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Senior/Principal Software Engineer - Gameplay

Manticore Games

Manticore Games

Software Engineering
San Mateo, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, November 20, 2023

We are looking for a Gameplay Software Engineer to help us build an interconnected, entertaining multiplayer experience. Our headquarters are located in San Mateo, CA but this role can be fully remote.

Responsibilities

  • Designing, developing and implementing major gameplay systems.
  • Developing client-server gameplay code.
  • Assisting Design and Art in planning and implementing and iterating on game concepts and player abilities.
  • Integrating gameplay systems with other parts of our platform.
  • Maintaining and extending engine code.

Requirements

  • A minimum of 7 years programming in C++.
  • A minimum of 7 years in game development.
  • Experience using Unreal Engine.
  • Experience architecting and implementing game systems, user interfaces, tools, back-end services, etc.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively across disciplines such as art, design and engineering.
  • Strong communication skills: must be able to explain technical concepts, constraints, and problem solve with people who are not engineers.
  • BS degree in Computer Science or a related field or 5+ years industry experience as the degree equivalent.

Pluses

  • Experience optimizing features and hitting performance targets.
  • Experience with PC targets.
  • Understanding of game networking concepts - peer to peer, client/server, latency compensation, etc.
  • Experience with MMOs or online games with RPG elements

Perks

  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Life/AD&D Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Maternity & Parental Leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Commuter Benefits
  • ADP Employee Discount Program
  • Daily Lunch (in office only)
  • Free Snacks & Beverages (in office only)

$112,000/year to $275,000/year

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