Senior Data Engineer
About ProbablyMonsters Inc.

ProbablyMonsters™ is a builder of sustainable game studios that creates and launches original AAA games through a people-first culture. Our mission is to unite, guide, and empower talented teams to create exceptional interactive experiences. In an industry where new AAA studios and developer-focused cultures are equally rare, ProbablyMonsters stands out by fostering both with excellence. We empower our family of studios to concentrate on game creation while our platform team focuses on providing early stage infrastructure and long-term support. This unique development model provides each of our teams the confidence, security, and stability to create and ship their games free of distractions. Our family of studios includes: narrative-driven Cauldron Studios™, multiplayer-focused Firewalk Studios™, and our third studio, not named yet, already working on a next-gen co-op RPG game. Learn more about our people, culture, and commitment to exceptional creativity at probablymonsters.com
 
We are looking for a Senior Data Engineer for our Data Insights team. Data Insights is a central engineering team within ProbablyMonsters whose goal is to unlock the potential of data in game development.   In this role, you will design and implement data pipelines and services which enable our studios to design amazing games for our players.  It requires the ability to empathize with our customers while simultaneously pushing our data systems to be a key differentiator for our services and core to game design.  
 

Who You Are:  

  • You take pride in being able to turn data into meaningful insights
  • You understand the challenges and pitfalls with building scalable and maintainable data systems
  • You enjoy digging into the infrastructure on which your data systems run
  • You know how and when to leverage existing services to build solutions faster and cheaper
  • You have a strong desire to automate and test everything
  • You enjoy engaging with teams to identify their analytics needs

 

What You Will Do:  

  • Innovate our data services to create a scalable, game-agnostic data analytics platform that serves all of our game studios and stakeholders
  • Design and implement data lake and warehouse solutions that enable studios to get the most value out of their data
  • Build supportable systems that enable successful and efficient live-ops support
  • Work with exciting datasets
  • Collaborate closely with other engineers across the entire ProbablyMonsters family of studios
  • Promote a culture of quality, reliability, and customer-focus

 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Five years of experience building and operating data pipelines which ingest large volumes of event data from online games or services
  • Seven years of experience designing and implementing analytics solutions which include data lake storage, working with large unstructured datasets, and designing data models
  • Three years of experience working with data systems hosted in the cloud; including experience with at least one managed service
  • Ability to write code in Python, Java, Go, or equivalent language(s)
  • Ability to write complex SQL queries
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