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Tripwire Interactive

Roswell, GA

Lead Platform Engineer for Game Studio

Tripwire Interactive is looking for talented, dedicated, and passionate individuals to join the Tripwire Interactive family! Tripwire Interactive is an independent video game development and publishing company, famous for shooter titles like Red Orchestra the wildly popular Killing Floor series, and now the single player RPG, Maneater. Tripwire has solidified its spot as one of the brightest rising stars in the games industry.

At Tripwire Interactive, we pride ourselves in our ability to move to the beat of our own drum. Our existence as an independent studio and publisher means we are able to develop games on a schedule that reassesses what has become the status quo in the industry as a whole. We’re located in Roswell, GA just north of Atlanta; where cost of living is relatively low and opportunities are high. So if you’re looking to work in an environment that changes the game in more ways than one, look no further than Tripwire Interactive.

*Note: During this unprecedented time, we are looking for individuals who are able and willing to work from home until all restrictions have been lifted in relation to COVID-19. At such time, the position will be located on site.

Responsibilities:

  • Utilizing your technical skills, you will collaborate with multiple game teams to design, develop and extend robust platform services using Steam, PSN, Xbox live, Epic Game Store and other online services to provide best-in-class game experiences
  • Exemplify and promote standards for code, design, development, debugging, optimization, reviewing goals, testing and documentation
  • Interface between multiple departments to help create and maintain or expose the needed components tools to support various backend services
  • Help to lead development teams to meet high-level project goals. Understand the intent of the direction and translate it into actionable descriptions of work
  • Participate in hiring process to grow our engineering team with an ever-rising quality bar
  • Identify technical and developmental risks/obstacles and generate solutions to overcome identified risks
  • Keep up to date on state-of-the-art software engineering methods, practices, and technologies
  • Write well-architected code with an eye towards performance and re-usability for multiple experiences. Evaluate other engineers code to make sure it meets the department’s expectations
  • Empower and guide the career(s) of your direct reports to promote their growth as engineers. You are responsible for providing feedback for your team to assist in their growth
  • Comfortability with identifying workflow pipelines and cost/time analysis required for taking a game from one platform to another, sustaining the development of multiple platforms, or inspecting a foreign code base to get a feeling for what would be required to ship it on a different platform

Qualifications:

  • BS (or higher) in Computer Science or similar discipline
  • Minimum 7 years game industry experience with 3+ shipped titles
  • Excellent C++ programming and systems design skills
  • Experience with implementing network gameplay, AI, or physics
  • Extreme comfort with profiling and optimization workflows
  • Ability to judge feature quality in relation to other current competing games
  • Adept at working with designers and artists to implement gameplay features
  • Experience in reviewing code and work to provide critical feedback used in career management

Benefits:

  • Profit Share
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision 100% of premiums for the family covered by Tripwire
  • Up to 30 days of PTO
  • 16 paid Holidays
  • Short Term Disability & Long Term Disability
  • 401k Match
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Flexible Hours
  • Employee & Family Team Building Events
  • Volunteer Days

Preference to applicants with:

  • Significant Unreal Engine experience
  • Passion for first person shooters
  • Proven ability of tackling challenging projects
  • Experience in full software development lifecycle of shipping a game
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure, flexible, positive and focused