Lead Software Engineer
Pogo Austin - Austin, TX

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Pogo is transitioning its world-class intellectual property to re-imagined 3D experiences for iOS and Android tablets. We are looking for a seasoned C++/C#/Java game developer with experience shipping high-quality games, leading teams and managing engineers. This role will work out of Pogo’s Austin, Texas office.

Leads and manages a growing team of engineers.

Ensures game architectures are designed for efficiency and reuse.

Creates reusable technologies for future games.

Collaborates with local and remote teams.

Establishes and enforces performance, size, and bandwidth budgets.

Gathers requirements, designs solutions, implements, tests and debugs.

Delivers technology solutions with minimal direction.

Provides input and guidance on hardware purchases, configuration, and deployment.

Mentors developers in best practices and methodologies.

Identifies risks and works effectively to mitigate them.

Required Experience:
BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

5+ years C++, C#, Java, and/or Objective-C software development

2+ years management experience

Experience developing:
Unity3D games

iOS and/or Android apps

3D real-time applications (console games, scientific simulations, etc)

Exceptional analytical and creative problem-solving skills

Familiarity with client/server architectures

Knowledge of server side application architecture and design

Able to effectively and quickly build and establish relationships

Self-starter who proactively works towards continuous improvement

Proficient in Object-Oriented Design

Experience with API Development/Gaming Frameworks

Desire to learn and grow professionally

Ability to adapt and be effective in new situations in a highly dynamic environment

Passion for creating fun, casual entertainment

Due to the volume of applications we receive for our job postings, we are unable to respond personally to phone or email inquiries regarding the status of an application. Only candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted at this time.

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Experience Required


5+ years C++, C#, Java, and/or Objective-C software development, 2+ years management experience, Unity 3D experience