Senior Software Engineer, Empire
Company: Pocket Gems
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Pocket Gems seeks to build the greatest mobile games and most
compelling interactive entertainment in the world. Thats the
mission our founders began with, in an apartment above a pizza shop
back in 2009, and it continues to inspire us today. Since then,
weve grown to over 200 people headquartered in San Francisco, and
with $155 million in backing from Sequoia Capital and Tencent, were
constantly breaking new ground in mobile entertainment.
Our products have been downloaded over 500 million times by players
around the world and have grossed over $1 billion in revenue. We
continue to release brand new content for Episode, a mobile
storytelling network and platform, and War Dragons, a visually
stunning 3D real-time strategy game.
As our community of players continues to grow, were committed to
building diverse and inclusive environments across our teams, and
in our games.
As a Senior Software Engineer, youll pioneer the next generation of
mobile games, tools, and features, with rapid release cycles that
will make an immediate impact. Were a very collaborative team,
focused on deeply understanding our millions of users in order to
consistently surprise and delight them. This role is a part of our
Empire Track, which develops strategy-based games, including
fantasy and world-building.
Note: This role is open to remote employment for those who reside
in California,Washington State, Colorado and Texas.
What Youll Do
- Design and code innovative, scalable, and robust features
- Balance the technical and product roadmaps within the team
- Collaborate closely in a small, nimble, cross-functional team
with creatives in an iterative agile environment, providing (and
receiving) regular feedback to/from product managers, artists,
engineers, and designers
- Participate in all aspects of the project life-cycle, from
ideation to specification to release
What You Bring To Engineering Team
- 5+ years of engineering experience,
- Strong team building and empowering skills; you love building
and mentoring scalable and high-performing teams of engineers at
- Fluent in C++ or C#
- Strong competencies in data structures, algorithms, software
design and OOP
- A love for gaming development
- BA/BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
Extra Gems For
- Prior entertainment or gaming industry experience
- Extra interest in building and playing core games, such as FPS,
RTS, MOBA, RPG
Colorado Residents Only: In Colorado, the minimum salary for this
position is $133,000. Please note that this information is only
provided publicly for candidates in Colorado, but the role is open
to candidates outside of Colorado as well.
#WA #CA #TX #CO
Read more about what weve been up to!
- Pocket Gems Blog
At Pocket Gems, we're building teams that value originality,
inclusivity, and accountability -- and we hope to engage with
talent based on these and other core values. We also offer
competitive perks, such as flexible vacation, 401k matching, and a
generous benefits package,
Pocket Gems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not
discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national
origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression,
sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic
information, marital status or any legally protected status.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will
consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and
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