Technical Director

Zenimax, Rockville, Maryland, United States, 20849

Work at Zenimax


Are you interested in an assured ability to release great game content on regular basis from a successful AAA title?Are you interested in improving the technology on a large client/server/multiplayer stack and providing more options for our players and content developers?Do you want to be part of a leadership team on a major title and successful product?Would you like to be part of driving the roadmap of a long running product into the future?Are you interested in service-based games or have always wanted to get experience in this area?Do you love open world multiplayer games?Do you want to be part of a team with a long track record of successful titles?If you answered yes to most (or all!) of these questiosn, Bethesda Game Studios is looking for a

Technical Director


Fallout 76,

and we are hoping it could be you!Come join

Bethesda Game Studios , the award-winning development team behind

Starfield ,

The Elder Scrolls


Fallout . Bethesda Game Studios strives to offer its employees a well-balanced home and work life by providing competitive salaries, a generous benefits program, and offices located in some of North America’s best cities.With a goal of creating a culture as fun and diverse as our games and our players, we welcome applicants with unique skillsets, experience levels and backgrounds. If you are passionate about making a meaningful contribution to some of the most significant games in the industry, we’d love to hear from you!Responsibilities

Your Daily Life at Bethesda Game StudiosAs

Technical Director,

you would be primarily responsible for bridging the gap between the game’s artistic/creative vision and its technical implementation for quarterly and yearly major releases as well as making sure we continue to run a stable secure service. You will also be responsible for...Mentoring, training, and growth of engineering team for Fallout 76Risk management on new development and running the servicePrioritization and scoping with production on new initiatives for Fallout 76Technical reviews of internal and external (contractor-based) initiativesDay to day technical oversight of the live serviceWorking to identify hiring needs with production and recruiting as well as interviewing candidatesTriage of technical issues with the service and for upcoming releasesPlaying Fallout 76 on a regular basisQualifications

What Makes you S.P.E.C.I.A.L.You have a B.Sc. in Computer Science or equivalentYou have prior leadership experience managing technical game teamsYou have been the lead of a technical discipline in game development (Gameplay, Graphics, Systems/Server)You have experience with multiplayer game systems and the complexities of networked gameplayYou have familiarity with cloud tech, DevOps, databases, and backend infrastructure to be able to run a persistent game serviceYou possess strong organizational skills, communication skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with non-engineers and leadershipYou have experience playing Bethesda Game Studios gamesYou have experience playing similar games to Fallout 76You work well under pressure and multitask with easeSalary Range

Technical Director - The typical base pay range for this position at the start of employment is expected to be between $160,000 - $360,000 per year.ZeniMax has different base pay ranges for different work locations within the United States, which allows us to pay employees competitively and consistently in different geographic markets. The range above reflects the potential base pay across the U.S. for this role; the applicable base pay range will depend on what ultimately is determined to be the candidate’s primary work location. Individual base pay depends on various factors, in addition to primary work location, such as complexity and responsibility of role, job duties/requirements, and relevant experience and skills. Base pay ranges are reviewed and typically updated each year. Offers are made within the base pay range applicable at the time.At ZeniMax certain roles are eligible for additional rewards, such as merit increases and discretionary bonuses. These awards are allocated based on individual performance and are not guaranteed. Benefits/perks listed here may vary depending on the nature of employment with ZeniMax and the country work location. U.S.-based employees have access to healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan and company match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, wellbeing benefits, paid vacation time, paid sick and mental health time, and several paid holidays, among others.Applicant Privacy Notice

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