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Sr. Software Engineer


Reno, NV, US, 89521

Requisition ID:  6316

IGT is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines and Lotteries to Interactive and Social Gaming. With operations in more than 100 countries and a team of over 12,000 employees, we deliver world-class gaming and lottery technology.

Position Summary


Come be a part of one of the most talented teams at IGT, and help us deliver exciting and challenging new software features.
As a member of the Game Platform Engineering team, you will be responsible for helping us deliver new features that enable world-class games on the IGT Ascent platform. The software you will be working on is the beating heart of casino and lottery gaming machines, managing everything from metering and configuration to systems interfaces using industry standard protocols. Because of the wide scope of responsibility for this software system, you will have lots of opportunity to work on new and exciting features as well as help us to improve and modernize existing components.

Candidates should be self-motivated, open to learning new technologies as well as sharing their knowledge with others, and always looking for the best technical solutions to complex problems. The successful candidate will have good knowledge of the C++ and C# programming language, and able to utilize the latest language features to produce stable and performant code. Since our team sits at the heart of the Ascent platform, candidates should be strong communicators and able to interface and build relationships with people in other departments including Hardware/Electrical Engineering, Game Studios, Product Assurance, Compliance, Customer Service, Operations, Production and other Engineering departments.



•    Design, code, unit test and debug software
•    Write or participate in code documentation
•    Support or conduct technical analyses to design and implement machine software, software applications or software tools that achieve the desired functionality
•    Execute software engineering/technical assignments that involve complex technical analysis/programming
•    Participate in software peer code reviews
•    Work with engineering managers/technical leads and other immediate team members on product designs
•    Work is subject to supervisory oversight and review by project leader/senior members of the staff

Required Qualifications


•    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent degree program
•    5+  years of experience in C++, C#, and .NET software development
•    Knowledge of XML Schema and Interface Description Language (IDL)
•    Time management skills
•    Proficiency in software engineering design processes
•    Knowledge of version control management systems (Perforce and/or Git)
•    Knowledge of Continuous Integration (CI)
•    Communication skills
•    Problem-solving skills
•    Proficient in English

Preferred Qualifications

•    Experience in modern C++ techniques (C++17)
•    Experience in C# 5
•    Experience in .NET 4.8





In addition to a competitive benefits package, we offer generous time-off plans, a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, tuition reimbursement, on-site fitness center and cafeteria, and free identity theft insurance to name a few.

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

Nearest Major Market: Reno
Nearest Secondary Market: Tahoe