Lead Engineer

Engineering · Westlake Village, California
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

First Contact is seeking a Lead Engineer to help us create the next generation of high-end VR games.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead the engineering team and organize the daily engineering efforts
  • Play a key role in the architecture and implementation of a wide range of systems including game front and backend, content production pipelines and LiveOps toolchain
  • Lead the engineering team’s scheduling and planning efforts, interfacing with Production and Design to understand priorities and remove bottlenecks.
  • Hands-on programming is required. Write clear, portable, extensible, robust and maintainable code
  • Navigate complex development scenarios, identify and mitigate development risks
  • Demonstrate leadership and interpersonal skills: interface and collaborate with game designers, artists, audio designers, QA testers and outsourcing entities
  • Promote and ensure engineering standards and efficient production pipeline
  • Mentor, guide and grow team members


 REQUIREMENTS

  • 5 - 10 years of professional experience in game development
  • Shipped multiple AAA title as a Senior or Lead Engineer on PC/console platforms
  • Expert experience in the FPS genre
  • Expert level UE4 knowledge in developing system level features  for multiplayer games
  • Strong knowledge of C/C++ and OOP patterns
  • Production-minded and practice practical problem solving to deliver under time and resource constraints
  • Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or equivalent degree in BS or above
  • Passion for games

PLUSES

  • In-depth knowledge of the 3D rendering pipeline
  • Experience in developing production pipeline tools
  • Experience in mobile game development
  • Experience in VR development

Thank You

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  • Location
    Westlake Village, California
  • Department
    Engineering
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced