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Gameplay Programmer in Fayetteville, NC at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 11/30/2018

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Job Number: R0042972

Gameplay Programmer

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to not just develop gameplay systems, but to help build a system that will create an immersive and compelling user experience?  As a Gameplay Programmer, you can solve a problem with a complete end-to-end solution in a fast-paced, agile environment. We’re looking for a developer with the skills needed to design and implement gameplay systems.

This role is more than just coding. We need a Gameplay Programmer who will use their passion to learn new tools and techniques, and implement new capabilities and features. Using Unreal Engine 4 and Unity with a focus on C++ you’ll work with the development team to program high-quality serious and consumer games for mobile devices, desktop PC, and AR/VR. You will also work with the Project Lead to design and architect major gameplay systems, work with designers to create modular gameplay features and interfaces while following best practices and coding standards to create well-documented, extensible code that can be easily maintained.

As a Gameplay Programmer you will be expected to pro-actively communicate with artists and designers as well as maintain project and process specific documentation for the team. This role will require you to meet development schedules and support the integration and testing of the developed applications and participate in design reviews for software under development. You’ll analyze the needs and the environment to help make sure the solution the team develops considers the current architecture and operating environment, as well as future functionality and enhancements. Join us as we build systems to change the simulation and game industry for the better.

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Build Your Career:

A challenging and dynamic work environment isn’t all we have to offer. When you join Booz Allen, you can expect:

  • access to experts in virtually every field
  • a culture that focuses on supporting our employees
  • opportunities that provide stability while offering variety

You’ll also be exposed to a wealth of training resources through our Digital University, an online learning portal featuring more than 5000 functional and technical courses, certifications, and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications? Take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site bootcamps, certification training, academic programs, vendor relationships, and a network of professionals who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want, as you chart your own course for success.

You Have:

  • 2+ years of experience in the games industry
  • Experience with C++ coding and design
  • Experience in working as a Programmer
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4
  • Experience with Version Control Software, including Git, Perforce, Plastic, and SVN
  • Experience working within a team environment that encourages excellent software engineering, coding standards, and code reviews
  • Knowledge of appreciation for milestones, schedules, deadlines, and efficient game development processes
  • Ability to show mathematical skills
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • AA or AS degree

Nice If You Have:

  • 4+ years of experience working in game industry and software development
  • Experience in developing for online single player or multiplayer environment
  • Experience in developing for multiple platforms, including OSX, Windows, PS4, and XBox One
  • Experience with Visual Scripting Blueprint
  • Ability to be self-motivation
  • Ability to show passion for making games
  • Ability to show excellent 3D math skills
  • Possession of excellent organizational skills
  • BA or BS degree in CS or related field

Clearance:

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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