Software Architect

Unreal Engine - AAA Experiences - On Site Work

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Do you have software development experience, and are you seeking a new opportunity in Montreal, Canada? Skillsearch is helping a gaming company hire a Software Architect, and the role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package.  

As a Software Architect, you will architect and guide gameplay system development to help the company's game engine grow to fit the needs of current and future games and applications. 

In your first few weeks in this Software Architect role, you can expect to: 

  • Drive the architectural vision for the engine tools, including engine plugin, art resources management tools, scenario editor, storyline system and behaviour tree editor 
  • Set code standards and guidelines for the development teams (i.e., language features, code style, best practices) 
  • Ensure high standards for code quality through code reviews and mentoring of coders. 

To apply for this Software Architect role, you will need at several years of professional experience in the software or video game development domain, with at least 1 year in a Software Architect capacity. You will also require the following: 

  • Experience working on game engines, with Unreal Engine a must 
  • Excellent understanding of the various engine modules and their interactions 
  • Team management experience (beneficial) 
  • An understanding of C++ and C# in the game development environment. 

In return for your dedication, collaboration and commitment, you will receive a generous salary and benefits package, joining a welcoming and inclusive culture. 

To apply for this Software Architect position in Montreal, please contact Forrest at Skillsearch today at 


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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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