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Lead Programmer – Xbox/PS4 Project – Germany

Location: Dusseldorf,Germany Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 7 months ago

Ubisoft Blue Byte

OPM is working with a leading producer, publisher and distributor of globally recognised videogames.


Famed for a portfolio of strong and diverse products and partnerships.

Currently looking for a Lead Programmer to head up a high profile and anticipated Console project.

As Lead Programmer you will drive the development of features on the project, you will be responsible for the overall architecture of game systems, as well as fostering a good climate within the team to enable people and invest in their development. You will be working closely with other leads and people from different disciplines, using agile methodologies to drive your work.


  • Lead the design and development of architecture and features.
  • Plan and evaluate the work performed by team and analyse the impact on the project.
  • Mentor, manage and regularly review team members to establish a cohesive and effective team.
  • Design, implement and maintain game and engine systems.
  • Implement and optimise engine systems and game features in C++.
  • Set priorities and plan the roadmap and tasks for team members to achieve objectives set by producers in good time and to high quality.
  • Identify risks and opportunities presented during the development and provide solutions to resolve potentially complex problems.


  • Experience leading a team in achieving development objectives.
  • Extensive development experience and shipped at least 1 title.
  • Master, Bachelor or equivalent in computer science or engineering.
  • Experience in development with Console SDKs (PS4 and Xbox)
  • Strong programming skills in C++.
  • Proficient in refactoring and optimising existing systems.
  • Excellent debugging and problem-solving skills.
  • Understanding of multi-threaded principles.
  • Ability to work efficiently with a large, existing code base.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team.
  • Comfortable planning tasks and dependencies for yourself and team members.


  • Flexible working hours
  • External and internal training, education in in-house guilds and knowledge sharing with other teams
  • Fresh fruit, discounted gym membership, support for child care, company pension etc.

Tagged as: Senior/Lead Programmer

Tags: Senior/Lead Programmer Categories: Programming , Technical


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