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Submission + - Valve Hiring to Port Windows Games to Linux-> 3

mrbojangles_dcfc writes: crimsonheadGCN over at NeoGaf has highlighted that whilst we were told by Valve just a few weeks ago that there is no Linux version of Steam in development, they are looking to hire a Senior Software Engineer who will have to "Port Windows-based games to the Linux platform." as part of their responsibilities.
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Valve Hiring to Port Windows Games to Linux

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  • Job Description:

    Lead engineer and architect on product integration into "Steam". Utilize business/commerce background and engineering skills to drive next generation features for software developed by Valve.
    Develop an understanding of Valve's Internet business and player community and contribute creative web-focused design solutions to improve the experience of using Valve's products
    Manage the operation of large clusters of machines running both Windows and Linux in a highly available system.
    Utilize knowled

  • That job posting has been there for three years [archive.org]. I'm a big Steam fanboy and was desperately awaiting the release of the Linux client but it's just not happening anytime soon, if ever.

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