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Software Engineer (Gaming)

Location: 

Manchester, MAN, GB, m171hh

Requisition ID:  4440

IGT is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines to Lotteries to Interactive. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has over 12,000 employees.

Role Overview

 

We are looking for a software engineer to join an award-winning team developing video gaming products for the UK and overseas markets.

 

Based in MediaCityUK, Manchester and working closely with teams in the U.K, Europe, and the U.S, you will be playing a key role in developing exciting PC-based games to add to our Casino gaming portfolio.

 

Due to our international structure, IGT provides you with a challenging multicultural environment where you can use your initiative and contribute to the realization of the company’s targets. IGT strongly believes in personal development and invests continually in training and coaching.
 

Responsibilities


•    Create exciting, player friendly games which exceed customer expectations
•    Work in partnership with Graphics, Maths, and PA teams to design, develop, and maintain new and existing products
•    Identify potential issues and take corrective action early in development lifecycle
•    Learn & maintain knowledge of the legislative requirements of our products
•    Share code and game-engine knowledge among the wider team and provide assistance and guidance to other team members
•    Work closely with the Product Assurance team during the testing phase to identify root-cause and apply an appropriate solution
•    Proactively extend technical knowledge and skills where necessary
•    Adhere to established code standards and conventions
•    Participate in Code Reviews
•    Work with the project manager to assure timely delivery of product

 

Qualifications


•    Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
•    Strong knowledge of object-oriented programming concepts
•    Knowledge of C#
•    Understanding of State Engines and Event Driven architecture
•    Good teamwork and communication skills
•    Ability to work independently
•    A logical approach to problem-solving

 

ADVANTAGEOUS SKILLS

 

•    Experience of the UNITY game-development tool
•    Previous experience of using a visual Source Code Client: Perforce or similar
•    Gaming development experience for UK category B1/B2/B3 games or equivalents

 

Expected Role Behaviour


•    Drive results to achieve high-quality work results regardless of work complexity
•    Build collaborative relationships both internally and externally
•    Decision making to identify and understand situations; identify opportunities to proactively resolve
•    Personal energy to proactively address situations and adopt a positive approach; resilience in front of change and obstacles
•    Self-leadership to continuously learn and develop yourself
•    Foster innovation

 

Company Benefits

•    Challenging projects using cutting-edge technologies
•    Continuous professional growth
•    Excellent working conditions and Class-A office
•    Budget for learning, sport and other perks
•    Pension 
•    Life insurance x 3 
•    Income protection 
•    Travel Insurance
•    Private medical 
•    Private dental 
•    Gym membership
•    25 days holiday

 

Life at IGT

 

-    12,000 employees
-    Freedom and autonomy to work how you want to
-    Many employees been here at IGT for 10, 15, 20+ years
-    Market Leader in field
-    US$6B revenue
-    Lots of opportunity for development
-    Very good working conditions 
-    Informal work environment
-    Global Footprint
-    Continuously work with leading-edge Technology
-    IGT’s GameTouch™ 20 Wins Lottery Product of the Year at the International Gaming Awards (2019) 
-    We are IGT: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1rclUl_sOS8 

 

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IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, and to creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship, covered veteran status, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable local, state, federal laws or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.


IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming.  For more information, please visit www.igt.com.