Senior Data Engineer

Engineering Bellevue, Washington


About ProbablyMonsters™ Family of Studios

ProbablyMonsters Family of Studios is developing 3 simultaneous AAA games in multiple genres. Since our launch in 2019, we have built 3 studios so far. Firewalk™ is working on a new multiplayer game to be exclusively published by PlayStation. Cauldron™ is developing a single-player, adventure-driven game and our RPG Team has a next-gen open world experience in progress.
We recently announced the largest Series A raise in game development history at $200 MILLION to continue building long-lasting game studios. We are committed to providing our teams with the resources and creative environment needed to foster stable, rewarding, and life-long careers. Our Monster mindset of people-first, our ethos of predictable excellence, and our purpose of inspiring a healthier industry has attracted 200+ likeminded professionals who unapologetically defend the sustainable home we have built together, a home free of storms that allows for focused creativity.

We are looking for a Senior Data Engineer to join the ProbablyMonsters Data Insights team and help redefine how game studios can utilize data to create amazing experiences. Our team enables our studios to get the most out of their data by providing both an analytics platform and expertise to collaborate directly with the studio on their specific needs. In this critical role, you will build the analytics platform that serves as the foundation for our studio’s analytics needs. This includes contributing to the vision of the platform and turning that vision into a reality, a fully functional analytics platform capable of supporting multiple game titles.

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 enjoy writing reliable, resilient, performant code
  • 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
  • Research, evaluate and prototype various data technology to ensure we are leveraging technologies that allow us to move quickly and stay nimble
  • Design and implement data consumers responsible for processing very high volumes of event data
  • Design data lakes and data warehouses that can support any query our studios need to throw at them
  • Build supportable systems that enable successful and efficient live-ops support
  • Collaborate closely with other engineers across the entire ProbablyMonsters family of studios
  • Work with exciting datasets from multiple game titles
  • Promote a culture of quality, reliability, and customer-focus

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Five years of experience designing and implementing data pipelines which include data lake storage, working with large unstructured datasets, and developing data models
  • Three years of experience working with data systems hosted in the cloud; including experience with at least one managed data warehouse service (Snowflake is a plus)
  • Expert knowledge in data transformation and modeling
  • Ability to write code in Python, Java, Go, or equivalent language(s)
  • Ability to write complex SQL queries
  • Experience working with CI/CD technologies