SteamOS Software Engineer

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As a senior software engineer on the SteamOS team, you'll be part of an extremely motivated and experienced group of people. You'll help design SteamOS features and architecture and be a key coding contributor. You'll design and deliver features to enable new entertainment experiences, deliver digital content to millions of customers, enhance community features, and drive revenue. Must be experienced in all phases of a project lifecycle and have great customer focus. May mentor other developers.

Responsibilities
  • Working as part of Valve's SteamOS development team, adding features and components to our Debian-based Linux distribution
  • Regularly shipping updates to SteamOS
  • Directly and meaningfully impacting the experience of customers and partners
  • Working with OEMs throughout the hardware product cycle from design through production and maintenance
  • Iterating on solutions based on internal and external customer and partner feedback
  • Participating in the design process, gathering requirements with other engineers and designers
  • Creating measurable success while being self-directed and prioritizing your own workload
Qualifications
  • 5+ years of experience building commercial software in C++ or similar language
  • Strong programming and fundamental computer science skills
  • Experience with Linux-based consumer entertainment products, Debian infrastructure and Linux video and audio stacks a plus
  • A bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent
What We Offer
  • An organization where 100% of time is dedicated as groups see fit
  • The opportunity to collaborate with experts across a range of disciplines
  • A work environment and flexible schedule in support of families and domestic partnerships
  • A culture eager to become stronger through diversity of all forms
  • Exceptional health insurance coverage
  • Unrivaled employer match for our 401(k) retirement plan
  • Generous vacation and family leave
  • On-site amenities in support of health and efficiency
  • Fertility and adoption assistance
  • Reimbursement for child care during interviews




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