Senior Engine Programmer

Huge IP - Unreal 5 - Remote Options Available

Job Type
Salary on application
14 days ago

Do you have Engine Programming experience, and are you seeking a new job in the UK? Skillsearch is looking for a full-time Senior Engine Programmer for a creative and collaborative team in Glasgow, and the role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package. 

You'll be working with a huge IP using Unreal Engine 5. Flexible and remote working options are available. 

As an Engine Programmer, you will oversee the development and maintenance of engine features to support the gameplay and content requirements of the project. This includes: 

  • Debugging and profiling GPU, CPU, and I/O for PC and modern game consoles 
  • Working with the code, design, and content teams to ensure features, tools, and pipelines are efficient, optimised, and well structured 
  • Implementing and maintaining engine code and upgrade processes 

Proficiency in using C++ with Unreal Engine and at least 5 years of professional experience in video game development are required, with at least one shipped title on modern console hardware. You will also need: 

  • Experience debugging CPU/GPU/Console hardware performance 
  • Experience optimising engine-level code for improved performance and stability 
  • Interest in low-level, cross-platform, and graphics programming 

In return for your passion, collaborative approach and commitment, you will receive a generous salary and benefits package with: 

  • 33 days Holiday Per Year 
  • Life Insurance 
  • Gym Membership 
  • Flexible working hours and hybrid working model, splitting time between Remote and our Glasgow studio 

If you have a passion for game development and graphics programming, please don't hesitate to apply with Ryan at for this full-time Senior Engine Programmer job in Glasgow. 

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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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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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