Senior Game Platform 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

The new WB Games San Diego studio is looking for a Senior Game 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)

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