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C++ Principal SW Engineer

Novato, CA

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Company is committed to gaming and technical innovation. Company offers top candidates the opportunity to learn and grow with some of the smartest and most creative minds in the industry.

What We Need:

  • We’re looking for someone to lead the software design and architecture process of our new applications and systems
  • Most of your time will be spent developing features and optimizing performance, robustness, and scalability of client/server systems
  • You will also spend time working with product managers to innovate new features to support the company’s many games and reduce technical debt associated with legacy systems through innovation and automation
  • Additionally, you will be a champion for best practices within the engineering team

What You Will Do:

  • Create and work on client side APIs and applications which interface with large-scale distributed backend services
  • Resolve defects during QA testing, pre-production, production and from the live environment
  • Work with multiple game studios on multiple different platforms who use the services and features you create to complete user-facing features
  • Architect and design large portions of the software from features to entire applications
  • Mentor other engineers

Who We Think Will Be A Great Fit:

You will be a great fit for our team if you are very passionate about solving day-to-day problems with smart, elegant, and simple solutions. You iterate fast and leverage the latest game development standards to produce the best possible experience. You are a true leader with the ability to work with and manage strong personalities, influencing and driving consensus. You excel in environments that are fast-paced and rapidly changing, and know the value of being creative, autonomous, and collaborative. You have a sense of urgency about your customer’s requests, and can deliver quality work in a timely manner. Overall, you are bold in action and make the right choices to take our products to the next level.

  • A passion for working in gaming
  • Expertise with building C/C++ clients interfaces to online services (HTTP via REST) at Internet consumer scale
  • Experience working with high traffic services and highly scalable systems
  • Experience working with cloud technologies to build SaaS applications
  • Superb communication skills: Demonstrated ability to explain technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Strong understanding of the Software design/architecture process
  • Superb ability to take high-level direction and know how to execute against it
  • Understanding of DevOps, Continuous Delivery, and Agile development
  • Experience with unit testing
  • Experience developing, maintaining and innovating large scale distributed applications