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Senior Gameplay Engineer - Software - Remote Eligible

Raven Software

Middleton, WI 04-16-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
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Your Mission

As an SENIOR GAMEPLAY ENGINEER you will be optimizing, enhancing, and developing new engine systems on top of the foundation of Call of Duty's AAA technology. 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 developing the engine systems for our shipping products as well as improving the workflows of our development team. You will need to be proficient in writing efficient and clean C/C++ code. Qualified candidates will need to have a background in engine development and the subsystems that support games.

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 gameplay systems
• Research and document ways of improving our gameplay systems
• 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
• Reports to the Lead Gameplay Systems Engineer

Player Profile

Minimum Requirements:
• 5+ years of game industry experience, or equivalent academic experience
• 3+ game titles shipped
• Experience developing and optimizing engine systems
• Effective 3D math and algebra skills
• Strong programming skills in C/C++
• Background with multi-threaded systems
• Understanding of computer architecture and memory management
• Solid debugging skills
• 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

Extra Points:
• Development experience with networked multiplayer games
• Demonstrated experience as an authoritative expert in one or more engineering system
• Experience with systems in a client-server architecture
• Understanding of animation technology, including state machines, playback, and blending

Location:
• This role will be ideally would be located in Madison, WI and Hybrid (Mondays and Fridays remote, onsite in-office Tuesday through Thursday) though may be open to remote.

We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the gaming industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable assistance to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you are a disabled individual requiring an accommodation to apply for an open position, please email your request to accommodationrequests@activisionblizzard.com General employment questions cannot be accepted or processed here. Thank you for your interest.

Subject to eligibility requirements, the Company offers comprehensive benefits including:
• Medical, dental, vision, health savings account or health reimbursement account, healthcare spending accounts, dependent care spending accounts, life and AD&D insurance, disability insurance;
• 401(k) with Company match, tuition reimbursement, charitable donation matching;
• Paid holidays and vacation, paid sick time, floating holidays, compassion and bereavement leaves, parental leave;
• Mental health & wellbeing programs, fitness programs, free and discounted games, and a variety of other voluntary benefit programs like supplemental life & disability, legal service, ID protection, rental insurance, and others;
• If the Company requires that you move geographic locations for the job, then you may also be eligible for relocation assistance.

Eligibility to participate in these benefits may vary for part time and temporary full-time employees and interns with the Company. You can learn more by visiting https://www.benefitsforeveryworld.com/

Rewards

We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for 'Every World' - we've got our employees covered! Subject to eligibility requirements, the Company offers comprehensive benefits including:
• Medical, dental, vision, health savings account or health reimbursement account, healthcare spending accounts, dependent care spending accounts, life and AD&D insurance, disability insurance;
• 401(k) with Company match, tuition reimbursement, charitable donation matching;
• Paid holidays and vacation, paid sick time, floating holidays, compassion and bereavement leaves, parental leave;
• Mental health & wellbeing programs, fitness programs, free and discounted games, and a variety of other voluntary benefit programs like supplemental life & disability, legal service, ID protection, rental insurance, and others;
• If the Company requires that you move geographic locations for the job, then you may also be eligible for relocation assistance.

Eligibility to participate in these benefits may vary for part time and temporary full-time employees and interns with the Company. You can learn more by visiting https://www.benefitsforeveryworld.com/.

In the US, the standard base pay range for this role is $101,000.00 - $186,754.00 Annual. These values reflect the expected base pay range of new hires across all US locations. Ultimately, your specific range and offer will be based on several factors, including relevant experience, performance, and work location. Your Talent Professional can share this role's range details for your local geography during the hiring process. In addition to a competitive base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for incentive compensation. Incentive compensation is not guaranteed.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0xobm-44-220-44-148-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $101,000 to $186,754 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile
Raven Software

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