Engineer Software Sr in Reno, NV at Scientific Games

Date Posted: 5/13/2018

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The person in this position is responsible for development, designing, testing, coding and integrating software/embedded products.  Troubleshoots and debugs software defects. Reviews, interprets, and executes software/embedded requirements and specifications.

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Position Description

Job Summary:
The person in this position is responsible for development, designing, testing, coding and integrating software/embedded products.  Troubleshoots and debugs software defects. Reviews, interprets, and executes software/embedded requirements and specifications.

Essential Job Functions:
• Performs high-level design and development of assigned embedded related projects
• Creates high-level and/or detailed analysis on the design of various components to be used in the Company’s Gaming and System products
• Tests, integrates, writes, troubleshoots, and debugs embedded software applications
• Develops and produces new games while adding to the main game libraries
• Plans, codes, tests, demonstrates, and trains fellow engineers on software engineering practices followed by Company standards and practices
• Maintains liaison with engineers, and other groups such as marketing and sales regarding relevant issues
• Documents all tasks performed, solutions to issues, and implementation process
• Researches new technologies and incorporates them into new gaming/systems products.
• Develops software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas; following the software development lifecycle.
• Determines operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development, and proposed solutions.
• Documents and demonstrates solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code.
• Prepares and installs solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards, and programming.
• Improves operations by conducting systems analysis; recommending changes in policies and procedures.
• Updates job knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques, and computing equipment; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
• Protects operations by keeping information confidential.
• Provides information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing development and service issues.
• Accomplishes engineering and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
• Supports and develops software engineers by providing advice, coaching and educational opportunities.
Position Requirements

Qualifications:

Training and/or Experience:
• Five to Seven years of experience in software/embedded system development and on personal computer software and hardware integration tasks
• Experience with either software engineering/embedded software/computer/electrical engineer experience with software exposure
• Gaming industry experience is preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Strong attention to detail Teamwork
• Good Work ethic and Teamwork
• Ability to share expertise and train subordinates
• Ability to multi-task and work independently
• Good working knowledge and understanding of software modeling in real-time response environments
• Strong problem solving and analytical skills
• Development, improvement, and analysis of serial communications protocols
• Experience with various operating systems
• Knowledge of software development life cycle, Software Design, Software Documentation, Software Testing, Coaching.

Education:
• Bachelor’s degree required, preferably BSEE, BSCE, BSEET, or BSCS or equivalent work experience

Work Conditions:  
• The work conditions are representative and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations

Scientific Games Corporation and its affiliates (collectively, “SG”) are engaged in highly regulated gaming and lottery businesses.   As a result, certain SG employees may, among other things, be required to obtain a gaming or other license(s), undergo background investigations or security checks, or meet certain standards dictated by law, regulation or contracts.   In order to ensure SG complies with its regulatory and contractual commitments, as a condition to hiring and continuing to employ its employees, SG requires all of its employees to meet those requirements that are necessary to fulfill their individual roles.  As a prerequisite to employment with SG (to the extent permitted by law), you shall be asked to consent to SG conducting a due diligence/background investigation on you.

This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive; it is intended to identify major responsibilities and requirements of the job. The employee in this position may be requested to perform other job-related tasks and responsibilities than those stated above.
SG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If you’d like more information about your equal employment opportunity rights as an applicant under the law, please click here EEOC Poster.
SG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If you’d like more information about your equal employment opportunity rights as an applicant under the law, please click here EEOC Poster.

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