Software Engineer - Central Technology Group

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Software Engineer - Central Technology Group
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Remote, US
Oculus Studios is building out a Central Technology Group (CTG) to focus efforts within its First Party Game Studios (Beat Studios, Downpour, BigBox, Sanzaru and Ready at Dawn). Within CTG, we will help our Studios take advantage of the economies of scale that Meta provides. We are looking for engineers who can work effectively within Meta’s vast infrastructure and are excited by the chance to help Studios make video games. We will collaborate to build core systems and shared technologies for the Studios. Working with partners across Meta, we will assist in migrating and onboarding our partner studios with common Meta supported solutions. This is a new (and growing) team. The work will be in collaboration with Studio Game Teams, cross-functional partners (Security, Privacy, TPMs, Legal, etc.) and RL cross-functional teams (VOIP, Identity, Horizon etc.).
Software Engineer - Central Technology Group Responsibilities
  • Help define and establish Meta's infrastructure approach for game studios - working across multi-year effort
  • Find common needs by working across the first party game studios to gain buy-in, and build solutions that can be used by all current and future acquired studios
  • Assist with custom integration solutions that align with the Metaverse (e.g. Avatars, Common Identity)
  • Work as a full-stack developer and gain familiarity in multiple coding languages as needed: e.g. CPP, C#, Python, Hack, JavaScript, React
  • Be or become familiar with multiple game engines: i.e. Unity, Unreal, proprietary engine
  • Be or become familiar with multiple 3rd Party Game technologies (i.e. AWS GameLift, Unity Vivox)
  • Gain familiarity of alternate hosting environments (i.e. cloud/corporate/lab) and help determine where and how they should be used
  • Help onboard new game studios engineers to Meta infra and internal tools, while bringing empathy for game development back to core Meta teams
  • Partner with other teams within Meta to figure out best approaches to migrate game studio services while bringing the Meta focuses of reliability, scalability, security to the game studio space
  • Support game studios during break/fix scenarios and be part of the escalation path
  • Assist game studios in building, scaling, and optimizing new features for their existing/future titles
Minimum Qualifications
  • 5+ years of experience in developing backend services for games and/or enterprise (large scale distributed environments)
  • Broad knowledge of games and game development and/or enterprise scale infrastructure
  • Willingness to learn new approaches, coding languages, and Meta specific solutions
  • Experienced with C/C++ or C
  • Experienced with Python or PowerShell
  • Experienced collaborating with team members across multiple disciplines to bring products to life
Preferred Qualifications
  • Shipped AAA titles or Large enterprise solution
  • Experience working in major game engines (i.e. Unreal, Unity)
  • Experience as a Full-Stack developer in a large scale distributed environment
  • Experience with backend security, privacy, scalability, and persistence storage design paradi
  • Experience in building user facing tools using languages such as Hack, JavaScript, React, etc.
  • Experience building supportable solutions that include proactive alerting, monitoring, and product metrics
  • Experience with major cloud providers (AWS, Azure, etc.)
  • Experience working with distributed computing platforms
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering
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(Colorado only*) Estimated salary of $213,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits
*Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20)
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