Rec Room is hiring a

Senior Software Engineer, Social Team

Seattle, United States

Rec Room is the best place to build and play games together. Chat, hang out, explore MILLIONS of rooms, or build something new to share with us all! We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our Social team. In this role, you will build features to ensure our player community is a safe and friendly place for people from all walks of life, including compelling social and inclusive experiences that connect millions of players 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL: 

  • Lead and mentor junior developers
  • Drive large projects with multiple developers to improve social feature across all of Rec Room 
  • Build and improve moderation tools, features, and workflows that keep the player community safe
  • Build strong relationships with the various teams and disciplines across Rec Room to ensure clear communication lines and deliverables are met
  • Collaborate across teams and disciplines

WE ARE LOOKING FOR THE FOLLOWING:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience building and shipping production-ready gameplay code (i.e., C# or C++) 
  • 3+ years of experience working with game engines such as Unity, Unreal, or something similar
  • Passion for building safe and welcoming online communities 
  • Excellent cross-discipline communication skills 
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, autonomous, and ambiguous environment
  • A constant desire to learn, improve, and help others improve
  • Ability to onboard and work remotely until we return to the office, located in Seattle, WA

BONUS POINTS IF YOU HAVE: 

  • Experience developing for multiple platforms (mobile, console, VR)
  • Background in Augmented or Virtual Reality technologies (e.g., HTC Vive, Steam VR, Oculus Rift, etc.)
  • Experience or interest working with distributed systems (e.g. Azure) 
  • Experience working on a live online service

COMPANY INFO TO KNOW:

Rec Room offers generous medical, dental, and vision plans that cover you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children. We also support your retirement benefits with a company match. Rec Room values work-life balance by providing unlimited paid time off. Our company values are real and drive our culture. We work hard to be a safe and friendly place for people from all walks of life. 

Rec Room provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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