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Get a job: Turbine seeks an experienced Android Engineer

The studio known for Lord of the Rings Online and the Infinite Crisis MOBA is hiring a senior Android engineer to work on mobile projects at its Needham, Massachusetts office.

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Senior Android EngineerTurbine, Inc.

Location: Needham, MA

Turbine, Inc. seeks a Senior Android Engineer for its Needham, MA development studio.

In this position, you will have a hands on role in defining and implementing key game systems and features, as well as integrating existing libraries or services. You will focus on client side technologies, porting to iOS/Android, and optimizing performance for mobile devices.

This position requires close collaboration with all other disciplines to help capture, develop and communicate a coherent vision of our game systems, features and tools. You will also be a leader in establishing best practices, assisting / mentoring other engineers on the team and identifying problem areas / opportunities for improvement in the codebase.  We are looking for candidates with a passion for games and game development.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in setting performance targets and optimize performance for all mobile devices
  • Port and maintain systems for iOS and Android platforms
  • Game system / feature design & implementation.
  • Library / Service integration.
  • General game development programming, including UI, and debugging.
  • Prototype new gameplay ideas and concepts.
  • Implement robust, flexible, and well-architected systems.
  • Requirements Gathering / Documentation.
  • Assess middleware and 3rd party mobile technology solutions.
  • Adhere to and promote Unity best practices
  • Review the work of other mobile engineers to ensure adherence to design, patterns and coding standards.
  • Work closely with other team members, and take technical feedback.
  • Participate in development scheduling and hit deadlines for assigned tasks.

JOB REQUIREMENTS 

  • 4+ years of game industry experience.  Solid programming skills and passion for making games.
  • 2+ years Unity development experience, using the 4.x and 5.x platform.
  • Experience with Mobile development is a must. Candidate should have shipped at least two mobile games on Android and iOS.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent experience.
  • Solid knowledge of C#.
  • Strong practical knowledge of mobile, platforms middleware technologies, strengths and weaknesses.
  • Experience with client technologies and user interface development, including mobile input handlers
  • Able to work effectively in a highly collaborative and team-oriented environment.  Able to effectively communicate with technical and non-technical team members.
  • Deep knowledge of common data structures and algorithmic solutions.
  • Deep knowledge of software design practices including modular architecture, event-driven architecture, and software design patterns.
  • Extensive experience working with internal and externally developed code.
  • Extensive experience with self-testing to minimize and fix issues, strong problem solving / debugging skills.
  • Effective documentation and presentation skills.
  • Strong performance optimization experience.
  • Ability to work unsupervised and assist other engineers as needed.

BONUS QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience writing GLSL shaders
  • Experience with PostgreSQL and MongoDB
  • Experience with RESTful web services
  • Familiarity with network protocols and non-blocking IO.
  • Familiarity with Linux/Cloud computing.
  • Proficient with Java, C++, Objective C, or Javascript.
  • Proficient with 3D math including linear algebra (vector math, matrices).
  • Experience with high concurrency server processing
  • Database design and implementation skills.
  • Experience building asynchronous or synchronous multiplayer games.
  • Experience in tools development and content pipeline development.

Interested? Apply now.

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