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Senior Audio Engineer - Software

Raven Software

Middleton, WI 07-20-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Your Mission

As a Senior Audio Engineer you will optimizing, enhancing, and developing new audio systems on top of the foundation of Call of Duty's AAA engine technology. This is a great opportunity to be part of a passionate team that defines and shapes the technology which will push our upcoming Call of Duty titles further in audio.

You will be developing the audio engine systems for our shipping products as well as improving the workflows of our content team. Qualified candidates will need to have a background in engine development and audio systems. This includes a range of responsibilities that will need core proficiencies in multi-threading, I/O, memory management, performance, hardware architecture, and optimizations. You will need to be proficient in writing efficient and clean C/C++ code.

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 core audio engine systems
• Deploy, evaluate performance, and test software on all supported platforms
• Communicate features and development with production, engineering, design, and audio teams
• Participate in the performance and code review process
• Contribute to the design and roadmap of industry-leading AAA audio engine technology
• Collaboration and co-development with other audio engineering and content teams
• Report to the Lead Core Technology Engineer

Player Profile

Minimum Requirements:
• Bachelor's degree in a Computer Science, Engineering, or Math-related field
• Experience developing and optimizing audio systems
• Background with parallel programming and multi-threaded engine systems
• Understanding of computer architecture and memory systems
• 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
• Ability to collaborate, coordinate, & communicate while supporting internal/external team
• Comprehensive understanding of object-oriented programming
• Creative, motivated, focused, passionate, results-oriented
• Demonstrated ability to write efficient, readable, and reliable code
• Passion for audio, games, and technology

Extra Points:
• Strong math skills
• Familiarity with custom or third-party audio APIs
• Demonstrated work in mixing, stitching, DSP, and/or 3D audio systems
• Background with audio-related tools
• Writing/debugging SIMD code
• Experience in C#/.NET
• Proficiency with game console development
• Experience with file streaming technologies

About Raven Software

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d2n5vm-3-236-84-188-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Raven Software

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