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All Levels Engine Programmer – Cross Platform Games – Cambridge

Location: Cambridge,UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 2 years ago

Ninja Theory

Our client is on the lookout for an engine programmer to help push the boundaries of game engine technology and make their games even better. This innovative studio is based in Cambridge UK, known as a hub of education and technology and boasts a wealth of beauty and history. They are a diverse and perfectionist group, passionate about the industry, who focus on the quality of their work yet, maintain a culture that encourages teamwork, rewards innovation and recognizes individual growth.

You’ll have the unique chance to work on existing, and invent brand new, cutting edge technology on platforms from PC to Xbox One and future consoles as they appear; all the time working closely with world-class content creators to meet and exceed their goals.


  • Research, pioneer, and implement solutions to content creators’ problems in Unreal Engine 4
  • Make small modifications to the engine when necessary, while maintaining the ability to merge in future engine versions
  • Share knowledge with team members and the wider studio
  • Work to deadlines in a collaborative environment
  • Maintain flexible working practices, showing the ability and willingness to adapt to various programming tasks and working with different disciplines across the studio, according to the needs of the project

Essential Skills:

  • Professional programming experience in a similar or related role, and a strong understanding of tradition engine systems – if you’re applying for mid-level and above.
  • Education, or equivalent knowledge, to at least degree level in any relevant subject
  • A good working knowledge of C++
  • Able to collaborate with a wide range of disciplines


Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4
  • Profiling and optimisation skills
  • Ability to work well within large existing codebases
  • Experience in audio programming or 3rd party integrations
  • An interest in, or enthusiasm for, machine learning
  • Experience in concurrent systems, such as multi-threading or networking

Tagged as: Engine Programming

Tags: Engine Programming Categories: Programming , Technical


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