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Gearbox Software Recruiting Web Developer, Network Engineer, Graphics Programmer, Tools Programmer, Automation Programmer, Engine Programmer & Project Manager

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Web Developer

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Overview:

Join Gearbox to develop Spark, the cutting-edge web services architecture powering hit games including Borderlands 2, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel and the upcoming Battleborn!
As part of our agile team you will build, test, and deploy services used by millions of fans around the world. We use Ruby heavily throughout the infrastructure, focusing primarily on Rails but also employing Grape, Sinatra, and Java where appropriate.

Qualifications:

* Significant experience developing highly scalable RESTful services
* Sufficient knowledge of HTML, JavaScript, and CSS to build internal tools
* Familiarity with our technology stack (Linux, MySQL, Ruby most importantly)
* Mission oriented and self driven
* Passion for delivering an outstanding customer experience
* Excellent teamwork skills, flexibility, and ability to work in an agile environment
* Bachelor’s degree in computer science, related field, or equivalent training and professional experience.
* Must have Ruby on Rails experience!

Bonus Points:

* Real-world experience with Amazon Web Services
* Experience working on games or mobile app backends
* Full-stack experience including C, C++ Java

Apply here:- https://jobs-gearboxsoftware.icims.com/jobs/1037/web-developer/job
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Network Engineer

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Overview:

Gearbox’s IT department is looking for an experienced Network Engineer with a solid understanding of networking systems. You’ll be friendly and eager to dive into any problem thrown your way. You’ll be comfortable deploying networking hardware on a schedule and under fire. You’ll think automation first and manual second, and realize it’s not what’s in your head, but what you learn next that counts. This position will require you to be on call 24/7 and may include some heavy lifting. Advanced knowledge of a mixed OS and network environments is a must. This is a networking focused position, but also requires a jack-of-all-trades IT generalist who can handle different technology challenges.

Responsibilities:

What you might work on:

New security perimeter including firewalls, routers with ACLs, and security policy.
High performing network connections with development partners around the globe.
LAN implementations that let our developers push the network so hard they say “wow, that’s fast.”
Wireless that doesn’t feel wireless.
The network intricacies of the major gaming platforms, and their impact on the studio network.
Reporting systems that let us know how we used our network yesterday and today, and how we might use it tomorrow.

Required Skills and Experience:

Strong history of “whatever it takes”, hands-on support
Thorough understanding of technology at all layers of the network stack. You’ll know Ethernet, wireless, TCP/IP, firewall/security methodologies, and VPNs
Hands on experience with routing protocols such as OSPF and BGP
Proven experience designing, deploying and maintaining networks in a mixed OS, virtual and physical environment (VMWare, Windows, Linux)
Familiarity with networking hardware from multiple vendors (Cisco, Juniper, and/or Brocade)
Demonstrated use of common network troubleshooting tools (wireshark, tcpdump) and an evidence-based approach to solving problems
Proficiency in a programming language like Python
Success with monitoring and logging solutions such as Solarwinds, Nagios, Cacti, syslog, SNMP and Windows event log
Ability to deliver on multiple projects and tasks, taking ideas from concept to reality while communicating regularly on your progress
Willingness to create high-quality documentation that other sysadmins can follow
History of staying current on system and network security trends
Outstanding customer service and interaction skills, both verbal and written
Work well as part of a team in a fun, fast-paced environment

Bonus points for having knowledge or skills in the following areas:

Revision control systems like Perforce or Git
Atlassian tools (Jira, Confluence, Bamboo, Crowd)
Hosting services on Amazon, Rackspace, or other cloud provider.
Automation systems (Puppet, Chef, Microsoft SCCM)

Apply here:- https://jobs-gearboxsoftware.icims.com/jobs/1124/network-engineer/job
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Graphics Programmer

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Overview:

As Graphics Programmer, you will enhance and maintain the graphics systems of our cutting edge projects in development. Work directly with our advanced technical minds and collaborating with a broad set of team members including gameplay programmers, artists, game designers, and level designers.

Responsibilities:

Enhance and maintain core rendering functionality and related systems such as lighting, post-processing, and terrain on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4.
Work with programmers, artists, and designers to identify requirements and create specifications for new graphics related features.
Implement new graphics features including editor tools where needed.
Evaluate, integrate, and maintain graphics systems related middleware.
Profile our games on their target platforms to identify rendering related performance problems and make optimizations as appropriate.

Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field, with a Major in Game Development or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field and 2 years of experience in Game Development.
Applicants will be required to complete and pass the Gearbox programmer test within 7 days of receipt.

Apply here:- https://jobs-gearboxsoftware.icims.com/jobs/1134/graphics-programmer/job
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Tools Programmer

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Overview:

Gearbox Software is looking for a full-time tools programmer. Driven individual needed to support, maintain & develop new features for existing designer-facing tools. Applicant should be willing to solve performance and functionality issues with the tools as well as have a strong passion for problem solving. Individuals should be organized and capable of taking ownership of various features and have experience with gathering, interpreting, and discussing requirements. Solid written and verbal communication skills are crucial, and a background in creating and maintaining existing tools systems is a strong plus.

