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Valve Looking For A SteamOS Engineer

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Here's your chance to work on something that could change the gaming industry! Valve are looking for a new team member to work on SteamOS.

QuoteSoftware Engineer - SteamOS
As a senior software engineer on the SteamOS team, you'll be part of an extremely motivated and experienced group of people. You'll help design SteamOS features and architecture and be a key coding contributor. You'll design and deliver new features to enable new living room experiences, deliver digital content to millions of customers, enhance community features, and drive revenue. Must be experienced in all phases of a project lifecycle and have great customer focus. May mentor other developers.

- Work as part of Valve's SteamOS development team, adding features and components to our Debian-based Linux distribution.
- Regularly ship updates to SteamOS.
- Directly and meaningfully impact the experience of customers and partners.
- Work with OEMs throughout the hardware product cycle from design through production and maintenance.
- Iterate on solutions based on internal and external customer and partner feedback.
- Participate in design process, gathering requirements with other engineers and designers.
- Create measurable success, be self-directed, and prioritize your own workload.

Expected:
- 5+ years experience building commercial software in C++ or similar language
- Strong programming and fundamental computer science skills
- Experience with Linux-based consumer entertainment products, Debian infrastructure and Linux video and audio stacks a plus
- A bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent


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4 comments

Imants 23 July 2014 at 9:56 am UTC
I am little conserned that they alredy do not have someone like that
Liam Dawe 23 July 2014 at 9:57 am UTC
ImantsI am little conserned that they alredy do not have someone like that

Employers looking for new staff doesn't mean they don't have them already, but it tells us that they need more.
MayeulC 23 July 2014 at 1:01 pm UTC
I'm feeling too young, for once. I would love to work on this, and think I have the required skills, but I'm not even done with my studies yet
Anyway, an open letter to whoever will accept this job : make an awesome integration with XBMC, please.
EKRboi 23 July 2014 at 8:46 pm UTC
MayeulCan open letter to whoever will accept this job : make an awesome integration with XBMC, please.

Seconded! I have a very minimal linux install that boots direct to xbmc for my htpc. It obviously controls my media.. it also has all retro emus and a couple of DRM free games that I can launch direct from there. The games requiring steam will be a bit trickier so preferably direct integration so I can easily launch installed steam games right from xbmc without the need to even see steam and the ability to seamlessly switch between xbmc and steam.

Im sure I can manage to make it work in some capacity.. but a plugin for xbmc made specifically for this would be amazing.
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