Senior Platform Engineer

Cedar Falls, IA

Full Time Senior level / Expert
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Posted 1 month ago

As a leading mobile games developer, Jam City is looking to “level up” our talent. We’re on the hunt for innovators who consider themselves dynamic, collaborative and thrive in a fast-paced environment. 
PERKS & BENEFITSUnlimited Vacation, Paid Sick Days & Holidays*100% Employee Covered Medical, Dental, Vision Plan Base Plan*Life Insurance, 401k, Flexible Spending Accounts, Commuter Benefits & More*Catered Lunches & Well-stocked KitchensWellness ActivitiesHappy HoursCompany EventsDog-Friendly*Cat-Friendly**Only applies to full-time positions.
Jam City is seeking a motivated, skilled Senior Software Engineer to join our client architecture team in Iowa! We are focused on building high quality technology that can be leveraged across the entire Jam City portfolio of games. If you have a passion for games and have an awesome engineering background, come join us!


  • Substantial day-to-day coding, performance profiling, optimization and general troubleshooting.
  • Client-related game software development to build fun, high-quality, gameplay features to specification.
  • Work closely with tech leads to architect and build app tech stacks on mobile and web platforms that can scale to millions of users.
  • Solve challenging and complex problems around cross-platform app development.
  • Create flexible code that can be easily updated as product needs change.
  • Drive the creation of scripts / tools to help streamline the development process.
  • Contribute ideas in a collaborative, supportive team environment.
  • Participate in two week sprints, keeping the team updated with your progress.
  • Ability to work effectively across multiple teams including client, server, and shared code libraries.
  • Work effectively with a large variety of internal and external customers and game teams around the globe.


  • Ideally 5-7+ years of professional experience as a software engineer in a fast-paced, small-mid team environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of software design and development methodologies.
  • Organized, detail-oriented with a proven track record of delivering projects on time.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Unity3D app development and/or native iOS and/or Android development processes.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and technical skills.
  • Highly motivated, self-starting individual.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in a managed language like C# or Java.
  • Passionate about games and game programming.
  • Experience with application submissions.
  • Operation and maintenance of live mobile games is a large plus.
  • Familiarity with git, svn, p4 or other VCSBS in Computer Science (or equivalent).
OUR COMMITMENT TO EQUITY, DIVERSITY, & INCLUSIONWe believe in creating games that unite people across the world and that showcase our commitment to providing an environment that is both inclusive and diverse for our players and employees. We strive to create a workforce that is reflective of our global player community as we know that we are stronger and better when we play together. To help promote an inclusive culture, we celebrate the visible and invisible diversity of our Jam Citizens through initiatives including Employee Resource Groups, cultural events, trainings, speaker series, and more. 
Jam City is an equal opportunity employer. We enthusiastically accept our responsibility to make employment decisions without regard to race, age, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, religion, ethnicity, marital, or domestic partnerships status, disability, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expressions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws. Our management is committed to following this policy with respect to hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, recruiting, pay, and other forms of compensation, training, and general treatment during employment.

ABOUT JAM CITYJam City is an award-winning mobile entertainment studio providing unique and deeply engaging games that appeal to a broad, global audience.
Led by CEO Chris DeWolfe, former MySpace co-founder and CEO, and COO Josh Yguado, former 20th Century Fox executive, Jam City is the creative powerhouse behind some of the highest-grossing and most enduring mobile games. Jam City’s global franchise Cookie Jam has generated more than half a billion dollars, and Panda Pop has more than 120 million downloads to date.
The company also is the go-to studio for Hollywood, having developed immersive, narrative-rich mobile games around iconic entertainment brands. The company’s popular RPG game Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery was the #1 game in more than 40 countries at its launch in April 2018.
Jam City has nine studios located in Los Angeles (HQ), Berlin, Buenos Aires, Bogotá, Burbank, Cedar Falls, San Diego, San Francisco, and Toronto.
Job tags: C Git Go Java SVN
Job region(s): North America
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