Software Engineer

Diversity matters at Iron Galaxy. Every day, our team strives to build an inclusive environment where all voices are equal. We encourage people from every heritage, lifestyle, or background to apply. Iron Galaxy Studios is an equal opportunity employer that makes games that are welcoming to every player in the world.

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This position is available in Chicago, IL, or Orlando, FL with relocation options for out-of-state applicants.

Software Engineers at Iron Galaxy work on a wide variety of projects, including creating new games from the ground up, co-developing games with partners, and porting existing games to new platforms. Our projects tend to have shorter development cycles; it’s not uncommon for a software engineer to work on more than one project in a year. We’ve found that this helps keep things fresh and provides opportunities to utilize experience gained from previous projects.

As a Software Engineer at Iron Galaxy, you’ll get the chance to help architect and implement features and systems, debug difficult problems, and tackle new challenges. In addition to their technical skills, our software engineers typically have strong communication skills and work well with diverse cross-functional teams. This is a mid-level position. Candidates should have a solid knowledge of game development. Responsibilities vary based on the project and expertise. Here are some examples of what a Software Engineer might be expected to do at Iron Galaxy Studios.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Implement new features or systems
  • Assist in the creation of technical design documents for new systems
  • Review game design documents and provide feedback
  • Implement low-level subsystems for new platforms
  • Ensure adherence to platform compliance requirements

Here’s our wish list for the ideal Software Engineer at Iron Galaxy. If you possess many or most of these qualities, you may very well be the one we’re looking for!

  • Experience at a game studio (any size)
  • Solid understanding of C/C++
  • Desire to learn and grow
  • Strong debugging skills
  • Able to adapt to new codebases and platforms

ABOUT IRON GALAXY: We are one of the world’s largest independent video game developers. Our people combine their talents to create amazing ports and remasters for the biggest companies in the gaming industry. We also create exciting experiences for our own community. At Iron Galaxy Studios, we champion a healthy work-life balance, continuous improvement, equality, and support a diverse culture for all employees.

COVID Safety Notice: Iron Galaxy employees can elect to work from home until March of 2022. This policy extends to hires between now and then. Any equipment that you might need for projects will be shipped to you directly.