Ready to join the OUYA team?

OUYA has an awesome team of Android and Ruby-on-Rails engineers with experiences across web, game, and mobile development. We’re always looking to add to our San Francisco Bay Area based team.

Who we are

We’re disrupting console gaming by making the first open console. It uses Android, and our server is written with Rails, but starting to dip our toes into front-end frameworks like Angular.js.

Who you are

You’re an experienced and talented developer, taking great pride in your creativity and passion. You’re comfortable learning new technologies, but ideally have multiple years of experience with Android and/or Rails development. You love to own feature development, but also have no qualms spending days squashing bugs. You value learning and personal growth, and have both a breadth of skills as well as a depth of knowledge in a particular area. You love writing tests as much as writing code, and of course play well with others. You’re even more awesome if you’re a gamer.

What we want you to do

We’re working on lots of great features. Here are some things you might work on with us:

  • Customizing Android, digging into the framework itself
  • UI and Android app development
  • Streaming audio and video integration
  • Improving our application security
  • Continuing development on the auto-updating and patching software
  • Device diagnostic tool development
  • Analytics services for developers
  • Authoring sample games and documentation
  • Payment processing and billing
  • Recommendation systems
  • Community integrations
  • Database design and optimization
  • Customer-facing web development
  • Server management and scaling

To apply, please email [email protected]

Open Positions

Head of Engineering

OUYA is looking for a proven Head of Engineering that is interested in leading our experienced engineering team.  Must love gaming and want to push the boundaries of game consoles.  Help define and build the entire experience: from the web portals, to the console user interface, to the SDK for game developers.  This position is fulltime and based in San Mateo, CA.

You will:

  • Have a lead role in creating a high-quality console experience

  • Mentor engineers and define processes to ensure a high level of code quality

  • Be an individual contributor and add new features, either server or client side

  • Expand the OUYA platform to allow developers to make amazing games

  • Communicate with other departments to align on priorities and timelines

  • Give feedback on product and process to improve the OUYA team

We expect:

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent

  • 3+ years experience leading teams

  • 7+ years of programming experience (ideally one of Java/C++/Ruby on Rails)

  • Passionate about OUYA’s mission to disrupt console gaming

  • Can work independently, is resourceful, and plays well with others

  • Strong willingness to do whatever it takes to get things done

** Bonuses **:

  • Released Android applications or equivalent

  • Experience working with the AOSP

  • Prior creation of highly-scalable web applications

  • Creation of public-facing APIs

  • Passion for gaming