Sr. Software Engineer, Streaming/Media Product (Rust/C++)

Engineering · Remote, California
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full Time

NZXT is a rapidly growing company made up of gamers, builders and PC enthusiasts on a mission to create hardware, software, experiences, and services that surprise and delight gamers of all types. We are a team of creative, motivated and results-oriented people who love what we do and are dedicated to making it easy, fun and rewarding for our audience to play games. We are a founder-led organization that has not lost any of our entrepreneurial, scrappy roots. This is an exciting time to join NZXT as we are poised for significant global expansion and growth.


At NZXT, we believe in the importance of Design Thinking and the power of Serving Community, and our values spring from those two core ideas:

Every Voice Matters                                Win Together

Keep It Simple                                         Give A Shit

Build Scalable Systems                           Commit To Quality

Learn And Grow                                       Do What You Say                                         


We hope that every NZXT employee internalizes and practices these values to the point where they become second nature. We expect our leaders and managers to embody and nurture these values, because when they are in full force... amazing things can happen.


The Senior Software Engineer contributes to NZXT’s mission by helping build the next generation of livestreaming software. You will help create software used by millions of gamers on a modern technology stack for desktop. The ideal candidate will have the desire to work on intuitive and functionality-rich gamer-facing products.



The Senior Software Engineer has the following responsibilities and duties:

  • Work alongside other developers, product managers, and product designers to build feature specifications for the next generation of streaming applications.
  • Design and implement solutions targeting Microsoft Windows desktop operating systems, using technologies such as C++ and Rust.
  • Design scalable architectures that optimize developer and user experience.
  • Work with hardware vendors to direct firmware specifications.
  • Interface with program management, customer service, and QA to investigate and solve application issues.
  • Mentor other engineers and perform code reviews.



You should have the following skills, education, and experience:

  • Desire to build a great, user oriented product experience.
  • Experience developing for Windows desktop applications using C++ or similar languages (ideally Rust)
  • Familiarity with the Rust language, or willingness to learn Rust
  • Experience leading and delivering critical projects to production.
  • 4+ years of professional experience developing software
  • English verbal and written proficiency required to interact with US offices and international team members



  • Experience with streaming protocols (e.g. RTMP, MPEG-DASH, WebRTC)
  • Experience with video/audio encodings (e.g. H.264, H.265/HEVC, AAC, MP3)
  • Experience with Agile (scrum) development process and tracking tools (JIRA/Confluence)
  • Experience working with firmware and/or PC gaming hardware
  • Familiarity with cloud technologies (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP, Heroku)
  • Familiarity with JavaScript/TypeScript.
  • Familiarity with V8/Node and Chrome/Electron development
  • Enthusiasm about PC Gaming and/or streaming.

NZXT is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

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  • Location
    Remote, California
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Full Time