Responsibilities:

Maintain and enhance existing tools systems used by all projects
Interface with project team members to help them diagnose tool issues as needed

Qualifications:

Computer Science degree and/or 2+ years experience in professional software development
Ability to design flexible software that allows for future extensions
Excellent written, verbal and communication skills
Experience with version control systems
Advanced C++ skills
Proficient C# skills
Database development experience
Experience in a variety of programming languages, scripting languages & technologies, suited to developing tools applications in an effective manner
Excellent creative problem solving abilities
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent bug finding & fixing skills
Excellent User-Interface design skills
Have a passion for developing high-quality software

Desired Skills and Experience:

Familiarity with Unreal Engine 3

Apply here:- https://jobs-gearboxsoftware.icims.com/jobs/1104/tools-programmer/job
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Automation Programmer

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Overview:

Gearbox Software’s Mission: To Entertain the World.

We are an award-winning, independent developer of interactive entertainment based near Dallas, Texas since 1999. Since its inception and our first release, Half-Life: Opposing Force, the talented developers at Gearbox Software have had the pleasure of creating video games for some of the most exciting and revered brands on the planet.
The Gearbox Software team has also created original, owned and managed brands including the award winning, best-selling Brothers in Arms series and the record-setting, genre breaking Borderlands franchise. In addition, Gearbox Software has acquired other major video game properties including the Duke Nukem and Homeworld brands. With all of its owned franchises, the people of Gearbox Software enjoy driving and managing a deep portfolio of licensed and internally produced ancillary products including video games, comic books, action figures, apparel, art prints, fictional novels, non-fiction reference books, and linear media content for film and television.

Responsibilities:

This position will require driving test development and architecture, and tools. As the primary feature owner, you will be responsible for shaping the test strategy for your areas as well as working closely with other Search partners to drive quality. You must be able to independently identify and tackle technical and engineering issues, ramp up quickly on a new technology and areas, and work collaborate across groups and disciplines. We are passionate about innovating test methodologies and establishing efficient processes. This role will have opportunities for close collaboration with peers both within and outside the immediate test groups. This position will require driving test development, writing high quality code that will enable automated collection of metrics and testing of new game features.

Qualifications:

2+ years of related testing and development experience
2+ years of Strong coding experience using C#, C++ and SQL
2+ years of Experience with test methodologies
2+ years of Experience developing software test automation
Demonstrated programming and debugging skills in C/C++, C#, and/or the .Net Framework
Self-starter with relentless focus on getting things done
Great problem solving skills and high intellectual horsepower
Strong communication skills; verbal and written
Past accomplishments that show your ability to work within product teams and across product groups
Passion for engineering excellence and learning
Proven history of driving test strategy and development for a given feature area
Proven history of effectively resolving issues and sticking to a development schedule
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field (or equivalent experience)

Apply here:- https://jobs-gearboxsoftware.icims.com/jobs/1110/automation-programmer/job
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Engine Programmer

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Responsibilities:

The programmer in this role will develop and maintain the low-level engine systems and architectures which support our games and target platforms. These systems include content loading and streaming, memory management, networking, I/O, etc. Programmers in this role will also support and advise the game project teams as well as technical content developers.

Qualifications:

– A passion for games and taking advantage of the capabilities of our target platforms
– Computer Science degree and/or 3+ years game industry experience
– Understanding of game physics
– Understanding of networking concepts and implementations
– Experience with multithreaded programming
– Performance optimization experience
– Must be able to work well in a team environment
– Excellent C++ and OOP skills
– Excellent written, verbal, and communication skills

Desired Skills:

– Strong understanding of math and computer graphics
– Experience shipping games
– Unreal Engine experience
– Console experience
– Experience with version control systems (CVS, SourceSafe, Perforce, etc.)

Apply here:- https://jobs-gearboxsoftware.icims.com/jobs/1065/engine-programmer/job
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Project Manager

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Responsibilities:

Work closely with the Senior Producer and provide oversight of the master schedule and help manage team resources.
Oversee and mentor a team of scrum masters all working toward a unified goal.
Assist production team with risk tracking and management.
Keep an eye on project scope and ensure proper capacity planning.
Be aware of project budgets and stay within the set financial constraints.
Provide clear and concise reports and easy to understand data points for evaluation by SNR producer and upper management, (using tools like Jira).
Evaluate processes and introduce improvements as needed.

Qualifications:

3+ years of experience managing large, complex projects, with a firm grasp of video game development.
Understanding of various project management techniques, including Agile, Kanban, and Waterfall.
Expertise with a variety of tools, including Jira, Agile.
Shipped at least 1 AAA title in the same role.
Bachelor’s or equivalent experience.

Additional experience:

Certifications in Scrum and PMP/PMI a plus.

Apply here:https://jobs-gearboxsoftware.icims.com/jobs/1127/project-manager/job
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