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Company Name:
Sucker Punch Productions
Location:
Bellevue, Washington
Country:
United States
Job Type:
Programming/Engineering
Position type:
Full Time
Platform
Playstation 4
Minimum Number Of Professional Titles:
1
Experience Level:
Director
Education:
Bachelor's Degree

Director of Engineering

Leader of an ambitious engineering team working to redefine gamers’ expectations of what is possible on the PS4.

  • Direct manager of engineering team, with a half dozen or so direct reports and a total team size of roughly 25 coders.
  • Responsible for defining engineering team schedule and tracking progress against it. Works with other disciplines and with the engineering team members on definition and prioritization of schedule items.
  • Key participant in architectural and high-level technical discussions, especially in areas of prior experience.
  • Partners with other director- and senior-level Sucker Punchers on company direction and strategy decisions.

 

Requirements:

  • 10+ years programming experience, 5+ years as lead or manager of a team of 8+ coders.
  • Have had a leading role in defining and shipping multiple successful game projects. Console experience is a plus.
  • Must have great communication and team leadership skills, and the demonstrated ability to make good strategic decisions.
  • Proven ability to define, schedule and track a complex software project.
  • Demonstrated competency in one or more of the following specialties: networking, graphics, server architecture, AI, character control, game play, engine architecture, performance, physics.
  • Works well in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Must have expert-level C++ experience. Experience in Lisp or Scheme a plus.
  • BS or higher in Computer Science or a related discipline.
  • Must be legally able to work in the United States.
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