Senior Engineer, Game Center Frameworks

Seattle, Washington, United States
Software and Services

Summary

Posted:
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200190383
Game Center offers our customers a single gaming identity across Apple platforms and enables features like leaderboards, achievements, multiplayer functionality and more. Developers are able to to easily integrate GameKit into their game and gamers on the platform enjoy consistent functionality in the games they play. The Game Center team is looking for a senior technical leader to help craft, collaborate and execute next steps in gaming. https://developer.apple.com/game-center/

Key Qualifications

  • History of shipping developer or internal APIs
  • Passionate about the developer experience and how we can improve it
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal, with technical and non-technical partners
  • Excellent problem solving and debugging skills are required
  • Strong hands-on experience with iOS/macOS development and writing Objective-C and Swift
  • An understanding of multithreaded concepts and patterns
  • An understanding of socket programming
  • Experience using and understanding CFNetwork

Description

The Game Center team is looking for a senior frameworks engineering to help develop and maintain GameKit. You’ll be responsible for some of the developer APIs and architecture supporting multiplayer gaming, achievements, leaderboards, challenges and the new Game Center dashboard. You’ll work within the team to help define a positive technical culture and ship great developer APIs creating engaging gaming experiences. You’ll also work cross functionally throughout Apple integrating the GameKit framework into the OS.

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, and equivalent work experience.

Additional Requirements