If you’re looking to make the best co-op games in the world, you’ve come to the right place. We're proud to have some of the best game makers and collaborators in the industry under our four walls. What's more, we're a fun bunch of game developers, who love to indulge in our passion for video games together. Our games are not for everyone. Are they for you?
We are now looking for an IT Engineer!
As an IT Engineer at Arrowhead Game Studios, you will play a crucial role in maintaining and enhancing our IT infrastructure. Your primary focus will be to ensure the smooth operation of our systems, networks, and software applications, catering to the unique needs of our game development teams. This position offers an excellent opportunity to utilize your technical expertise while actively contributing to the success of our organization.
Who you are;
We are looking for someone who considers themselves a generalist. At our exciting game development studio, you will have the freedom to manage your job while also being ready to pitch in where needed.
- Proven experience as an IT Engineer or similar role, preferably within the gaming industry
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field (relevant experience can be considered as an alternative)
- Strong proficiency in troubleshooting and resolving hardware/software-related issues
- Strong proficiency in the Windows and Linux operating systems
- Experience maintaining and troubleshooting networks, switches, routers, and firewalls
- Knowledge and experience of virtualization technologies, such as Hyper-V or Docker
- Familiarity with industry-standard security practices and protocols (IT security skills a plus)
- Excellent problem-solving and analytical abilities, with a keen attention to detail
- Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical people
- Proficient in Swedish and English
Nice to have
- Industry certifications (e.g., CompTIA A+, CCNA, MCSE)
- Security certifications (e.h. CompTIA Security+, CISSP, CEH)
- Previous experience managing IT infrastructure in a game development or entertainment industry environment
- Prior exposure to project management methodologies and tools
What you'll do;
- Oversee the day-to-day management and troubleshooting of our IT systems, including servers, networks, and workstations
- Support and maintain software applications used by various departments, ensuring optimal performance and availability
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify opportunities for process automation and system improvements
- Manage user accounts and permissions, troubleshooting access-related issues
- Provide technical assistance to colleagues regarding hardware and software issues, offering prompt and efficient resolutions
- Stay abreast of emerging technologies and industry trends to recommend innovative solutions for future projects
- Assist in the procurement and installation of new hardware and software, working closely with vendors and external partners
- Promote security awareness and measures across the organization while actively contributing to IT security initiatives
How to apply
If you think that this position matches your background and skills, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV as soon as possible. We interview candidates continuously and hire when we find a good fit.
Scope: Full-time: 40 hours per week (there will also be occasional on-call responsibilities) with initial 6 month probation period.
Location: Office first, hybrid solution possible. You need to be eligible to work in Sweden.
What we offer
Arrowhead Game Studios is a growing team of about 100+ people, best known for our co-op titles. Despite our size, we remain a friendly and down to earth bunch, who love to indulge in our passion for video games together.
Located in our newly built, custom-tailored offices on the Hammarby Kaj waterfront, we enjoy everything Stockholm has to offer. A thriving game dev scene, along with all types of activities are immediately available on our doorstep.
Our talented developers are crucial to our success, therefore we put a lot of emphasis in creating and maintaining a prosperous culture. We’re committed to open and transparent communication. Your ideas are welcomed, valued, appreciated - the ceiling for creative discussions is high.
We also have numerous work benefits for all our employees. You can read about them here!