Software Development Engineer - C++ (Mutithreaded Experience)

Job Title: Software Development Engineer - C++ (Mutithreaded Experience)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Macquarie Park, New South Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 200912_1584495715
Contact Name: Sarah Kissane
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 18, 2020 12:41

Job Description

Working for a global Top ASX 30 Company in the Gaming Entertaining Industry. At present they are growing their team and looking for additional talent with expertise in C# and C++.

We're looking for highly talented and dedicated software engineers/programmers who thrive in fast-paced, ever-changing development environments. As a software engineer, you'll be an integral member of the team which ultimately delivers on games to satisfy our players. You'll be a great team player with a can-do attitude and partner with your fellow team members - Engineers, Artists, Designers, Production and more - to drive the development & project execution towards the desired shape and results, and contribute towards the design and architecture of every feature or game component developed.

What you'll do

  • Programming games using C++
  • Writing and implementing tools to support game development using C++ & C#
  • Programming within all areas of game development
  • Test various new features in our game development framework for different jurisdictions.
  • Perform effective code review and test design based on white box methodologies
  • Write unit tests and component tests
  • Design and execute test cases, conduct product requirements analysis.
  • Help in improving software quality by effective usage of Memory Profiling, Performance Profiling etc. on Windows and Linux development environment.
  • Assist in troubleshooting and debugging code to find the root cause of the issues and provide detailed information to the development team.
  • Work with Project Managers and Team Manager in preparing and executing test plans
  • Write detailed defect reports
  • Bring in ideas/innovations to improve the overall testing process in terms of tools, processes, test cases etc.
  • Effective collaboration with Black-box test engineers and software developers to ensure the high quality of the features
  • Stay up to date with technological and jurisdictional changes.
  • Finding creative technical solutions to design challenges
  • Build and design software following standard design patterns
  • Communicate progress and escalate issues to management in a timely manner
  • Add features and provide support for existing code
  • Deliver software components to enable gaming products
  • Design and develop high-volume, high-performance, high-availability games using proven C, C++ & C# frameworks and technologies
  • Ensure consistent use of shared platform components and technologies
  • Design and develop reusable libraries and APIs for use across Aristocrat
  • Write unit and integration tests, within automated test environments to ensure code quality
  • Write concise yet comprehensive technical documentation
  • Identify and reduce potential bottlenecks to ensure maximum team
  • Work across the full Software Development lifecycle, from requirements analysis, design, build, test and implementation of a number of application development projects.
  • Ensure appropriate response to defects and manage communications between stakeholders.

What we're looking for

  • BS Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years in a Software Engineer role or similar role
  • Commercial experiences with C++ is highly regarded.
  • High level of expertise in C++
  • Experience working in a multithreaded environment
  • High level of expertise in object-oriented analysis and design.
  • Ability to independently, effectively and efficiently come up with creative solutions to complex technical problems.
  • Solid working knowledge of design patterns.
  • Demonstrable understanding of the value of software processes and development cycles.
  • Ability to independently, effectively and efficiently solve complex technical problems.
  • Experience in C# .NET, Silverlight, Macromedia Flash, OpenGL, DirectX or other 3D engine frameworks highly favourable.
  • Demonstrable understanding of the value of software processes and development cycles.
  • Good hands-on knowledge with Jira
  • Expert knowledge of designing and writing code
  • Knowledge of common data structures and algorithmic solutions
  • Ability to work with and extend existing code
  • Strong analysis and debugging skills
  • Programming experience in the game industry would be advantageous
  • Exposure to graphics tools, such as the Adobe suite, is highly desirable.
  • Experience with scripting languages
  • Experience with multi-processor environments, concurrent processes, threads, system resource allocation and inter-process communications
  • Understanding of continuous integration tools, systems background (Unix/Linux and Windows)
  • Software Technical expertise in implementing industry standard software methodology and tools


  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Strong people engagement skills
  • A mature approach and the ability to assume responsibility for projects and tasks.
  • Very strong diagnostic and troubleshooting skills
  • Proven ability to utilize creative thinking to solve complex engineering problems
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic work environment

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a global company, offering career progression, a challenging environment with a great team. If you'd like to explore this opportunity further, please contact Sarah Kissane quoting reference number 200912