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Role Overview - Senior Software Engineer New


SEGA Europe Ltd

Competitive plus benefits

Leamington, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Programming and Development




Mid-Senior Level

Permanent | Full Time


Position at Hardlight

Role Overview - Senior Software Engineer

As a Senior Software Engineer you will be instrumental in taking game titles through development, to release and live operation.

  • Work as a key member of the Engineering Team to design and implement game systems and project features

  • Collaborate with the Engineering Lead to conceive and maintain a high standard of technical architecture

  • Assist with planning, work estimation and task scheduling

  • Work with the other departments to complete work on time to a high standard

  • Mentor Engineering Team members

  • Adhere to and enforce good engineering practices and company tech standards

  • Care about the games we are making and how they can be better.
Essential Skills & Experience

  • Strong engineering skills are essential. You have a high level of C++ or C# experience, and a passion for problem solving

  • Experience in multiple areas of game development technology

  • You have shipped multiple game titles preferably in a Senior Software Engineer role

  • You have great communication skills

  • You care about the development process and improve it at every opportunity

  • Experience developing and shipping titles using a game engine. Unity experience is a bonus.

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

  • Experience with running a live product, regular update releases and LiveOps is beneficial.

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.

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