• Software Development Engineer - Game Services

    Location UK-N YORK-Heslington
    Posted Date 3 months ago(05/12/2018 18:24)
    Job ID
    Evi Technologies Limited
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United Kingdom
  • Job Description

    Amazon is all in on games. We're looking for an experienced game engineer who is passionate about building innovative components for games. Combining a startup atmosphere with the ambition to build cutting-edge technology, our game teams are looking for engineers that want to move fast, have fun, and make a big impact on the game industry.

    We're looking for a Software Development Engineer with broad game development experience and world-class software engineering skills. The ideal candidate is a natural problem solver with a passion for gaming, enjoys iterating with artists and game designers to break down technology barriers, and drives projects to completion to deliver experiences that delight customers.

    We believe games will produce some of the future's most influential voices in media and art. Do you share our vision? We have the power of Amazon Web Services’ cloud, Twitch, Amazon eCommerce, and our digital and physical media publishing infrastructure. Are you ready to innovate and build the best game technology and bold new player experiences?

    The Role:
    • Write quality, reusable code for modular components in a robust development environment.
    • Work closely with product and development management to build the right solutions.
    • Have fun working on ground breaking technology with people just as passionate about their work as you!

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering (or equivalent) experience.
    • 3+ years of professional software engineering experience, working across multi-discipline teams.
    • Strong computer science fundamentals in object-oriented design, algorithms, and data structures.
    • Advanced software engineering skills, including the ability to write maintainable and robust code in a popular object oriented language like C++, C#, and Java.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Master of Science in Computer Science or related engineering field
    • 1+ years of game development experience with at least one shipped title.
    • Experience working in Agile/Scrum.
    • Experience on designing large scale distributed system
    • Strong problem-solving and data analytical skills
    • Great communication skills
    • A passion for encouraging best software development practices and writing testable code.
    • A strong desire to make a big impact in the video game industry.
    We offer excellent pay and generous stock plans, great benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401k with matching, and more. Relocation is available for qualified candidates.

    Amazon is an equal opportunity employer.
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