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Senior Systems Programmer – AAA Games – London

Location: London UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 3 years ago


Job Title – Senior Systems Programmer – AAA Games – London

Job Location –London

Job Type – Permanent

Salary – Highly competitive

Job ID – 13429


OPM are working with a major UK Developer looking for Senior Systems Programmer with a wide range of skills to work on an AAA title.


You be an ambitious, intelligent, and intellectually curious individual and a a self-disciplined problem-solver.


The perfect candidate should be trusting and trusted, flexible and emotionally mature, and you thrive on working with people who share these values.


As a senior systems programmer you will be highly competent in your core discipline, ready to take on new roles and responsibilities, and be pushed out of your current comfort zone.


You’ll relish new challenges and opportunities, especially when that comes with added responsibility and visibility inside and outside your team.  Confident in your decision making, you nevertheless think carefully before you speak and act.




Writing high performance, robust engine level code to enable the success of a BAFTA-nominated game

Spending the majority of your time coding in C++, with some Objective-C, Java and other languages as needed

Architecting new systems and re-architecting old ones

Optimising across the board to deliver the best experience for our players: frame rate, memory usage and loading times

Improving and maintaining our iOS and Android platforms to take advantage of the latest features

Working with our server engineers to develop secure solutions for our multiplayer world

Being part of a team which values innovation and continuous improvement




Excellent engineering skills

Strong C++ experience

A solid understanding of low level technical details

Experience developing concurrent systems

A degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering

Objective-C/Java/C#/Python/JavaScript experience (we love polyglot engineers!)

Experience with iOS and Android development

Knowledge and understanding of graphics programming, especially OpenGL, Metal and Vulkan

Experience with server development

Many games shipped and live environments supported




Flexible working hours

Stock Potions

A discretionary annual bonus

The opportunity to join a contributory pension scheme

Discounted gym membership at Studio local gyms

Free fruit & soft drinks

23 days discretionary holiday + 3 days extra over Christmas on top of standard public holidays

The opportunity to join the childcare voucher and cycle to work schemes

Summer and Christmas parties and Happy Hour in the Studio, every Friday


Tagged as: Systems Programmer

Tags: Systems Programmer Categories: Programming , Technical


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