Solftware engineering

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  1. AceofSpades

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    Hello I was curious about me submitting an application for Solftware engineering. The question was after I gain my experibce to meet he requirements in trying to think what if possibly do working at valve. Would I get involved with map design, animation, supporting with others in projects for games. As we all know valve has "wheels" on their desks.
     
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    Aside from game development stuff, there's also all the aspects of Steam that needs engineering/maintenance - store, community, support, infrastructure. Also there's VAC. Internal tools like data analysis. Game tools. Business tools.
     
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    I understand. So I'd be Involved with game development and maintain/fix/upgrade the store etc. I was curious what I'd be doing as one. Thanks for the support.
     
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    You'd get hired to do whatever you're good at. Valve hires people with a very diverse range of skillsets, particularly when it comes to software engineers. I would worry more about developing skillsets that interest you right now than I would about what your role would be if Valve were to hire you, because otherwise you're putting the cart before the horse so to speak.
     

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