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Senior C++ Systems Engineer

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Company: Machine Zone

Location: Palo Alto, CA

Date Posted: September 2, 2014

Source: Machine Zone

Machine Zone is seeking a highly skilled Senior C++ Systems Engineer to join our client engineering team. Qualified candidates will be responsible for developing the core technologies that drive our next game engine. This role will work closely with our engine lead to help define an architectural vision for the engine and ensure that all code reinforces the conceptual integrity of that vision. Qualified candidates must be proficient in writing highly optimized, extensible and maintainable code under aggressive deadlines.

Responsibilities

* Code primarily in C++ to develop the technologies behind our next-gen cross-platform mobile game engine
* Define the technical specifications and APIs required by various subsystems interacting within a complex architecture
* Produce high quality, well-documented code promoting modularity, extensibility and performance
* Perform code reviews for peers

Requirements

* 5-7+ years of expert level C++ experience
* Strong background in computer science fundamentals, design patterns, algorithms and data structures
* Exceptional problem solving and debugging ...
Machine Zone is seeking a highly skilled Senior C++ Systems Engineer to join our client engineering team. Qualified candidates will be responsible for developing the core technologies that drive our next game engine. This role will work closely with our engine lead to help define an architectural vision for the engine and ensure that all code reinforces the conceptual integrity of that vision. Qualified candidates must be proficient in writing highly optimized, extensible and maintainable code under aggressive deadlines.

Responsibilities

* Code primarily in C++ to develop the technologies behind our next-gen cross-platform mobile game engine
* Define the technical specifications and APIs required by various subsystems interacting within a complex architecture
* Produce high quality, well-documented code promoting modularity, extensibility and performance
* Perform code reviews for peers

Requirements

* 5-7+ years of expert level C++ experience
* Strong background in computer science fundamentals, design patterns, algorithms and data structures
* Exceptional problem solving and debugging skills
* B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent experience
* Shipped multiple titles preferably on iOS and Android

Recommended

* Familiarity with iOS development tools and processes
* Familiarity with Android development tools and processes
Refer a Friend:

We rely on your referrals for our success, and to show our appreciation, Machine Zone offers a Referral Bonus Program.  If you refer someone to us for a full-time position and we hire them, you will receive a $1000 referral bonus after 90 days of successful employment. Certain rules, restrictions, and eligibility requirements apply. To make a referral or to learn more about the Referral Bonus Program, please contact us at referralmachinezone.com.

Top Reasons to Join Us:

* Be part of the most innovative mobile gaming company with phenomenal growth opportunities
* Competitive compensation package, bonus initiative plans, 401K, full health benefits, ST/LT insurance and unlimited vacation
* Located in downtown Palo Alto near all the restaurants, bars, and cafes
* Food, snacks, drinks, and lunches/dinners with founders
* Monthly events (offsite mixers, game nights, ice cream socials, etc.), group lunches, holiday party, ping pong table, video games… and more!

About Us:

Founded in 2008 and based in Palo Alto, California, Machine Zone, Inc. (formerly Addmired, Inc.) is a technology-focused mobile gaming company building the best global real-time hardcore MMOs.  Winner of the 2010 Crunchies Award (TechCrunch), we have had over 50 million downloads and over 15 successful top grossing titles, including previous hits such as iMob, Original Gangstaz, and Global War.  Our current top grossing title, Game Of War – Fire Age, is the #1 Grossing iOS Game in 20 countries and Top 5 Grossing in over 80 countries.  With exploding revenue growth and an unwavering focus on technological innovations, we are always looking for exceptional talents from around the world to help build a great gaming company.  We are a Y-Combinator company that operates profitably with two rounds of funding from Anthos Capital, Baseline Ventures and Menlo Ventures.  For more information, please see www.machinezone.com.

Machine Zone does not accept unsolicited agency resumes.  Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website, employees or Human Resources.  Machine Zone will not pay fees for unsolicited agency resumes and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered property of Machine Zone and will be processed accordingly without fee.
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