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Job Title: IT Manager (Retro Studios)
Company Name: Nintendo
Location: Austin, TX
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 10/16/2019
Expire Date: 10/26/2019
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Job Description
IT Manager (Retro Studios)

Retro Studios
Founded in 1998, Retro Studios is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nintendo Company, Ltd.  Retro is a state-of-the-art game development studio, working in conjunction with Nintendo to bring award-winning games to Nintendo's cutting-edge next-generation platforms.  Retro Studios is located in beautiful Austin, Texas. With rolling hills, scenic waterways, abundant wildlife, vibrant music and film scenes, and a laid-back cosmopolitan culture, Austin is a dynamic city with an excellent quality of life.  Austin's sunny weather also supports a great range of outdoor activities, providing plenty of venues for top-notch game developers to recharge and unwind.



  • Manages IT projects and department staff in day-to-day work.
  • Manages all aspects of the IT department including; network administration, server administration, IT applications and databases.
  • Continually evaluates the IT needs of the studio to ensure that processes and systems are developed and maintained. 
  • Troubleshoots all user problems related to secure logon, internet connectivity, e-mail, database control, print services, data access, etc. 
  • Configure, deploy and support desktop systems and equipment for the studio.
  • Plans, directs and prioritizes projects and programs.
  • Implements, maintains and ensures effective electronic and physical security of data communication services, LAN, WAN and Cloud.
  • Interacts with management and peers in other departments to build and enhance external contacts/vendors. 
  • Determines standard configuration for all IT systems and assists in standardizing the development environment for product development.
  • Assists in the IT budgeting process, monitors budgets, ROI and expenses within the IT department.
  • Maintains studio intranet for secure internal Operations and Product Development communication. 
  • Maintains the frontend Retro Studios website.
  • Handles performance evaluations, bonus reviews, and any necessary disciplinary plans for direct reports.
  • Makes recommendations for promotions of individuals within the team.
  • Responsible for having one-on-one meetings with team members to understand their career goals.
  • Coordinates with the Development Management Team to understand their evolving needs.
  • Has responsibilities as an individual contributor.

*This job description outlines primary duties and requirements and is not intended to identify all tasks that may be performed; individuals occupying the position may be required to perform other duties.  The company may modify job duties from time to time, either in practice or in writing.

Qualifications & Requirements
  • Ten years of IT experience, including three years managing an IT
  • Experience in proposing, planning and executing extensive IT projects 
  • Strong large-scale project management skills 
  • Departmental budgeting experience 
  • Broad background with AWS, Azure, Cisco UCS, Nexus; ASA, switches; Dell
    EMC storage and VMWare.
  • Experience with H.323, SIP, Polycom, Zoom Conferencing
  • Must understand L3 TCP/IP routing and switching
  • Certified CCNA and above, a plus
  • Perforce experience, a plus
  • Undergraduate degree in
    Computer Science or related field, or equivalent required.


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