Serious Games Programmer

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Maine, USA
  • Aug 24, 2021

Job Description


SAIC is hiring Serious Games Developers. This is a remote position. In this role, you will collaborate with team members to develop various gameplay and other systems.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Use the Unity engine to design and implement well-engineered, reliable, maintainable, and bug-free code.
  • Develop and test code, fix bugs, and profile and optimize code as directed.
  • Follow best practices, development processes, and coding standards.
  • Document and peer review technical designs with other software engineers.
  • Work with QA, providing information needed to fully test developed code.
  • Provide support to internal customers for developed software.
  • Keep up to date on state-of-the-art software engineering methods, practices, and technologies.
  • Communicate with other team members, internal customers, and when required external customers to determine requirements.
  • Work well together with other team members in a cooperative, cross- disciplinary team environment.
  • Identify technical and developmental risks/obstacles and generate solutions to overcome identified risks.
  • Demonstrated ability to self-manage and effectively work remotely form customers and with other team members.
  • Possess and develop areas of engineering expertise.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors and 9 years of experience; Masters and 7 years of experience; PhD or JD and 4 years of experience; Additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Must be a US Citizen and have the ability to obtain a SECRET Security Clearance.
  • Demonstrated experience with Unity game engine.
  • Strong C# programming skills.
  • A passion for making and playing games, particularly Serious Games.
  • Work well in a cooperative environment.
  • Experience programming game features and systems.
  • One or more shipped products, especially PC or tablet products.
  • Strong source control experience.
  • Agile development experience.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Serious Games development experience.
  • Flight Simulation experience.
  • Unreal Engine 4 experience.
  • Experience using and creating software for AR/VR/MR hardware.
  • UI development experience, including Scaleform and/or Flash/AS2/AS3 knowledge.
  • Online game and/or MMO development experience, including client/server development of game features.
  • Experience in game physics programming and 3D math.

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work onsite at an SAIC location. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer requirements which may include mandatory vaccination, mandatory attestation regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory weekly or bi-weekly testing.
Target salary range: $95,001 - $105,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.