Networking and Multiplayer Engineer at BigBox VR
Seattle, WA, US

You are a talented Full Stack Software Engineer looking to build the next generation of games for Oculus Quest, Oculus Rift, and HTC Vive. You have multiple years of experience with the Unity Editor (or other 3D game engines like Unreal) and knowledge of server-based multi-user game engineering design.

  • Strong communicator who loves the iterative technical and creative process
  • Desire to understand a product holistically and contribute creatively
  • Know when to be pragmatic and when to be blue sky
  • Make engineering trade-offs that align with business objectives
  • Possess wily and unconventional thinking
  • Must embrace teamwork, as well as solve problems independently
  • Eager to roll up your sleeves to make contributions outside of your specialty

Responsibilities

  • Create VR software within a highly dynamic and iterative team environment
  • Design, develop, test and maintain quality code and documentation
  • Work as a team, contributing to important design decisions and conversations
  • Develop prototypes and experiments, while researching and recommending novel ideas, new tools, and technologies
  • Test and support the game as a service
  • Collaborate with artists and engineers to implement new developments, help build features, and solve creative problems

Requirements

  • Strong experience with 3D game engines. (Unity, Unreal, etc..) Must have experience completing a ship cycle for a product
  • 3-5 years of experience in software development or recent graduates with exceptionally strong project experience
  • Experience with network programming related to game design
  • Experience working and running game servers on Linux
  • Experience building web servers to support game servers
  • Bachelor in Computer Science/Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated experience working in self-managed, fast-paced environments
  • Ability to rapidly learn new systems and device
  • Excellent verbal communication skills

Bonus Points

  • Experience with AWS and GameLift
  • Strong background in AR or VR
  • Passion for eSports
  • Experience with networking tool set like Photon, Unreal & UNet