Senior Gameplay Systems Engineer


Valkyrie Entertainment
July 2, 2019
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Valkyrie Entertainment is currently looking for a Senior Gameplay Systems Engineer to join us on-site in Seattle to help us deliver high-quality games.

As a Senior Gameplay Systems Engineer, you will be responsible for fully scoping, creating, and supporting core gameplay systems.  You have experience doing what it takes to get a game running smoothly, have built an arsenal of demonstrable code, and thrive solving challenges before others have even identified them.

Our studio is located in the heart of downtown Seattle with Pike Place Market, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle Waterfront, several theaters, Metro transit system, and many culinary delights all within just a few blocks walking distance.

Our debut title,  Guns Up!™ was developed and released for Playstation 4 and Steam. Our studio has also been co-developing games with numerous developers since 2003.

Senior Gameplay Systems Engineer

Level:  Senior Level

Daily Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Write well architected, extensible, and performant code that will be seen on millions of devices.
  • Scope, communicate and execute on deep design-driven mechanics.
  • Own the overall gameplay architecture, identify risks, and communicate every step of the way.
  • Ensure delivery of all scheduled tasks.
  • Write and maintain documentation with architectural diagrams for all created systems.


  • 5+ years of game development experience on PC, console, or mobile titles.
  • Experience delivery high-quality AI, audio, navigation, economy, IO or other related systems.
  • Experience working with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrable coding ability in C#/C++.
  • Demonstrable ability to scope all work from concept to delivery.
  • Attention for detail and correctness.
  • Self-starting projects, and knowing when to pull the plug.
  • Passion and enthusiasm for video games.
  • Previous experience using Unity, Unreal, and/or similar game engines.
  • Experience working with designers and/or creative leads.

Bonus Points

  • Graphics/Shader Programming
  • Online Client->Server Programming

To Apply

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