Senior Systems Programmer (Unreal Engine)

Posted 18 July 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameChristopher Redgrave

Job description

Derby based studio, Bulkhead Interactive are working with us to locate an experienced Systems Programmer.
As a Senior Systems programmer you will design, develop, and optimize systems-level code for console platforms, with a particular focus on Unreal Engine. You will work collaboratively with designers, artists, and the wider programming team to understand the system requirements and constraints.

Your responsibilities…
  • Design, develop, optimise and maintain systems-level code with a particular focus on Unreal Engine
  • Proactively identify opportunities to improve systems, workflows and contribute to the overall technical vision of the project
  • Collaborate closely with designers, artists, and other programmers to understand system requirements and constraints
  • Diagnose and fix complex systems-level issues and performance bottlenecks
  • Stay up to date with the latest console hardware, software, and Unreal Engine advancements
  • Collaborate with platform and engine vendors to ensure smooth integration and adherence to console platform requirements
  • Mentor and provide technical guidance to junior programmers in the team
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • Strong proficiency using C++ with Unreal Engine
  • In-depth knowledge of hardware architectures, performance considerations, and memory restrictions
  • Solid understanding of multi-threading and networking
  • Strong problem-solving and debugging skills, with the ability to diagnose and resolve complex issues
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively with cross-disciplinary teams
Bonus points if you have…
  • Experience using platform specific profiling tools
  • Solid understanding of games as a service (GaaS)
  • Experience shipping one or more games across multiple platforms
With this role being based on-site at Bulkhead’s studio they’re able to assist with relocation and will provide a bespoke relocation package.