Game Developer

Pinnacle Solutions

Pinnacle Solutions

Huntsville, Alabama

Game Developer

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COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Pinnacle is seeking a game developer to support our Virtual Programs business area. Pinnacle, headquartered in Huntsville, AL, is a leading innovator, developer, and provider of defense and aerospace products and services. Pinnacle offers many opportunities for advancement and career progression in a fast-paced organization that is experiencing exponential growth. Recently having celebrated our 10th Anniversary, Pinnacle has been on the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies list in 2013, 2015, 2016, and 2017! While Pinnacle offers competitive, traditional benefits, we are excited about the recent implementation of an Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)!

About Huntsville –

Military, space, telecommunications, biotechnology, diversified manufacturing and a variety of emerging specialties provide challenging work in delightful surroundings. The area enjoys a favorable cost of living and quality of life. Mountains, lakes, woodlands and the Tennessee River accommodate numerous recreational activities. A temperate climate enhances the season for outdoor sports, including world-class golf, hiking, biking, and fishing. Major concerts, Broadway and symphony performances, extensive permanent collections and traveling exhibitions contribute to a wonderful way of life.

Huntsville, Alabama is one of the most recognized cities in the Southeast – consistently named as one of the best places to live and work by a variety of national publications. Our city is regularly named as a premier location for both business and quality of life.

JOB DESCRIPTION

This virtual programs game developer will work collaboratively with 3D artists and courseware developers to design and implement new virtual training environments. The ideal candidate will be a self starter, have a can-do attitude, and be willing to take ownership and help grow the capabilities of our growing engineering team. This position will provide a developer the opportunity to apply their academic experience in object oriented development and game development and grow domain knowledge in the areas serious game and (including Unity Framework, C#, military communication protocols, basic flight maneuvers, tactics, artificial intelligence, etc.). The game developer will be expected to contribute to the development of new features and resolution of existing defects. This includes contributing to the creation of software requirements/technical specification, implementation, test, and deployment. On some projects, candidate may perform independent Software Verification. The candidate will collaborate with teammates and other engineering disciplines, including: instructional systems developers, courseware devleopers, 3d artists,3d animators engineers, and program management.

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Experience in object-oriented software development using C#, Java or other languages is desired
Game development experience to include Unity is a plus
The ability to work in a team environment is required
Strong analytical/debug and SW/HW integration and test skills desired
Strong knowledge of object oriented programming concepts and Design Patterns is required
Experience with modern MVC frameworks such React is preferred
Familiarity with Git or other version control system is a plus
Prior experience in software programming desired

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

HS diploma or equivalent required

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (Certifications, Etc.)

Active security clearance is desired
Travel up to 5% required

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Pinnacle Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

 

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To apply for this job please visit pinnaclesolutionsinc.com.