Open Positions

Check out the open positions below or simply send an email to jobs@againstgrav.com with your resume. 


SERVER ENGINEER

We need a full-time Server Engineer. You will be working in our Seattle, WA office.

You’ll be primarily responsible for the design and development of the cloud services powering our game. We are a small, agile team so you’ll be expected to work on a broad variety of features and systems. We will also expect you to contribute creatively by being involved in the design process, and proactively prototyping new ideas and solutions.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years writing and maintaining code for an online game or service
  • Knowledge of synchronization techniques in stateless distributed systems, and experience building RESTful API backend services
  • Experience using various cloud storage systems (SQL, NoSQL, Blob storage, etc.) and an understanding of the tradeoffs between them
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable working in fast-moving, ambiguous development environments
  • A constant desire to learn, improve, and help others improve

 

BONUS POINTS

  • Experience with Game Development
  • Experience with Entity Framework, ASP.NET, and WCF
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure cloud services
  • Experience working on backend services for social networks

 

We know server experience can be difficult to acquire in the early years of your career. Still if you're a quick learner and passionate about online services, feel free to apply even if you don't match the requirements perfectly.  


SR. GAME ENGINEER

We need a full-time Game Engineer. You will be working in our Seattle, WA office.

We are a small, agile team so you’ll be expected to work on a broad variety of features and systems. We will also expect you to contribute creatively by being involved in the design process, and proactively prototyping new ideas and solutions.

 

REQUIREMENTs

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent experience
  • Minimum five years of experience in games or a closely-related field – we want to see shipped games (small/indie games are fine)
  • Fluency in networking and multiplayer concepts
  • Strong 3D math background (e.g., linear algebra, vector math)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluency in C#
  • Experience with Unity, Unreal, or a similar game engine
  • Comfortable working in fast-moving, ambiguous development environments.
  • A constant desire to learn, improve, and help others improve

 

BONUS POINTS

  • Strong background in Augmented and/or Virtual Reality technologies (e.g., HTC Vive, Steam VR, Oculus Rift, etc.)
  • Recent console experience (e.g., PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
  • Experience with live services and rapid-deployment
  • Experience with metrics/telemetry
  • Experience with and passion for design

PROGRAM MANAGER

We need a full-time program manager. You will be working in our Seattle, WA office. Rec Room is a global, massively multiplayer social game and UGC service with a rapid update cadence and an active user base.

Your role will include the following key duties:

 

  • Work with the development team to plan, track and deliver shipping features.
  • Drive the planning process, facilitate key planning conversations
  • Maintain, assign, and prioritize bug lists and work items
  • Monitor specific analytics, preparing reports and alerts for internal audiences
  • Own the process for deploying new updates to the app
  • Organize and drive a regular cadence of internal and external testing
  • Develop and maintain a relationship with the Rec Room community, so you can respond to comments and feedback.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in CS or equivalent.  This is a technical role
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.  We want to see something you organized from start to finish.  
  • Demonstrated ability to rally groups of people to achieve positive results.  We want to see examples (can be offline, online, personal, or professional)
  • Demonstrable track record of positive interaction with online communities
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Positive, patient, and persistent attitude
  • Comfortable working in fast-moving, ambiguous development environments.
  • A constant desire to learn, improve, and help others improve

Bonus Points

  • Familiarity with VR and games
  • Scripting ability (e.g., Powershell or similar)
  • Deep familiarity and comfort with online communities on Reddit, Discord, etc.

Against Gravity® was founded in April 2016 by a small team with a shared passion for VR, AR, social, and multiplayer experiences.

We respect our customers. We value long term connections over making a quick buck.  We aim to create something that's truly valuable to our community.

We are an equal opportunity employer and a fun place to work! We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives.  If you're from a group that's under represented in technology, we encourage you to apply.  We're building Rec Room for everyone.

If all that sounds interesting to you, we'd love to receive your application:

 

Apply

Apply here or simply send an email to jobs@againstgrav.com with your resume.