Senior Software Engineer - Game Engine

San Francisco, CA, United States

Our mission is to build the world’s most advanced self-driving vehicles to safely connect people to the places, things, and experiences they care about.

Our vehicles are on the road in communities across the U.S. navigating some of the most challenging and unpredictable driving environments. We’re hiring people who want to solve some of today’s most complex problems and make a positive impact on the world.

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer - Game Engine to join our Simulation team. Help us create a virtual world with realistic behavior for cars, pedestrians, and motorcyclists.

What You'll Do:

Design and implement core game engine systems and features

Improve and enhance client-server architecture

Create systems and components that are shareable among multiple simulation projects

Design and implement the infrastructure to handle large scale simulations of realistic city, streetscapes, and scenarios

Work on the networking layer for the game engine, enabling client-server communications

Design and implement gameplay systems such as AI, character controls, pathfinding

Work on large scale simulation systems such as traffic management, weather


Demonstrated proficiency in writing modern C++

5+ years of experience in games working on core systems

Experience building and shipping AAA games from start to finish

Experience developing client-server architecture

Experience making networked/multiplayer games with high requirements on availability

Experience working on multiple hardware platforms

BS, MS or PhD in CS, Graphics, Physics, or equivalent real-world experience

Passion for self-driving technology and its potential impact on the world

Attention to detail and a passion for correctness

Bonus Points:

Experience designing and documenting large-scale systems

Unreal Engine experience


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