Engineering Austin, Texas
Would you like to work on some of the greatest franchises in gaming history? How about more than one? Certain Affinity is an exclusive Austin studio comprised of a tightly-knit group of experienced industry veterans committed to a solid work/life balance. We’re best known for co-developing multiple AAA FPS products. In addition we are creating compelling new games of our own.
Certain Affinity is looking to hire a Lead Engineer to lead a team of engineers with passion, focus and drive. This role will balance hands on programming and managing people. Learn more about the specifics below. If this type of role is what you have been looking for we would love to hear from you.
- Lead a team of engineers at a variety of experience levels.
- Turn ambiguous technical requirements into well-defined tasks that are delivered on time.
- Collaborate with artists, designers, and producers to prioritize, schedule, and assign tasks to the engineering team.
- Hire and mentor less experienced engineers, providing feedback and career growth and development opportunities.
- Lead by example; 50% hands-on programming, 50% people management
- Facilitate team communication and collaboration
- Help establish and evangelize departmental processes and best practices
- Find efficient and creative solutions in existing code bases
- Be responsible for your team’s network, memory, GPU and CPU footprint
- Experience leading a team of 4 or more engineers on a shipped title.
- Proficiency in reading and writing C/C++
- At least 3 yrs experience coding
- Excellent collaboration and communication skills
- Creative, motivated, focused, passionate, and results-oriented
- Familiarity with the core systems used by game features such as scripting, UI, rendering, animation, physics, and data pipelines
- Comfortable working in a large established codebase
- Able to complete complex tasks with minimal supervision
- Console experience
- Development experience in Unreal 4
- Experience in C# and Python
- Passion for multiplayer action games