Systems Architect, Game Development & User Generated Content

Rec Room

Seattle, WA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 03/30/2021
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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 a virtual social club where you play and create games with friends. We are looking for a Systems Architect to work on our in-game User-Generated Content (UGC). As a Systems Architect you will build the creative tools players use to make their own games and spaces within Rec Room across multiple platforms (mobile, console, VR). These player-made rooms create compelling social experiences that connect millions of players 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

In this role you will:

  • Design and implement the systems that keep our creative ecosystem up and running
  • Work autonomously, driving large projects with multiple developers, making sure the team delivers quality features on time and on budget
  • Collaborate with teams across Rec Room to build great new technology for our players
  • Lead and mentor junior developers

We are looking for:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience building and shipping production-ready C-family code (e.g. C#, C++)
  • 1+ years of experience shipping on multiplayer or social games (e.g., MMO)
  • Experience working with game engines such as Unity or Unreal
  • Excellent cross-discipline communication skills
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, autonomous, and ambiguous environment.
  • A constant desire to learn, improve, and help others improve

Bonus Points:

  • Experience working on a live online service
  • Experience building UGC tools or systems
  • A background in Augmented and/or Virtual Reality technologies (e.g., HTC Vive, Steam VR, Oculus Rift, etc.)


Rec Room offers generous medical, dental, and vision plans that cover you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children. We also support your retirement benefits with a company match. Rec room respects employees’ personal lives and we value work-life balance by providing unlimited paid time off. Our company values are real and drive our culture. We work hard to ensure a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive work 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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