Sr. Serious Games Programmer
Job ID: 198596
Location: SEATTLE, WA, United States
Date Posted: Oct 7, 2019
Subcategory: Game Development Engr
Shift: Day Job
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No
SAIC is seeking Serious Games Programmers to support the development of game-based training solutions for Army Aviators and Air Force Pilots.
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
- Use commercially available game engines to design and implement well-engineered, reliable, maintainable, and bug-free code.
Collaborate with team members to develop various gameplay systems.
Develop and test code, fix bugs, and profile and optimize code as directed.
Follow best practices, development processes, and coding standards.
Document and peer review technical designs with other software engineers.
Work with QA, providing information needed to fully test developed code.
Provide support to internal customers for developed software.
Keep up to date on state-of-the-art software engineering methods, practices, and technologies.
Communicate with other team members, internal customers, and when required external customers to determine requirements.
Work well together with other team members in a cooperative, cross-disciplinary team environment.
Identify technical and developmental risks/obstacles and generate solutions to overcome identified risks.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Game Development, Computer Science, or related Discipline (equivalent experience accepted in lieu of degree).
8 years of experience working with contemporary, commercial game engines (like Unity, UnReal, and/or VBS).
Strong programming skills with C++ and/or C#.
A passion for making and playing games, particularly Serious Games
Ability to work well in a cooperative environment.
Must be able to attain Secret clearance (clearance not required at hire
Serious Games development experience.
Experience programming game features and systems, especially player-visible game features.
Prefer candidates who have shipped at least one title (entertainment or serious game), especially PC products.
Online game and/or MMO development experience, including client/server development of game features.
Multi-threaded programming skills, Source control experience, multiplayer networking, physics programming, AI, machine learning, tools development.
Agile development experience
Passion for science fiction and space exploration.
SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability