Systems Software Engineer (UK Remote)

Posted 17 February 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineGames Programming
Contact NameDave Moss

Job description

Ballistic Moon are working with Aardvark Swift as they search for an established Systems Software Engineer to work on upcoming AAA games.

With a major project for a renowned publisher, and their own IP on the way, they are creating new genre-defining games in Unreal Engine 5, making it the ideal time to join this established independent studio. You’ll be joining a rapidly growing team of highly experienced and passionate developers, focused on creating the outstanding and amazing games of the future.

Your responsibilities…
  • Build and maintain both new low- and high-level systems in multiple key areas
  • Upgrade existing systems across the studio’s Unreal ecosystem to support current and future projects
  • Collaborate with the Lead Engineer and other Senior and Leads across disciplines
  • Collaborate with design, art and production
The skills and experience you'll bring to the role…
  • 5+ years’ experience in C++ software development in video games
  • One or more major shipped titles
  • Thorough experience with writing modern systems architecture for game engines
  • Solid experience with popular modern engines such as Unreal Engine/Unity/idTech/Decima
  • Comfortable with owning and managing large portions of a codebase
  • Ability to collaborate well across different development teams
  • Proficient in the use of modern IDEs; preferably Visual Studio
Perks and benefits include…
  • Share options
  • Pension scheme 
  • Training and development
  • Project completion bonus and a Christmas bonus
  • Private medical and dental for you and your family
  • Flexible working around core hours of 10am - 4pm
  • Hybrid or remote working
  • Free parking when on site
  • Interest-free travel loan for those regularly commuting
  • 25 days annual leave, public holidays and extra days off for Christmas
  • Paid Sabbatical (2 weeks after 6 years, with 4 weeks after 10 years)
  • Local gym membership
  • Regular team lunches