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Sr. Software Engineer - C++ in Austin, TX at Volt

Date Posted: 11/24/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Austin, TX
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  • Pay Rate
    $110000.0 - $120000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

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Sr. Software Engineer - C++


We are looking for Senior Software Developer to help drive the design, execution and be part of our next generation gaming platform. You will be hands-on in the implementation of new and existing C# and C++ components to support the delivery of our best-in-class game content to customers. As a member of this team, you will have the opportunity to work closely with our game studio partners and commercial stakeholders within and outside of the company.

You will be part of a global software development team responsible for building and maintaining our GDK technology stack which is utilized to make the world’s greatest games by the organization and all associated 3rd party studios. The team consists of various software and test engineers located across multiple locations and time zones around the globe.

Our software deliveries are developed with a quality first attitude. You will be part of the game engine team that makes this company tick. With that comes great responsibility but also great pride in working with the product that so many game teams rely on us for. As the games and features come alive over the full product development cycle you will take pride in knowing that your continual cycle of quality deliveries have contributed to the company success across its multiple product lines.

What you'll do

  • Provide technical guidance in software design and development, participate in design reviews and recommend improvements for other projects.
  • Ability to design and assist others in the design of the many new features that are being added. A design for a particular feature can and will be influenced by the many requirements and restrictions that different customers and stakeholders place upon a particular feature.
  • Being able to design as an individual, part of a team, and as part of the broader team means being able to take into account all the requirements and collaborate with all the relevant parties to come up with a solution and design to achieve the best results.
  • Provide support throughout all Software Delivery Life Cycles and ensure delivery of high quality products.
  • Develop end to end ownership of projects starting from requirement gathering, design, delivery and deployment.
  • Provide documentation to developers to use your new functionality, and expand upon this functionality in the future.
  • Provide coaching, training and mentor of other software engineers. A well as looking for opportunities to learn from and be mentored by other as well, not just the leaders in the team but others in the team whose skill sets and knowledge in areas outside of the principle engineers strengths and area of expertise can assist both parties to grow in skill and confidence.
  • Work closely with manager in planning of team projects and has a solid understanding of risk assessment and contingency management. This risk assessment involves not just the risk of the individual feature but also the risks that it may introduce to other features and timelines.
  • This requires having an in depth knowledge of the code base as well as an awareness of all features that are currently underway as well as planned in the future.
  • Be across new technologies and ensure the team is aware of them.
  • Ability to work and guide test team and provide feedback on test plans, test cases and test methodologies.
  • Able to interact with stakeholder from across the business.
  • Ability to communicate with stakeholders comfortably, attending meetings and presenting ideas and solutions.
  • Improving and streamlining team processes. Engagement and promoting of the currently established development team process around feature development process as well as release processes.
  • Have the ability to lead own projects as well projects developed by other engineers.

What we're looking for

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, a related field, or its equivalent is preferred
  • 5+ years of commercial development experience with an emphasis on delivering libraries and frameworks.
  • Expert level C# and C++
  • Software development experience with object-oriented design.
  • Knowledge of software engineering best practices, including design patterns and UML.
  • Must possess good analytical, problem solving, and debugging skills.
  • Experience with the full product development lifecycle and multiple releases of enterprise-class software products.
  • Demonstrates an extremely high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Possess a high level of personal and professional accountability and be able to enlist the cooperation of peer groups involved in common business goals and objectives.
  • Have the ability to meet changing demands and to adapt to frequently changing priorities.
  • Demonstrates excellent oral and written, communication, and customer service skills.
  • Be able to work independently and be team oriented.
  • Casino gaming industry experience a huge plus!

Why Our Organization?

  • World Leader in Gaming Entertainment
  • Robust benefits package
  • Global career opportunities
  • Our core values: Respect, Courage, Integrity and Passion

Our Winning Ways

  • Unite - Come together as one team, with one vision
  • Develop - Empower, inspire and grow our people
  • Deliver - Execute with excellence, be accountable for results
  • Play - Be creative, celebrate success

The US based roles may require registration with the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) and/or other gaming jurisdictions in which we operate.


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