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Experienced Software Engineer (Porting)


SEGA Europe Ltd

Competitive plus benefits


United Kingdom

Programming and Development




Permanent | Full Time


Position at Hardlight

Role Overview - Experienced Software Engineer (Porting)

We're looking for an Experienced generalist programmer to be a key member for our game porting projects at SEGA HARDlight. You'd be working closely with many different SEGA studios on new and existing IPs, to bring these much-loved titles to new platforms - including Google Stadia, Microsoft Game Pass, Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo etc.

Key Responsibilities

You would work on a variety of custom engines and Unity based projects, so experience with C++ and C# is important.
You would be expected to adhere to, and actively encourage, good engineering practices and SEGA worldwide tech standards.

To bring SEGA titles to a larger audience, and to be instrumental in creating a fantastic working relationship between many SEGA studios.

Knowledge, Skill and Experience

Essential Skills & Experience

  • A full development cycle as a programmer or software engineer.

  • C++ and C# programming experience.

  • Strong software engineering and debugging skills.

  • Experience with current generation engines or proprietary engines.


  • Experience porting.

  • Experience with client/server technologies is beneficial, as well as experience with networking, database engines and server infrastructure.

  • An interest in various tech and workflows.

Why work at HARDlight?

  • Industry leading competitive salary & benefits. Including (but not limited to), Family Healthcare, Pension.

  • Flexible working hours.

  • Season ticket loan for Rail travel.

  • Generous Developer Bonus Scheme.

  • Free breakfast and fruit.

  • The opportunity to be a large part of a small team, developing innovative titles with a huge SEGA back catalogue.

  • Based in the 'Heart of England' in stunning historic Royal Leamington Spa, with great connections to London & Birmingham.

Keep Calm and waka waka...