Software Engineer, Games Server (Azure)

Rec Room

Seattle, WA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 12/30/2020
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  • Company Address: 300 Elliott Ave W Suite 450, Seattle, WA, 98199, US

About Rec Room

Rec Room Inc. was founded in April 2016 by a small team with a shared passion for VR, AR, social, and multiplayer experiences. Since then, we've been growing and hiring top talent!

Rec Room is a virtual social club where you create and play games with friends. Play multiplayer games like Paintball, or just chill in the park. Discover over 1M player-created rooms, with new ones added daily. Or build your rooms with friends. It's cross-platform (i.e., Occulus, PlayStation, Steam, & iOS) and free, so come and join the fun!

Job Description

Rec Room is the best place to build and play games together. Chat, hang out, explore MILLIONS of rooms, or build something new to share with us all! We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our Games Server Team, to build out new features and help our players connect in more meaningful ways! 


  • Design, build, implement and maintain significant portions of the backend services, ensuring they are operationally sound
  • Work autonomously, solving technical design and development problems
  • Lead and mentor junior software engineers
  • Collaborate with teams across Rec Room to build great new technology for our players. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of experience writing production distributed systems or cloud services using C#
  • 2+ year(s) experience working with relational databases (i.e., SQL) 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable working in fast-moving, ambiguous development environments
  • A constant desire to learn, improve, and help others improve
  • Ability to onboard and work remotely, until we return to the office, located in Seattle, WA


  • Knowledge of synchronization techniques in stateless distributed systems, and experience building RESTful API backend services
  • Experience with Entity Framework, ASP.NET
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure cloud services
  • Experience working on backend services for social networks
  • Experience with Game Development and Game Engines (preferably Unity)
  • Experience with Personalization or Machine Learning 
  • Experience with non-relational database/storage technology (i.e., NoSQL, blob storage, etc.)


Rec Room offers generous medical, dental, and vision plans that cover you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children. Rec room inc strives to be an inclusive place for people from all walks of life. We support employees with competitive benefits, leave options, and unlimited paid time off. Our company values are real and drive our culture.

Rec Room provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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