Software Engineer

Last updated one month ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

Project xCloud is a transformative product at the intersection of gaming, the cloud, and smart devices. Set to ship this year, xCloud’s vision will allow gamers to play the games they want, with the people they want, anywhere they want. Come join a team that allows you to develop and improve technology at the core of delivering cloud gaming everywhere.

xCloud is looking for a dedicated and motivated software engineer with experience shipping video streaming applications across the device and web ecosystem. Collaboration, diversity & self-direction are valued here. Expect to be given room and support to grow personally and professionally.

Technically challenging projects, a healthy and high-caliber team, game-changing products for excited fans… don’t miss this rewarding opportunity!

By applying to this position, you are being considered for multiple like positions. Position specifics, including hiring team, location, and position details will be determined following the interview process


  • Feature development across the server & client streaming technologies stack
  • Investigate, diagnose, and fix product issues in development & production
  • Participate an inclusive, creative, high-performance problem-solving team culture
  • Reliably deliver high quality, testable & reliable code is a production setting


Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years professional coding experience in relevant languages (e.g. C/C++)
  • Strong skills in design, debugging, and problem solving
  • Motivated to learn and push the boundaries in challenging technical domains

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Comfortable in an iterative & agile problem-solving R&D environment
  • Experience developing in a standards-based web environment
  • Experience with high-performance, low-level network applications on real-world networks: IP/UDP/TCP, congestion & flow control, WAN & RAN practicalities, etc.
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent

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