NCSOFT® established in 1997 and headquartered in Seoul, South Korea, is one of the leading gaming publishers in the world. At NCSOFT West, we develop new games, manage our existing game portfolio, initiatives and game services across the Americas, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Together we operate many of the most successful and influential massively multiplayer online games in the industry, welcoming hundreds of millions of players daily into exciting living worlds for extraordinary adventures.

NCSoft West Mobile is focused on making high-quality, cutting-edge, and conceptually innovative free-to-play mobile games, and we’re seeking a talented Lead Software Engineer to join our team!

Bring your strength to our cause, inspire awe in those around you, collaborate with like-minded team members and make great games! We are looking for someone with passion for solving difficult technical problems and working with teammates to bring these solutions to life.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Shepherd an externally developed game to launch and live operation, coordinating between internal and external technical resources
  • Prototype a new project and guide technical planning in pre-production
  • Hire, lead, and manage a team of engineers
  • Coordinate creation and improvement of tools, systems, technologies, and processes used by development team
  • Advise on and assist in architecting scalable online server infrastructure
  • Assist Production in creating schedules and assigning task priorities

REQUIREMENTS:

  • At least 5 years of experience in game development, with practical knowledge of industry trends and best practices
  • Must have worked directly in development with at least two shipped game titles on PC, Console, iOS, or Android platforms
  • Previous experience in a leadership or strategic role

EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate with teammates is essential
  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimal direct supervision
  • Proficiency in C++, C#, or Java
  • Experience with 3D engines, Unity3D a big plus
  • Experience with iOS and/or Android platforms
  • Experience with online or social games

 

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