Gaming Software Engineer

Scientific Games Reno , NV 89510

Posted 2 months ago

Scientific Games is dedicated to being the industry's only global solutions provider with products that will enhance the entire gaming operation, both on the casino floor and behind the scenes.

Our products continue to grow from proven successful brands. Scientific Games' compelling content and proprietary solutions engage players and empower customers because of our use of cutting-edge technology, products, and content including

  • Electronic gaming machines for commercial and tribal casinos, video lottery, central determination, licensed betting office, arcade and bingo markets

  • An extensive library of proprietary and licensed brand game content, that includes some of the hottest entertainment brands, designed to maximize player enjoyment and operator's return on investment

  • Innovative electronic table games, card shufflers, chip sorters, multi-terminal and multi-game configurations linked to virtual, hybrid and live games

At Scientific Games, we are committed to making the best games, platforms and systems in the world. We are looking for smart, passionate and creative people to join our team and help us transform the gaming world. We are a global, industry-leading gaming technology company that embraces challenge, fosters an inclusive culture, values integrity, innovation and winning, and is committed to developing and supporting its people.

Join us and let's make games!

Job Summary:

The person in this position is responsible for development, designing, testing, coding and integrating software/embedded products. Troubleshoots and debugs software defects. Reviews, interprets, and executes software/embedded requirements and specifications.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Performs high-level design and development of assigned embedded related projects

  • Creates high-level and/or detailed analysis on the design of various components to be used in the Company's Gaming and System products

  • Tests, integrates, writes, troubleshoots, and debugs embedded software applications

  • Develops and produces new games while adding to the main game libraries

  • Plans, codes, tests, demonstrates, and trains fellow engineers on software engineering practices followed by Company standards and practices

  • Maintains liaison with engineers, and other groups such as marketing and sales regarding relevant issues

  • Documents all tasks performed, solutions to issues, and implementation process

  • Researches new technologies and incorporates them into new gaming/systems products.

  • Develops software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas; following the software development lifecycle.

  • Determines operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development, and proposed solutions.

  • Documents and demonstrates solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code.

  • Prepares and installs solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards, and programming.

  • Improves operations by conducting systems analysis; recommending changes in policies and procedures.

  • Updates job knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques, and computing equipment; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

  • Protects operations by keeping information confidential.

  • Provides information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing development and service issues.

  • Accomplishes engineering and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

  • Supports and develops software engineers by providing advice, coaching and educational opportunities

Position Requirements


Training and/or Experience:

  • Five to Ten years of experience in software/embedded system development and on personal computer software and hardware integration tasks

  • Experience with either software engineering/embedded software/computer/electrical engineer experience with software exposure

  • Gaming industry experience is preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong attention to detail Teamwork

  • Good Work ethic and Teamwork

  • Ability to share expertise and train subordinates

  • Ability to multi-task and work independently

  • Good working knowledge and understanding of software modeling in real-time response environments

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Development, improvement, and analysis of serial communications protocols

  • Experience with various operating systems

  • Knowledge of software development life cycle, Software Design, Software Documentation, Software Testing, Coaching.


  • Bachelor's degree required, preferably BSEE, BSCE, BSEET, or BSCS or equivalent work experience


Scientific Games Corporation and its affiliates (collectively, "SG") are engaged in highly regulated gaming and lottery businesses. As a result, certain SG employees may, among other things, be required to obtain a gaming or other license(s), undergo background investigations or security checks, or meet certain standards dictated by law, regulation or contracts. In order to ensure SG complies with its regulatory and contractual commitments, as a condition to hiring and continuing to employ its employees, SG requires all of its employees to meet those requirements that are necessary to fulfill their individual roles. As a prerequisite to employment with SG (to the extent permitted by law), you shall be asked to consent to SG conducting a due diligence/background investigation on you. This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive; it is intended to identify major responsibilities and requirements of the job. The employee in this position may be requested to perform other job-related tasks and responsibilities than those stated above. SG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If you'd like more information about your equal employment opportunity rights as an applicant under the law, please click here EEOC Poster.

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