Founded in 2013, Survios is a Los Angeles-based virtual reality studio focused on building connected VR experiences with emergent interactivity, social multiplayer, and visceral play. At Survios, we see gaming as an art form, and we don't just concentrate on making games more immersive—we strive to make them more human. Our current project, the acclaimed action-combat title "Raw Data"--now in Steam Early Access--enables players to be a badass hero within a riveting sci-fi atmosphere.

Software Engineer - Network & Backend Systems at Survios

Survios, the developer of the best-selling game Raw Data for the HTC Vive, has an opening for a full-time Software Engineer to work on Network and Backend systems.

Description:

  • Help develop Survios backend client-server technology using C++, RakNet and Unreal Engine 4.
  • Collaborate with Engineering team members to gather networking systems requirements and design specifications
  • Create or improve tools as necessary to support product development
  • Continuously test, debug, profile, analyze, and optimize on applicable console, PC, mobile, and web platforms.
  • Contribute innovative and original ideas on all aspects of game systems production and development.

Qualifications:

  • Expert C++ software engineer
  • Solid understanding of networking fundamentals including experience with all levels of the network stack and different network topologies.

Responsibilities:

  • Ambitiously seek opportunities to apply skills and aptitude to problems aligned with product vision
  • Consistently deliver on commitments to produce software across the technology stack
  • Advise team members on development techniques, technologies, products, services, best practices
  • Proactively identify and communicate risks to success of the team in achieving goals
  • Continuously build on personal strengths and learn new skills, to broaden and deepen engineering capabilities
  • Mentor and coach team members to grow their skills
  • Constantly give and receive honest feedback to and from all team members to improve everyone’s effectiveness

Pluses:

  • Experience working with Unreal Engine 4.
  • Experience with Unreal networking protocol, including OnlineSubsystems, connections, sessions, and game state serialization.
  • Experience interacting with one or more OnlineSubsystems, e.g. Steam
  • Implement Unreal 4 networking features for social interaction.
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Why work with us
Because we are an awesome gaming studio that is pushing the boundaries of creativity and VR gaming (What's that you say? You don't believe it? Just take a trip to http://store.steampowered.com/, where we have the #1 VR game: Raw Data. Oh and you get to play really really cool VR games all day!
Culture
We are passionate gamers, who eat, drink and sleep gaming. We are creative, collaborative and concise. When we aren't creating cool concepts or pushing the boundaries of VR, you can catch us throwing parties in our office, lounging in our 80's arcade room and hanging at our local watering hole. Survios ideology: put a bunch of intelligent, team-playing, passionate gamers in a room and cool things will ensue!
Perks & Benefits
Unlimited Paid Vacation
Flex Hours/Scheduling
80's Arcade
Movie Room
Onsite Gym
Company-Sponsored Lunches, Fully Stocked Kitchen & Bar and Food Trucks Onsite
Participation in Gaming Events and Conferences
Dog-Friendly Office
And Able to Play Awesome VR Games All Throughout the Work Day, duh! :)

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