Millions of players interact daily with Outplay games. Information Technology is critical to the day to day running of our production and support teams.
We are looking for an ambitious Junior Support Specialist to join our Information Technology team. The Information Technology team is responsible for ensuring the internal systems, required by our production and business support teams, remain stable, secure and performant.
This role is ideal for someone looking to start their IT career with a dynamic and fast paced business within the mobile games industry.
As a Junior Support Specialist, you will be responsible for 1st line support of the business functions, however this isn’t your standard helpdesk role. You will be expected to get involved in all aspects of the IT department, from user support, security, server management and project work.
The ideal candidate is passionate about working with IT systems and is excited about the latest technology (PCs, Apple, mobile devices, servers and cloud computing).
The role will offer you the opportunity to provide meaningful impact to the company whilst working with computing hardware, software and cloud technologies in a production environment.
To be successful in this role you will need the following:
- A strong understanding of computing hardware (PC and Apple)
- Experience of Windows / Apple operating systems
- Understanding of network technology and security.
- Experience using mobile hardware (Android, Amazon and iOS devices)
- Understanding of cloud computing / SaaS concepts
- Attention to detail
You will find these areas valuable in this role, but they aren't absolute requirements:
- Experience with cloud computing (Azure and AWS)
- Experience of Linux operating systems
- SaaS environments such as Office365 and GSuite
- Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines.
- Experience of helpdesk environments.
Founded in 2010 and based in Dundee, Outplay Entertainment is the largest independent mobile developer in the UK.
To date, the studio’s games have received over 160 million downloads, have been featured multiple times as Apple’s Editors’ Choice, won TIGA awards and received a BAFTA nomination.
With a passionate focus on making the best games, our talented and dynamic team have developed several critically acclaimed and award-winning games. Gordon Ramsay’s Chef Blast and Mystery Match Village are the latest titles in the portfolio, bringing more of the high-quality visuals, production values and casual yet engaging gameplay that Outplay is known for.
With an exciting pipeline of future titles in development and continued growth on our existing games Outplay is just getting started.
We also offer the following benefits:
- Private medical and dental care
- 33 days of holiday
- Employee assistance package
- Bonus Scheme
- EMI Share Option Scheme.
- Comprehensive Well-Being Package
We are working on the creation of a leading-edge, hybrid work environment that regardless of how you work, you have every opportunity to deliver and develop.
Therefore, our roles are open to being explored as future remote, hybrid, or onsite opportunities.
At Outplay, our mission is to create limitless fun for everyone who plays our games, and we value every individual that helps make that goal a reality. We are committed to remaining an equal opportunities employer and provide a friendly, safe, and welcoming environment for everyone who works here irrespective of age, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, gender, gender identity and expression, physical appearance, body size, and sexual orientation. All our employees are treated with dignity and respect because being part of Outplay is more than just work – it’s a family.