Job description: 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
Bonus Qualities (Have one or more of these):
- 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 V8/Node and Chrome/Electron development
- Enthusiasm about PC Gaming and/or streaming.
About NZXT: We serve gamers by relentlessly evolving products and services. Our vision is to become the most authentic brand for gamers.
NZXT is a fast-growing company made up of gamers, builders, and PC enthusiasts dedicated to creating hardware, software, experiences, and services that surprise and delight gamers of all types. Our company is staffed with creative, motivated people who truly love what we do, and we are dedicated to making it easy, fun, and rewarding to play games.