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MSG Sphere Studio

Burbank, California - United States
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Software Engineer

Description

Who are we hiring?

MSG Ventures, a Madison Square Garden company is looking for a Software Engineer specializing in interactive software. This role will help bring the creative vision of our studio to life on a diverse mix of projects ranging from mobile applications and virtual reality software with intimate single user interfaces to complex multi-display installations with live control, many of which involve R&D. The Software Engineer leads the development of interactive, real time content systems as well as user interfaces. Working on a project from conception through execution, this position benefits from a broad range of skills such as realtime graphics, usability evaluation and scripting.

What will you do?

  • Collaborate closely with Engineering Lead to design, prototype, and develop VR / Desktop / Mobile applications, tools, and plugins for simulation and visualization of content for our venues to integrate into our previz / capture / dailies pipelines.
  • Work closely with Software Operations, Systems, and Venue Tech teams to integrate and test our tools on various hardware configurations.
  • Connect and integrate our applications with cloud-based backend solutions and services for Dailies review and approval.
  • Collaborate closely with Productions and other departments to share pipeline innovations, improvements, and help integrate our custom tools.
  • Communicate technical approaches and support proofs of concepts / projects with various partners and vendors.
  • Write technical documentation and clearly communicate complex solutions and challenges, even to non-technical staff.
  • Work on multiple projects and prioritize tasks for each.
  • Stay current on relevant technology and conduct necessary research, due diligence, prototyping, and testing to assess emerging technology options.
  • Identify areas that require attention and work with the Software project management team to ensure time and resources are properly allocated.

What do you need to succeed?

The Company requires that all individuals, subject to certain limited exceptions, be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  The Company will consider requests for reasonable accommodations regarding this requirement.

  • 4+ years professional software engineering or related field experience required
  • Expertise in C# and the Unity game engine is required
  • Expertise in shader languages is strongly preferred (i.e. Cg/ShaderLab, HLSL, GLSL)
  • Experience optimizing low level 3d rendering is a bonus
  • Domain knowledge in on-set/off-set film production, virtual production, and/or previsualization pipelines is highly preferred
  • Extensive working knowledge of securely integrating external APIs, backend cloud providers (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud), and implementing networked applications is highly preferred
  • Experience with various video codecs and streaming protocols is highly preferred
  • Excellent communication and team interaction skills is required
  • Applicants should provide their own code samples for tools or apps along with technical design documentation

The Company requires that all individuals, subject to certain limited exceptions, be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  The Company will consider requests for reasonable accommodations regarding this requirement.