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Physics Programmer Hot Job


Bethesda Game Studios


Rockville, United States

United States

Programming and Development





Permanent | Full Time


Division:  | Department:  | Location: Rockville , MD, US

Bethesda Game Studios is looking for talented Havok Physics Programmers to join our team.  Programmers will work closely with artists, lead engine programmers, designers and producers to implement and optimize game features.



  • Writes clear, maintainable, highly functional code and portable C++ code
  • Plan and design code in collaboration with team members
  • Creates, improves and maintains the physics system
  • Maintains and enhances the stability, quality and variety of game physics elements
  • Must be a self-motivated and energetic team player with a very strong work ethic and cooperative attitude
  • Accurately estimates his/her schedules and delivers high quality work products to that schedule
  • Provide technical expertise to develop cutting-edge technologies to include: architecture, design, prototype, implement, test, debug, document, profile, maintain, and support
  • Review codes from other team members



  • 5+ years game industry C++ development programming experience as Physics programmer with at least 2+ years of Havok Physics experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Very strong C++ design and coding experience
  • Experience with other Havok products a plus
  • Experience in building multithreaded, real-time systems
  • Experience writing systems balancing performance and maintainability
  • Excellent analytical and mathematical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and problem solving ability
  • Experience profiling and optimizing CPU utilization
  • Experience with other physics engine a plus
  • Development experience on game consoles (Xbox One/PS4) a plus
  • Ability to contribute innovative and original ideas towards all aspects of game production and development
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Must work well under pressure and handle multiple tasks
  • Passion for making GREAT games
  • Experience playing previous Bethesda Game Studios games

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