AVAILABLE POSITIONS Senior Systems Engineer – Echtra Games

Echtra Games is looking for an experienced client Systems Engineer to work on our new cross-platform UE5 ARPG project. We are looking for an engineer who excels at system level work for games, including low level optimization, platform SDK integration, input, build optimization, and more. You will also have opportunities to work on gameplay systems or delve into other low level systems like graphics, voice comms, and more.

 

We are a small game studio in San Francisco (and remote!) with a team of veteran game developers.  At Echtra, we value diversity and support work-life balance. We have great benefits, an open vacation policy, and flexible schedules.

 

Main Responsibilities

  • Drive the design and implementation of underlying game systems, building on the functionality of the Unreal Engine

  • Working with platform and 3rd party middleware SDKs and APIs

  • Gathering and sharing knowledge across the studio

 

Desired Requirements

  • You have developed and released multiple games with Unreal or another large engine, and at least one game working on low-level systems

  • You have deep experience with C++, plus a good understanding of how hardware works

  • You understand system design patterns, memory/performance optimization, and how to document knowledge

 

Pluses

  • Experience working with Unreal Engine

  • You’ve shipped games targeting a variety of platforms 

  • A love and passion for gaming!
     

 

What we offer you

  • Competitive salary, bonus plan, Zynga RSU’s (Restricted Stock Units), ESPP (Employee Stock Purchase Plan)
  • 401K Company Match Contribution
  • Medical, dental, vision, EAP, life insurance, and disability benefits
  • Virtual mental health and neurodiversity support programs
  • Family planning support program
  • Generous paid maternity/parental leave
  • Subsidized Back-up child care
  • Discretionary Time Off policy for many employees
  • Flexible working hours on many teams
  • Culture of diversity and inclusion including employee resource groups
  • Work with cool people and impact millions of daily players

HIRING UPDATE: The safety of our candidates and team members is our top priority. During the COVID-19 pandemic, our workforce transitioned to working from home, with all interviewing and onboarding being conducted virtually until further notice.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to building a diverse and talented workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, colour, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, disability, or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law. We welcome job-seekers, players, employees, and partners from all backgrounds to join us!

We will consider all qualified job-seekers with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities in order to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.  Please contact us at AccommodationRequest@zynga.com to request an accommodation associated with your application for an open position.

 

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Careers Category: Engineering

Careers location: Bay Area, CA

Connected Worker Type: Connected

Requisition ID: P211170

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Zynga does not engage in financial exchanges during the recruitment or onboarding process. We do not conduct job interviews over third-party messaging apps such as Telegram, WhatsApp or others. We will never ask you for your personal or financial information over unofficial chat channels. Our in-house recruitment team only contacts individuals via official company email addresses (i.e., via a zynga.com or naturalmotion.com email domain).

If you believe you have been the victim of a scam, you may wish to contact the authorities. In the United States, you may file a complaint with the FBI. More information is available here: https://www.ic3.gov