Systems Engineer

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Posted 28 November 2022
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameShani Owen

Job description

Aardvark Swift is supporting Splash Damage in their recruitment for a Systems Engineer as they embark on new and ambitious projects including a new IP, a move into self-publishing and expansion into new locations. As part of this new era Splash Damage have created their own worlds including an original Sci-fi game in Unreal Engine 5, giving them true ownership of their projects.

As a Systems Engineer, you will be part of a team that is responsible for planning, implementing and maintaining core engine features that encompass rendering, networking, and low-level systems programming. With a focus on scalability, performance and memory usage, you will apply your expertise in data structures and algorithms for modern, multi-core architectures to build state-of-the-art technology for both PC and Consoles.

Your responsibilities...

  • Interacting with developers from all disciplines
  • Gathering requirements in order to develop and maintain system technologies
  • Breaking down your work into measurable and achievable tasks
  • Writing clear, reliable, maintainable, performant, and portable code
  • Communicating ideas, intent, and constraints to both technical and non-technical team members
  • Solving difficult software engineering problems
  • Monitoring, maintaining and optimising game performance

The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…

  • Strong practical knowledge of C++, with relevant professional experience
  • Strong computer science and maths background.
  • Professional experience in systems development for console such as I/O, rendering, low-level networking, memory management, and content pipelines 
  • Previous experience profiling and optimising code for optimal CPU, GPU, memory, and bandwidth usage
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to self-organise

Bonus points if you have…

  • Professional Unreal Engine 4 development experience
  • Experience developing Games-as-a-Service titles
  • Applied knowledge of automated testing techniques

Perks and benefits include...

  • Private Medical and Dental Cover for you and your family, mental health support and a 24/7 digital GP service
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Industry-leading fully paid 30 weeks maternity leave and 10 weeks paternity leave 
  • Enhanced company pension contributions and a group life assurance scheme 

And not forgetting the famous Splash Damage social events are open to you and your family to help you build friendships and have some fun along the way.