Warner Media

Senior Platform Engineer

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WB Games San Diego is creating the next generation of high quality, cross-platform games that bring iconic and beloved characters to life. Join our growing team of talented game makers and be a foundational part of a dynamic new studio as we strive to make an impact on the future of AAA free-to-play games.

The Position

The new WB Games San Diego studio is looking for a Senior Platform Software Engineer with expertise on Microsoft Xbox One, Sony PlayStation4, or Nintendo Switch consoles.

As a console/platform specialist, this person will focus on creating an optimal gaming experience for multiple platforms including the new Gen-9 Consoles, handling memory management, disk I/O, game controllers, and TRC's.

The ideal candidate is hard-working, hands-on, self-motivated, process-driven, and customer-oriented. This individual has a passion for developing highly performant code and has a true passion for games.

What part will you play?
  • Develop and implement code for several key parts of the game - memory management, disk I/O, game controllers, and TRC's
  • Works closely with the project engineering team to architect and develop high quality, low-latency, and highly responsive code
  • Work with design and product teams for feature viability, costing, design completeness, and risk assessment
  • Consultation to the team regarding technical advice, constraints, and optimal solutions for targeted platforms.
  • Mentor junior engineers and provide design guidance on new features
  • Self-manage programming tasks and coordinate with the production team
  • Perform peer code reviews and champion a high standard of code excellence
  • Assess new market trends, features, technologies, and emerging techniques to stay competitive
What do we need from you?
  • 5+ years of professional software engineering experience, working on cross-functional teams
  • Shipped 2+ titles as a Console/Platform Specialist
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Highly Proficient in C++ with Strong Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, algorithms, and data structures
  • Knowledge of Console and/or PC development best practices
  • Unreal Engine 4 profiling & optimization knowledge
  • Solid understanding of all game development disciplines and their inputs into the content pipeline
  • Strong problem solving, debugging, and troubleshooting skills
  • Clear, concise, and transparent communicator - both written and verbal
  • Be a self-motivated team player with a positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Ability to self-manage when given prioritized goals and objectives
  • Seek out opportunities to improve technically and professionally
  • A passion for video games
Good to Have
  • Knowledge of the iOS & Android SDKs, performance tools, and optimization techniques
  • Interest and ability to learn other programming languages as needed
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python
  • Knowledge of rendering pipelines (UE4/Unity)

2 days ago

Carlsbad, California

Warner Media

Full Time

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