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Senior Software Engineer (NTD)
Redmond, WA

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Job Description

Nintendo Technology Development

The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Nintendo Switch™ system and the Nintendo 3DS™ family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold more than 4.7 billion video games and more than 740 million hardware units globally, including Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, as well as the Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS™ family of systems, Super NES™, Nintendo 64™, Nintendo GameCube™, Wii™ and Wii U™ systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names, such as Mario, Donkey Kong, Metroid, Zelda and Pokémon. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo Technology Development, based in Redmond, Washington, creates future hardware/software technology and researches North American-based technologies.

Audio team at NTD is looking for a senior engineer with passion for audio technologies and experienced in developing embedded systems software. Responsibilities include low-level systems software development, performance optimizations, architectural improvements, bug fixes, and other enhancements for Nintendo gaming systems. The ideal candidate should have strong communications skills and should have a collaborative working style.


* Create new audio features capable of being successfully deployed in massively used, gaming console
* Design, develop and debug code in complex, multithreaded, realtime environments
* Implement and optimize digital audio processing software on various platforms
* Research technical issue, provide expert guidance, and develop technical solutions
* Communicate and collaborate effectively with other engineers and stakeholders
* Develop implementation plans and time estimates for tasks
* Drive software development activities in small team settings
* Up to 10% travel; domestic and international. Valid passport required for international travel.


* 5 years of software development
* Excellent programming skills in C and C
* Industry experience in working with embedded systems and low-level audio development
* Strong working knowledge of digital audio effects, audio codecs, music and speech processing
* Solid understanding of multi-core SOC device and low-level kernel software
* Experience writing and debugging multi-process and multi-threaded applications
* BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related field; MS preferred
* Valid passport may be required

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