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Video Game Development Support Engineer - Contract

Location: Austin, TX, United States
Job # 11571740
Date Posted: 11-06-2018
Video Game Development Support Engineer - Contract
Location: Austin, TX 78729
Salary: DOE

Contract Role

Company Overview:
Our company is a leading video game design corporation that focuses on; high quality multiplatform role-playing, MMO, social, play-for-free and strategy games, focused on emotionally engaging, rich stories with unforgettable characters and vast worlds to discover. We are seeking a Development Support Engineer to be responsible for assisting the content creation teams (designers and artists) with their tools and processes. In this role, you will be the first point of technical support for content developers. You will be responsible for diagnosing and fixing the issues they run into, and for helping them create high-quality content. This is a perfect role for recent college graduates looking to get a year's worth of experience on your resume! We need flexible team players ready to jump start their career!

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Provide a “helpdesk” for content developers that run into technical issues. Help solve tool, process, etc. issues that prevent them from doing their work.
  • Diagnose build failures caused by content issues and assist the content developers in fixing them.
  • Make improvements to the content tools (primarily in C#) to improve processes and workflow.
  • Assist with merging changes made in multiple branches, for example merging changes for an expansion with changes made for the live game.
  • Work with the engineering team to fix bugs or implement new features.
 Required:
  • A degree in software engineering or equivalent job experience.
  • A flexible working style. We are a small team, and everybody pitches in, sometimes in unexpected ways.
  • A passion for working with end users (the content team), understanding and improving their processes.
  • Proficiency in C# programming.
  • Experience with Perforce or another version control system
  • A passion for gaming!
Preferred:
  • Experience with C++.
  • Experience with QuickBuild or another automated build system.
  • Experience with a relational database.
  • Experience with client-server engineering.
 Please send your resume in a PDF or Word format for immediate consideration.
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