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Technical Support Specialist

Netherrealm Studios

Chicago, IL 03-03-2023
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Job Description
Technical Support Specialist (Temp)

The creative team that brought Mortal Kombat and Injustice to life is now NetherRealm Studios, part of the Warner Bros. Games family. With over 20 years of creation under our belts, NetherRealm's mission remains the same: to create cutting edge entertainment and deliver industry leading tech, game art and overall gaming experiences. NetherRealm Studios is a collaborative and creative environment, constantly striving to up the ante on what is possible in interactive entertainment. Our team is comprised of dedicated professionals with years of experience who are at the forefront of the gaming industry. The passion and energy that made Mortal Kombat a reality is still on display every day in our offices, our hallways and most definitely the studio's arcade room.

The Job

NetherRealm Studios, a leading video game developer is looking for a Technical Support Specialist (preferably with Level II Service Desk Experience) to join their IT Team. This position will work closely with other Technical Support Specialist and the industry leading game development disciplines to provide technical service and support to Console and Mobile teams working on our latest game titles. In addition, this individual will participate in researching innovative solutions for various cross discipline systems, applications and processes as well being a key member in mission critical projects, software/hardware installation and configuration, problem resolution and performance tuning. The Technical Support Specialist will also represent our studio in various enterprise efforts as directed by the IT Director and will be expected to help bring a high level of support by keeping within the standards and service levels set by the NRS Game Technology Services.

The incumbent will be employed by Yoh Staffing and will receive salary and benefits accordingly.

The Daily

Provide day-to-day support for all internal and external console and mobile game development requests, and game development system environments. Provide day-to-day support for all conference rooms and specialized rooms including Facial Scan, MoCap and the Stream Room Maintain PCs (MacOS & Windows OS), peripherals, and assist in installing, integrating, and configuring new computer systems and hardware for users. Assist with access to WAN, LAN, print, and network services, remote access, and access to application, infrastructure, and SaaS applications. Maintain inventory of all assets and create documentation for tools, asset tracking, systems, processes, and procedures utilized by the desktop support team when a new system or process is implemented, or when needed documentation is absent.

The Essentials
• Basic understanding of PC hardware components and desktop operating systems
• Ability to learn quickly and work effectively in a fast-paced environment
• Strong customer service skills
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Proficient in using troubleshooting tools (Resource Monitor, ProcMon, Sysinternals, etc)
• Ability to work in a multiplatform hardware environment (PC, MAC, RAID, IOS, Android and some Linux)

The Nice to Haves
• Skilled in installation and administration of operating systems (Microsoft OS and macOS)
• Must be self-motivated, a team player and able to immediately contribute
• Must be able to learn quickly in a highly technical, fast paced and deadline intensive environment
• Excellent organizational, time management, project management and service delivery skills are required
• Excellent written and oral communication skills are required
• Experience in a role involving direct customer contact (internal and external customers)
• Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds as needed

How We Get Things Done…

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.

The Legal Bits…

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

If you're a qualified candidate with a disability and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact us at

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r06k01-44-200-171-156-42 in your application.