Sr. Software Engineer - Cloud Gaming in Austin, TX at Volt

Date Posted: 10/12/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Austin, TX
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Job Description

Do you have strong experience with software development with a background in AWS, Azure or Google Cloud Platform?

Then this might be the opportunity for you!!!

Job Summary

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer in Austin with experience in developing cloud-based games and data analysis tools to join the team creating our clients next generation game development kit (NG-GDK). The NG-GDK will encompass software libraries, tools, plugins and process that enable amazing and engaging games. The NG-GDK will be built upon the latest game engine and cloud enabled technologies.

The Next Generation team is small and focused, working with multiple studios and infrastructure teams around the world. The team works directly with the product directors, software developers, game designers and mathematicians to define the features of the NG-GDK. The features include rich runtime and design time audio and visuals, rapid prototyping tools, and on premise or cloud based distributed game simulations and data analysis.

This is a new team offering a huge opportunity to influence the way games are designed, developed, and tested, taking our client to the next level!

What you'll do

  • Discuss features and requirements with team members and studios
  • Prototype solutions to feature requests
  • Design libraries, components, tools and plugins based on requirements
  • Present designs to stakeholders and leadership
  • Estimate implementations and track progress
  • Coordinate designs and implementations with QA engineers
  • Write code to implement designs
  • Setup CI/CD for game components to stakeholders
  • Optimize game and component code to run on premise or in the cloud
  • Review source code of peers and stakeholders
  • Fix issues
  • Train new team members and studios on components, tools and processes
  • Document the design of features
  • All other duties as assigned.

What we're looking for

  • 10 years of software development experience
  • 5 years of experience with AWS, Azure or Google Cloud Platform
  • Experience with continuous delivery of cloud and web services to customers and developers
  • Experience in providing reusable software components for cloud and web apps
  • Experience with Jira, TFS or other project and issue tracking software
  • Experience with Git, Perforce, or other version control systems
  • Skilled in the programming languages C# and JavaScript
  • Skilled in cloud and web programming with HTTPS, RESTful APIs and ASP.NET MVC
  • Skilled in continuous delivery with Docker, Kubernetes or similar technologies
  • Skilled in storage technologies like MySQL, SQL Server, MongoDB, S3, and EBS
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or related engineering discipline
  • Experience in data science frameworks and tools, game engines and real money gaming are a plus but not required

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer