Lead Software Engineer, Engine

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 .

The Role

We are looking for a Lead Software Engineer, Engine for the Game Services team. This team's mission is to magnify the engineering teams across all studios, bringing specialized knowledge and common solutions so they can focus on making the game fun. In this role, you will set the team's culture, work with the leadership of each studio to understand their needs and define how your team works to maximize its impact across all studios. It requires the ability to empathize with our development teams while simultaneously pushing to write high-quality, scalable, easy-to-maintain, reusable, and centralized software.

Who You Are

  • You emphasize collaboration, both within your team and with other teams
  • You cultivate people by empowering their decisions, setting aggressive goals, holding people accountable, and providing actionable feedback
  • You prefer building technology that can support multiple games
  • You understand the problems faced by the diverse types of game software engineers and content creators
  • You have a broad set of skills necessary to build games and have a strong technical vision that prioritizes customer needs
  • You promote a culture of quality, reliability, and customer-focus with an open mind

What You Will Do
  • Build a people-focused team with great culture, work-life balance, and personal growth
  • Engage in redefining the meaning of a shared-technology team by empowering our studios with technology and strategic insight, thus enabling development velocity limited only by creative throughput
  • Evaluate studio specific game engine requirements and translate them into technology solutions that benefit the whole company
  • Build positive and collaborative relationships with studio teams
  • Mentor other engineers in coding, system development, and time management

  • 6+ years of professional experience in the game industry as a software engineer, with deep practical knowledge in game engine and systems development using C/C++
  • 2+ years of professional experience as the lead or manager of a software engineering team
  • Worked on every stage of AAA game development, from preproduction to launch
  • Experience working with Unreal Engine 4

Bonus Points
  • Experience working on a cross-platform game title
  • Experience shipping on multiple platforms (PC, Consoles, etc.)

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.