Senior Software Engineer – C++ Systems and Network Programmer

Bethesda.net @ Rockville, MD, US
Engineering/Programming

Overview

Bethesda Softworks is looking for a talented Senior Software Engineer to join our team. The engineer will be responsible for building various C++ based Bethesda.net technologies and supporting studios as they integrate those systems into their games and associated tools.

Responsibilities

  • Work with a heterogeneous team of experienced engineers to design and implement a wide variety of systems to support online games
  • Work with game studios to develop and integrate platform features as well as modify and improve existing platform technology to support their needs
  • Enhance and maintain an internally developed SDK that exposes Betheda.net platform functionality to external studios
  • Document systems thoroughly, both in terms of technical design and end user APIs
  • Seek out opportunities to improve the platform and deal with issues before they arise
  • Mentor other engineers and ensure system quality by performing code and design reviews
  • Participate in the testing process through unit test development, test reviews
  • Balance features for customers with lean product design
  • Provide ongoing support for existing applications
  • Have a strong passion for meeting the needs of our diverse community of players
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Extensive C/C++ experience including C++11 and C++14
  • Experience with systems and network programming (I/O, memory management, multithreaded development, TCP/IP, etc.)
  • Experience with web-based technologies (HTTP, JSON, WebSockets, RESTful Web Services, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of C++ SDK design and development
  • Strong understanding of game development
  • Passion for learning new technologies and trends, and the ability to choose appropriately between time-tested and emerging technologies

Preferred Skills

  • Experience working in the games industry, particularly on Sony and Microsoft consoles
  • Experience working with existing online gaming platforms (Steamworks, Xbox Live, PSN)
  • Experience working in multiple OS environments (Windows, Linux, iOS, Android)
  • Experience with online platform technologies (Python, Go, JavaScript, AWS, RDBMS, CDNs, message queues, and SOA)
  • Familiarity with public cloud and private datacenter application deployments

What to Expect

Submit to a Position

You will receive an automated email confirming we have received your resume.

Due to the high volume of applications received, it's not possible for us to respond directly to each candidate.

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Recruiter Call

If you are selected, you will be contacted by our team for an initial phone screen to chat about your previous experience.

You may go through one or two phone interviews, and possibly a follow-up Skype call.

If your qualifications do not match the criteria of a current position, your resume will be kept on file.

Site Visit

The next step will be an invitation to come out and meet the team at the studio for onsite interviews.

In the event that we choose not to move forward at any point in the recruiting process, we will let you know.

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