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WB Games

Senior Advanced Software Engineer

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WB Games
🇺🇸 Carlsbad, CA

WarnerMedia is a powerful portfolio of iconic entertainment, news, and sports brands. We bring people, technology, and the world’s best storytellers together to drive culture and meaningful connection. We believe the enduring power of stories can open our eyes to the world, to each other, and to new and different perspectives.

WB Technology combines Warner Bros.’ industry-leading technologists and disciplines to ensure global alignment with business strategy and accelerated delivery of innovative technology solutions studio- and industry-wide. From pre-production through archiving, the WBT organization will provide critical business and technology intelligence and services to all Studio business units. WBT manages the Studio’s enterprise systems and solutions, emerging platforms, information security, consumer intelligence, content mastering and delivery, and more.

Join us. Shape your story here.

WB Games San Diego is creating the next generation of high quality, cross-platform games that bring iconic and beloved characters to life. Join our growing team of talented game makers and be a foundational part of a dynamic new studio as we strive to make an impact on the future of AAA free-to-play games.

The Position

WB Games San Diego is seeking a Senior Advanced Gameplay Engineer to join our growing team of talented industry veterans.

The ideal candidate is hard-working, hands-on, self-motivated, process-driven, and customer-oriented. This individual has a passion for developing software applications using a variety of technologies.

This person will work closely with the project engineering, art, and design leads to develop high-quality game features for AAA games for next generation platforms. They must demonstrate high competency for gameplay and feature development and a true passion for game development.

What part will you play?

  • Works closely with engineering leadership to plan and write high-quality performant code
  • Perform peer code reviews and champion a high standard of code excellence
  • Collaborate with the design team to design and build gameplay systems
  • Build on the culture of inclusivity and growth through coaching, career management, and mentorship of associate and staff engineers
  • Ability to self-manage when given prioritized goals and objectives
  • Ability to identify multiple solutions and determine the most effective course of action
  • Work closely with production to manage development schedules, bug tracking, studio initiatives, and overall team health and morale
  • Actively share knowledge within the area of expertise across all disciplines
  • Assess new market trends, features, technologies, and emerging techniques to stay competitive

What do we need from you?

  • Minimum 8+ years of industry experience working as a software engineer
  • 2+ years of Unreal Engine 4 experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science (or a related field) or equivalent work experience
  • Solid understanding of C++ (Templates, OO Design, Exception Handling, Multi-Threading, etc.)
  • Advanced Mathematics Knowledge (Linear Algebra, Vector/Matrix Math, Quaternions, Kinematics, etc.)
  • Proficient understanding of Unreal Engine 4 Networking and Multiplayer Systems (Replication, RPCs, Network Authority, etc.)
  • Some experience in Unreal Engine Blueprints design and usage
  • Understanding of engine performance, scalability, and maintainability
  • Exceptional understanding of all game development disciplines and their inputs into the content pipeline
  • Strong problem solving, debugging, and troubleshooting skills
  • Clear, concise, and transparent communicator - both written and verbal
  • Be a self-motivated team player with a positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Ability to self-manage when given prioritized goals and objectives
  • Seek out opportunities to improve technically and professionally
  • A passion for video games

Good to have

  • Previous experience in fast-paced Multiplayer games a bonus
  • Experience in Artificial Intelligence a plus
  • Knowledge of the iOS & Android SDKs, performance tools, and optimization techniques

The Perks

  • Exclusive WarnerMedia events and advance screenings
  • Paid time off every year to volunteer for eligible employees
  • Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
  • Access to in-house learning and development resources
  • Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands

Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.