Jr. Platform Engineer

Marina del Rey

Skydance Interactive is looking for a motivated Jr. Platform Engineer to join The Walking Dead VR Team . Our ideal candidate is passionate about virtual reality and thrives in a small team environment.


  • Design, implement, and maintain highly scalable, performant code.
  • Write detailed unit tests and provide documentation.
  • Deploy and manage services in a multi-node server environment.
  • Work with other engineers and content creators in a highly collaborative environment to solve business and technology problems.


  • BS – MS in Computer Science or related fields, or equivalent experience.
  • 1+ years professional programming experience in a game studio
  • Experience with Java (8+).
  • Experience creating RESTful web services.
  • Experience with both relational databases (e.g. MySQL) and NoSQL data stores (e.g. MongoDB).
  • Solid understanding of software design and data modeling.
  • Understanding of best practices in networking and security.
  • Familiarity with Linux and Windows based server environments.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Rapid learner, able to absorb and understand complex systems.
  • Comfortable working closely with Designers, Artists, and other members of the development team in a highly iterative environment.
  • Prior work, personal or professional, that shows exceptional insight and skill of execution.
  • Passion for games and virtual reality 
  • Experience with Spring, Spring Data, Hibernate.
  • Experience with Akka
  • Experience with C++ and C# development.
  • Experience developing for game consoles and embedded platforms.
  • Experience with AWS a plus
  • Able to work in the United States 


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