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Company Name:
2K
Location:
Novato, California
Country:
United States
Job Type:
Programming/Engineering
Position type:
Full Time
Platform
Playstation 4, Xbox One
Minimum Number Of Professional Titles:
1
Experience Level:
Associate
Education:
Bachelor's Degree

Senior Engineer, Game Engines – Core Tech Team

Senior Engineer, Game Engines – Core Tech Team



SUMMARY:  

The 2K Core Technology group is looking for an experienced engine programmer to work with our worldwide studios and development partners, helping them fully utilize the power of next-generation console and PC platforms. Work on exciting new IP as well as some of the industry’s most beloved franchises. Versatility is key; you will work with in-house custom engines as well as industry leading middleware, on a variety of game types and genres.



RESPONSIBILITIES:

•    Serve as a technical expert to the entire 2K label on topics such as optimization, multicore / multithreaded programming and next-generation console hardware and platform capabilities.

•    Support individual development teams by providing engineering services.

•    Mentor engineers and make technical recommendations while supporting individual development.

•    Show support while working with others to design solutions to difficult problems.

•    Support individual development teams by assisting in optimization and polish.

•    He/She should be able to dive into unfamiliar codebases and quickly adapt.

•    Prioritize tasks in order to meet critical deadlines.

•    Assess performance and memory issues and make effective improvements.

•    Develop core technologies designed to empower individual development teams and streamline the development process.



QUALIFICATIONS:

•    Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and experience.

•    5+ years experience developing high-performance, low-level software for console systems.

•    The ability to work effectively in a variety of situations: independently, on a team, or with multiple teams across multiple territories and time zones; with familiar or unfamiliar codebases; with in-house technology or middleware.

•    Familiarity with all major game systems (graphics, physics, animation, AI, networking, etc.).

•    Excellent written and oral communication skills.

•    Able to travel as needed to work on-site with development studios for short periods.



SKILLS:

•    Has worked on and shipped from “start to finish” one or more AAA game titles.

•    Experience working with multiple game teams in a central technology group.

•    Significant experience with recent versions of Unreal Engine and/or CryEngine.

 

To Apply - https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH09/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=GAMES2K&cws=1&rid=443