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Company Name:
Linden Lab
San Francisco, California
United States
Job Type:
Position type:
Full Time
Enhanced / Virtual Reality, Linux / UNIX, PC / Windows
Experience Level:
Mid-Senior Level
Bachelor's Degree

Senior Software Engineer, Engine

Description What you’ll do:
  • Perform critical analysis of existing system architecture with a focus on core engine development
  • Lead and participate in design discussions
  • Architect and build new systems as well as improvements to existing functionality
  • Write and deploy highly performant, reliable, and scalable code
  • Collaborate with other engineers in an iterative, agile development environment with a focus on shipping code and achieving practical results
  • Participate in code reviews, whiteboard discussions, standups, and pair-programming on a daily basis
  • Provide day-to-day technical leadership in a collaborative fashion within the team, as well as across the company
  • Optimize code for all platforms to take full advantage of the hardware 
Required Skills:
  • A high degree of proficiency in either C or C++
  • Minimum of 6 years experience as a professional game developer
  • Experience authoring high-performance multi-threaded code
  • Results-oriented focus with an eye for prioritization of user-experience and with the ability to recognize when and where trade-offs need to be made 
Bonus points:
  • Previous experience developing MMO games
  • Previous experience with Havok
  • Previous experience with Linux development

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