• Locations
    • Remote
    • Seattle
  • Date Posted
  • Nov. 12, 2021
  • Function
  • Software Engineering
  • Sector
  • Entertainment

Rec Room is the best place to build and play games together. Chat, hang out, explore MILLIONS of rooms, or build something new to share with us all!

Our Discovery team is hiring a Senior Software Engineer to build the tools and systems which tell players about the exciting things happening in Rec Room that matter to them. Rec Room is a vibrant world where friends, content, and communities are always active.

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join an exciting new effort at Rec Room. The Discovery Team is a new team in our Social organization focusing on improving user engagement by connecting users with personalized content.

In this role you will:

  • Work autonomously and iteratively to help creators build fanbases and connect players with content and people that delight them
  • Design, build, and maintain features of player communication, social system, content promotion, and content discovery systems using C# and various backend technologies.
  • Use metrics to track feature performance and inform design decisions
  • Collaborate across teams and disciplines to build great new technology for our players

We are looking for the following:

  • Experience building and shipping production-ready code
  • Experience writing production distributed systems or cloud services
  • Excellent cross-discipline communication skills
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, autonomous, and ambiguous environment
  • A constant desire to learn, improve, and help others improve

Bonus points if you have:

  • Professional experience with personalization or machine learning
  • Experience with Game Development and Game Engines (preferably Unity)
  • Knowledge of synchronization techniques in stateless distributed systems, and experience building RESTful API backend services
  • Passion for game design, specifically game feel and high-quality player feedback
  • Experience working on a live online service

Company info to know:

Rec Room offers generous medical, dental, and vision plans that cover you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children. We also support your retirement benefits with a company match. Rec Room values work-life balance by providing unlimited paid time off. Our company values are real and drive our culture. We work hard to be a safe and friendly place for people from all walks of life.

Rec Room provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.