Avalon Corp is hiring Lead Gameplay Engineer (Remote Job)

Lead Gameplay Engineer 100% REMOTE

Posted: about 1 month
Programming
Full-Time
Lead / Principal
$180,000- $210,000 per year
The Role and Responsibilities
  • Define the project's technical vision for the gameplay infrastructure, collaborating within the project team and across multiple operations teams within Avalon to ensure gameplay requirements for the project are clearly defined and met.
  • Act as the primary point of contact for cross-team server development, partnering with a central-service shared game engine team, platform team, and server team to define and execute on project requirements.
  • Directly manage, evaluate, and mentor the engineering staff of the gameplay team.
  • Partner with the production staff and the rest of the leadership team for milestone planning and tracking development progress.
  • Evaluate internal/external technologies and tools with the goal of sourcing and integrating technology that meets project requirements and goals.
  • Author documentation and communicate best practices and technical constraints of the gameplay code to team members and external operations departments
  • Ensure the efficiency, maintainability, and scalability of the services and technology developed by the gameplay team.
  • Partner with the executive producer, lead designer, narrative lead, chief product officer, and art director to ensure that the gameplay vision is being met. 
Requirements
  • At least 5+ years of relevant experience on a AAA game project; shipped at least one AAA title.
  • Must currently hold at least a senior engineering position.
  • Previous experience in leading high-performing engineering teams.
  • Networking experience in TCP, UDP, and higher-level protocols.
  • Advanced knowledge of C++, both historical patterns as well as modern language features.
  • Expert working knowledge of the Unreal Engine 4/ 5. 
  • Proven ability to grow, guide, inspire, and lead growing development/engineering teams.
  • Excellent spoken and written communications skills.
  • Extraordinary self-motivation and initiative.
  • Proven experience as a software lead within the MMORPG world.
  • Excellent writing ability.
  • Excellent ability to juggle multiple responsibilities and hats while attacking problems from multiple perspectives.
Bonus Qualifications
  • Passion for games, particularly MMOs and/or RPGs
  • Experience in shipping a game on PC/Browser or with a team that did it.
  • Knowledge in Blockchain and Crypto
  • Experience with Agile

About Avalon Corp

About Us
We're looking for dreamers and doers like you who want to help create a better future. Our team consists of people who have founded and shipped some of the most successful franchises in gaming to date. We believe that what we're building has the potential to change the world.
Let's change it for the better.

Working With Us
Our work culture thesis is simple. Working with us should feel a lot like attending hogwarts. Minus the death eaters and basilisks of course.
We work hard, we’re passionate, we love the process but what is the point if we’re not having a bit of fun along the way. Nothing is taken too seriously, we have lives outside of work, we’re learning and growing everyday. You also literally level up, gain achievement points, play games and get rare items in real life for helping make cool stuff. Come join us!
Avalon Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We foster a diverse workplace that recognizes, appreciates, respects, and values our individual differences. We encourage qualified candidates to apply for a position with us, regardless of their background.
Avalon Corp is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with this commitment, Avalon will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please email careers@playavalon.com with the subject ATTN: HR.

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