multiple disciplines to enable new development and feature workflows in highly performant and maintainable ways.
  • You are excited about working in a people-first environment.
  • You thrive in an environment that gives you autonomy to develop foundational systems.
  • You are an expert in your discipline who can deliver features with sound technical solutions which artists, designers, and engineers love to use.
  • You're humble enough to learn from your teammates & players, especially when it's hard to.

  • Propose and review architecture and other systems designs to ensure good engineering practices, high performance, and high maintainability.
  • Lead discussions around the identification and anticipation of technical issues, edge cases and performance-related aspects (and work to provide knowledge and tools to measure those aspects).
  • Act as a subject matter expert on Unreal Engine technology and provide support and guidance to other engineers.
  • Debug functional and performance issues on multiple platforms.
  • Foster a creative and inclusive environment that champions collaboration and growth across all crafts.
  • Drive knowledge-sharing sessions that help the team understand and work with the tech more efficiently.
  • Balance creativity and time management to deliver high-quality results within deadlines.

  • 10+ years of related experience.
  • Expert knowledge and understanding in engineering principles, practices, and Unreal platform functionality.
  • Experience working in software development on modern platforms (Xbox, PlayStation, PC, etc.)
  • Experience in mentoring other engineers and providing insightful feedback on engineering efforts.
  • Requires very extensive and comprehensive industry experience or equivalent.

  • 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.
  • About ProbablyMonsters™

    ProbablyMonsters is a AAA independent video game company that aims to change the way games are made. We unite a diverse roster of development teams in a healthy, rewarding culture. We believe empowered creators build the most engaging games and deliver the best player experiences.

    ProbablyMonsters is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


  • We provide a rich benefits package:
  • Medical Coverage - health, dental, and vision paid at 100% for the employee and dependents are subsidized by the Company.
  • Healthcare spending accounts, dependent care spending accounts, life, and AD&D insurance.
  • 401(k) with an annual contribution by the Company.
  • Paid holidays and vacation, bereavement leaves, and parental leave.
  • Eligibility to participate in these benefits may vary for part-time and temporary full-time employees and interns with the Company.


  • This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, exempt (salaried) position.
  • The full salary range for this position is $197,200 - $305,600 per year. The upper third of the salary range is typically reserved for existing employees who demonstrate strong performance over time. When an offer is made, many factors are considered, such as your unique experience and skills, where you live, where the work will be performed, what similar jobs pay, internal equity, and what you're looking for.
  • In addition to base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for additional incentives, such as a sign-on bonus and short- and long-term incentives. Incentive compensation is not guaranteed.
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