Engine Programmer - Copenhagen, DK

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Posted 22 August 2022
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineGames Programming
Contact NamePaul Walker

Job description

Engine Programmer

IO Interactive – Copenhagen, DK

***This role can be based at IO’s studio in either Copenhagen, Malmo, or Barcelona***

Aardvark Swift is supporting IO Interactive, makers of the legendary Hitman franchise in their search for an Engine Programmer. Dare you refuse the challenge?

IOI’s Glacier engine is indispensable in creating the rich gaming experience millions of players use. Do you have the skills to become one of their engine programmers?

You’ll build the Glacier together with your team and be challenged to give more players the chance to play AAA titles from IO Interactive.
As a member of the Tools and Engine team you will have responsibility for the core engine systems such as the entity system, the resource system, and the engine infrastructure. You will play a key role in the development of the game platform and engineer the core parts of the engine for use in current and future games.

Your responsibilities…
  • Code review of all engine changes
  • Make the engine related changes to our tools
  • Performance and memory optimization
  • Work with highly parallelized code
  • Write maintainable and robust code

The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • Collaborative mindset with a drive to learn
  • C++ engine programming experience on at least one AAA title
  • Strong knowledge of algorithms and data structures
  • Skilled at debugging
  • Console experience
  • Ability to break down and estimate tasks

Highly desirable additional skills…
  • Experience with C#/.NET
  • A flair for performance and memory optimization

As a member of the IOI team, you will have appreciation for your input, and you will get to see your work in a game played by millions. IO Interactive celebrate milestones and take the time to look around and give well-deserved kudos. You will get to work on the Hitman franchise and also build the tech platform to develop completely new, future titles.

Above everything IO Interactive is a team, they are highly international, with 28 nationalities on their development staff with offices in Copenhagen, Barcelona & Malmo. At IO Interactive you will be encouraged, listened to, and have your efforts and insightful impact recognized and valued. The studio takes pride in the friendly haven created at IOI and will expect you to take part in cultivating that for others.

To learn more about the role, studio, and their culture, or for a confidential chat about your options, please get in touch with Paul Walker, paul.w@aswift.com or call +44 (0)1709 834777.