Principal Software Engineer in Austin, TX at Scientific Games

Date Posted: 2/15/2018

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Job Description



Provide hands-on development expertise, technical direction, and mentor-ship, while helping to refine a shared code base used across a number of high-profile mobile games in a fast-paced, fun working environment

Job Requirements



Essential Job Functions:
• Work with engineering leads from multiple teams to help define gaps and areas for improvement in the existing code base
• Provide architectural insight and develop shared systems which can be utilized by all game teams
• Provide technical expertise, advice, and mentorship to engineers
• Aid in the continuing development of coding standards and best practices
• Deliver high quality, well-documented code that complies with technical design and product requirements
• Stay apprised of innovations in the industry and make recommendations on their applicability
• Help to drive the technology road-map for mobile development

Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent

Required Experience:
• Minimum of 7 years of object oriented development experience that demonstrates a deep understanding of coding techniques, documentation, and managing the overall technical integrity of a large code base, including portability, extensibility, and testability
• Experience in developing mobile games, preferably in the Unity engine

Preferred Experience:
• Experience with optimization, profiling, and debugging tools and techniques, particularly on mobile platforms
• Experience with Unity and its plugin ecosystem
• Experience with data driven applications
design and product requirements
• Stay apprised of innovations in the industry and make recommendations on their applicability
• Help to drive the technology road-map for mobile development

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
• Proven ability to take direction and work with minimal supervision
• Proven ability to work in deadline driven environment
• Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Vision: Close Vision, Depth Perception, Distance Vision, Ability to Adjust Focus, Peripheral Vision, Ability to Distinguish All Colors

Physical Requirements: Office environment

Work Conditions: May require weekend and evening hours. May require travel.

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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