Senior Engine Programmer (m/f)

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Programming and Development
Mainland Europe
Bigpoint GmbH
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Bigpoint Berlin is looking for an experienced Senior Engine Programmer for the Games Technology. The Senior Engine programmer is a key contributor to develop cutting edge technologies and tools that enable the game teams to fulfill their visions. This person is responsible for maintaining the engine code as well as developing and maintaining low-level systems and overall architecture. The current focus of this team is to support the development of our Game of Thrones MMO. 



- Analyze and understand the requirements of the game team in order to define the required functionalities and engine systems

- Analyze existing engine systems and if necessary, adapt or replace systems to better meet game requirements

- Collaborate with other disciplines to examine the constraints of the existing engine and to agree on memory and performance budgets for content

- Drive performance optimization for code, build processes, data pipelines and in-game loading processes

- Stay up to date with requirements and updates from platform owners and other external parties

- Evaluate, plan and manage updates of SDKs and Middleware

- Document the work so as to transfer knowledge and enable users (programmers and people from other disciplines) to understand how the new systems, APIs and engine functions work



- Extensive practical knowledge of C/C++ for 5+ years

- 3+ years' experience as an Engine Programmer on a video game project

- Previous experience with commonly known C++ game engines like Torque3D, CryEngine, Unreal Engine or in-house engines

- Excellent understanding of performance sensitive programming (algorithmic and low level optimizations)

- Experience with multiplatform programming

- Solid proficiency in optimization techniques and multithreading

- Good problem analysis skills and ability to find simple, robust and efficient solutions for complex problems

- Strong interpersonal and communication skills

- Fluent in technical English

- Passionate about gaming

Contact Details:
Bigpoint GmbH
Tel: +49(0)40-88 14 13 0
Contact: Recruitment Team

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