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MSG Sphere Studio

Burbank, California - United States
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Junior Software Engineer - In Market Remote


Who are we hiring?
MSG Ventures, a Madison Square Garden company is looking for a Jr. Software Engineer specializing in real time visualization and 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 Jr. Software Engineer will actively develop interactive, real time content systems as well as user interfaces.

What will you do?

· Collaborate closely with Engineering Lead to 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.
· Connect and integrate our applications with cloud-based backend solutions and services for Dailies review and approval.
· Communicate technical approaches and support proofs of concepts / projects with engineering team.
· Write technical documentation and clearly communicate complex solutions and challenges to the rest of the team.
· Stay current on relevant technology and conduct necessary research, due diligence, prototyping, and testing to assess emerging technology options.
· Follow team process closely and develop solid communication strategies with key members of the team.

What do you need to succeed?

· 1+ years professional software engineering or related field experience required
· Proficiency in C# and the Unity game engine is required
· Great communication and team interaction skills are required
· Extensive working knowledge of securely integrating external APIs, backend cloud providers (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud), and implementing networked applications is preferred
· Experience working with media, including various video codecs and streaming protocols is preferred
· Experience optimizing low level 3d rendering is a bonus
· Applicants should provide their own code samples for tools or apps along with any 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.

Why is MSG for me?
With MSG Sphere, we are creating an entirely new medium that will deliver immersive entertainment experiences at an unparalleled scale. Beyond a venue, Sphere is a multi-sensory platform with experiential technology programming directly to your senses. You will see in ways never imagined, hear with every fiber of your being, and experience like never before. To deliver on this promise, we are building the largest immersive venue in the world, MSG Sphere at The Venetian in Las Vegas, with a second Sphere venue planned for London, pending necessary approvals. In addition to building a breakthrough venue, we’re building a production studio team, a technology venture team, and a full commercial organization to make the MSG Sphere a world class brand and business for our fans, our artists, and our partners. We have offices and roles in Burbank CA, Las Vegas NV, New York, NY and London.

We focus on Career Development and Invest in YOU
At MSG, we recognize the importance of upskilling employees’ talents and strengths so they can drive their careers forward. We are proud to offer a robust set of tools and resources to help employees understand their interests and purpose, harness their talents and obtain the skills they need to reach the next step in their careers. Growth and longevity for our employees are top priorities here.

We value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds
At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health choices, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations. #LI-SN1

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