Senior Core Systems Programmer (Remote Options) - Edinburgh, UK

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Posted 11 July 2022
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NamePaul Walker

Job description

Senior Core Systems Programmer (Remote Options)



Build a Rocket Boy - Edinburgh, UK

***This role can be worked on a remote basis or onsite from either the Edinburgh or Budapest office***

Build a Rocket Boy are looking for an experienced Senior Core Systems Programmer to develop and maintain engine core systems in current and future AAA projects. You will collaborate with other departments to identify required work and architect complex code systems to support other programming and content creation departments. You are a team player, work well with multiple departments in a cross-disciplinary team, and use your experience to mentor and guide other members of the team.

You’ll be joining a team currently working to develop EVERYWHERE; an experience with a breadth of unimaginable gameplay adventure - one of the most anticipated titles in the industry at the moment.

In this role, you will...

  • Design, implement, and maintain complex core systems supporting an ambitious AAA multiplayer game
  • Analyse and debug issues with gameplay and engine code
  • Profile and optimise critical systems, and guide other departments in creating optimal assets and content
  • Collaborate with other teams to extend the engine with performant and high-quality systems
  • Be vigilant for and report new problems, delays, and risks to the appropriate Lead/Director
  • Mentor members of the team and help them grow as programmers in a collaborative environment

For this role, you will need...

  • 3+ years of experience as Programmer in the game industry working on engine or core tech features
  • Strong C++ programming and debugging skills
  • Experience profiling and optimising code
  • Good algorithm and data structure skills (including time and space complexity and real-world vs theoretical performance of basic data structures)
  • Strong understanding of multi-threaded programming concepts
  • Comprehensive knowledge of modern CPU and GPU architectures
  • Credits on at least one shipped multi-platform game on PC and current gen consoles

Build a Rocket Boy are a mix of industry leading veterans whose credits include some of the best selling and most loved games of all time. They're a creative digital entertainment studio with an open and progressive methodology, dedicated to delivering games of the highest calibre possible.

If you want to feel comfortable, inspired, and appreciated in your work pursuits then this could be the role for you. They have offices in Edinburgh, Budapest and consider WFH candidates.

If you are interested in applying for this role, get in touch!

Email or call +44 (0)1709 834 777.