Category Archive: Current Jobs

Looking to Fill These Jobs at GDC 2013!

Northern CA:

Localization Project Manager – Console experience, define the process, secure internal/external resources

Interactive Producer – Web/online platform, international expert a plus

Mobile Engineers- 5+yrs exp., cross platform preferred

Graphics Engineers- C/C++, Direct3D, OpenGL

Systems Engineers- C/C++, prior ps3 development

Data Scientist- Data analyst, research, create data models

Sr. Customer Service Reps- Prior online community experience a plus

Localization Testers-Japanese, French, German, Italian, Spanish

QA Testers- Prior experience a plus, multiple platforms

Programmers – Client server, UI/Flash, mobile, network, gameplay

UX Content Strategists

 

Huntsville, AL

Creative Director – Mastery in Adobe Creative, Expert USX/UI Design

 

Southern CA: (Console/MMO)

Quality Assurance Platform QA

Localization translators/testers

CSR, account and technical support

 

Austin, TX:

Programmers- client server, UI/flash, mobile, network, gameplay

Artists- environment, technical, animation

Designers- level, game

 

East Coast:

Lead Designer

Server Programmer

Lead Engineer Unity/FB expert

QA Engineer

Game Tester 

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Senior Level Mobile Developer – Austin Tx

Our   client are the creators of a popular and critically MMO, which has garnered   over 30 Million registered players to date, and is one of the fastest growing   websites in the U.S, is currently looking to hire a Senior Software   Engineer (Mobile Devices) to work on an exciting new family-focused AAA   online video game. This   is an opportunity to be a part of a fast-growing and highly successful   entertainment company.

 

Responsibilities:
Development and maintenance of cross-platform online technology

Ability to work with a diverse and experienced team of developers in   a creative and fast-paced environment

Collaborate with other programmers, designers and artists

Create, test, debug and maintain game code and scripts

Mentor and lead other members of the Engineering team

 

Required   Skills/Knowledge/Experience:
Verifiable proficiency with C#, Object Oriented Design and Design   Patterns

Mobile device or Embedded development experience

Architectural experience (client/server preferred)

Knowledge of Linux and Windows platforms

5+ years of programming experience

3+ years of computer or mobile game experience

Good communication skills

Ability to contribute to and work within schedules that are assigned

Bachelor of Science degree

 

Preferred   Skills:
Experience with mobile middleware, especially Unity3D

Real-time and Multi-threaded environments

3D and mathematical background

Prior shipped game titles and/or online game experience

 

Notes:
Salaries will be commensurate with experience

Please make sure that the durations of your education and employment   on your resume are included in month/year format

Only highly qualified candidates need apply and only candidates that   meet the degree requirements will be considered

If interested please send your resume to cchrisley@nelsoninteractive.net

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QA Manager- Direct Hire- Austin, Tx

8.29.12

This is for a client in South Austin who’s looking for a QA Manager.  Great client, and a great location.

Below is the job description: – 1.Overall experience of 8 to 10 years in the field of QA / Testing 2.Has served in the capacity of QA Manager onsite at customer site independently managing teams of 10-20 people (onsite / offshore) 3.Experience on working with Test Management Tools (Open Source) and Automation Tool (QTP Experience is must) 4.Experience in coordinating with offshore teams 5.Ability to define metrics, dashboards and reports for communicating with Senior Management 6.Understanding of Software Test Life Cycle and various life cycle methodologies (Waterfall, Iterative, Agile)

Salary-$80-100K Please email resumes to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

 

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Hadoop Systems Engineer-Direct Hire-San Francisco, CA

8-29-12
Responsibilities

  • Share ownership of Hadoop cluster configuration, deployment, and maintenance
  • Troubleshoot component and/or application failures, and work with Operations and      Analytics Platform teams to resolve them
  • Contribute ideas and code to make our systems ever more robust and reliable
  • Participate in 24/7 on-call rotation

Requirements

  • 3-5 years’ experience managing mission-critical distributed systems at scale  (Search, Advertising, Analytics or other distributed systems experience at a first-tier Web company like Google, Yahoo, or Amazon)
  • Hands-on experience with Hadoop/HBase
  • Strong Shell/Ruby/Python scripting and system debugging skills
  • Experience with cluster configuration and monitoring tools (Puppet, Nagios, Ganglia, Graphite or similar)
  • Experience with performance testing and profiling
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Nice to Have

  • Java and/or Scala skills
  • Experience with Hadoop Ecosystem – Hive, Pig, Oozie
  • Competent with AWS
  • Japanese language skills

Please email resumes to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

 

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Mandarin Speaking Game Server Programmer /Liaison – Concord, MA

8/26/12

Nelson Interactive is looking for a server engineer responsible for implementation and deployment support of a high volume, large scale backend server system for web based games. The successful candidate will also serve as the primary technical liaison.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate as part of the server team to develop and implement a scalable server architecture
  • Design and implement stress and bug testing environments
  • Design and implement server and content deployment systems
  • Support the operations team in game launch, updates, and problem resolution
  • Develop tools as necessary to support data gathering and server operations

Requirements:

  • Fluency in Mandarin
  • 3+ years experience in software development
  • Web server development experience
  • Understanding of distributed systems architecture and development
  • Understanding of code development and optimization in a Linux environment
  • Ability to understand and leverage complex third party software
  • Individual must be self motivated with a strong work ethic
  • A Bachelors degree in Computer Science

Preferred:

  • Experience working in an Agile Scrum environment
  • Experience in game software development
  • Experience or exposure to client side web technologies (Javascript/CSS/etc.)
  • Experience with Java and/or C++
  • Experience in web security technology and techniques
  • RDBMS and/or NoSQL development experience

If  interested please send your resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

 

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