At Visual Concepts, we believe great games are made by diverse and empowered teams with a shared passion for play. As one of the world’s top game development studios, we have shipped over 100 multi-sku titles to critical acclaim and commercial success. Our teams are independent and entrepreneurial. Our studios in Agoura Hills, Novato, Orange County, Budapest, Shanghai, Austin, San Jose, Vancouver and Seoul are committed to artistry and technical innovation, offering top candidates the opportunity to learn and grow with some of the smartest and most creative minds in the industry.
What We Need:
Our development cycle requires hundreds of developers on a tight schedule using many pieces of technology. In order to lead the industry with cutting edge game development, cutting edge development technology is required. The internal dedicated technology team at Visual Concepts is a key part of the development of these industry leading games - built in-house, and customized to our specific needs.
The Novato studio is looking for a Software Engineer who has a high bar for code quality and a passion for building infrastructure for the management of large-scale game development. In this role you will report to the Head of Technology, working closely with some of the most experienced game engineers, artists, and designers Visual Concepts has to offer as you innovate and maintain the internal development technologies that are critical to creating our games.
What You Will Do:
Maintaining the massively parallel infrastructure for the suite of technologies and components that allow NBA 2K to be built, played, debugged, monitored, updated, tested and everything else having to do with keeping a legendary game legendary!
Who Will Be A Great Fit:
A degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience
Fluent in C++
Experience working at scale, proactively interacting with engineers, designers, and artists
An understanding of Big Data engineering problems
Experience with/understanding of massively distributed and cloud development technologies
Advanced debugging skills
Deep understanding of TCP socket code to develop custom distributed file systems
Experience with network, multi-core parallelism, and database programming
Experience with source control, bug tracking, and external asset delivery
Self-motivation and excellent problem-solving skills
A high standard for clean, well-documented, efficient code