Software Engineer in Chicago, IL at Scientific Games

Date Posted: 5/18/2018

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Job Description



The Software Engineer position is within the Game Development organization and works on the creation of compelling game experiences for casino products.  The primary responsibility of this position is to deliver high quality and timely software for all assigned projects.  This position must demonstrate a high degree of initiative and is accountable for the thorough implementation of all tasks assigned.  The Software Engineer reports to, and is directed by, either the Lead engineer or Producer of the team.

Job Requirements



Principal Duties and Responsibilities :
• Create high quality software in a timely manner for casino game products
• Work with senior and lead team members to design and implement solutions for assigned games and projects
• Works with, and develops relationships with, other team members as needed to meet team goals
• Write well-commented code in accordance with product requirements following Game Development code creation processes
• Develop a solid understanding of the platform hardware, libraries, development environment, tools, and utilities
• Understand the production process and its many dependencies
• Take initiative and be accountable for the timely completion and high quality of all assigned tasks

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

Required Experience:
• 1-3 years of game development experience  required with a Bachelor’s degree
• Proficiency in programming language C# / C++
• Working knowledge/proficiency of Unity or equivalent game engine
• Development tools including IDEs, debuggers, bug tracking and source control systems

Preferred Experience:

• Strong math skills
• Embedded systems experience
• Game Development experience preferably within a studio environment
• Experience in UI development
• Experience in Agile development
• Windows development

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
• C#, C++, Java or equivalent
• Object Oriented programming
• Design Patterns
• Source Control/Configuration Management
• Bug Tracking Systems
• Software Development processes
• Emulation Tools and/or Debuggers
• Scripting languages – ie Python

Note:   This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive; it is intended to identify major responsibilities and requirements of the job.  The incumbent may be requested to perform other job-related tasks and responsibilities than those stated above.
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