Senior Software Engineer (Remote Options)

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Posted 02 March 2022
Salary Negotiable
LocationChatham
Job type Permanent
DisciplineProgramming
Reference16296
Contact NamePaul Walker

Job description

Dovetail are searching for a Senior Software Engineer to join their fishing franchise; producing awesome products like Bassmaster 2022!

Their staff can be based “where they do their best work” - meaning you'll have the option to work from either their HQ or from home. The studio is situated in a river-front building in the heart of the Historic Dockyard in Chatham, Kent, UK.

They are growing fast, developing games using cutting-edge technology and delivering these on multiple platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 and 5 and Xbox One and Series S/X.

You will work under the Director and alongside other engineers on the team. The Senior Software Engineer will take a leading role in tackling complex tasks and provide quality solutions, considering performance and maintenance.

Your role and responsibilities will include...

  • Prototyping and implementing new features
  • Determining technical solutions to creating design requirements
  • Working closely with leads on art, design and production teams
  • Providing insight to anticipate technical/workflow issues and provide solutions
  • Optimising and maintaining the existing code base
  • Offering support and mentoring to Junior Engineers
  • Considering high level topics and outlining solution designs that other engineers may implement

The skills and experience you'll need...

  • A proficiency with C++
  • Minimum 2 years of professional development in the videogames industry
  • A background in simulation games
  • Either PC/Windows, Xbox One and/or PS4 development expertise
  • Credited as at least Senior Software Engineer on at least 1 AAA title
  • A familiarity working with middleware engine
  • Project Management skillset
  • Ability to set up systems and procedures

Some of the benefits of working with Dovetail include...

  • An environment where you will be challenged but supported
  • Industry leading work-life balance
  • Developing games across multiple platforms using cutting edge technology
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Pension scheme
  • My Rewards benefits package including health cash plan, cycle to work, eyecare and tec.
  • Free parking
  • Free fruit, tea & coffee and a stocked pantry
  • Access to funded fitness events and health checks
  • Regular social and sporting activities, including charity fundraising