Platform Specialist

Reference: 16153 - Frisco, Texas, US

We are seeking a developer to extend and maintain our Software Development Kit across various console and online gaming platforms. Your primary work will involve extending the features of our online services SDK onto these gaming platforms. A commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and a quality product are essential.

Responsibilities

● Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable code

● Active team contributor, always seeking ways to improve our products

● Interact with and provide support to external development partners

● Working with DevOps to automating platform-specific build pipelines

● Staying up-to-date with the latest platform technical and certification updates

● Act as an evangelist to ensure platform features and capabilities are understood and can be fully utilized

● Writing automated tests

● Designing APIs that are intuitive and easy to use

● Writing documentation, both in source code and long-form articles

● Communicating and troubleshooting with internal teams and external partners

Requirements

● Excellent C++ skills

● Excellent written, verbal, and communication skills

● High level understanding of working with stateless web services

● Experience shipping a title on at least one of the following console platforms: Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo, Stadia

● Using the Profiler to identify likely performance bottlenecks

● Basic understanding of network topology concepts

● Knowledge of asynchronous programming concepts

● Familiarity with platform certification requirements and process

Bonus Points for

● Experience with web tools such as Postman for testing web APIs

● Understanding of networking at the socket level

● Continuous Integration and Automated Testing