Senior Advanced Gameplay Engineer

Job typeEngineering, Game Development/Publishing
BusinessWB Games
LocationUnited States, California, Carlsbad, United States, California, San Diego
TypeFull Time
Posted DateJun. 17, 2021

WB Games San Diego is creating the next generation of high quality, cross-platform games that bring iconic and beloved characters to life. Join our growing team of talented game makers and be a foundational part of a dynamic new studio as we strive to make an impact on the future of AAA free-to-play games.

The Position

WB Games San Diego is seeking a Senior Advanced Gameplay Engineer to join our growing team of talented industry veterans.

The ideal candidate is hard-working, hands-on, self-motivated, process-driven, and customer-oriented. This individual has a passion for developing software applications using a variety of technologies.

This person will work closely with the project engineering, art, and design leads to develop high-quality game features for AAA games for next generation platforms. They must demonstrate high competency for gameplay and feature development and a true passion for game development.

What part will you play?

  • Works closely with engineering leadership to plan and write high-quality performant code
  • Perform peer code reviews and champion a high standard of code excellence
  • Collaborate with the design team to design and build gameplay systems
  • Build on the culture of inclusivity and growth through coaching, career management, and mentorship of associate and staff engineers
  • Ability to self-manage when given prioritized goals and objectives
  • Ability to identify multiple solutions and determine the most effective course of action
  • Work closely with production to manage development schedules, bug tracking, studio initiatives, and overall team health and morale
  • Actively share knowledge within the area of expertise across all disciplines
  • Assess new market trends, features, technologies, and emerging techniques to stay competitive

What do we need from you?

  • Minimum 8+ years of industry experience working as a software engineer
  • 2+ years of Unreal Engine 4 experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science (or a related field) or equivalent work experience
  • Solid understanding of C++ (Templates, OO Design, Exception Handling, Multi-Threading, etc.)
  • Advanced Mathematics Knowledge (Linear Algebra, Vector/Matrix Math, Quaternions, Kinematics, etc.)
  • Proficient understanding of Unreal Engine 4 Networking and Multiplayer Systems (Replication, RPCs, Network Authority, etc.)
  • Some experience in Unreal Engine Blueprints design and usage
  • Understanding of engine performance, scalability, and maintainability
  • Exceptional understanding of all game development disciplines and their inputs into the content pipeline
  • Strong problem solving, debugging, and troubleshooting skills
  • Clear, concise, and transparent communicator - both written and verbal
  • Be a self-motivated team player with a positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Ability to self-manage when given prioritized goals and objectives
  • Seek out opportunities to improve technically and professionally
  • A passion for video games

Good to have

  • Previous experience in fast-paced Multiplayer games a bonus
  • Experience in Artificial Intelligence a plus
  • Knowledge of the iOS & Android SDKs, performance tools, and optimization techniques

Your information will now be submitted via our parent company’s site,