Automation Engineer


Next Level Games is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nintendo Co., Ltd.

We’ve been passionate about video game development for 20 years now, shipping award-winning games for fans across the world and still going strong. Some of our titles include Super Mario Strikers, Mario Strikers Charged, Punch-Out!!, Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon, Metroid Prime Federation Force, Luigi’s Mansion 3 and most recently Mario Strikers™: Battle League.

At NLG, we believe that a project finds success when we all work together in harmony. Therefore, we place careful consideration on building and nurturing an environment where everyone feels welcome and has fun in the process of achieving our shared goals.



As an automation engineer, you are responsible for improving our continuous integration system. This includes migrating existing services to the cloud, redesigning workflows for better scalability, and working across team boundaries to significantly expand the scope of our automation. This is a great opportunity for those who are passionate about improving workflow efficiency, who like meeting people across different domains and deeply understanding their problems, and who like to propose, design and implement their own initiatives.



You’ll be part of the team responsible for automated systems that make it easier to push our games to the highest level of quality. This includes systems for correctness testing, performance profiling, analytics, and more. Our systems must be fast, effective and easily usable by employees with very diverse backgrounds. We are a small team with a mandate to empower all areas of development at NLG, so bring your passion and experience to our domain, and let’s make things better for everyone!



  • Post-secondary degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent
  • 2+ years of experience in software engineering
  • Experience with deploying to cloud service providers (e.g. AWS)
  • Strong knowledge of Python
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organized



  • Experience in game development
  • Experience with container creation and management (e.g. Docker)
  • Knowledge of software testing best practices


We wish to thank all applicants in advance; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. We are currently only considering applicants who already have work eligibility in Canada.

Job Location: Canada Vancouver

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