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Senior Audio Device Driver Software Engineer

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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Redmond, WA

Nintendo Technology Development

The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Nintendo Switchโ„ข system and the Nintendo 3DSโ„ข family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment Systemโ„ข, Nintendo has sold more than 4.7 billion video games and more than 740 million hardware units globally, including Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, as well as the Game Boyโ„ข, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DSโ„ข family of systems, Super NESโ„ข, Nintendo 64โ„ข, Nintendo GameCubeโ„ข, Wiiโ„ข and Wii Uโ„ข systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names, such as Mario, Donkey Kong, Metroid, Zelda and Pokรฉmon. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo Technology Development, based in Redmond, Washington, creates future hardware/software technology and researches North American-based technologies.

Description Of Duties

  • Design and develop audio subsystem device drivers for current and future gaming consoles
  • Participate in audio subsystem architecture definition and documentation
  • Implement robust embedded software using modern C++ constructs
  • Develop unit tests for software components that you own


  • Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
  • 5+ years of professional software development experience
  • Ability to read and understand an existing software platform written in C++
  • Proficient with fundamental computer science data structures and algorithms
  • Experience developing multithreaded software, and also leveraging asynchronous programming constructs
  • Experience developing device drivers for complex SOCs, and have a fundamental understanding of power and clock tree initialization
  • Knowledge of lower level device driver topics such as DMA, cache coherency, use of memory barrier instructions

Preferred Requirements

  • MS degree
  • Experience using real time operating systems (RTOS)
  • Some knowledge and/or experience with digital audio programming, digital signal processing (DSP)

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