Sharkmob is growing and has opened a new studio in central London called Sharkmob London Ltd. As part of a journey that started in Sweden in 2017, Sharkmob London will take AAA, hardcore multiplayer games to places nobody has gone before.

The UK studio is led by a core team of local industry veterans operating as a fully integrated part of Sharkmob, with backing from Tencent Games. Sharkmob is currently working on three different projects, one of which is a proprietary IP that will be developed in London. 

The studio is currently in its founding stages, so this is a highly unique opportunity to be a part of a great adventure! 

Overview  

We are looking for an approachable and responsive IT Manager capable of formulating and applying creative solutions to a wide range of technical problems in a frequently changing environment.

The right candidate will be comfortable fulfilling the varied hardware and software needs of a rapidly growing games studio as well as maintaining infrastructure best-practices alongside peers at Sharkmob Malmö. You will be passionate about exploring new opportunities to leverage technology and work closely with HR to ensure that new employees have a frictionless onboarding experience during their first days at the studio.  

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support for the studio with a warm, professional and pragmatic manner
  • Build, install and maintain the various studio devices (Desktops; Laptops, Servers; Conferencing)
  • Configure and administer Perforce, Jira, Confluence and several other similar development tools
  • Prevent bottlenecks by monitoring and managing the capacity of the local network infrastructure
  • Support the organisation and smooth running of both internal and external playtests
  • Own the London technology inventory and establish ordering, purchasing and RMA processes

 

Experience

  • 2+ years in a relevant IT administration position for a studio or company over 50 employees
  • A solid understanding of how to troubleshoot hardware, software and network issues
  • Knowledge of Microsoft-based environments (Active Directory; Exchange; DHCP; Office365)
  • A curiosity in automated systems such as Continuous Integration or Infrastructure-as-Code
  • Familiarity with scripting languages and their application in IT (bash; Python; PowerShell)
  • An interest in games as well as an up-to-date awareness of next-gen consoles and gaming rigs

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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