Careers at Robot

Current Positions Available


Robot Entertainment is currently hiring for the following positions. Qualified candidates may submit a resume to the email address below. Resumes for all other positions will be kept on file for future reference.

Game Developer - Generalist

Game Developer – Generalist

Position Location
Robot Entertainment, Inc. office located in Plano, Texas, USA

General Description
Robot Entertainment, the independent developer of the Orcs Must Die!, Hero Academy, and Echo Prime franchises is looking for an experienced, generalist game developer to join its staff.  This individual will have coding responsibilities on our Orcs Must Die! Unchained title that is currently in Closed Beta.

Required Skills & Experience

  • A minimum of two years’ experience as a C++ programmer, including writing and shipping games on the PC platform.  Experience with Unreal Engine 3 is a definite plus.
  • Experience with major game development systems such as user interface, gameplay,  engine architecture, or AI;
  • Skilled at integrating art, code, and feedback as the product iterates during development;
  • Possesses good written and oral communication skills;
  • Takes ownership and is a self-starter;
  • Possesses the ability to work as part of a team.

Additional Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate…

  • Plays and enjoys mobile, tablet, console, and PC games;
  • Has an understanding & practical experience developing multi-platform titles;
  • Has experience evaluating and integrating new technologies including plug-ins and  middleware;
  • Has worked on mobile and PC-based online games;
  • Has participated in developing very large scale client-server gaming applications;

Educational Requirements

  • BS/BA/MS degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience.

This is a full-time, professional exempt position.  Open to United States citizens or those individuals who are legally residing and working in the USA.  Robot will not facilitate or sponsor candidates for US work visas or US residency “Green Cards” for this position.

Qualified responses should be directed to recruiting@robotentertainment.com.
Please indicate position: Position ID 14DEV10

Server Developer

Server Developer

Position Location
Robot Entertainment, Inc. office located in Plano, Texas, USA

General Description
Robot Entertainment is looking for a senior-level, experienced, multi-talented Server Developer to join its staff. This person will have a wide variety of responsibilities and will be expected to participate with our team in supporting our computer gaming entertainment products. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced server developer looking for new challenges or to enter the games industry.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Programming experience with C#, .Net, Mongo DB, and MySQL.
  • Experience planning large server and network hardware build-outs ;
  • Experience developing n-tier applications on a variety of different client and server platforms, including Windows and Linux;
  • Experience with systems architecture, both at the backend and User Interface level;
  • Familiar with using Perforce, and JIRA;
  • A minimum of five (5) years development experience in the above.

Desirable Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate…

  • Also has experience and a working knowledge of C++, Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and Unity;
  • Plays and enjoys games on multiple platforms, particularly PC and console;
  • Has shipped n-tier applications leveraging MySQL or MongoDB as data store;
  • Has participated in very large scale client-server application deployments;
  • Has worked on Multiplayer Online games;
  • Possesses good written and oral communication skills;
  • Takes ownership and is a self-starter;
  • Possesses the ability to work as part of a team.

Educational Requirements

  • BS/BA/MS degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience.

This is a full-time, professional exempt position. Open to United States citizens or those individuals who are legally residing and working in the USA. Robot will not facilitate or sponsor candidates for US work visas or US residency “Green Cards” for this position.

Qualified responses should be directed to recruiting@robotentertainment.com.
Please indicate position: Position ID 14DEV07

Back-End Web Developer

Back-End Web Developer

Position Location
Robot Entertainment, Inc. office located in Plano, Texas, USA

General Description
Robot Entertainment is looking for a mid-level, experienced, Back-End Web Developer to join its staff. This person will have a responsibilities working with our Marketing Department, Web Designer, and Front-End Web Developer to create, support and enhance our web-sites and associated properties. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Back-End Web Developer looking for new challenges or to enter the games industry.

Required Skills & Experience

  • A working knowledge of C#, .Net, MySQL, JavaScript, HTML, & CSS;
  • Experience with systems architecture, both at the backend and User Interface level;
  • Familiar with using Perforce, GitHub, and JIRA (or equivalents);
  • Experience analyzing and optimizing C# code for performance and reliability;
  • A minimum of two (2) years development experience in the above.

Desirable Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate…

  • Plays and enjoys games on multiple platforms, particularly PC and console;
  • Has participated in very large scale web deployments;
  • Possesses good written and oral communication skills;
  • Takes ownership and is a self-starter;
  • Possesses the ability to work as part of a team.

Educational Requirements

  • BS/BA/MS degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience.

This is a full-time, professional exempt position. Open to United States citizens or those individuals who are legally residing and working in the USA. Robot will not facilitate or sponsor candidates for US work visas or US residency “Green Cards” for this position.

Qualified responses should be directed to recruiting@robotentertainment.com.
Please indicate position: Position ID 15DEV01

Senior Server Administrator

Senior Server Administrator

Position Location
Robot Entertainment, Inc. office located in Plano, Texas, USA

General Description
Robot Entertainment is looking for an experienced, multi-talented server administrator to join its staff. This person will have a wide variety of responsibilities and will be expected to participate with our team in the entire life cycle of creating and supporting our computer gaming entertainment products. This is an excellent opportunity for a senior server administrator with game industry experience looking for new challenges or for a qualified candidate looking to enter the games industry.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Extensive experience as a Network Administrator installing, configuring, and administering Microsoft Windows Server 2003/2008 and Microsoft IIS deployments;
  • Experience as a DBA with Microsoft SQL Server 2005/2008, including experience with writing SQL and stored procedures, schema design, and query optimization;
  • Experience planning large server and network hardware build-outs ;
  • A minimum of five (5) years IT/Games industry experience in the above.

Desirable Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate…

  • Plays and enjoys computer and console games;
  • Has a working knowledge of C++ and/or C#;
  • Has experience using and administering a source code control solution;
  • •Has worked on Massively Multiplayer Online games;
  • Has participated in very large scale client-server application deployments;
  • Has participated in very large scale OLTP system deployments;
  • Possesses good written and oral communication skills;
  • Takes ownership and is a self-starter;
  • Possesses the ability to work as part of a team;
  • Has experience in developing websites, including the use of Java and Wiki software;
  • Has experience using Microsoft Visio and the Office suite;
  • Has experience with Linux and open source solutions in addition to the required Microsoft solutions listed above.

Educational Requirements

  • BS/BA/MS degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience.

This is a full-time, professional exempt position. Open to United States citizens or those individuals who are legally residing and working in the USA. Robot will not facilitate or sponsor candidates for US work visas or US residency “Green Cards” for this position.

Qualified responses should be directed to recruiting@robotentertainment.com.
Please indicate position: Position ID 14ADM01

 


Robot Entertainment, Inc. is committed to providing equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment. The company shall ensure that decisions affecting employees are made without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected category. This policy is administered in accordance with federal laws (including but not limited to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, Age Discrimination in the Employment Act of 1967, as amended, Equal Pay Act of 1963, as amended, Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended) and all other applicable state or local law prohibiting discriminatory acts.

Robot Entertainment, Inc. is a privately owned developer of entertainment technology and intellectual property, based in Plano, Texas, USA. More information about Robot can be found at http://www.robotentertainment.com.

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