Senior Tools Engineer
Bellevue, WA, or US - Remote
About ProbablyMonsters' Battle Barge Team Our mission is to create boundless adventures that bring people together.
We believe shared experiences build connections and give us a sense of
belonging. By involving players in our development process, we build richer
and more vibrant worlds that become welcoming places for everyone to gather.
We are currently working on an unannounced, original AAA Co-op RPG and warmly
welcome those ready to take on new challenges and grow in a highly
collaborative and supportive team environment.
We are seeking a Senior Tools Engineer who is passionate about strong,
healthy and collaborative teams that support each other to create the best
game experiences. You will partner with experts in engineering, design and
test to understand workflows and pipelines and build tools that can extend
Unreal Functionality, support automation and help scale our game's
development. You will work closely with the teams you serve to create a vision
and plan for tools that improve the day to day work of content and engineering
WHO YOU ARE:
You enjoy building things quickly, without sacrificing quality.
You research, advocate for, or implement yourself the tools and procedure
that help your team develop at a high velocity with confidence.
You believe that good software design correlates with testability. You
carry around a soapbox ready to help spread the word.
When you hear someone on the team say, “I wish we had a tool that...,” you
feel the urge to run off and build it.
You know the importance of feedback on improvement. You seek it out for
yourself and your game. You want to create ways for players to offer
You enjoy working on a smaller team, where your contributions have a large
impact. You don't mind swimming outside your lane to get done what needs
You enjoy the challenge of trying to identify the needs of others and
translate a solution for those needs into a piece of software
WHAT YOU WILL DO:
Your teammates are your customers. You will develop the products and
functionality that they need to help them build, debug, and analyze a live
You will build tools and extensions for Unreal Engine. You will build
integrations with test frameworks. You will build custom command line
programs. You will touch and learn many different areas of the code base,
and improve efficiency across the studio.
You will work with technical artists, designers, and content developers to
help identify gaps in workflows and pipelines. You will help build out
plans and find solutions to automate their manual tasks.
You will work with the QA team to implement the cheat codes and Blueprints
hooks that will allow them to quickly dig into their questions and write
automated test suites.
You have a bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent
You have 4-5 years of experience
You are proficient with and enjoying working primarily in C++
You have experience building GUI-based tools/products
You write and believe in the importance of unit tests
Experience with Unreal Engine (and Blueprints)
Experience building games in a cross-discipline team environment
Experience running a live service
Proficiency with (or willingness to learn) one or all of C#, Python,
Knowledge of and respect for Object-Oriented design patterns
Knowledge of and respect for functional programming concepts
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
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 $147,800 - $221,700 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.