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Are you an experienced and passionate Application Manager? Would you like to work at a successful computer games company? Keep reading and learn how you can be part of a fun and hardworking team! This is a new role in the department and as such there are strong possibilities to tailor the role with the Head of IT.

About the role

We are looking for a talented Application Manager to join our small but dedicated IT team, currently consisting of our support team, Systems Engineer, IT Project Manager, IT Security Engineer and Head of IT. The primary objective for this role is to ensure that the employees of Paradox have access to appropriate tools to accomplish their goals while also keeping track of the cost. You will be responsible for negotiating deals, continuously evaluating potential alternatives and ensuring that our employees receive sufficient education to use these tools. This will be tracked by various metrics in our IT service desk system and recurring employee satisfaction surveys. Other responsibilities include proactively maintaining and updating our core applications to live up to our established KPIs, supporting our colleagues in their day-to-day work as well as contributing to the future IT application landscape. 

You will be trusted to take ownership of the entire lifecycle surrounding our applications to ensure that they are maintained in an efficient and secure manner as well as keeping  yourself and others up-to-date with new features and implementations. The role may also include leading internal projects together with other departments based on their requests and established needs.  Lastly, you will lead and/or assist in contract negotiations for key systems and applications. 

Responsibilities

  • Application lifecycle management, troubleshooting, licensing and capacity planning
  • Plan and deploy application updates and security patches
  • Educate the organization regarding the use of core applications
  • Documentation of administrative tasks
  • Fulfillment of service desk requests regarding acquisition of new applications and advanced application support

Requirements

  • 3+ years experience from application management, ideally at an international company
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field or equivalent acquired knowledge
  • Experience of Atlassian products administration will be considered an advantage

You are inquisitive and able to grasp complex needs of various departments and roles within our company. As a person we think you are pragmatic, goal-oriented and service-minded. You like helping people and are able to work well both in teams as well as independently. You are thorough and enjoy creating structure from chaos. Furthermore, you are able to take initiatives and take a proactive approach to ensuring our IT delivery is smooth and efficient. You are fully fluent in English and have excellent communication skills.

Practical information

Scope: Full time and permanent
Reports to: Head of IT
Location: Stockholm

Some of our benefits include:

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If you think that this description matches you, we highly encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will interview candidates continuously. If you don't match all the requirements, please demonstrate how your passion, attitude and interest in Paradox might compensate for this.

At Paradox Interactive we celebrate difference and care deeply about diversity and inclusion. We therefore encourage you, no matter who you are, to apply for this job if you think you’d be  a great addition to our team.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Stockholm, Sweden

Magnus Ladulåsgatan 4
118 66 Stockholm Directions View page

Working at Paradox

So what’s in it for you? We keep it simple and have divided this into four areas: work, social, development, and compensation. This is a brief summary of our perks and what it means to work at Paradox. If you want to know more - get in touch!


  • Work

    Small teams and accessible managers means that your contributions are important to us

    You are close to the final product, our community and our fans - we encourage you to interact with our community and players directly through social media, our forum, and via streams

    Work/Life balance is important to us so our plans do not rely on crunch (this does not mean we never work overtime but overtime is relatively uncommon)

  • Social

    Company-wide Social Hour every Friday with snacks & beverages

    Yearly company parties

    Ping-Pong table/Pool Table, Warhammer table, and lots and lots of board games

    Spoiler-free break room environment for at least a week after major movie/show launch

  • Development

    Leadership courses available for all employees

    We continuously send employees to conferences and development opportunities such as GDC and GamesCom

    Lunch n´ Learn sessions held by employees: topics range from everything between “Doing business in China” to “Surviving the zombie apocalypse”

  • Compensation

    Competitive monthly salary and salary revision once per year

    Participation in our company wide profit share program

    5+1 weeks of paid vacation per year

    For international hires, we will provide relocation assistance (Visa application, Initial Home Finding, Settling in Service, and your flight)

Our Culture

In November 2016, we gathered the entire company for a four day conference in Malta. The focus of the conference was to discuss company direction, discuss our internal goals, and also put into words the company culture we are so keen to keep as we continue to grow. Together, we decided that the following cultural pillars are what makes up the foundation of Paradox:

- DEDICATED

- PASSIONATE

- GET SHIT DONE

- OPEN-MINDED

- NERDY

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