Senior Software Engineer, Trust & Safety

Rec Room

Seattle, WA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 06/14/2021
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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 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 Community team. In this role, you will build features to ensure our player community is a safe and friendly place for people from all walks of life, including compelling social and inclusive experiences that connect millions of players 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 


  • Work on large projects with multiple developers to build and improve social features across all of Rec Room 
  • Build and improve moderation tools, features, and workflows that keep the player community safe
  • Build strong relationships with the various teams and disciplines across Rec Room to ensure clear communication lines and deliverables are met
  • Collaborate across teams and disciplines


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience writing production distributed systems or cloud services using C#
  • 3+ years of experience working with relational databases (i.e., SQL) 
  • Passion for building safe and welcoming online communities 
  • Excellent cross-discipline communication skills 
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, autonomous, and ambiguous environment


  • Experience with Game Development and Game Engines (preferably Unity)
  • 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 Personalization or Machine Learning 
  • Experience with non-relational database/storage technology (i.e., NoSQL, blob storage, etc.)
  • Experience working on a live online service


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 values work-life balance by providing unlimited paid time off. Our company values are real and drive our culture. We work hard to be a safe and friendly place for people from all walks of life. 

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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