Who We Are

2K is headquartered in Novato, California and is a wholly owned label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO). Founded in 2005, 2K Games is a global video game company, publishing titles developed by some of the most influential game development studios in the world. Our studios responsible for developing 2K’s portfolio of world-class games across multiple platforms, include Visual Concepts, Firaxis, Hangar 13, CatDaddy, Cloud Chamber, 31st Union, HB Studios, and 2K SportsLab. Our portfolio of titles is expanding due to our global strategic plan, building and acquiring exciting studios whose content continues to inspire all of us! 2K publishes titles in today’s most popular gaming genres, including sports, shooters, action, role-playing, strategy, casual, and family entertainment.

Our team of engineers, marketers, artists, writers, data scientists, producers, thinkers and doers, are the professional publishing stewards of 2K’s portfolio currently includes several AAA, sports and entertainment brands, including global powerhouse NBA® 2K, renowned BioShock®, Borderlands®, Mafia, Sid Meier’s Civilization® and XCOM® brands; popular WWE® 2K and WWE® SuperCard franchises, TopSpin 2K25, as well as the critically and commercially acclaimed PGA TOUR® 2K

At 2K, we pride ourselves on creating an inclusive work environment, which means encouraging our teams to Come as You Are and do your best work! We encourage ALL applicants to explore our global positions, even if they don’t meet every requirement for the role. If you’re interested in the job and think you have what it takes to work at 2K, we encourage you to apply!

What We Need

Data is the lifeblood of everything we do. We are a data-driven organization providing data products and insights throughout the 2K organization and related companies. We work directly with a wide variety of partners, from executive management to studio heads to analysts. We also partner in providing data to our players in the form of campaigns, promotions, and machine learning-based data products and recommendations.
What You Will Do?

The individual will work in the capacity of a Staff Data Engineer focusing on the data deliverables for Business and Studio. Designing and building data models to support Data Science, Business Intelligence, and downstream data sets. Building APIs and data products to better integrate data throughout our systems and processes. Monitoring the data pipelines and communicating any issues to leadership and partners. Working closely with business partners and developers to ensure proper requirements are documented and agreed to for our different initiatives. Partnering with developers and leadership to coordinate cross-function and cross-team efforts
What Will Make You a Great Fit?

Preferably have a Masters or Bachelors in Engineering, Mathematics. Have 7 or more years of professional experience as a Data Engineer/Architect in a fast-paced environment.

Have a strong understanding of different data modeling methodologies (Kimball, Inmon, Data Vault). You understand when to apply the correct techniques to solve different problems on different technologies in our stack. Have deep expertise in Python and have experience organizing Python-based projects.

Experience with streaming of data – Kafka or Kinesis and exposure to the AWS environment. Knowledge of Databricks is a plus. An expert developer using SQL and SQL-like query languages on Snowflake, Databricks and AWS Data capabilities.

You’ve built software services and APIs using Python frameworks such as Flask. Have experience with both proprietary and open-source big data technologies and platforms (Snowflake, Vertica, Hive, Spark, Presto, Airflow).

Have worked in a cloud environment (AWS, Azure, GCP). Have experience defining and crafting automated unit and integration testing frameworks for data projects. Have a functional understanding of different privacy and compliance practices around data (GDPR, CCPA). Excellent collaborator by tailoring your communication for different audiences and ensuring effective communication between developers, partners, and leadership.
Bonus Points

Video game and/or entertainment and media industries

As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to ensuring that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform their essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us if you need reasonable accommodation.

Please note that 2K Games and its studios never uses instant messaging apps or personal email accounts to contact prospective employees or conduct interviews and when emailing, only use 2K.com accounts.

The pay range for this position in Texas at the start of employment is expected to be between $140,000 to $180,000 per year. However, base pay offered is based on market location, and may vary further depending on individualized factors for job candidates, such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and other objective business considerations. Subject to those same considerations, the total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a bonus and/or equity awards, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation or benefit program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.


Tagged as: Apis, Business, Business Intelligence, Cloud, Content, Data Pipelines, Data Science, Executive Management, Focusing, IT, Leadership, Machine Learning, Software

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