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Senior Software Engineer (Gaming) Expiring soon




Manchester, United Kingdom

United Kingdom




Mid-Senior Level

Permanent | Full Time


Senior Software Engineer - Manchester

Role Overview

An exciting opportunity exists to join an award-winning team developing Casino gaming products for the UK and overseas markets.  Based out of Media City, Manchester, you will be playing a key role in developing exciting PC based video games to add to our expanding gaming portfolio.

The Manchester development studio is looking for a motivated Software Engineer to join a collaborative, stimulating, creative, vibrant and friendly working environment.

  • Create exciting, player friendly games which exceed customer expectations
  • Work in partnership with Graphics, Maths, and PA teams to design, develop, and maintain new and existing products
  • Identify potential issues and take corrective action early in development lifecycle
  • Learn & maintain knowledge of the legislative requirements of our products
  • Share code and game-engine knowledge among the wider team and provide assistance and guidance to other team members
  • Work closely with the Product Assurance team during the testing phase to identify root-cause and apply an appropriate solution
  • Proactively extend technical knowledge and skills where necessary
  • Adhere to established code standards and conventions
  • Participate in Code Reviews
  • Work with the project manager to assure timely delivery of product

Required Qualifications / Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Strong knowledge of object-oriented programming concepts
  • Knowledge of C#
  • Understanding of State Engines and Event Driven architecture
  • Good teamwork and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • A logical approach to problem-solving


Advantageous Skills / Experience

  • Experience of the UNITY game-development tool
  • Previous experience of using a visual Source Code Client: Perforce or similar
  • Gaming development experience for UK category B1/B2/B3 games or equivalents


Expected Role Behaviour


  • Drive results to achieve high-quality work results regardless of work complexity
  • Build collaborative relationships
  • Disciplined use of source control
  • Decision making to identify and understand complex issues and implement appropriate solutions
  • Personal energy to proactively address situations and adopt a positive approach; resilience in a challenging and dynamic environment
  • Self-leadership to continuously learn and develop yourself
  • An ability to demonstrate creative flair and foster innovation
  • Critical thinking demonstrating initiative and problem-solving skills

IGT is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines to Lotteries to Interactive. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world. We create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity and responsibility. IGT has a complete Global footprint and our family is 12,000+ strong.

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