Combat Engineer

Engineering Bellevue, Washington Bellevue, Washington


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 proud to be part of ProbablyMonsters, which secured the largest Series A raise in gaming history at $250 million, providing our team with the resources and creative freedom needed to foster stable, rewarding, and life-long careers.


Our studio is looking for a Combat Engineer to create exciting and surprising AI encounters for our new Co-Op RPG. This individual’s focus will be to bring life to monster hordes, enemy formations, and friendly NPCs and create exciting combat encounters. As an engineer they will be collaborating with multiple disciplines to design, implement, and maintain systems and content ranging from behavior trees and navigation to spawning and abilities.

The salary range for this position is $117,300 - $176,000. This range represents the salary for the position commensurate with experience, knowledge, and demonstrated success in the field.


  • You are respectful, trustworthy, open-minded, and approachable.
  • You are passionate about working effectively with others.
  • You strive to achieve excellence in your own work and find supporting others just as gratifying.
  • You like to get out of your wheelhouse to help solve difficult problems.
  • You want to work with a team to create something spectacular that goes beyond any one person’s ability.
  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams to help design and implement new NPC’s, Alien life and enemy encounters.
  • Implement new monsters using existing systems where possible and expand and create new systems when necessary.
  • Work iteratively to find the fun of new AI characters.
  • Help structure AI systems for more robust interactions and performance needs.
  • Implement and structure pragmatic, reliable shipping code.
  • You will be working on both client and server architecture in a UE4 C++ codebase.
  • Communicate risks and tradeoffs of different engineering approaches, architectures, possible solutions for impossible goals.
  • Professional experience with crafting AI in C++.
  • UE4 experience is a plus
  • A people-centric 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 a sign-on bonus; annual stock option grants; health coverage (medical, dental, vision) paid at 100% for the employee and subsidized by the Company for dependents; Flexible Spending Account eligibility; life, accidental death, and disability insurance coverage; annual 401K contribution by the Company; Employee Assistance Program; and extensive paid time off plus holiday closures.
About ProbablyMonsters™

ProbablyMonsters is an independent AAA video game company that aims to change the way games are made and inspire a better industry for all. Our mission is to unite, guide, and empower talented teams to redefine what it means to create exceptional games. Each team is led by creative leaders united under a strong, focused vision. They're given the resources and creative environment needed to foster stable, life-long careers while delivering industry-defining games within a healthy, rewarding culture.