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Our headquarters is where the gaming culture and Southern California lifestyle meet, creating a vibrant work environment that epitomizes our belief that every day should be well played. Daybreak San Diego is the home of Darkpaw Games, creators of the legendary EverQuest and EverQuest II games. This is also the home of Rogue Planet Games, developer of the award-winning MMOFPS PlanetSide 2.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Software Development Engineer MTGO Client is responsible for responsible for helping create the technology for Magic: The Gathering Online, primarily in the client space in the Engineering Department at Washington reporting to the Lead Software Engineer, this position will be responsible for:

  • Designs and implements solutions for Magic: The Gathering Online in alignment with architectural designs and program needs, including tooling, messaging layers, and UI
  • Performs literate programming, using adequate commenting and documentation tools to deliver readable and maintainable code
  • Adopts industry standard and team-specific coding practices
  • Collaborates and maintains relationships across disciplines (Production, Game Design, GRE, Art, etc.)
  • Communicates trade-offs, risks, and alternate solutions for proposed features and functionality
  • Provides reasonable estimates of time and materials required to complete vision and scope goals outlined by the Development Manager
  • Contributes to continuous improvement through code reviews, collaboration on technical designs, documentation, and test coverage
  • Gathers metrics and makes performance improvements

Other Criteria

  • Years of Experience, Education, and/or Certification...
    • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent experience
    • 3-5 years of experience creating and shipping software
    • 3-5 years working with C#
    • 2-3 years working with WPF/XAML

Additionally, you should possess

  • Experience working with and improving large, legacy systems
  • Experience with Windows and Microsoft systems, Linux experience is a bonus
  • Experience using graphic design programs, especially Photoshop, is a bonus
  • Ability to quickly learn and master new skills
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people in various roles
  • Support the live product and resolve issues as they arise in production environments
  • Strong remote communication skills
  • Comfort working in a fully remote environment, with potential for an office environment in the future
  • Able to work on computer or phone for long periods of time

ABOUT OUR COMPANY

Daybreak Game Company LLC is a recognized worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online games. Best known for blockbuster hits and franchises such as DC Universe™ Online, PlanetSide®, EverQuest®, and Dungeons and Dragons Online®, Daybreak creates, develops, and provides compelling online entertainment for millions of gamers worldwide. We are the game publisher for Darkpaw Studios, Rogue Planet Gaming Studio, Dimensional Ink Games, and Standing Stone Games. To top it off, we are making games in three of the coolest cities in the United States: San Diego, Austin, and Boston. We make games that bring people together and build lasting communities and are totally devoted to delivering the ultimate gaming experience!

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**Daybreak Game Company, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to Diversity in the workplace.**

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