Lead Engine Programmer

Leading Publisher of VR Games – On-Site Work Model – Healthy Work/Life Balance

Job Type
Salary on application
17 days ago

Our client is looking to recruit a Lead Engine Programmer. They are offering the Lead Engine Developer a hybrid working model with two office days per week. This full-time Lead Engine Programming role is based in Amsterdam and offers a generous salary and benefits.

As a Lead Engine Programmer, you will work closely together with lead programmers and principals in order to deliver all technical systems of a large game project, directing and mentoring the game leads, principals in technology related areas. You will also direct and mentor the project's tech leads and principals to ensure a high level of motivation, efficiency and technical problem solving in the team.

To give you an idea of how this Lead Engine Programmer role will look and feel, these are some things you can expect to do:

  • Work closely together with lead programmers and principals to deliver all technical systems of a large game project, directing and mentoring the game leads and principals in technology-related areas
  • Ensure tech team compliance with the project’s vision, technical requirements, and technical style guide
  • Build up a strong tech team, and direct and mentor the project's tech leads
  • Participate in high-level planning of the project, as well as driving the tech team to meet project milestones and budget

To apply for this Lead Engine Programmer role, you will need experience managing a team of programmers for at least one game project. You will also require the following:

  • Responsible for the project being delivered on time and at the quality level expected
  • Written a number of games/projects in C++ and have a good understanding of all the concepts of the language like object-oriented approach, containers, inheritance, polymorphism, structures, visibility, smart pointer types, templates, multiple inheritances, overloading, etc

In return for your passion, collaborative approach and commitment, you'll receive a generous salary and benefits package and join a friendly and inclusive culture.

If you think you could be a good fit for this role, get in touch with Chay today on cp@skillsearch.com or apply online by uploading your CV in the form below now.

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Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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Chay Peters

Games Programming Resourcer

Chay works alongside Katie and Ryan as a Games Programming Resourcer after a dramatic career change from being a plumber, so you can be sure to count on Chay to get you unstuck from an unideal job and smoothly into a new role! Don’t worry, he’s also got a gaming background with his favourite series being Modern Warfare and of course Crash Bandicoot, so with these combined skills he’s sure to bag you the role you’ve been waiting for!

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