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Fortis Games


Posted on: 08 July 2024





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Staff Data Engineer

Who we are

At Fortis Games we aspire to make great games that bring people together while redefining how game companies work. We believe in building a sense of belonging through our games, their communities, and how we operate and treat each other. Through our game communities, we will create powerful connections and lasting memories. We will foster a culture of diversity, equity and belonging where together our diverse skills, experiences and backgrounds impact the games we make.

We are an early but mighty organization with a leadership team of game industry veterans. There are many opportunities for you to have a big impact on the products we'll be making as well as the overall direction of the company. If you're passionate about tackling difficult problems with direct and thoughtful communication and team first mentality, we may be the right place for you.

About the role

As a Staff Data Engineer, you will play a crucial role in shaping the technical vision and implementation of our data platform. You will work closely with the data team to build, maintain, and enhance our data infrastructure, ensuring low latency and scalability. In addition to supporting the BI and Analytics teams, you will be responsible for driving data quality improvements across the organization, which will enhance our decision-making processes and support business growth. You will implement the technical vision for our data platform, coordinating with and holding other engineers accountable as you all work to deliver that future-facing data platform; you will assist in the effort to shape the technology choices, standards and architectural considerations for Fortis’ data environment.

What you will do
  • Collaborate with the data team to develop and maintain a large-scale, low-latency data platform, while making critical business decisions to drive its strategic direction.
  • Ensure the platform supports real-time updates and holistic user views for various applications, including segmentation and analytics.
  • Independently gather business requirements, translate them into technical specs, and build corresponding applications on the data platform.
  • Set the standard by mentoring the team and actively influencing cross-functional initiatives.
  • Perform code reviews, and suggest enhancements to existing code
  • Participate in the decision-making process related to data architecture
  • Collaborate with BI, Analytics, Data Science and game teams in a dynamic environment
Required qualifications
  • Hands-on experience in large-scale technical implementations and cloud-native data pipelines and stores
  • Extensive experience with batch-based data warehousing technologies
  • Strong experience with relational SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Demonstrated knowledge in CI/CD deployment models
  • A strong bias to action, while considering aspects such as data privacy, security and compliance with all relevant legislation
  • Experience with Data Warehousing solutions like Snowflake/BigQuery/ClickHouse
  • Experience with data transformation tools like DBT and practical knowledge of BI tools such as Looker
  • Experience with workflow automation platforms such as Airflow, Prefect


  • Strongly preferred: familiarity with data streaming technologies like Kafka or Kinesis
  • Strongly preferred: proficiency with stream processing engines such as Flink or Spark, and with JVM languages such as Java, Scala and/or Kotlin
  • Strongly preferred: experience in developing and maintaining APIs for data services


Why join us

There are many reasons to join us, but here are a few:

  • We strongly believe we are changing how games studios operate and at the core of what we do is making great games that create a connected community
  • We're not just about making Games Where You Belong. We're also about building communities where our people belong. That's why Fortis is a thriving environment that celebrates diversity, embraces inclusivity, and fosters growth.
  • Build and grow with a seasoned team of accomplished talent who have left an impactful mark in their disciplines, both in and out of gaming

Fortis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


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