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Senior Platform Engineer - Unreal Engine

  • Games Department
  • Full-time
  • Miami, FL
  • Remote friendly

2022-04-06 16:57:18 UTC

About Us

AEXLAB is a virtual reality technology studio. We create meaningful technologies that make people feel present and connected in virtual worlds for gaming, training, simulation and more. Our mission is to apply our technologies to further virtual reality as a first-class social experience.

In active development, we are building the ultimate VR first person shooter experience, VAIL VR. Our flagship title emphasizes tactical gunplay, high-caliber combat, and collaborative teamwork. Featuring social and matchmaking systems, players can find games for casual or competitive play. Forge lasting friendships and work together with your teammates to achieve victory.

The Role

We have an opening for a talented Senior Platform Engineer, working with Unreal Engine. Candidates must have a passion for system design, performance, and maximizing hardware usage. Applicants should be enthusiastic about the opportunity to drive development and practices from the bottom up on consoles and in VR using UE. The ideal candidate has considerable experience leading development of low level system functions such as IO, streaming, save/load, platform API support. The role requires prior experience developing for game systems such as PS4 or Xbox One.



  • Build and maintain key game infrastructure, such as streaming or DLC pipelines

  • Research and develop guidelines for feature implementation within UE

  • Develop tools and systems for monitoring and maintaining performance across platforms

  • Mentor other engineers



  • Hands-on experience developing for Unreal Engine

  • Five or more years of experience in the creation and delivery of state-of-the-art, performance-minded AAA console or PC games with two in-game credits

  • Demonstrated proficiency in C++, linear algebra and general 3D mathematics

  • Experience designing and implementing threaded, asynchronous software

  • Effective communicator and collaborator with engineers and team members from other disciplines

  • Desire and demonstrated ability to mentor junior programmers and help with their growth

  • Self-motivated and passionate about making video games


Bonus, but not required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Math, or related field

  • Experience with the technical challenges unique to active Virtual Reality game development


AEXLAB is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that seeks to hire, develop and retain the most talented people from a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. If you are passionate about the future of gaming, VR, and community, we’d love for you to join us.