Harebrained Schemes is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive development team, and to creating game experiences for a diverse gaming community. People of all gender identities, sexual orientations, cultures, ethnicities, and religions – who share our commitment to inclusivity and respect – are welcome here. We have a healthy, positive, supportive place for you. When job openings are available we encourage women, minorities, and LGBTQ community members to apply.

Harebrained Schemes currently has the following positions open. Please read the job descriptions carefully and follow the directions below to apply.

Open Positions

IT Administrator

What You'll Do

As an IT Administrator at Harebrained Schemes, you’ll be responsible for company technology infrastructure, hardware maintenance, software licensing, and working with our team to make sure everyone has the right tools to be as efficient and productive as they can be! If you love configuring networks, tearing apart computers (and putting them back together even better), and organizing a myriad of technology pieces that help a company run smoothly, this might be a good opportunity for you! This is a full-time, onsite position working with the Tech and Production teams in Kirkland, WA.

Requirements

  • Windows/Linux/OSX administration and shell scripting/automation
  • AWS administration (EC2, S3, Glacier, IAM, etc)
  • Familiarity with Jenkins installation, maintenance, and administration
  • Ability to install, maintain, administrate Atlassian products. Specifically Jira and Bitbucket
  • Familiarity with git, Unity, and Google Suite
  • Some web administration experience, including network configuration
  • Client side hardware, software, and licensing administration
  • Organization skills and high attention to detail
  • Exceptional troubleshooting and problem solving skills. Being able to trace down to the root of a complex problem.
  • You can take direction and turn on a dime when priorities change, all with a cool head and a smile on your face.
  • You understand how to work with a small team in a close space, when to engage and when to not distract - you contribute to a productive environment.

Nice-To-Haves

  • C# and Python experience is a plus
  • Familiarity with Shadowrun, BattleTech, and other HBS titles.
  • Perforce administration
Apply Now! jobs@hbs-studios.com

QA / Gameplay Tester (Contract)

What You'll Do

As a Gameplay Tester at Harebrained Schemes, you’ll be responsible for testing our new BattleTech game, logging bugs, and working with our team to make it the best game it can be! If you don’t mind playing the heck out of battling ‘Mechs day in and day out, this might be a good opportunity for you! This is a 4-month, onsite contract working with the QA, Production, and Design teams in Kirkland.

Requirements

  • Know and love PC turn-based strategy games deeply.
  • Previous game development / testing experience. Familiarity with the game development process and QA’s role in it.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. You must especially be able to write bugs and bug comments clearly, professionally, and consistently.
  • You can break software in a thousand different ways, know how to reproduce the breakage and record it appropriately (i.e. screenshots, video, repro steps, etc.).
  • Must be able to confidently and effectively work from both test documentation and ad-hoc testing.
  • Exceptional troubleshooting and problem solving skills. Being able to trace down to the root of a complex problem.
  • You can take direction and turn on a dime when priorities change, all with a cool head and a smile on your face.
  • You understand how to work with a small team in a close space, when to engage and when to not distract - you contribute to a productive environment.

Nice-To-Haves

  • Familiarity with Shadowrun, BattleTech, and other HBS titles..
  • IT/Technical skills (esp. hardware).
  • Experience with Jira. Double bonus Jira admin experience.
Apply Now! jobs@hbs-studios.com