Technical Support Engineer

Technical Support Engineer

  • London
  • Engineering

At Improbable, we believe that the next revolution in entertainment and society will come from massive virtual worlds. They will 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 multi-user games and simulations.

At Improbable, you are 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.

Your Mission:

This opening is for an engineering position within Improbable with a strong focus on customer interaction.

Our customers are game developers who are using the SpatialOS networking engine and/or hosting their game on our zeuz hosting services.

As a Technical Support Engineer, you will be responsible for assisting these developers with a wide range of queries. You will work with our customers to understand their requests and needs from a technical perspective, offering suggestions, and asking questions. When necessary, you will act as the liaison between them and our internal engineers, using your knowledge of the customer’s product and experience to act as a translator and facilitator.

Areas for Impact:

  • Working within a wide range of technologies ranging from game development (Unreal, Unity) to backend tech (Kubernetes, Golang) in order to support internal 1st party and external game studios.
  • Defining processes within the team which have a direct impact on the company as the Support engineering team grows. Having a direct impact on the success of video game development from a wide range of external partners as well as our own internal game development studios.
  • Contributing to a culture of shared responsibility for all our customers within the team.

We'd like to hear from you if you identify with the following:

  • Technical expertise

    . You are confident in your programming and debugging skills in at least one mainstream language such as C++, C#, or Python. You are able to provide code samples to customers. You can write reproduction cases to demonstrate a customer’s problem to our internal engineers. You can write tools to optimize workflows within the Support Team.

  • Communication

    . You can represent the company to the customer in a professional and friendly manner. You can clearly explain complicated systems to the customer, or complicated user-problems to internal engineers, in writing as well as orally.

  • Conscientiousness

    . You can act as a champion for the customer when needed. You take personal responsibility for making sure customers get clear answers. You are able to function as a mini project-manager when a customer’s issue needs collaboration between different teams to solve.

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!!
Equal Opportunity
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.