Software Engineer at Iron Galaxy Studios (Chicago, IL)

Software Engineer at Iron Galaxy Studios (Chicago, IL)


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Location: Chicago, IL
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-05-04 05:01:11

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This opportunity is for a full-time position, either in Chicago, IL or Orlando, FL.

Iron Galaxy Studios is seeking Programmers to join our world-class engineering team. We are a well-established independent game developer who has worked with the titans of our industry to ship more high-caliber games than any other indie developer. We’re known for our excellent work on Killer Instinct, as well as helping to bring Skyrim, Overwatch and Diablo III to the Nintendo Switch. We pride ourselves on being a studio that does amazing work while maintaining an inclusive culture and supporting work-life balance for our employees.

Programmers at Iron Galaxy work on a wide variety of projects, including creating new games from the ground up, co-developing games with partners, and porting existing games to new platforms. Our projects tend to have shorter development cycles; it’s not uncommon for a programmer to work on more than one project in a year. We’ve found that this helps keep things fresh and provides opportunities to utilize experience gained from previous projects.

As a Programmer at Iron Galaxy, you’ll get the chance to help architect and implement features and systems, debug difficult problems, and tackle new challenges. In addition to their technical skills, our programmers typically have strong communication skills and work well with diverse cross-functional teams. See why Great Place to Work recently certified us as a great place to work!

Responsibilities

This is a mid-level position. Candidates should have a solid knowledge of game development. Responsibilities vary based on the project and expertise. Here are some examples of what a Programmer might be expected to do at Iron Galaxy Studios:

  • Implement new features or systems
  • Assist in the creation of technical design documents for new systems
  • Review game design documents and provide feedback
  • Implement low-level subsystems for new platforms
  • Ensure adherence to platform compliance requirements

Qualifications: (If you possess many or most of these qualities, you’re probably a great fit!)

  • Experience at a game studio (any size)
  • Solid understanding of C/C++
  • Desire to learn and grow
  • Strong debugging skills
  • Able to adapt to new codebases and platforms

Diversity matters at Iron Galaxy. Every day, our team strives to build on an inclusive environment where all voices are equal. We believe in continuous improvement. Our constant growth relies on being open to the cultures of players everywhere. Whether you find us online or in our games, Iron Galaxy provides a safe space for everyone. For all positions, we are looking for the next team member to challenge us to be better.

Quarantine Disclaimer: As part of our commitment to your safety in response to COVID-19, teammates of Iron Galaxy are working from home until at least July. This work-from-home policy extends to anyone that Iron Galaxy hires between now and then. All new-hire onboarding will be done remotely, and any equipment that you need for projects at Iron Galaxy will be shipped directly to you.