Senior AI Systems Engineer

Remote Across the UK - Independent Multimedia Studio - Multiple Successful Own IP's

Job Type
Salary on application
14 days ago

If you're an experienced Senior Programmer with a keen interest and passion for AI, Skillsearch has an exciting opportunity for you. We're recruiting a Senior AI Systems Engineer for an independent multimedia studio. This full-time Systems Engineer role is fully remote across the UK, offering a compelling salary and benefits package and the chance to work on multiple successful IPs. 

The Senior AI Systems Engineer will join their Core Tech Team, helping to develop a mixture of exciting unannounced projects. You'll work on developing AI and Entity systems that their project teams will utilise to make incredible games. 

As an AI Systems Engineer, you will primarily be responsible for: 

  • Implementing solutions to feature requests, considering performance, maintainability, and appropriate resource usage 
  • Ensuring coding standards are followed by participating in regular code reviews 
  • Collaborating with stakeholders to gather and analyse technical constraints and establish solutions 
  • Being a key part of an agile development team, assisting the Technical Director with planning and review of features, and mentoring less experienced programmers 

You will need professional experience in a related role in games development on multiple published games to apply for this Senior AI Systems Engineer position. We are looking for someone with excellent C/C++ programming skills and superb knowledge of object-oriented development. Additional qualifications include: 

  • Good knowledge and experience with existing and modern AI technologies such as pathfinding, behaviour trees, and character controllers 
  • Experience working with a large game codebase, its modules, and middleware 
  • Comprehension of software performance considerations, with the ability to design and implement well-performance systems 
  • Knowledge of common algorithms, data structures, and patterns and their application 

As a vital member of the team and in return for your expertise, inclusive approach and commitment, we will provide a favourable salary and benefits, such as: 

  • 26 days holiday + Bank holidays (increasing with service at 5 years – one day each year until you reach 31 days) 
  • Private Medical Insurance, healthcare cash plan, including dental and Vision 
  • Life Assurance, Income Protection and Critical Illness Cover 
  • Enhanced Family Leave and much more! 

If you're excited by the idea of developing incredible video games as part of a small team, please contact Ryan at and apply for this Senior AI Systems Engineer job in the UK today. We would love to hear from you. 

Here at Skillsearch, we're a recruitment company. In the simplest form, this means we place people at new companies - but it's so much more than that. For the past 30 years, we've been busy helping people (like you) with sought after skills find jobs in the Games, Interactive and Enterprise Systems industries all around the globe. Our company comprises a team of dedicated consultants that work across various niche technologies, including Games, Virtual Reality, AR and XR, Workday, Oracle, Peoplesoft, and eCommerce. We are always exploring other cutting-edge markets. Follow us to see a few of the jobs we're working on, find out which events you can see us at, and keep up with news in the technology, gaming and interactive world. Welcome to Skillsearch! 

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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Ryan Templeman

Principal Game Development Consultant & Game Development Team Lead

Ryan leads our dev team, focusing on scouting out the best programmers in the industry! We think he’s working here mostly get his hands on new Lord of the Rings VR experiences as soon as they come out although, with his level of knowledge, maybe he should be helping make them instead!  He is one of the few people on the team that is a born and bred Brightonian. In fact he has never moved far - to the point where last time he moved, it was only 2 doors down from his old place!

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