Senior Software Engineer
KingsIsle Entertainment, Inc. | Austin TX 78758 USA | Full Time | Posted: 01/29/2013
The Texas-based game developer and publisher specializes in creating high quality massively multiplayer online games with a unifying thread of being unique, fun and compelling family entertainment. With an experienced and creative team, KingsIsle is raising the bar by offering products with rich storylines, friendly navigation, and vibrant art.
Founded in 2005, KingsIsle is headquartered in Plano, Texas, and has a development studio in Austin, Texas. For more information, please visit www.kingsisle.com.
KingsIsle Entertainment is currently looking for a Senior Software Engineer to work on an exciting new family-focused AAA MMO video game. We are the creators of the popular and critically acclaimed Wizard101 and Pirate101, which together have garnered over 35 Million registered players to date, and are two of the fastest growing websites in the U.S. This is an opportunity to be a part of a rapidly growing and highly successful entertainment company.
-Ability to work with a diverse and experienced team of developers in a creative and fast paced environment
-Ability to collaborate with other programmers, designers and artists
-Ability to create, test, debug and maintain game code and scripts
-Ability to mentor and lead other members of the engineering team
-Verifiable proficiency with C++, Object Oriented Design and Design Patterns
-Architectural experience (client/server preferred)
-5+ years of programming experience
-3+ years of computer game experience
-Good communication skills
-Ability to contribute to and work within schedules that are assigned
-Bachelor of Science degree
-Massively Multiplayer Online experience
-Real-time and Multi-threaded environments
-Prior distributed system development experience
-Network programming experience (TCP, UDP, optimization, security, NATs etc.)
-Prior shipped game titles
-Database development experience
-Knowledge of Linux, Windows, SQL, and XML
-Salaries will be commensurate with experience
-Please make sure that the durations of your education and employment on your resume are included in month/year format
-Only highly qualified candidates need apply and only candidates that meet the degree requirements will be considered
-Applicants must be legally able to work in the U.S. for KingsIsle
This job listing originated on Gamasutra.com, the game industry's leader.
|Location||Austin, TX, 78758, United States|
|Categories||Programmer / Engineer|
|Pref Degree||Bachelor's Degree|
|How to apply||Applications are no longer accepted for this job posting.|