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October 15, 2021
Intercept Games is a development studio currently focused on the creation of Kerbal Space Program 2. We have a deep passion for space, simulation, strategy, and of course all things video games. Our studio prioritizes an inviting and diverse workplace that pushes creativity and passion for what we do, resulting in games that we can truly be proud of.
As a Software Engineer II on our team, you will be responsible for delivering major components of our game software, working alongside a team of engineering professionals. You are a clear and crisp communicator, a team player, and you excel at being a solid, high-standards developer. Working alongside our Senior Engineers and your teammates, you will drive the design of your software feature areas, and deliver stable, performant, maintainable implementations that meet the requirements set by our game design team. You’ll make deep contributions to essential technologies that make our product unique, and you will demonstrate good practices in code reviews, documentation, testing, and quality software implementation. You will collaborate with the engineering and design teams, build necessary tools, work with QA, and deliver amazing software that drives us to shipping a game that our players will love.
What You’ll Take On
Prototype and build new game-play features.
Develop effective User Interfaces, such as display elements, notifications, and menus
Create and document technical designs as needed for new features.
Provide code reviews for coworkers and guidance for less experienced engineers.
Work with artists to build new graphical effects.
Identify and fix client and server performance issues.
What You Bring
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
3+ years of professional software development experience
Solid proficiency with C#, C++, or an equivalent OO Language.
Has contributed software to least one shipping games on the Desktop, Xbox, or Playstation platforms.
Strong communication skills, the ability to work closely and professionally with a team of peers.
Experience with the Unity Game Engine.
Experience with developing for game consoles, such as the Xbox and Playstation platforms.
Experience with Lua, or an equivalent scripting language or modding platform for games.
Expertise in at least one of the following domains: multi-thread/multi-core optimization; networking/multiplayer and Major Cloud Service implementation (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud); 3D Rendering and Shader implementation/optimization; Game Physics and 3D math; AI, Simulation, pathfinding; Asset streaming, Dynamic LOD, and mesh Tessellation; Audio synthesis and DSP.
A passion for space exploration, rocketry, satellites, and related entertainment media.
What We Offer You
Great Company Culture. We pride ourselves as being one of the most creative and innovative places to work, creativity, innovation, efficiency, diversity and philanthropy are among the core tenets of our organization and are integral drivers of our continued success.
Growth. As a global entertainment company, we pride ourselves on creating environments where employees are encouraged to be themselves, inquisitive, collaborative and to grow within and around the company.
Work Hard, Play Hard. Our employees’ bond, blow-off steam, and flex some creative muscles – through corporate boot camp classes, our onsite Gym, company parties, our Office bar, game release events, monthly socials, and team challenges.
Benefits. Medical (HSA & FSA), dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, employee stock purchase plan, commuter benefits, in-house wellness program, broad learning & development opportunities, a charitable giving platform with company match and more!
Perks. Fitness allowance, employee discount programs, free games & events, stocked pantries and the ability to earn up to $500+ per year for taking care of yourself and more!
About Intercept Games
Located in Seattle, Washington, Intercept Games is a new development studio currently focused on the creation of Kerbal Space Program 2. We have a deep passion for space, simulation, strategy, and of course all things video games. Our studio prioritizes an inviting and diverse workplace that pushes creativity and passion for what we do, resulting in games that we can truly be proud of.
Our Core Values
We are a team. We share our vision, our challenges, and our successes. We encourage healthy and respectful debate to create our common goals, and then we wholly commit ourselves as a team to their completion. We look out for each other and our community. We foster a culture of mutual respect regardless of race, ethnicity, faith, sexuality, or gender identity.
We ship great games for our players. We create and ship truly great games that our customers love to play, that we are proud to put our names on, and that deliver an exceptional experience throughout their lifetimes.
We are true to our word. We communicate honestly and clearly with ourselves, our partners, and our players. When we make a commitment, we know it is our responsibility to see it through.
We are improving every day. We are here to learn and open to new ways of thinking, working, and creating. We encourage and expect this growth in ourselves as individuals and as a team.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
About Kerbal Space Program 2
Kerbal Space Program 2 is the sequel to the acclaimed space flight simulation game Kerbal Space Program from Star Theory and Private Division.
With the original Kerbal Space Program having become one of the most beloved games of all time and now bigger than ever, Kerbal Space Program 2 has been fully redesigned from the ground up to meet the demands of modern and next-generation space exploration, all while maintaining the monumental foundations of the first game. Build a space program, construct powerful spacecraft, design resource-gathering colonies, and much more to uncover the secrets of the galaxy. A plethora of exciting new features will captivate veteran and returning players, as well as usher in a whole new wave of Kerbonauts to the ingenious and comedic world that has entertained millions of players.