Senior Data Engineer

Engineering Bellevue, Washington


About ProbablyMonsters™ Studios
ProbablyMonsters Studios is a developer-led independent game company with the mission to unite, guide, and empower talented teams to create exceptional original games while thriving in stable and meaningful careers.

Our 3 studios are each developing an original game:
• Firewalk™ is working on a new multiplayer IP to be exclusively published by PlayStation
• Cauldron™ is developing a single-player, adventure-driven game
• Our RPG Team is creating a next-gen co-op RPG

We recently announced the largest Series A raise in gaming history at $250 million, which provides 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.

The Role
We are looking for a Senior Data Engineer to join our team. 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 build technology platforms that are used to turn data into meaningful insights
  • You advocate for applying software engineering best practices to data engineering
  • 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 cloud services to build solutions faster and cheaper
  • You enjoy writing reliable, resilient, performant code
  • You have a strong desire to automate, instrument and test everything
  • You enjoy engaging with customers of your solutions to capture feedback and drive improvements

What You Will Do:
  • Innovate our data services to create a scalable, game-agnostic data analytics platform that serves all game teams 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 pipelines for both real-time stream data and batch processing
  • Design data lakes and data warehouses that can support any query our studios need to throw at them • Build supportable, observable services which enable successful and efficient liveops
  • Collaborate closely with other engineers across the entire ProbablyMonsters family
  • Work with exciting datasets from multiple game titles
  • Promote a culture of quality, reliability, and customer-focus

  • Experience designing and implementing data lakes which provide the ability to query large semi-structured datasets
  • Experience developing pipelines built on enterprise streaming technology (AWS Kinesis, Kafka, RedPanda, Confluent, etc.)
  • Three years of experience working with, cloud based, managed data warehouses (BigQuery, Snowflake, etc.)
  • 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
  • Experience with Protobuf

Our commitment to you:
  • A people-first 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 health and family benefits, employee assistance program, flexible and paid time off, financial benefits and professional and personal development.