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Lead Software Engineer

Scientific Games Austin Full-Time
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Leads a group of Software Engineers responsible for design, implementation, and maintenance of mobile based games. This role requires a forward thinking, critical problem solver who can communicate across the organization.

Essential Job Functions:
•Identify relevant platforms and develop deployment strategy
•Facilitate deployment of content across identified platforms
•Develop project schedules and monitor project progress in conjunction with management
•Provide technical guidance and mentoring to team members as needed for completion of work items
•Lead the development of new/innovative game play features and interfaces
•Lead the development of features for use in  common code libraries (framework, OS) as needed for game implementation
•Consult or Facilitate on cross-platform common software architecture and software control management
•Write coherent, organized code and be comfortable working on a complicated code-base with high levels of abstraction
•Maintain up to date knowledge on new programming methods and new software technologies
Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Math, Statistics or relevant area or equivalent experience

Required Experience:
•8+ years of software experience
3+ years of experience in cross-platform software architecture
•Strong Object Oriented programming skills  
•3+ Years Management Experience

Preferred Experience:
•Knowledge of Unity
•Understanding of basic database operations and SQL
•Experience with OGRE, Unity 3D, or other 3D engines, 3D math, and Cg shaders
•Familiarity with CVS, SVN or other version control software

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
•C#, C++, or Actionscript
•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
•Scaling experience
•Ability to prioritize tasks
•Casual games development experience
•Solid math skills, linear algebra, trig, etc

Scientific Games Corporation and its affiliates (collectively, “SG”) are engaged in highly regulated gaming and lottery businesses. As a result, certain SG employees may, among other things, be required to obtain a gaming or other license(s), undergo background investigations or security checks, or meet certain standards dictated by law, regulation or contracts. In order to ensure SG complies with its regulatory and contractual commitments, as a condition to hiring and continuing to employ its employees, SG requires all of its employees to meet those requirements that are necessary to fulfill their individual roles. As a prerequisite to employment with SG (to the extent permitted by law), you shall be asked to consent to SG conducting a due diligence/background investigation on you. This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive; it is intended to identify major responsibilities and requirements of the job. The employee in this position may be requested to perform other job-related tasks and responsibilities than those stated above.SG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If you’d like more information about your equal employment opportunity rights as an applicant under the law, please click here EEOC Poster.

Skills required

Application Development
Use Programming Language
Configure System
Problem Solving
Information Technology
Operating Systems


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Lead Software Engineer
Estimated Salary: $110K
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