Lead Software Engineer - C++

Software Development
| #Programming #C++

We believe that people are the foundations of what GOG.com is. We’re looking for a passionate technology leader who will take the responsibility for mobile technologies & solutions used by a small start-up team working on new exciting projects in the GOG ecosystem.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and own major features in GOG Galaxy and the GOG Galaxy SDK combining client-facing functionalities, networking, gameplay and community.
  • Implement performance measurements, testing strategies and optimizations.
  • Lead the team of software engineers responsible for GOG.com software on desktop platforms.
  • Understand the high level product requirements and actively propose technical solutions.
  • Own the application architecture and technical stack used to deliver best user experience on each platform.
  • Work with other engineers in SCRUM framework and mentor less experienced team members.
  • Stay abreast of emerging new technologies, research new tools and implement best practices
  • Cooperate with product owners, designers, QA and engineers from other departments as well as teams responsible for backend services

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in leading the small teams of engineers (technical and people leadership)
  • Familiarity with Agile development methodologies.
  • Very good communication skills, both technical and business-level.
  • Deep knowledge of C++ and relevant experience
  • At least basic knowledge of Python
  • Experience with the client-server architecture
  • Experience in developing desktop applications on various platforms (including at least 2 of the following: Windows, MacOS and Linux)
  • Knowledge of software development best practices (version control, testing, deployment, code reviews, clean code etc.).
  • Exposure to system architecture
  • Basic knowledge of network protocols and communication (TCP, UDP, HTTP)
  • Sound command of English

What we offer:

  • A unique opportunity to enter a booming industry and to influence the future of digital distribution.
  • A gamer’s paradise where you will be surrounded by games - living & breathing them!
  • A great, laid-back work atmosphere in our office based in Warsaw, Poland.
  • The chance to work in an international environment with exceptional experts.
  • A Profit Sharing Program after 6 months of work, where employees share 10 % of GOG.com's net profit (paid out once a year).
  • Access to health care and sport activities package.
  • A relocation package for foreigners as well as assistance from our HR throughout the whole process.
  • Polish lessons, should you need them.
  • Frequent social activities, free fruits, an in-house canteen, and other goodies are a standard.
  • An in-house gym, open 24/7, available exclusively for CD PROJEKT RED & GOG.com employees.
  • Free access to CD PROJEKT RED & GOG.com games.
  • A dog friendly environment - yes, you can bring your four legged friend to work.

If you think you’ve got what it takes, please submit your CV (in English) and code samples below.

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