Senior Tools Engineer

September 18, 2023
Offerd Salary:$147,800 - $221,700
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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.

THE ROLE: 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 teams.


  • ​​ 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 meaningful f
  • 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 doing.
  • You enjoy the challenge of trying to identify the needs of others and translate a solution for those needs into a piece of software

  • Your teammates are your customers. You will develop the products and functionality that they need to help them build, debug, and analyze a live service game.
  • 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, and/or JavaScript (read: TypeScript)
  • 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 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 $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.
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