Cold Iron Studios

Cold Iron is seeking an experienced Engineering Manager to join us in creating our next game for consoles and PC! This position is fully remote and open to applicants across the country.

Are you a passionate game developer? Is making an awesome game the thing that gets you out of bed in the morning? Do you want to work with a world-class team to make great games? We want to hear from you!

Your Day to Day

You can expect to be responsible and accountable for the following:

  • With the CTO, lean on your programming experience and lead efforts to design, schedule, and implement features that meet the requirements from art, design, and animation teams
  • Be the primary point of contact to triage technical issues and assign tasks to the software team
  • With the production team, identify and manage dependencies and risks across projects and teams
  • Evaluate, establish, and maintain business relationships with technology partners.
  • Communicate effectively with your colleagues
  • Provide technical assistance by responding to inquiries regarding errors, problems, or questions with programs

Your Career Progression

Do the best work of your career! No, really, that’s what we expect of you. Come aboard and work with industry veterans all working to improve their craft and become better game developers. Your portfolio of experience will grow, and the size of the audience you reach will expand exponentially. The small team atmosphere allows you to contribute more and have greater ownership over what you do day to day.


  • 5+ years of computer engineering or programming experience
  • Further experience driving software development with engineering, quality assurance, and functional teams
  • Ability to present sophisticated software development architecture to technical and non-technical partners in diverse settings
  • Ability to lead teams through conflict resolution and risk management
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Validated track record managing multiple, ongoing complex projects and implementation of software applications, while delivering on schedule
  • Love of games.

Would Love to See

  • 5+ years of Program Management experience in a high-tech company, preferably in gaming
  • Experience writing games (either on your own or professionally)
  • Experience with Unreal Engine
  • Experience with other programming languages (e.g. Go, Python, Javascript)


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics, or related degree
  • Or equivalent industry experience


  • This position is fully remote and open to applicants across the country.

About our Location

Cold Iron is a team of passionate game developers located in San Jose, California. We’re a diverse group of veterans with decades of experience developing and launching award-winning shooter, MMO, and action titles on PC and console. We launched Aliens: Fireteam Elite in August 2021 to critical acclaim and to a very devoted fan base.

Exceptional employee benefits, Remote work; 18 days PTO first year in addition to 11 paid holidays plus company-wide shutdown between Christmas and New Year’s Day; Robust Medical, Dental, Vision insurance coverage for entire family; Company matched 401k vested immediately; Flex Spending Accounts, annual stipend to help cover work from home expenses, ultra-creative environment.