Senior Platform Developer

Remote, Georgia | Permanent | Job ID #59625 |
Posted Last Week


  • Utilizing your technical skills, you will collaborate with multiple game teams to design, develop and extend platform services using Steam, PSN, Xbox live, Epic Game Store and other online services to provide best-in-class game experiences
  • Exemplify and promote standards for code, design, development, debugging, optimization, reviewing goals, testing and documentation
  • Interface between multiple departments to help create and maintain or expose the needed components tools to support various backend services
  • Help to lead development teams to meet high-level project goals. Understand the intent of the direction and translate it into actionable descriptions of work
  • Take part and provide input during hiring process to grow our engineering team with an ever-rising quality bar
  • Identify technical and developmental risks/obstacles and generate solutions to overcome identified risks
  • Write well-architected code with an eye towards performance and re-usability for multiple experiences. Evaluate other engineers code to make sure it meets the department’s expectations
  • Lead and guide the career(s) of your direct reports to promote their growth as engineers. You are responsible for providing feedback for your team to assist in their growth
  • Ability to identify workflow pipelines and cost/time analysis required for taking a game from one platform to another, sustaining the development of multiple platforms, or inspecting a foreign code base to get a feeling for what would be required to ship it on a different platform


  • BS (or higher) in Computer Science or similar discipline
  • Minimum 7 years game industry experience with 3+ shipped titles
  • Excellent C++ programming and systems design skills
  • Experience with implementing network gameplay, AI, or physics
  • Excellent ability to work with profiling and optimization workflows
  • Ability to judge feature quality in relation to other current competing games
  • Adept at working with designers and artists to implement gameplay features
  • Experience in reviewing code and work to provide critical feedback used in career management

Preference to applicants with:

  • Significant Unreal Engine experience
  • Proven ability of tackling challenging projects
  • Experience in full software development lifecycle of shipping a game
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure, flexible, positive and focused

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.