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Software Engineer

Reference ID: senior-game-developer-4

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We are looking for skilled, resourceful and enthusiastic software engineer to join our War Commander development team in KIXEYE's Victoria studio. Released over six years ago, War Commander continues to be a leader in MMORTS, serving thousands of dedicated players.

Ideally you are a full stack developer familiar with the gamut of application development languages and tools.  The War Commander stack includes Scala, PHP, C++ and AS3, and as a live ops game with a large audience, comprehensive devops skills are an asset as well.  We're looking for excellence in software engineering, superior communication skills, and a great attitude for working in a team of highly talented people. A genuine love for gaming is a huge asset, as is understanding player needs and strategy game mechanics.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with designers and product managers to understand and define game features and system improvements
  • Deliver high quality functional systems on timelines you commit to
  • Have passion for games and sensitivity to the user experience
  • Deftly navigate the balance between developing excellent software for a large player base with the need to manage a complex stack that is always live
  • Kick ass and take names, or ideally have no time for taking names as you've already moved on to the kicking of other asses

Requirements:

  • Proficient in some or all of the core technologies in the game: C++, Scala, PHP, AS3, Python
  • Knowledge of common data structures and algorithms, ideally AI as well
  • Bachelor degree in Game Dev/Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • A love of gaming and desire to be part of a dedicated live ops team


Posted: September 24, 2018
Closes: November 23, 2018