Sr. Gameplay Engineer

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REAL System is a game development studio within Penumbra, a global healthcare company. We are a team consisting largely of game development veterans who’ve worked on a huge variety of games spanning the last 20 years, from Skylanders to Psychonauts, the Sims to the latest mobile games. We bring our deep experience creating beloved, cutting-edge games to making games that will make a real difference in peoples’ lives.

The ideal candidate for the Senior Gameplay Engineer position with REAL System is an experienced game developer and generalist who thrives in a small studio environment. In this role, you will prototype, design, and implement new gameplay features, with the goal of developing innovative and fun virtual reality experiences that utilize a unique tracking technology.

What You'll Work On

  • Work with game designers to prototype, design, and implement game mechanics.
  • Work closely with designers and artists to optimize performance.
  • Review new product requirements, provide feedback, and contribute to project planning activities.
  • What You Bring

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field, and 7+ years experience developing software, at least 3 of which were in game development.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong Knowledge of C++.
  • Strong Knowledge of at least one commercial game engine, with a preference towards Unreal Engine experience.
  • Strong 3D math skills.
  • Experience with the full software development life cycle, from pre production to release.
  • Understands relevant security, privacy and compliance principles and adheres to the regulations, standards, and procedures that are applicable to the Company

  • Bonus Skills
  • Java, C#, and/or Python proficiency.
  • Experience with virtual reality development, especially mobile VR.
  • Experience with Android development

  • What We Offer:
    • A collaborative teamwork environment where learning is constant and performance is rewarded
    • The opportunity to be part of the team that is revolutionizing the treatment of some of the world's most devastating diseases
    • A generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; a 401(k) match; and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan
    Penumbra, Inc., headquartered in Alameda, California, is a global healthcare company focused on innovative therapies. Penumbra designs, develops, manufactures and markets novel products and has a broad portfolio that addresses challenging medical conditions in markets with significant unmet need. Penumbra sells its products to hospitals and healthcare providers primarily through its direct sales organization in the United States, most of Europe, Canada and Australia, and through distributors in select international markets. The Penumbra logo is a trademark of Penumbra, Inc. 
    Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
    If you reside in the State of California, please also refer to Penumbra’s Privacy Notice for California Residents.