Senior Platform Engineer

Job typeEngineering, Game Development/Publishing
BusinessWB Games
LocationUnited States, California, Carlsbad, United States, California, San Diego
TypeFull Time
Posted DateFeb. 11, 2021

The Position


The new WB Games San Diego studio is looking for a Senior Platform Software Engineer with expertise on Microsoft Xbox One, Sony PlayStation4, or Nintendo Switch consoles.

As a console/platform specialist, this person will focus on creating an optimal gaming experience for multiple platforms including the new Gen-9 Consoles, handling memory management, disk I/O, game controllers, and TRC's.

The ideal candidate is hard-working, hands-on, self-motivated, process-driven, and customer-oriented. This individual has a passion for developing highly performant code and has a true passion for games.

What part will you play?

  • Develop and implement code for several key parts of the game - memory management, disk I/O, game controllers, and TRC's
  • Works closely with the project engineering team to architect and develop high quality, low-latency, and highly responsive code
  • Work with design and product teams for feature viability, costing, design completeness, and risk assessment
  • Consultation to the team regarding technical advice, constraints, and optimal solutions for targeted platforms.
  • Mentor junior engineers and provide design guidance on new features
  • Self-manage programming tasks and coordinate with the production team
  • Perform peer code reviews and champion a high standard of code excellence
  • Assess new market trends, features, technologies, and emerging techniques to stay competitive

What do we need from you?

  • 5+ years of professional software engineering experience, working on cross-functional teams
  • Shipped 2+ titles as a Console/Platform Specialist
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Highly Proficient in C++ with Strong Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, algorithms, and data structures
  • Knowledge of Console and/or PC development best practices
  • Unreal Engine 4 profiling & optimization knowledge
  • Solid 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

  • Knowledge of the iOS & Android SDKs, performance tools, and optimization techniques
  • Interest and ability to learn other programming languages as needed
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python
  • Knowledge of rendering pipelines (UE4/Unity)

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