C++ Software Engineer

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Full-time

Full Job Description

WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others.

WB Games New York works with some of the top talent in the game industry to build online competitive and social features for video games. Our highly experienced team of engineers utilize cutting-edge technology to build game services that are robust and scalable enough to support world-class developers such as NetherRealm Studios, Rocksteady, Monolith Productions, WB Montréal, and more!
The Job

WB Games Inc. seeks a C++ Software Engineer for the WBG New York studio.

As a C++ Software Engineer at WBNY, you will be working primarily on client-facing interfaces to our online game services platform called “Hydra Studio”, in addition to some other internal technologies. You will be responsible for the continued development of our products and tools that integrate tightly with some of the largest franchises in the games industry. You will work as part of a highly talented team of producers, engineers, and business specialists to expand our systems and add value to WB Games’ catalogue of products.

We are looking for candidates with the ability to quickly learn new platforms. We use many different technologies within Hydra, and while we don’t expect you to know them all coming in, we need a candidate who can quickly learn and be proficient with them!

The Daily

  • Maintain and improve our Software Development Kits (SDKs), directly impacting our clients’ ability to easily integrate our services into their game client.
  • Collaborate with other engineers and clients to improve supportability, stability, and robustness of our SDKs.
  • Write and review code, develop documentation, and debug problems, live, on very complex systems.
  • Share an on-call rotation with the rest of the engineering team, and be an escalation contact for service incidents.
  • Iterate and develop test suites to maintain the high-quality standard of our code.

The Essentials

  • Minimum 5 years professional software development experience with demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Visual Studio and C/C++.
  • Experience with Unreal engine 3 or 4, or any other game engine desired.
  • Experience interacting with game consoles (Xbox One, PS4) and mobile platforms (iOS, Android) strongly desired.
  • Video game industry experience is a plus.
  • Ability to write efficient and optimized code.
  • Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced, startup-like environment.
  • A self-motivated work process and excellent communication skills.

Perks and Advantages

  • Competitive salaries
  • Benefits: medical, dental, and vision programs for your and your dependents
  • Company-matching 401(k) retirement program
  • Free games, discounts, and other employee benefits offered by Warner Bros.
  • An open and collaborative work space
  • We value a good work-life balance
  • The code and systems you work on will be in production and used by millions of gamers all around the world, within some of the most popular IP in the video game industry
  • We are willing to relocate the right candidate.

Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

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