Steam Software Engineer

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As a senior software engineer on the Steam team, you'll be part of an extremely motivated and experienced group of people. You'll help drive Steam architecture and be a key coding contributor. You'll design and deliver new features to enable new game experiences, deliver all kinds of 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 core development team, adding features and components to our best-of-breed computer games and pioneering e-commerce platform
  • Regularly shipping a variety of products from small internal tools to large-scale web applications used by millions of people per month
  • Directly and meaningfully impacting the experience of those players & customers
  • Developing an understanding of Valve's player community and contributing creative design solutions to improve the experience of using Valve's products
  • Following-through from project inception through design to detailed completion
  • Iterating on solutions based on internal and external (customer) feedback
  • Developing end-to-end data management solutions including database schema, database back-up & management, and performance tuning
  • 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 building high-scale, high-reliability network e-commerce products 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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