Senior AI Systems Engineer (UK Remote)

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Posted 28 July 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameChantelle Morris

Job description

Aardvark Swift is supporting Rebellion in their search for a Senior AI Systems Engineer to join their Core Tech Team working to develop a mixture of exciting unannounced projects.

The Rebellion Tech team is a team of highly skilled and experienced programmers who develop their in-house engine, Asura with cutting edge technology. This is an exciting opportunity for you to work with a small team developing and maintaining new and existing current AI and Entity systems on their bespoke in-house engine that the project teams will utilise to make their games.

Your responsibilities…

  • Collaborate the Technical Director with planning and review of features and mentoring less experienced programmers
  • Implement solutions to feature requests, considering performance, maintainability, and appropriate resource usage
  • Ensure coding standards are followed by participating in regular code reviews
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to gather and analyse technical constraints and establish solutions
  • Integrate modules or components while minimising the impact on projects
  • Establish and maintain contact with counterparts across all projects, share knowledge and best practices, and put learnings and findings to use
  • Involved in the optimisation of systems
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • Professional experience in a related role in games development on 2 or more published games
  • Excellent C/C++ programming skills, with superb knowledge of object-oriented development
  • Good knowledge and experience with existing and modern AI technologies such as pathfinding, behaviour trees, and character controllers
  • Experience working with a large game codebase, its modules, and middleware
  • Comprehension of software performance considerations, with the ability to design and implement well performance systems
  • Knowledge of common algorithms, data structures and patterns, and their application
  • Ability to analyse unfamiliar code of a reasonable complexity to understand, extend, refactor, and optimise an existing module
  • Previous experience mentoring junior coders
Perks and benefits include...
  • Private Medical Insurance, healthcare cash plan, including dental and vision
  • Life Assurance, Income Protection & Critical Illness Cover
  • Enhanced Family Leave
  • Interest Free, Tax-Free loans
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme
  • EAP a range of Mental Health and Wellbeing Support
  • Plus loads more… including a wide range of discounts, freebies, and social events
For 30 years Rebellion have been creating incredible video games at their multiple studios, but Rebellion is more than just games. They have their own film and mo-cap studio, they create board games, publish books, and through 2000AD, publish comics and graphic novels such as the amazing Judge Dredd.

Rebellion they are proud of their open, friendly, and creative atmosphere. They love what they do, and they have fun doing it! As a big indie developer, they have complete creative freedom over their titles which allows them to work on a massive variety of projects across all the major platforms.