Building the future of multiplayer
At Improbable, we believe that the next revolution in entertainment and society will come from massive virtual worlds. They’ll create new economies and opportunities globally, changing not just how we play, but how we work and relate to each other. That’s why we’ve made it our mission to build the next generation of technologies for online multiplayer games and simulations.
At Improbable, you’re surrounded by people who want to improve everything and everyone around them, and who compel you to improve yourself. We’re motivated by the fulfilment of solving hard problems to achieve something profound and transformative.
As a Field Engineer at Improbable, you will play part product manager, part evangelist, part R&D and part business development as well as managing and growing the sales engineering function at Improbable.
You will be heading out with our Business Development team to meet new clients. You will pitch SpatialOS to technical leadership, advise customers on how to build multiplayer games and provide answers to technical and creative questions raised by clients
Helping customers design and make solid architectural choices early on. As a games engineer, you will be paramount in ensuring the success of a SpatialOS game through these early technical choices.
You will be involved in building internal projects to demonstrate and de-risk the potential of SpatialOS, which can be used for sales material and customer demonstrations.
Areas of Impact:
On a day to day basis you will be responsible for the following:
Helping the business development team engage with all of our prospective customers
Spend time researching and developing interesting and innovative use cases for SpatialOS
Attend conferences, conduct talks and constantly be at the forefront of latest trends within the games industry
Research and de-risk potential new games and genres to be made with SpatialOS
Steer internal engineering teams, translating customer requirements to ensure the tools and features we build are in line with what they need.
Work with product managers to help define the long term product roadmap for SpatialOS
We’d like to hear if you if you identify with ANY of the following:
- Experience building games, and have shipped at least one title
- Experience working with engines such as Unity, Unreal, CryEngine
- Strong communication and collaboration skills with an ability to adapt to different levels of technical understanding
- Passionate about teaching and sharing knowledge, empathetic and patient
- Interest in building and launching new gaming experiences in virtual worlds
- Demonstrable knowledge and passion for games and or game development
- Customer facing experience.
While we think the above experience could be important, we’re keen to hear from people that believe they have valuable experience to bring to the role. If you identify with the team and mission, but not all of our requirements, then please still apply!!
The best ideas are often the least expected and require new ways of thinking; that’s why our teams at Improbable are made up of an incredible range of talented people. Improbable is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, colour, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.
Improbable at a glance
Improbable focuses on Information Technology, Video Games, Defense, Software, and Gamification. Their company has offices in Seattle, Washington DC, London, and Edmonton. They have a large team that's between 501-1000 employees. To date, Improbable has raised $520M of funding; their latest round was closed on January 2018.