Senior Systems Software Engineer in Vernon Hills, IL at Incredible Technologies

Date Posted: 4/27/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Get In The Game.

Incredible Technologies began as a small business start-up in 1985 and has since grown into an industry leader. Now headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Vernon Hills, Illinois, IT employs 250+ incredible individuals in 18 states and Canada. The company’s foundation is built on years of unparalleled innovation within the amusement industry due to the development of groundbreaking game titles including the most successful pay-to-play amusement game in history - Golden Tee® Golf. Today Incredible Technologies has become a leader in casino gaming; with games placed in 29 states, the company is considered one of the hottest new video slot manufacturers in the business.

Incredible Technologies is growing and we believe that every employee plays an integral role in the company’s unbridled success. We foster a culture of innovation and provide a fantastic team-oriented work environment…and because of it we have an unbelievable tenure record – more than half of our employees have been with IT for 10 years or more. Incredible Technologies is a big-time company with small-time values and competitive benefits. We are expanding our dynamic team of personnel to support our continued growth and we are seeking talented individuals who share our same passion for innovation, pride of accomplishment and overall love of the games. Are you ready to get in the game?


Incredible Technologies offers a tremendously comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k, life insurance, tuition assistance, flexible work hours and paid time off.

TITLE: Senior Systems Software Engineer


Have you ever wanted to be at the heart of a design team at the forefront of building revolutionary video casino games? Are you good at solving complex problems and developing long-term solutions? Do you have a passion for developing software? If so, Incredible Technologies may have the position for you. We are looking for a talented individual to develop new system software for use by our game development studios as the foundation for great new games.

Job Requirements


  • Develop and support reusable system software (libraries, APIs, abstraction layers, drivers, and firmware)
  • Work with third-parties to integrate their libraries and protocols
  • Understand and support existing code bases and maintain backwards-compatibility
  • Write efficient, solid, software including unit tests
  • Work in a team environment to supply Game Designers, Mathematicians, Artists, Sound
  • Designers, Compliance, QA, and other teams with the technologies and tools that they need to realize their creative visions
  • Work with our Quality Assurance and Field Service departments to diagnose problems
  • Interface with various engineering teams, customer-facing teams, and occasionally customers
  • Provide clear and honest status to department heads as projects progress


  • Highly motivated, self-starter, creative thinker, and team player
  • Exercise great communication skills, as well as be organized and helpful
  • Exhibit extraordinary debugging skills
  • Strong Java and C/C++ experience
  • Knowledge of common design patterns and idioms
  • TCP/IP protocols and socket-level programming
  • Knowledge of the Linux and Windows operating environments
  • Understanding of multi-threaded programming
  • Cryptography, and secure programming practices
  • Experience with version control software (Perforce preferred)
  • Fundamental understanding of mathematical probabilities and statistics
  • Pluses:
    • Industry experience
    • Virtualization environments
    • HTML/CSS, JavaScript, JSON, XML
    • USB and RS232 serial protocols
    • Low level or embedded system programming
    • Agile process experience
    • OpenGL


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience required
  • 5+ years object-oriented software development experience (Java preferred)