_Every great story has a new beginning, and yours starts here._**
_Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of._**
**Who We Are…**When we say, “the stuff dreams are made of,” we’re not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD’s vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the_storytellers_bringing our characters to life, the_creators_bringing them to your living rooms and the_dreamers_creating what’s next…From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.Warner Bros. Games San Diego is creating the next generation of high quality, cross-platform games that bring iconic and beloved characters to life. Join our growing team of talented game makers and be a foundational part of a dynamic new studio as we strive to make an impact on the future of AAA free-to-play games.WB Games San Diego is creating the next generation of high quality, cross-platform games that bring iconic and beloved characters to life. Join our growing team of talented game makers and be a foundational part of a dynamic new studio as we strive to make an impact on the future of AAA free-to-play games.**The Position**WB Games San Diego is seeking a Lead Software Engineer, Gameplay a talented, proactive, and hard-working individual who will oversee, mentor, and guide a Team of highly skilled Engineers at all levels.Reporting to the Director of Engineering, as the Lead Software Engineer, Gameplay you will also help navigate roadblocks, and focus resources to deliver the best solutions to drive excellence in all aspects of AAA game development.You must demonstrate high competency as a team leader and have a true passion for game development.
What part will you play?**
+Build on the culture of inclusivity and growth through coaching and mentorship+Work with the production team to facilitate scheduling and planning of gameplay systems+Collaborate with the feature owners & engineers to architect and build systems+Assist engineers writing Technical Proposals, reviewing execution plans, estimates, and ensuring alignment against strategic technology development goals+Help identify and articulate technical challenges and risks along with proposed solutions+Willingness to help Innovate and iterate on process, systems, and technology to deliver world-class social next-generation games+Practice what you preach, diving in and contributing directly to development efforts when necessary+Improve configuration management and deployment processes
What do we require from you?**
+Minimum 5+ years of professional software engineering experience, working on cross-functional teams+3+ years in a leadership role managing a team of engineers+3+ years of experience developing games with the Unreal Engine+Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience+Expert in C++ (Templates, OO Design, Exception Handling, Multi-Threading, etc.)+Experience in practicing agile development practices, and strong working knowledge of a variety of project management techniques.+Strong problem solving, debugging, and troubleshooting skills+Clear, concise, and transparent communicator - both written and verbal+Be a self-motivated team player with a positive attitude and strong work ethic+Ability to self-manage when given prioritized goals and objectives+Seek out opportunities to improve technically and professionally+A passion for video games**\****How We Get Things Done…**This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at www.wbd.com/guiding-principles/along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.**The Legal Bits…**In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation, or a range thereof, for roles in locations where legally required. $122,504.00 - $227,508.00 salary per year. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Warner Bros. Discovery provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO).Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.If you’re a qualified candidate with a disability and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact us at email@example.com.