Tripwire Interactive is looking for talented, dedicated, and passionate individuals to join our team. We're an independent video game developer and publisher, known for first-person shooters like Red Orchestra, the wildly popular Killing Floor series, and more recently, the action RPG Maneater. Tripwire has solidified its place as one of the games industry’s leading independent developers. Our independence means the ability to work on our own timetables to craft games with a singular voice that reflects our own unique vision. We’re located in Roswell, GA, a historic suburb of Atlanta, where living is affordable and proximity to the city provides for plenty of opportunities. We believe in a collaborative work environment where team members are encouraged to take risks and push the boundaries of our medium. If that sounds like something you could get into, we'd love to hear from you!

Without a doubt, our office is an awesome place to work, but at Tripwire we recognize that the true “office” exists both inside and outside of our state-of-the-art facility. With our brand new “Next-Gen” Remote Work policy, we are able to remain fully productive regardless of what the world throws at us by allowing all employees to choose whether they’d like to work in-office, at home, or a bit of both. This program has been designed to give all Tripwire employees the tools to help them deliver their best work. For more information on Tripwire’s Next-Gen Remote Work Policy click here.

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate the codebase of potential published titles, and the technical capabilities of these potential partners to identify risks and confirm the partner’s capabilities to deliver on their vision
  • Provide mentoring and guidance on engineering best practices to partner engineering teams with a goal of growing the capabilities and expertise of these partners
  • Oversee the ongoing evaluation of the performance status of partner titles and clearly communicate this information to Tripwire Presents leadership and to partners, providing guidance to partners on areas for optimization to hit performance targets
  • Monitor the technical development of partner titles identifying risk and providing guidance on solutions and risk mitigation
  • Evaluate and recommend new technologies and middleware to support the needs of the partner studios and their projects
  • Work with internal development engineering team to develop technical requirements for backend and engine systems which can be utilized by published partner studios to accelerate, enhance and support their titles
  • Support published partners with guidance on implementing both external middleware and internally developed technology, as well as getting feedback from partners on implemented technologies
  • Coordinate with external outsource and porting partners managing the relationship to ensure they are delivering to meet the needs of Tripwire Presents and our published partners
  • As the publishing team grows, oversee the hiring of technical publishing staff including participating in resume reviews, technical screens, and active recruiting, and then mentoring and growing those staff once they are hired

 The ideal candidate will have a mix of the qualifications below:

  • BS (or higher) in Computer Science or similar discipline
  • Minimum 5 years game industry experience with 1+ shipped titles
  • Excellent C++ programming and systems design skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with an emphasis on debugging C++ code.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Extensive knowledge in a broad range of software engineering areas with a mastery in at least one area (AI, graphics, networking, physics, etc).
  • Analytical skills geared towards the measurement of system performance, memory use etc, plus the communication skills needed to recommend solutions
  • Ability to collaborate positively with other departments within the Tripwire team and with external publishing partners
  • Recent console development experience with “last gen” consoles (PS4 and XB1)

Preference to applicants with:

  • A passion for video games
  • 7+ years industry experience
  • Significant Unreal Engine 4 experience
  • Experience as a Lead Programmer or above
  • Experience using graphics APIs such as DirectX or Vulkan
  • Console development experience with (PS5, Series X, Switch)

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

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