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Senior Lua Support Engineer – PC Console – Scotland

Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #24061 Posted: 10 months ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it’s safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

Project: Open World PC / Console Game


OPMs client is seeking a Senior Lua Support Programmer to join development on production of an online AAA open world title. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the work of the script team, helping to review work, debugging, and fixing possible problems.


  • Bachelor’s degree with a Computer Science/Software Engineering focus or comparable experience.
  • Professional experience working on gameplay or scripting systems, having shipped a minimum of one AAA PC or console game.
  • Robust C++ programming and debugging skills.
  • Understanding and ability to utilise multi-threading primitives.
  • Understanding and ability to utilise high level networking concepts.
  • Adept at reading and quickly understanding complex code.
  • Algorithm and data structure skills (including time and space complexity and real-world vs theoretical performance).


  • Deliver top class quality C++ and script code using suitable levels of abstraction.
  • Support the scripting team daily.
  • Identify and debug technical problems swiftly and efficiently.
  • Prioritise, plan, and manage the time of assigned tasks.
  • Help mentor junior members of the gameplay programming team.
  • Be vigilant for and report new problems, delays, and risks to the applicable lead or director.
  • Ask for support from higher levels when necessary.


Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 422!

Tagged as: C, Lua, Senior/Lead Programmer

Tags: C , Lua , Senior/Lead Programmer Categories: Programming , Technical


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