SOFTWARE ENGINEER - GAMES AND SIMULATIONS

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
Mar 30, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 90147-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time

Department: EDUC/WCER


Location: Madison

Categories: Information Systems/Technology, Other

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 90147-AS

Working Title: Software Engineer - Games and Simulations

Official Title: SR INFORM PROC CONSLT(S44BN) or INFORM PROCESS CONSLT(S44DN) or ASSOC INF PROC CONSLT(S44FN)

Hiring Department: A177500-SCHOOL OF EDUCATION/WCER

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JUNE 01, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary: Minimum $45,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications



Degree and Area of Specialization: B.S. required in Game Development, Computer Sciences, or related field



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience: Experience with the following:
* Managing multiple, large scale projects
* Developing libraries and code standardization
* Open source development
* Gameplay scripting
* 2D and 3D GUI development

Languages
* C#/.NET languages, JavaScript, Node.js
* C++, HTML/PHP

Software and Technologies:
* Database: MySQL, MongoDB, redis
* Platforms: OSX, Microsoft Windows, Linux
* Other: Unity 3D, Adobe, Suite, Maya/3DS Max



Position Summary: Gear Learning is located in the Wisconsin Center for Education Research and manages multiple sources of funding to support the research and development for new and existing game-based learning applications. Our vision is to serve the public as a leading center for games for impact by developing games with broad audiences, demonstrated impact and supported scale. We conduct research and development in games for impact that spans discovery to delivery, producing both technology products and human capital. The software engineer will develop software for educational games.



Contact: Mary Hegge
mary.hegge@wisc.edu
608-262-9173
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )



Instructions to applicants: Please submite a cover letter addressed to Mike Beall, a resume, and provide the names and contact information for three professional references.



Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

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Advertised: 29 Mar 2017 Central Daylight Time


Application Close: 26 Apr 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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