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Senior Platform Engineer

Activision

Middleton, WI 10-29-2020
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  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Job Title:Senior Platform Engineer - Raven Software

Requisition ID:R002285

As a Senior Platform Engineer at Raven Software you will build on the foundation of Call of Duty's AAA engine technology, improving the existing console and PC support and expanding it into the upcoming generation of platforms. This is a great opportunity to be part of a passionate team that defines and shapes the technology of our upcoming Call of Duty titles.

You will be optimizing not only the engine for the consumer, but the workflows of our development team on a variety of platforms. You will need to be proficient in writing efficient and clean C/C++ code. Qualified candidates will need to have a background in the engineering of software for consoles and working with the first-party API to those systems.

​Your Mission

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:
• Design, modify, optimize, and debug console and PC platform-specific engine systems
• Learn and develop engineering skills in a diverse set of new upcoming platforms
• Deploy, evaluate performance, and test software on all supported platforms
• Communicate features and development with production, engineering, design, and art teams
• Participate in the performance and code review process
• Contribute to the design and roadmap of industry-leading AAA engine technology
• Collaboration and co-development with other engineering teams
• Report to the Lead Technology Engineer

Player Profile:
• Bachelor's degree in a Computer Science, Engineering, or Math related field
• Experience programming at one or more platform API layers
• Strong programming background in C/C++
• Solid debugging skills, including ability to debug at an assembly-level when necessary
• Shipped at least one game title
• 5+ years of experience working in the game industry or related field
• Proven ability to collaborate, coordinate, communicate and support other team members
• Comprehensive understanding of object-oriented programming
• Creative, motivated, focused, passionate, results-oriented
• Demonstrated ability to write efficient, readable, and reliable code
• Passion for games and technology

Bonus Experience:
• Experience with professional engine development
• Background with parallel programming and multi-threaded engine systems
• Demonstrated work using modern console APIs and toolchains
• Understanding of networked gameplay and online services
• Familiarity with graphics, audio, input devices, and/or streaming technologies

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Activision

Activision Blizzard, Inc. is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment.