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Associate Software Engineer

Austin, Texas

KingsIsle Entertainment, established in 2005, is a proven MMO hit-maker with 50+ million registered users across both our MMOs with vibrant and strong communities.  Our award-winning game Wizard101 is currently in its 13th year and Pirate101 is in its 9th.  We attribute our success to great people, and we recognize the value of every team member. We work hard and have fun, whether it’s with lunchtime gaming sessions or office outings to the movies. The working environment, friendly teammates, and support for growing careers all contribute to the long tenures many people enjoy at KingsIsle. 
 
POSITION SUMMARY
The Associate Software Engineer is responsible for designing, writing, testing and debugging code for large-scale, complex applications and systems. This person will write technical design documents and participate in bug fixing and other maintenance activities.


Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with team members to design, implement and test well-engineered, reliable, maintainable, and scalable applications and systems
  • Participate in code reviews
  • Identify technical and developmental risks/obstacles and generate solutions
  • Follow and learn best practices, processes, and systems standards
  • Other related duties as assigned
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent professional experience
  • 1+ years software engineering experience
  • Object-Oriented Language knowledge and experience
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to assess risk, define priorities, and resolve problems while meeting deadlines
  • Excellent critical and analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication
Preferences
  • Game development experience, specifically MMO and/or console
  • C++, C#, PHP, and Lua experience
  • Windows and Linux development experience
Perks & Benefits 
  • Competitive compensation 
  • Health, dental, and vision care benefits 
  • 401(K) with employer match 
  • Company fun days, parties, and unlimited PTO 
Considerations 
  • Please make sure that the durations of your education and employment on your resume are included in month/year format. 
  • Salary will be commensurate with experience. 
  • Applicants must be legally able to work in the U.S. for KingsIsle.

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