Senior Engine Programmer

Recruiter
Tec Partners Limited
Location
Kent
Salary
£30k - £45k pa
Posted
29 Sep 2017
Closes
04 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Engine Programmer Growing fast, developing games using cutting edge technology and across multiple platforms, and we have big ambitions to become the Number 1 Simulation Entertainment Company in the World. To help achieve this ambition, we are looking for a Senior Engine Programmer to work on enhancing the capabilities and performance of our core engine. Reporting into Lead Programmer, you will need to make a detailed study of the characteristics of the engine (especially performance), then recommend and implement improvements. Responsibilities: - Take ownership of key areas of the game engine and any related tools. - Proactively identify performance bottlenecks and remove them. This may include increasing parallelisation if required. - Identify opportunities for improvements to the simulation and implement them. - Document new features for use by external partners. - Work with other engineers on the team to raise the standard of engineering. What we look for in you: - Experienced C++ programmer - Shipped at least 1 title as an engine programmer on current-gen hardware - Strong debugging skills - Experienced with profiling CPU and GPU to identify performance and memory bottlenecks - Experienced with the optimisation of mature codebases, at low, algorithmic and content levels (and in directing others to do so) - Experiencing with the design, implementation and maintenance of multi-threaded systems - Experience with the design, implementation and maintenance of cross-core parallelised systems - Comfortable with working with assembler, register and memory views. - Able to contribute to other areas of game code if required. - Works well within a team The following experience is beneficial, but not essential: - DirectX, OpenGL and Vulcan experience - Windows programming experience - API design experience - HLSL authoring experience - X86 assembler experience - Has held position of engine lead - Experienced with integrated 3rd party libraries - Good math skills - Good verbal and written communication - Interest in simulation games At Tec Partners we are committed to being an inclusive organisation that provides equality of opportunity to all in terms of employment, recruitment and the service we provide to our customers. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
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