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Senior Platform Engineer

First Contact is seeking a Senior Platform Engineer to help us create and support the next generation of high-end VR multiplayer games.
 

Job Responsibilities

  • Create, deploy and maintain backend services with emphasis on stability and scalability

  • Evaluate and recommend technologies to meet project feature and cost requirements

  • Develop and integrate APIs for player-facing and internal features

  • Design and implement front and back end tools for live-operated online games​

Requirements

  • Strong communication and teamwork skills

  • Self-motivated and passionate to learn and solve problems

  • Demonstrate proficiency with up-to-date platform technologies

  • Experience with major database systems

  • Solid *nix systems knowledge

  • Strong object-oriented programming background and proven experience to write reliable, performant and well documented code

Desired Skills

  • Experience in cloud computing (AWS, Azure, etc)

  • Experience working with PlayStation Network, XBox Live and Valve Steamworks

  • Experience in developing video games, especially VR titles

  • Knowledge interfacing with Unreal Engine 4

Required Experience

  • At least 5 years of professional game development experience

Submission requirements

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter (optional)

How to apply​

Must be eligible to work in the US. 

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